Getting a facial is a nice feeling. If you get it done in a good spa, then it will make you feel rejuvenated and relaxed. A good spa and a facial treatment come with a substantial price tag. That and the paucity of time are the two major reasons that women do not go to salons as regularly as they should. But our grand-moms had quite a few tips under their sleeves. These secrets have been passed down the generations and are still useful.
Cleansing, toning, and moisturizing are the three basic steps of this routine. But with enhanced techniques and advancement in research, many new tools and ointments have evolved over the years. These are concentrated forms of the same creams used for generations and are actually better than all the previous versions. You can use appropriate creams and other lotions for a good facial at home. You can use a suitable cream suggested by a dermatologist for the specific skin types or use some ingredients from your kitchen.
The first step will always be to rinse your face and cleanse it thoroughly.You may use a scrubber to exfoliate the skin if it has been some time to remove the pollutants and dead skin. After rinsing it, pat dry and then massage using a good quality cream. You can use store bought an expensive one and use it to ensure that the strokes of massage give you complete relaxation and the correct amount of pressure is applied to the face. This will improve the blood circulation also.
After this, you can use steam to open the skin pores and remove the whiteheads or blackheads. The last step is to use a face mask to close the pores and tone the skin. The mask can be a homemade one or can be bought from the store. This should suit the kind of skin you have, oily or dry. Wash and tone and moisturize to feel great.
The latest masks and creams are fantastic and use exotic ingredients and regular use of these does ensure that the skin looks and feels younger and fresh. If a regular regime is followed, wrinkles can be postponed and the skin will also remain supple. This ultimately makes the person feel better about herself.