Yogandha's Essentials- Face Mists For Glowing Skin

Face mists

This time of year can be a tricky time to stay looking refreshed with the transition from Summer to Autumn- especially in Ireland! One day the sun is shining, the next you're battling through gale force winds and rain- it can really take a toll on your skin. To help protect yourself from environmental stresses we recommend using a DIY face mist. Face mists provide instant dehydration relief, anti-oxidant protection and offer a revitalised feeling.

unnamed (1)Benefits guide to face mists

Why DIY?

Many water face mists act as a quick fix, once they evaporate they leave your skin feeling tight, this is down to the water disrupting the skins moisture levels. Nothing works better at providing long term hydration than plant extracts and essential oils- our favorites! When you make your own you get all the benefits of your favorite ingredients.

 

Uses for face mists

When making your own face mist using essential oils you have so many options and benefits to choose from- in our opinion the benefits of essential oils are endless!

You can make a face mist to:

  • combat certain skin issues
  • spritz into the ends of your hair
  • refresh and energise
  • act as an all over body mist
  • refresh your make-up
  • gently combat dehydrated skin

The list is endless, it all depends what essential oils you love. One thing is certain, they will all make your skin glow.

 

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Recipes for face mists

Generic face mist:

  • 1/2 cup distilled water
  • 4-5 drops any essential oil
  • fine mist spray bottle

Combine water and essential oil in spray bottle, shake well. Apply to cleansed skin, just before make up application or as a mid day pick me up/ make up refresher. Apply to ends of damp hair before styling or drying. Apply as an all over body mist to combat dehydrated skin.

Lavender anti-bacterial face mist:

Directions: see generic face mist.

Lavender is purifying, cleansing and restorative it is known as the regenerator of skin as it is highly nourishing. It combats various skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, acne and dermatitis but it is also great for insect bites and stings.

Anti- aging face mist:

  • 1/2 cup rose water
  • 4-5 drops lavender oil/Yogandha relax
  • 1tsp vitamin E oil
  • fine mist spray bottle

Directions: see generic face mist

Rose water can be used to treat cell degeneration, mature skin, sagging skin, thread veins and wrinkles. It is an amazing ingredient to combat premature aging skin.

Oily skin face mist:

  • 1/2 cup distilled water
  • 4-5 drops geranium oil
  • fine mist spray bottle

Directions: see generic face mist.

Geranium balances oil production in your skin, it is toning, soothing and refreshing. It also combats acne, bruises, broken capillaries and dermatitis.

Detoxifying face mist:

  • 1/2 cup distilled water
  • 4-5 drops Yogandha detox
  • fine mist spray bottle

Directions: see generic face mist.

This is the one we tried at home as we had our bottle of detox to hand. Not only does it smell amazing but the lemongrass and juniper berry are perfect for spritzing on skin or hair. Lemon grass tones and soothes. It is refreshing, stimulating and active. Juniper berry is an oily skin tonic but it is also great for hair loss. It is clearing, restorative and reviving which is why it is known as the oil of protection.

 

Which face mist is your favorite? Would you recommend using different oils or did you substitute any of the ingredients listed above? Did you find this helpful?

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