You must have felt a shower of cool raindrops on your face and body in the summer. Isn’t that comforting and soothing after a long exhausting day? Similarly, if you also want relief from the prickly summer heat, cool ice packs would definitely work wonders.
Ice cubes or ice packs not only provide you with a cooler sensation but also will help you to get rid of the skin problems that you generally face with your skin type or in a specific season.
Ice Packs can treat all sorts of skin be it oily skin, sensitive skin, or dry skin. It is also effective in treating wrinkles, dark circles, open pores, acne, and pimple breakouts.
We often keep ice cubes made of plain water in our refrigerator. But what if the ice cubes are made more effective adding more values to them.
- Rosewater Ice Cubes
- Tomato Juice Ice Cubes
- Aloe Vera Ice Cubes
- Cucumber Juice Ice Cubes
- Milk- Honey Ice Cubes
- Neem- Turmeric Ice Cubes
1. Rosewater Ice Cubes
Rosewater is an excellent toner for the face and makes your skin glow differently.
Also, the rose water if applied overnight or before going out at least once a day, it will make your skin more tender and soft.
During the summer you can make ice cubes out of rosewater and apply those during any time of the day or before going to bed.
You will feel refreshed once you try it.
2. Tomato Juice Ice Cubes
The red ice cubes made out of the juice extracted from the tomatoes are very beneficial to get rid of tan and your skin would certainly look revitalized when you would rub the ice cubes on the skin.
Tomatoes contain a very mild acid that would remove all the dark spots and patches on the skin and you will be blessed with clear skin.
Tomato juices are also an important source of vital vitamins that your skin would receive while rubbing the ice cubes.
Apply the ice cubes daily in a circular motion in your face before going to bed and you will get to see the results within a fortnight.
3. Aloe Vera Ice Cubes
Aloe Vera is an important agent for smoother and clear skin. Not only that, aloe vera has numerous skin benefits like reducing signs of aging, removing dead skin cells, and reducing puffiness and under-eye dark circles.
Aloe Vera is also used as an antiseptic in many cases. Squeezing a juice of aloe vera and preserving it as an ice cube is a good idea during summers.
Make sure after cutting the aloe vera stem from the main plant wash it off thoroughly in tap water because the yellow gum on the side might cause skin irritation.
Rubbing aloe vera ice cubes all over the skin and neck would effectively reduce sunburn patches on the skin.
For better results, you can use it daily.
4. Cucumber Juice Ice Cubes
Cucumbers have a high water content and minerals which keeps your skin hydrated and revitalizes the skin cells and eliminates dead skin cells.
In summers our facial skin is exposed to heat and sweat which makes our skin look dull and lifeless.
You can squeeze out the green juice of cucumber and make ice cubes out of them and apply them daily. Also keeping cucumber ice packs under the eye would reduce puffiness and dark circles eventually.
Cucumber is also a good toner for the skin and on regular application of the ice cubes, you will notice fine lines and wrinkles have almost vanished.
5. Milk- Honey Ice Cubes
Milk is a good protein as we all know. Milk is very effective in giving an instant glow on the skin. Your skin will look fresh and tender.
Honey also works miraculously on skin and hair treatments. Honey also reduces sun-tan. Milk with a teaspoonful of honey and pinch off saffron would enhance your beauty and glow of the face.
Cold milk is very useful for healthy skin. A pinch of saffron is used for bringing a fairer skin tone.
Therefore all three items would surely make your skin texture better if used on a regular basis.
6. Neem- Turmeric Ice Cubes
Neem is a very useful antiseptic and ayurvedic tonic for the skin. People since ages use neem as soap, spray, shampoo, cream, etc.
Actually, neem is very effective in treating acne, pimple, or pigmentation on the skin. Take a handful of neem leaves and boil it in a pot.
After the color of the water changes, cool it down. Add raw turmeric dust, stir it and preserve the neem leaves boiled water as ice cubes.
Turmeric is useful for clear and glowing skin and it also helps in removing dirt deeply from the skin pores.
Before preserving the juices or water as ice cubes, you can add Vitamin E capsules for better results.
Vitamin-E serums are extremely vital to bring back youthful and glassy skin. Preserving nature as ice packs or cubes requires no hassles and is very cost-effective.
You can use it for several days since you are using the natural ingredients in a very organized manner.