It is a proven fact that the first thing a person notices about someone is that someone’s face. Statistics have even shown that persons who are considered to be good-looking are given more opportunities, have bigger chances of being promoted, and are given higher salaries than those who are just plain-looking.
So what is one to do? Well, cosmetic surgery has become a popular option nowadays – but an expensive one. Then, there are facials. It does not transform, but it does a pretty good job of enhancing.
What is a facial? It is basically a process that makes use of several methods and tools to treat facial skin problems. It is normally done in spas and beauty salons although there are portable facial equipments and gadgets that can be bought and used at home.
What is a facial for? Everyday the face is exposed to pollution, and subject to cosmetics, and wrong eating habits and lifestyles. It accumulates dirt, dust, and other toxins that cannot be completely removed by just soap and water, make-up removers, or other over-the-counter products. Over time, the skin on one’s face becomes dull and unhealthy. A facial, especially if done by a professional, not only cleans and clears the face but brings back the glow.
Whether there will be someone to admit it or not, the fact is, people are judged primarily on how they look. Needless to say, it is a person’s face that is the key factor which determines if that person will be initially rejected or welcomed, criticized or complimented.
It is for this reason that even during the Egyptian civilization, people have already used cosmetics and make-up to enhance their features. But probably unknown to many, facial masks and facial mask recipes were actually used way before these cosmetics.
Indeed where beauty is concerned, people will always find ways and means to remedy any problem. Cleopatra herself was known to have made her own facial mask recipes. Much like her famous eye make-up and her legendary milk and honey baths, her facial mask recipes continue to be used up to this time. And what would the secret ingredient to her effective and enduring facial mask recipes be? The secret ingredient is egg white which also happens to be the only ingredient.
Now, there are facial mask recipes to address any type of skin problem. In fact, people have experimented with every type of fruit, vegetable, and plant imaginable. Some have even made it a half and half routine; half they cook, and the other half they put on their face.
There are facial masks using avocado’s to soothe dry skin. Some even mix in yogurt. Banana and, yes, egg white are said to remove wrinkles and tighten the face. Cucumber smoothness, honey clears the pores, while grapes, oatmeal, and turmeric cleanses.
So, if one has any of these foods at home going to waste, there’s no harm in trying it on the face. Who knows, it just might be the magic cream everyone has been looking for.