Skin Care Around The World – Ireland

Irish beauty secrets are conquering the world, including Kendall Jenner. I have searched the web and found some easy and very helpful beauty secret tips that Irish women have kept for themselves, even for centuries, in order to be irresistible. Scroll down to read and you going to find also some tips/tricks inspired by the Celtics. Steal these beauty secrets and add them to your beauty regiment and tell me your comments.

Oatmeal facial

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The oatmeal facial is very popular among Irish people. Oatmeal it has properties that relieve dry skin, itching, irritated skin, acne-prone skin, tackle acne, reduce inflammation, firming skin, and deeply moisturizing.

How to
Blend well, ½ cup of oatmeal with 2 egg whites. Apply the mixture on a clean face, wait 5 minutes an apply a second layer if possible. Leave the mask for another 15 minutes and wash you’re your face with plenty lukewarm water.

 

Reinforce Your Skin

Info
Ireland has a humid sea atmosphere and this is keeping the Irish people’s skin healthy (including keeping skin elasticity)!

How to
Unfortunately, we can’t find the same climate but we can create a similar one. In a large bowl, add hot water and place your head above and stay there for 15 minutes.

 

Whiskey Toner

Info
In Ireland, after the beer, it comes whiskey. In the Gaelic language, its called “Uisce Beatha” which means “water of life”. I like that :)! Whiskey is rich in properties that relieve acne-prone skin.

How to
Take few tablespoons of whiskey and add few drops of fresh organic lemon juice, 1 drop of Grapeseed oil and 1 drop of jojoba oil (both oils have healing properties – especially for acne –prone skin). Mix well and place the mixture in a spray bottle. Apply it on your face as a toner. You can leave the mixture on your face or wash it after 15-25 minutes.


Irish Gaelic Glowing Skin

Info
Spermaceti is a wax from the head cavities of a sperm whale (yeas you have read correct – go on) and it is one of the strongest remedies for super-dry skin.

How to
In a medium-sized bowl, add spermaceti, glycerin and olive oil. Mix well and apply it to a clean face for 15 minutes. Wash with plenty lukewarm water, because this mask may make you face a bit greasy.
**Avoid this mask if your skin is oily.

Barley Water

Info
Experts swear for Barley’s water skin benefits. It cools down the body and reduces breakouts (from acne).

How to
Start drinking Barley water.

Seaweed Toner (Not Leave-In)

Info
Seaweed in Ireland is well known for its firming, hydrating, nourishing and anti-aging properties. It also has properties that improving skin texture and boost generation.

How to
In a cup, place hot water, 2 tablespoons of Epsom salts (or sea salt) and dried seaweed. Mix well and wait 10 minutes or until it cools down and places the water in a spray bottle. Apply it to a clean face and leave it for 20-40 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water.

 

 

 

**Remember to make a patch test first and but first consult your doctor/dermatologist before trying any new ingredient on your skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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