No season gives rest to our skin care regime. Instead every season demands changes to be made and start a fresh routine with new set of products. Today, we speak about a natural powerful antioxidant ingredient which has been highly regarded for our over health and well-being. The sun-kissing sunflower seeds are the best known skin protector with high source of Vitamin E. You can prepare Sunflower Seeds Face Scrub For Glowing Skin at home.
Benefits of Vitamin E and how helpful Vitamin E is in maintaining the skin’s youthfulness is a vast subject in itself. We will leave it now for a separate discussion. Using sunflower, its seeds and also oil in your daily routine brings a remarkable change in your health, hair, skin, overall in your body.
The nutty flavoured sunflower seeds are rich in vitamin E, copper, fatty acids, essential nutrients, antioxidant and antibacterial properties. The benefits are many to list.
Here is a brief list of why using sunflower seeds for skin in considered very beneficial.
- Sunflower seeds have the ability to treat dull, damaged and irritable skin.
- Sunflower seeds are a potent natural remedy to protect skin from sun’s harmful rays.
- It is highly efficient in averting signs of ageing.
- It quickly wards off breakouts, acnes, rashes, infections and irritations in the skin.
- It has very high moisturizing power, thus hydrates skin from deep within.
- Sunflower seeds have all the nourishment that is very essential for a glowing skin.
Introducing sunflower seeds in your skin care routine is easy.
Take a cup full measurement of sunflower seeds. Sundry the seeds or mildly roast the seeds to make sure that there is no any trace of moisture. This way the seeds can be stored longer without any contamination. Powder the seeds using a dry grinding jar and transfer all into an airtight container.
Powered sunflower seeds can be used in various face masks and hair masks whenever needed.
Ingredients you will need:
- 2 spoons of sunflower seeds powder (coarse),
- A generous pinch of turmeric,
- 3-4 spoons full of buttermilk or rose water to prepare the paste.
In a freshly cleaned bowl, take all the ingredients mentioned in the above list and mix well until you arrive at a smooth lump free pap like textured paste.
Pick your liquid base according to the skin’s need. Butter milk is an excellent cleansing and bleaching agent which easily enhances the skin tone. Whereas rosewater is a skin freshener which uplifts the dull skin looks instantly. One could choose either of the two or both in equal amount to enjoy the goodness of both buttermilk and rosewater. Adjust the consistency of the scrub as required.
Gently massage the home prepared sunflower seeds scrub on wet skin. Massage with strokes for straight 5 minutes and leave to dry. Wash off with warm water and follow with your regular moisturizer while the skin is still moist and supple.
This moisturizes the skin more than the normal way. Repeated use of the scrub at regular intervals will bring in a remarkable change in the skin.