What to keep in mind while buying an anti-acne facewash
Are you sick and tired of acne? And the regular facewash is working its charm like it said it would? Here are some things you should check before buying one because when it comes to face, a dermatologist can easily trick you into spending 5-6k a month. So, quickly, here are the things to look for while buying a facewash.
Chemical ingredients like sulphates, parabens, nitrosamine, etc. have harmful effects on our skin and cause rashes and other side-effects. That’s why, Ayurvedic facewashes are your best bets because they have holistic healing properties with all natural ingredients like:
Neem and Multani Mitti
Remember how our mothers and grandmothers tell us how they used to protect their skin with fresh and natural ingredients available in their backyard, unlike the chemical peels that we use these days? A lot has changed now, because you can’t literally just get a neem tree or leaves and then make a paste in this hectic life. But what has not changed is that these natural ingredients still possess their healing properties. So always look for neem first because it combats acne like white blood cells inside the body. Why Multani Mitti? Because it brings out the impurities and deep cleanses the skin.
Our epidermal over the face is highly prone to bacteria. It’s impractical to keep your hands sanitized 24×7 and let’s be honest, we touch our faces too many times. So, check for turmeric in your facewash, because turmeric protects your skin from infections and allergies. Doesn’t it now make sense why our mothers keep insisting us to have that turmeric milk every night?
Many a times, our acne is eradicated from our face leaving behind visible scars and sucks up the skin. Using a facewash having Manjistha, a medicinal herb on the other hand will bring back your natural skin, but better. Its role is to enhance texture of your skin by making it soft and smooth.
Kesar and Lodhra
These thousands of years old herbs have been scientifically proven to enhance skin complexion and its tone. Ever noticed how Kesar makes the kheer complete and gives it a beautiful color? Likewise, Kesar’s properties do that to your skin too as it enhances the tone of your skin! On the other hand, Lodhra’s powerful healing properties give you a beautiful complexion. After all, you are what you eat and you are what you apply. So, always look for kesar and lodhra in a facewash for a beautiful complexion and skin tone.
Aloe Vera- Most essential
Visit any salon, parlor, skincare specialist and ask them what remedies to remove acne. You will hear numerous tips but one common remedy you always here is “Apply aloe vera on your face before you sleep”. Now, why’s that? Aloe vera acts as a face gel, it gets into your skin, provides a cooling and soothing effect, and does not allow outer impurities to enter. It hydrates your skin. So for a soothing and moisturized effect, make sure your facewash contains aloe vera.
Do you know why we put Cinnamon in our chai? It is because of Cinnamon extracts were proven to show a strong potential to fight bacteria. Likewise, Cinnamon or ‘Dalchini’ in facewash will help you fight acne causing bacteria and also protects skin from environmental toxins.
Argan oil is rich in valuable ingredients and promotes lustre in your skin. The vitamin E present in Argan oil helps to deeply moisturizes your skin.
Ever wondered why our parents and grandparents encourage us to consume sugarcane juice often? It is because it has a myriad of benefits. One such benefit is that it protects your skin from ageing. Yes! Who would have thought? Sugarcane also diminishes wrinkles on your skin and thus giving you a younger-looking face.
Tanaka is a natural ingredient that benefits your skin in many ways. It deep cleanses your skin, removes excess oil and nourishes naturally. Due to its beneficial properties, Tanaka acts as a natural sunscreen and prevents your skin from tanning.
Don’t we all know the benefits of Ginger (Adrak) and why it goes into the delicious ‘Adrak vali chai’? But did you know Ginger has benefits for the skin too? Ginger helps to improve elasticity of the skin and gives you a youthful looking skin.
Rich in vitamin C, lemon gets deep into your skin, brings about a cleansing action and helps brighten your skin.
Does your mom scrape off the milk cream to store it and apply it on her face later? Well, my mom does it too! When I asked her why, she told me that milk cream acts as a natural moisturizer and rejuvenates the dry skin.
Honey, also called as the ancient Ayurvedic health tonic because of its excellent health benefits. Honey contains anti-oxidants which reduce the signs of ageing. It also maintains the natural oil balance of your skin.
Did you know that some people use raw gram flour (besan) as a facial cleanser? Besan helps to get rid of excess oil in your skin and thus reduces clogged pores that eventually cause pimples, blackheads and whiteheads. It now makes sense why my grandmother still uses it to this day!
I have been to the dermatologist and used chemical peels too, they are expensive as well as give you a burning sensation. Don’t go for it. The other day, I came across Medimix Ayurvedic facewash after trying a lot of other facewashes. Trust me, this is the best. The entire range of Medimix Ayurvedic facewash has natural ingredients, free from harmful chemicals like sulphates, parabens, and nitrosamine.
When I used it, I was exuberant and had a sigh of relief. Because, it has given me my beautiful skin, which is now free of acne marks. I guess sometimes all we want is something really simple while we are busy seeking complex answers.
I want you to try it because it has no chemicals, just mother nature healing you from inside out. This facewash (link below) is a gift wrap of nature blended with medicinal herbs.
Here is the link to check out the Medimix Ayurvedic facewash range – https://www.medimixayurveda.com/products/anti-pimple-face-wash
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