Struggling with skin issues? Massage your face with ice cubes to treat open pores, dark circles

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  1. Massage your face with ice cubes wrapped in a piece of cotton cloth or a handkerchief as direct contact could damage your skin barriers.
  2. Ice has properties that will heal your skin like never before.
  3. Ice cubes can also help people with dry skin.
New Delhi: At a time when the market is flooded with a plethora of medicated and cosmetic skincare products, it is difficult for everyone to choose the right thing for healthier skin. Therefore, DIY remedies have become a trend. Using basic ingredients from the kitchen, one can concoct a mask or scrub to treat skin problems. However, the results are not always what one hopes for – there can also be side effects.
While it sounds great to whip up DIY products at home, sometimes it can be messy and there may not be time for elaborate processes. Don’t worry because there is one product that is readily available in almost every home and can be used for various skin issues – that is ICE. Massage your face with ice cubes wrapped in a piece of cotton cloth or a handkerchief as direct contact may damage skin barriers.

Here’s how ice cubes can benefit your skin:

  1. Ice cubes can help minimize the appearance of large pores. Cooled ice helps reduce pore size, making skin soft.
  2. Ice cubes can also help reduce dark circles and bags under the eyes. Ice acts as an anti-inflammatory that helps reduce dark circles and puffiness under the eyes. Gently rub under your eyes with the ice cube to see the results.
  3. Ice cubes can also help people with dry skin. It can stop the skin’s natural water loss and help slough off dead skin cells, thereby retaining moisture.
  4. Ice cubes can also act as a remedy for Sun burn. The cold from the ice helps to reduce symptoms like inflammation, redness and burning sensations.

Disclaimer: The tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or dietitian before starting any fitness program or making any changes to your diet.