There are many things you can do to work your way to a more youthful appearance. You can enhance your diet and consume more nutritious foods. You can also establish a good workout routine to do on a regular basis. Lastly, you can use products to put directly on your skin to help with your appearance. A balance of all three factors can assist with your mental health along with your physical appearance. Of course, integrating all three factors into your life can potentially be a slow process and may be difficult to accomplish all at once. Nonetheless, you should not give up! You can always make some changes step by step.

One way to maneuver and transition yourself into a healthy lifestyle is through your skin care routine; this may be an easy way to begin your journey to healthier skin. It is good to start a weekly or even daily skin regime and integrate it into your lifestyle. For instance, you can start by using weekly scrubs and weekly masks that can easily be made at home. Most of these scrubs and masks are hydrating, refreshing, and possess corrective qualities. Yet, more importantly, most of these scrubs and masks include ingredients that are all organic and can be found in your home.

​Down below you will see a list of a few homemade scrubs and homemade masks. It is good to use one of these recipes once a week, alternating whenever you like! Make sure to use the scrub before you use the mask. After the treatments, it is ideal to moisturize your face with a nourishing balm. The Skin Therapy balm is perfect for this and can be a great addition to your skin care regime! If you want to add even more moisture to your face, you can apply a skin oil or serum. For instance, Bulgarian rose oil is a great product to use to bring additional moisture to your skin.

Facial Scrubs

Blackberry Walnut Face Scrub

Ingredients:
1/2 cup of organic walnuts
1/2 cup of fresh organic blackberries

Directions:
Put the organic walnuts and organic blackberries into a blender and mix until it is smooth paste. You may add some water at your discretion. Apply the scrub to your skin, then massage it in a circular motion. Rinse with water. You can use this scrub once a week.

​Coconut Face Scrub

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon organic coconut sugar
1 tablespoon organic coconut oil

Directions:
Put the organic coconut sugar and organic coconut oil in a bowl and mix it until it is smooth. Apply the scrub to your skin, then massage it in a circular motion. Rinse and cleanse your face. You can use this scrub once a week. You can also use this scrub on your lips or other parts of your body.

Masks

Turmeric Face Mask

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon of turmeric powder
1 tablespoon of gram flour (Garbanzo bean powder or besan)
Half a pinch of cinnamon powder
1 tablespoon of honey
1/2 cup of plain yogurt

​Directions:
Put the ingredients into a bowl and mix until the paste is smooth. Gently apply the mask to your face. Keep the mask on until it is dried and then wash it off with water. You can use this mask once a week.

​Cucumber Face mask

Ingredients:
Half of an organic cucumber
1 tablespoon of organic lemon juice

Directions:
Grind the cucumber first, then put the ingredients into a bowl and mix until it is blended. Gently apply the mask to your face. Keep the mask on until it is dried (or for approx. 15 minutes) and then wash it off with water. You can use this mask once a week.