5 Amazing benefits of ice cube facial

Just what ice does to your drinks, it does the same to your skin–cools it down! An ice cube facial is a super convenient and cheap way to unleash a beautiful skin.

Ariba Khaliq
Written by: Ariba KhaliqPublished at: Sep 19, 2015

Ice, ice baby!

Ice, ice baby!
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It is no fun to get iced, but amazingly, you won’t find the skin-care benefits of an ice-cube facial from many other expensive skin treatments available in spas and salons. The benefits of ice therapy are many–it is pocket-friendly and combats acne, sunburn and skin ageing. Here are benefits of ice cube facial that will push you to give it a try the next time you visit the parlour. Image Source: Getty    

Tighten pores

Tighten pores
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Applying ice cubes to the face helps close up enlarged pores and reduce production of excess oil. This in turn makes the skin super smooth just like that of models in beauty and fashion magazines. Image Source: Getty    

Freeze pimples

Freeze pimples
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If you’re struggling with breakouts, the easiest way to treat it is to apply an ice cube to it. It not only reduces redness of the pimple but also shoos away pain. Make sure to wrap the ice cube in a muslin cloth before applying it to the skin because direct application may feel harsh on the delicate capillaries under the skin. Image Source: Getty    

Glowing skin

Glowing skin
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Ice cube facial is also an answer when you need an instant glow on the face. Mix sliced cucumber, honey and lemon juice and freeze it. Rub it gently all over the face and let the juice sit on the skin for five minutes. Rinse with normal water and you will find a rejuvenated skin that is healthy and glowing. Image Source: Getty    

Dark circles and puffy eyes

Dark circles and puffy eyes
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One stop remedy for dark circles, and tired and puffy eyes is ice therapy. To enhance its effect, brew a cup of strong green tea and freeze the strained water. Place these cubes on eyes, taking breaks every 30 seconds. With abundant antioxidants and mild caffeine, “iced” green tea is your best shot against swelling around eyes. Image Source: Getty    

Prevent skin ageing

Prevent skin ageing
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Massaging ice daily betters blood circulation and helps prevent signs of premature skin ageing. Wrap some ice cubes in a muslin cloth and gently massage your face with it in circular motion. You may add a few drops of essential oil like lavender or jasmine to get a spa-like feel. Image Source: Getty

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