Our skin is one of the most important parts of the body and plays a very important role in maintaining our immune system and preventing germs that can cause infection or disease from entering the body. That is why taking care of our skin should be part of our daily body skincare routine.
However, when most of us talk skin care we mainly focus on our facial care and ignore the rest of the body which can cause problems to the skin of other parts of the body. Our Natural Body Care Routine will provide cleansing, toning, and moisturizing for your whole body.
The Natural Body Care Routine
The natural body care routine consists of three main steps to help wash out dirt and dust in the skin, provide vitamins to your skin and most importantly moisturize your skin.
The cleansing process helps remove the dust and dirt that has built-up in the skin. Cleansing also washes away the dirty oil away.
Toning helps soothe and nourish the skin by restoring the pH balance. Using natural toners helps prevent the build-up of dirty oil in your skin which can damage the skin.
Moisturizing your skin helps hydrate your skin and helps reduce skin dryness, blemishes, and wrinkles.
The Steps to a Full-Body Skincare Routine
Your skincare routine should cover your whole body from head to toe but not all skincare routines are done daily so keep an entry in your journal or notepad on your skincare routine schedule to help you keep track.
Step One: Perform a Deep Clean
The first step in starting your full-body skincare routine is to perform a deep clean of your body to remove dirt, grime, dust, and dirty oil that have accumulated in your skin and pores. Using natural skin care products made from natural ingredients that are both beneficial for your body and the environment.
Experts agree that washing twice daily during the morning and before you sleep at night to help reduce acne, skin dullness, and clogged pores.
Step Two: Scrub Away Dead Skin
The next step is scrubbing away dead skin. Dead skin can accumulate over time and can cause blocked spores, acne, or uneven skin color. Removing dead skin can be easy when you’re using the right natural exfoliant. There are also plenty of benefits when you scrub your body apart from removing dead skin, it also helps maintain your skin’s appearance, promote skin hydration, and clears blemishes.
We recommend making your own natural exfoliant that can easily be created using readily found natural ingredients. Just prepare a bottle of olive oil, brown sugar, and peppermint essential oil. Simply take a ¼ cup of olive oil together with 1 cup of brown sugar, and 15 drops of peppermint initial oil and mix them together until they form a coarse paste.
Then use the natural exfoliant with your body scrub to scrub away dead skin, sweat, oil, and dirt from your skin. We recommend that you should exfoliate at least two or three times a week.
Step Three: Shave the Right Way
Shaving is a part of the daily routine for most of us and shaving the wrong way can harm and even damage our skin. To minimize razor nips and rash we recommend you exfoliate and moisturize your skin first. Having the right razor for your skin also helps, there are special razors available for people with sensitive skin to help prevent shave rashes.
Always use a sharp razor and sanitize and clean your razor before use to avoid rashes and skin infection and always moisturize your skin before shaving. Don’t shave against the grain but use gentle downward strokes. Shaving against the grain is one of the top causes of getting shaving rashes.
Step Four: Hydrate Your Skin Naturally
Hydrating your skin should be done all seasons and not only in winter. Including hydrating your skin in your natural body care routine can help prevent dry skin and help keep your skin looking healthy. Hydrating your skin can also reduce the appearance of wrinkles and helps combat skin oiliness.
When hydrating your skin, always choose products that are made with natural products to avoid harsh chemicals in artificial products. There are also plenty of natural ingredients that you can make yourself to naturally hydrate your skin like using coconut oil, honey, aloe vera, milk, and other ingredients.
We recommend that you hydrate your skin daily and moisturize several areas of your skin like your face twice daily.
Step Five: Toning Your Skin
Toning your skin helps bring more natural blooming colors to your skin and minimizes uneven skin tones. Toning your skin can help smoothen and hydrate your skin and also provide nourishment to help keep it looking healthy. Toners also help remove any makeup or other debris that are left behind after cleansing. They can also help restore the pH balance of your skin.
Always use skin care products like toners that are made of natural ingredients to avoid exposing your skin to chemicals and other artificial additives. For those who want to follow the Do-it-yourself approach to skincare, there are plenty of natural ingredients you can use to make your natural skin toner like using Camphor and rose or Milk, honey, and egg as a toner.
Basic Necessities of Your Natural Body Care Routine
Here is a list of basic necessities to help you with your natural body care routine. Always remember to use skincare products that use skin-friendly natural ingredients and avoid products that use artificial chemicals as additives.
- A Body Scrub and Facial Scrubs
Body scrubs and facial scrubs are useful for quickly removing dirt and debris from your skin without damaging your skin. Always use separate scrubs for your face and body because your face has more sensitive skin
- Natural Skin Cleansers
Natural skin cleansers help you clean and remove dirt, make-up, and oil from your skin which can block pores or irritate your skin
- Natural Exfoliants
Natural exfoliants help you exfoliant your skin which can help remove dirty oil and also help maintain your skin.
Moisturizes help keep your skin hydrated and help keep your skin looking blooming and radiant.
Sunscreens help protect your skin from the harmful UV rays and also helps prevent sunburns that can cause wrinkles and skin discoloration