Red wine for skin? Yes, it is good for skin and for your hair as well. It contains lots of tanins and antioxidants, which are good for skin. Red wine helps fight skin aging problems by restoring collagen and suppleness of the skin. It also helps remove dead skin cells and free radicals that can be damaging to the skin. Once you start infusing red wine in your facial scrubs and masks, you will easily be able to find the skin benefits of red wine. So, here’s few DIY recipes that can be easily done at home without a problem.
Adding a healthy glow to your skin
To add that healthy glow to your skin infuse DIY face packs with red wine. The normal face packs that you might have been using for giving yourself a facial at home can be improved with an addition of red wine. I will impart a healthy glow to the skin.
- For an immediate glow – For this you will need strawberry and red wine. Take one or two medium strawberries, clean them and cut into small pieces. Mash the pieces and mix with few spoons of red wine. Check the consistency so that it can be applied on the skin. It shouldn’t be either too runny or too dry. Cleanse your face, steam and go for this wine facial. Apply it all over your face, neck, hands or whichever part of the skin is affected. Let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes. Once it starts drying, wash off with normal water.
- For exfoliation – To prepare this pack, you will require masoor dal, turmeric and red wine. Soak the dal overnight and grind it in a mixer. There is no need to add water while grinding it. Transfer it in a bowl, add a pinch of turmeric and a few spoons of red wine. Apply this mixture on your cleansed face and scrub for a few minutes. Then let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes. When it dries off, apply a bit of water and scrub for 2 to 3 minutes and wash off with normal water. The mixture can be kept in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. So, plan likewise.
- For banishing acne – Red wine, just like any other wine, contains lots of amino acids, AHAs and anti-inflammatory attributes. This helps deal with acnes and other kinds of breakouts of the skin. To prepare this pack, you will require organic honey or honey, Aloe Vera gel, kelp powder and red wine. Half a tablespoon of Aloe gel, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of Kelp powder needs to be mixed together with 2 tablespoons for red wine. Apply this paste all over the face and keep it on for 10 minutes. Then wash off with lukewarm water.
These are only few of the face packs that improves your skin. There are lot many. But, besides the skin benefits of red wine, it can be good for your hair as well.
Using red wine for hair
There are various ways to use red wine for hair.
1.Intake of red wine can help improve both skin and hair. The hair and skin benefits of red wine are manifold.
2.Wash your hair with red wine. However, remember to use it only when your hair is clean. It helps wash away dead cells, helping in the growth of hair.
3.Add red wine in any kind of packs you will be preparing for your hair. Apply it as you do and wash off to have a lovely shining tress.
If you have been wondering how can there be any skin benefits of red wine and how it can be good for hair when alcohol is considered to be bad for hair, then why don’t you try these recipes to find the truth. Anything in excess is bad. Wine in controlled amount can actually do wonders for your health, skin and hair. Let us know your feedback on how these face packs help you. And if you have any other face pack recipes in mind, share with us.
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