• Bassma Al Jandaly, Editor In Chief

The benefits of washing face with cold water

Have you noticed why your face looks a little puffy in the morning just when you are up from the bed? This is because when we sleep our cells regenerate hence our pores expand and our faces seems a little puffy. Fixing this is so easy as you need only to splash of cold water or ice cubes on your face is all that you need.

ice cubes are a year-round skincare hero. From functioning as a natural makeup primer to taking cheekbones to new heights, they are a secret weapon for many top facialists and makeup artists.

No matter what state your face is in, experts weigh in on how fresh-out-of-the-freezer cubes can help increase blood circulation, minimize pores, and soothe inflammation for clear, radiant skin.

Adding ice cubes into skin treatments improve circulation in the skin for that healthy glow we all want. The age-old ice-cold trick can also enhance the products of your regimen if you apply a serum to the skin and put ice on it afterwards, the capillaries restrict and it creates a pulling effect that helps ingredients penetrate deeper,

After filling a bowl up a third of the way with whole milk, which contains cell-regenerative Vitamin A and naturally exfoliating lactic acid, add ice cubes before drenching a face cloth in the bone-chilling blend. “Hold it across the entire face for 15 seconds and repeat up to five times. Ice cubes can be used as an eye treatment in one of two ways by use a cold compress made out of cotton and chamomile tea and rest it on your eyes for a few minutes.

In addition washing your face with cold water closes your pores. After washing your face with hot water, splash some cold water on it so that it closes your pores. Not just this, it also soothes your eyes.

Cold water works great as an anti-wrinkle cream! It tones the skin making it look fresh and younger. Use cold water regularly to wash your face as it will slow down the aging process and helps to fill out the wrinkles on your face.

It also helps you get rid of the harmful effects of sun’s rays, as cold water tightens and protects the pores that gets opened up when the skin is exposed to sun’s harmful rays. The tightening of pores may also help your make up to stay on longer.

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