When someone talks of using sparkling water as a technique for beauty treatment it may surprise many; but it is increasingly becoming one of the favorite methods for many women around the globe.
Believe it or not, washing your face with carbonated or sparkling water is one of the effortless yet most beneficial methods of getting a clear glowing skin in a very short time.
This is due to its action of cleaning and tightening of the pores that results in giving us a firm and smooth skin.
The origin of using carbonated of sparkling water as face wash has been in vogue for quite some time in some of the spas in Japan as well as Korea. Ever since it has gained popularity, many a beauty beauticians swear by its benefits and are increasingly using it mixed with many other ingredients that are good for the skin.
Benefits of using sparkling water for facials
- The biggest benefit of this treatment is of course the simplicity as well as timelessness.
- Whenever you feel tired and want to be refreshed simply dab your face with some sparkling water and feel the difference as it brings collagen fibers together adding firmness to the skin
- It is also helpful in mechanical washing out all the dirt from the pores.
- The biggest benefit is that it is compatible with all type of skins and one need not be bothered about side effects like irritation or Rash commonly associated the other beauty care products.
Should we use sparkling mineral water or just the regular sparkling water?
Since mineral water is gentle on the skin it is always advisable to mix up regular mineral water with the sparkling water in order to have the right mix which can give the result without the effects of carbonated water. For this, generally both the sparkling mineral water as well as mineral water should be mixed in equal proportions.
How does this act?
The bubbles n carbonated water help in delivering oxygen deep into the skin pores and flushing out all the dirt and germs leaving behind a clean and healthy skin. It also increases the blood circulation which in turn tends to give the skin a bright tone as well as smooth complexion.
There are many additives that are used in sparkling water these days. All these give more benefits like hydrating, balancing, increasing the firmness, controlling secretion of oils, exfoliating, cleaning, etc. As an end result it gives us all that we hope to get when we use any good quality product for beauty treatment.
Therefore, the next time suggest that you try out using carbonated sparkling water as a face wash and see what difference it makes; it is definitely worth a try.
How to use sparkling water as facial cleanser
While it is simple to use it and just grabbing your face with sparkling water should do the trick, but to get the maximum benefits one should also consider the type of skin and adopt a few variations by using the sparkling water as given below.
For normal & oily skin –
First fill up a bowl of sparkling mineral water and dip your face in it while holding the breath as per your capacity; for about 10 to 20 seconds. You should do this once a week for the normal skin and thrice a week for the oily skin.
For dry and sensitive skin –
For those having dry as well as sensitive skin, it is best to use equal proportions of sparkling mineral water with regular mineral water in a bowl and then soak your face for about 10 to 20 seconds in it as done above. Do it just once a week and increase the frequency depending upon how your skin reacts to it.
Do try out this amazing beauty treatment just about a month and watch your face glow brighter!