What does “skin detox” really mean?

By this time, you probably have already heard about charcoal masks and clay masks. Not only have you heard of it, but also ordered them in your favorite beauty stores. You have seen a lot of celebrities and internet influencers use these to detox their skin. But what does it really mean when a product claims to “detoxify your face?”

In a medical context, detoxing means removing toxins and poisons from the body. A facial detox means dedicating a routine to eliminating all impurities and toxins on your face. Some people start with a proper facial. Through a proper facial, all pores can be unclogged an cleaned out from all the pollutants that it has gone through.

Cleansing your face at least twice a day is also a great way to detoxify your face. No matter what your skin type is, cleansing should always be a daily habit. A skin detox requires cleansing in the morning and in the evening.

Dietary changes can help you detox your face. Stay off dairy products, fried foods, and added sugar. All these mentioned food are toxic for the skin. Instead, opt for lots of alkaline-rich foods, and vegetables.

Many people are confused as to how many times they should use a face mask in a week. Here’s the answer, detoxifying face masks should only be applied one to twice a week.

We have also added here a simple recipe for a detox water that would make your skin extra glowy.

Glowy skin detox water

  1. 1 liter of warm water.
  2. 1 whole lemon.
  3. 5 strawberries, sliced.
  4. 1 apple, sliced.
  5. 1 tsp of cinnamon.
  6. Handful of ice.

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