How-to: detox your skin, hair and body
Detox is a word that’s thrown around a lot when it comes to your health and wellbeing. And usually when you hear it, you often think of things like juice cleanses or fasting, right? But did you know that there are detoxes that you can do where nothing has to go in to your body for the toxins to come out?
Yep, there are a whole bunch of beauty routines you can incorporate into your daily, weekly, and monthly life that can help ensure those toxins don’t stick around for too long.
Washing your hair regularly is incredibly important for the health of your locks (woohoo to you if you’re already ticking this box!), but a run-of-the-mill wash may not necessarily get rid of all the build-up that’s in your hair – be it due to products used, the environment, or sometimes even hard water. Using a clarifying shampoo (also known as a chelating shampoo) can help get rid of all the nasty build-up that may be leaving your hair looking more ‘eh’ than ‘ah-mazing’. Try some Moroccanoil Clarifying Shampoo for this – it’ll deeply cleanse your hair and scalp, while leaving hair super soft and shiny.
There are definitely detoxes you can do that can lead to clearer, softer skin, but if all you’re after is a complexion that radiates health, then why not skip the juice cleanse and try a purifying mask? While cleansing will definitely get rid of the dirt that’s accumulated over the day, a mask will help draw out any impurities that are sitting deep beneath the top layer of skin. SkinB5 Natural Acne Treatment Skin Purifying Mask contains ingredients like sea minerals, bergamot oil, avocado oil, and vitamin B5 to help decongest your skin and leave it looking and feeling clearer. Alternatively, if anti-ageing is a priority, opt for a mask that works to remove impurities while simultaneously sloughing away dead cells to brighten your complexion. Try: eleusian Anti-oxidant Rejuvenating Mask - it's also packed with antioxidants to help protect your skin from free radical damage.
Did you know that cellulite is made up of fat, toxins and water? Yep, those nasty little toxins are part of the reason your thighs aren’t as smooth as you’d like them. So if you can stimulate the circulation in your skin, you can be one step closer to getting rid of those toxins (and cellulite). Elixia® BodyShaper Cellulite Contour Crème contains caffeine to do exactly this, as well as tone your skin. Add sodium hyaluronate into the mix and you can be sure that you skin will be super-hydrated, too.
Your poor, little feet. How often do you tend to them? If the answer is “not much” then you can be sure that they’re probably not at their freshest. In fact, you could be leaving your feet quit susceptible to a fungal infection. So rather than risk it, give your feet a good hard scrub to get rid of dry skin and any impurities. Botani Detox Foot Scrub contains tea-tree oil to ensure that bacteria and fungus don’t stand a chance, while olive butter and olive squalene will keep your feet smoother than a baby’s bottom!
Have you tried any of these beauty detoxes? Which one are you most likely to try?
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