Ice cubes can be considered as a magic treatment in the century because of its amazing benefits. Today, all of us undergoing a busy life style and the exposure to chemicals, harmful ultraviolet rays, usage of toxins, environmental pollution, change in climates, nutritional problems has made it difficult to maintain a healthy and nourished skin. Ice cube treatments can be named as a good therapy because of its skin soothing properties. Ice cubes has gained this much of popularity because of its advantages like ease of using, less cost, natural and non-chemical use when creating the ice cube.
Ice cubes are the best remedy to glow your skin. Blood is the mainstream that brings nutrients and oxygens to the skin. Poor blood circulation results in formation of dark spots, wrinkles, dryness, skin flaking, skin rashes and acnes. Rubbing an ice cube on face will enhance the blood circulation to the skin and will help the nutrition and oxygen flow to the skin and will help to rejuvenate the skin by giving a nice glow to the face. Applying an ice cube on face will increase the absorption of certain products you use. You can witness this by rubbing an ice cube on the face before you applying your night cream or night serum. This will enhance the results given by your everyday night cream because ice cubes have the ability of creating the pulling effect on the face by constricting the capillaries and because of this pulling effect, the product absorption will be increased. Not only this, but also you can try rubbing an ice cube on face before you are doing your makeup as your primer and will help to secure the makeup for longer hours than the regular hours. With this natural remedy you can at least save some dollars. Similar to what the normal primer does, it will tighten the pores and will make the skin smooth and will be a good option if you need to keep your fresh make-up look for a longer time.
Ice cubes will be the best remedy if you have swollen eyes and eye bags. Rubbing an ice cube around your dark circles around the eye will contract the blood vessels around the eye and will fade the under-eye darkness. Having open pores on face will be the biggest problem of anytime. All the dirt and oils will get collected on the pores and the final results will be pimples. By rubbing ice cubes on the face will help to remove the unwanted oil and dirt from the pores and help to keep the skin clean and finally it will shrink the pores. Hormonal changes and excessive oil production can be name as the most two common reasons for occurring acnes. This excessive oil production can be controlled with continuous application of ice cubes on the face. By applying and massaging ice cubes on face on circular motion will help to control to control excess oil on the skin. If you are having inflammation and rubbing ice cubes on the face will reduce the size of the acnes and will help to fade-out the size of the pimple. Ice cubes have amazing anti-aging powers and rubbing ice cubes on face will help to remove wrinkles and fine lines from face and will avoid formation of new wrinkles. Hydrating and soothing skin and lips, avoiding sunburns, avoiding rashes, skin exfoliation are some of the other benefits of ice cube treatments.
You can either directly rub ice cubes on face or either you can wrap the ice cube on a piece of cotton material and can be applied on the face. You can use different natural ingredients to make ice cubes to get better results. Brewed and cooled green tea water can be used to make ice cubes and this will be the best remedy for eye bags and dark spots on face. If you have sun burns try this ice cubes on the affected area to sooth the skin. Blended aloe-vera extract can be poured to the ice trays to make ice cubes and this will reduce inflammation on the skin. To refresh your skin, try ice cubes made out of cucumber. Mixture made of water, some lemon drops and some cinnamon powder can be used to make ice cubes and this will be the best remedy for acnes and pimples. As an antibacterial remedy, it is good to use ice cubes made of rose water.
But “too much of everything is good for nothing” therefore, excessive application of ice cubes is not a good a thing. Using one or two ice cubes per day is enough. If you have done any cosmetic surgeries on the skin or if you have any problem on the skin, it is good to seek doctor’s advice before application of ice cubes. It is advisable to clean and cleanse the skin before applying ice cubes because ice cubes truly and amazingly work on clean skin. When you are applying ice cubes around sensitive areas like eyes you have to be extremely cautious, especially when you are applying ice cubes made up with different ingredients because there is a tendency of entering these ingredients to the eye. For best results try to apply the ice cubes in the morning or before going to the bed. But what you have to keep in mind is that you have to do this treatment on continuous basis to gain best benefits.