me one woman who does not want it. But why does it seem like flawless
skin is too much to ask for? Trying to get your skin to cooperate with
you almost always feels like a series of never-ending battles against
zits, dark circles, pigmentation, patches of dry and lifeless skin,
blackheads, and – oh, how I wish the list ended there!
top it all off, it doesn’t matter if you don’t have to deal with any of
these issues right now. Chances are if you do not pay attention to your
skin, one of them are bound to come knocking on your door with the
others not too far behind. Pretty daunting, huh?
That being said, you’ll be glad to know
that it’s not too late for you because we have put together a guide
that’ll give you glowing skin within a week. From exfoliating to
brightening, we’ve got it all covered in a simple week’s plan.
Here’s how to get started.
How To Get Glowing Skin In A Week?
today, CTM is your new religion. While most people are aware of the
Cleansing, Toning, and Moisturizing routine, it still is majorly
underrated. If you haven’t been doing it already, today is when you
start, and once you do, you’ll not want to stop.
face is always collecting gunk from the pollution and dust it is
exposed to, and the dead skin and natural oils that accumulate on it.
Using a gentle cleanser to remove this buildup will unclog your pores,
preventing issues like acne. The choice of cleanser depends on your skin
type and what suits it best. Using a toner after proper cleansing will
ensure that no residual oil or dust remains on the surface.
toners like rose water, green tea, and white vinegar work well to
restore your skin’s pH balance while tightening your pores. End the
routine with a good moisturizer. This is the base of any skin care
Follow this up by applying a
brightening face pack onto your face. You can whip up your own pack with
ingredients like papaya, lemon, honey, milk, and tomatoes, which are
readily available in most kitchens.
need to remove any makeup you have on before you go to bed. Your skin
needs to breathe at night, which is impossible with makeup on. A good
way to remove makeup would be to apply a few drops of baby oil on your
face and gently massage it for a couple of minutes. Once the makeup has
come loose, you can dab it off with a cotton pad, towel, or tissue.
your day by repeating the CTM method. Finish with your regular
moisturizer and a good eye serum. If you have dry skin, it would be a
good idea to switch up to satin pillow covers that will minimize
moisture loss. Always try to sleep on your back with your face up and
invest in a good humidifier to keep your face hydrated.
second day should focus on improving the health of your skin by
controlling what you consume. Your skin can only work with what it has
in terms of nutrition. While external care is crucial, internal care
cannot be neglected. Eating right is a sure shot way to get skin that
glows with health.
Follow up your
morning cleanse-tone-moisturize routine with the application of a fruit
mask. Fruit masks are easily prepared and applied. You can use
ingredients suited to your skin type such as bananas for dry skin, and
strawberries for oily skin. This is an excellent way to brighten up your
face without using chemicals.
yourself hydrated by consuming water and nutrition packed beverages
throughout the day. This will help control the production of oil on your
face and also tighten your pores.
Remove your makeup and end your day with the CTM method and your night-time skin care routine.
the third day you will be exfoliating to remove any dead skin. This
will leave your skin feeling soft and looking radiant. It will also make
your skin more receptive to the other treatments it will be receiving.
your face with an exfoliating scrub or a face sponge. Scrub off the
dead skin cells to reveal the healthy layer of skin underneath.
the exfoliation, tone and moisturize your skin to keep this new layer
protected from drying out. You can apply a face mask post exfoliation as
your skin will be more receptive to nourishment.
forget to use sunscreen when you are about to step out into the sun.
This will keep your skin protected from the harmful UV rays that can
cause damage to your skin.
evening, modify your CTM ritual by applying a face pack after you
cleanse your face. Once you wash the pack off, follow it up by toning
the fourth day, you will notice visible results in the form of improved
skin texture, and your face, on the whole, will radiate health.
However, this doesn’t mean you get to ease up on the routine.
your face with your regular cleanser and then steam it. This will help
open up your pores and allow for some deep cleansing action. Once you
have steamed your face for about 10 minutes, follow it up by applying a
clay mask that will draw any dirt out.
you could use a combination of honey and oatmeal. Once this is done,
rinse off the mask and tone your face by dabbing it with a cotton pad
that is soaked in rose water. This will help re-seal your pores. Finish
with your moisturizer.
Maintain the usual night care regimen to wake up with skin that is hydrated and nourished in the morning.
your face with some aloe vera gel post-CTM. This will improve the blood
circulation to your face and nourish your skin. It will also help flush
out toxins. If there are dark circles under your eyes, always use an
under eye serum. This will make them fade over time and also add
radiance to your face.
After the massage, apply your regular moisturizer or day c
In the evening, incorporate a sandalwood face pack in your CTM routine to make your skin smooth and radiant.
is time to exfoliate again. Ideally, you should be exfoliating your
skin twice a week to keep it healthy and radiant. Follow the exfoliating
steps from day 3, and follow it up by toning and moisturizing.
intake of water and fluids like soups and juices is essential
throughout the week as a hydrated body equals healthy skin.
It is time to indulge and give yourself another fruit facial. Follow the CTM method in the morning as well as in the evening.
Keep drinking water or healthy beverages throughout the day to maintain the elasticity of your skin.
these instructions will have your skin glowing with health right from
day 1. By day 7, your face will appear soft, radiant, clear, and you
will be on top of your face-care game.
doesn’t mean that you stop caring for your skin. Following the CTM
method every day, exfoliating your skin twice a week, and treating it
with natural face masks a couple of times a week are essential for
maintaining skin health. It might seem like a lot of work, but fret not!
We’ve put together some tips from the experts that will make the process a whole lot easier.