Ice-Cubes Mantra: Try this secret Korean beauty trend for flawless, glowing skin

11 September 2018, 06:05 PM
Ice, ice baby! Try this secret Korean beauty trend for flawless, glowing skin (Representational Image)
Ice, ice baby! Try this secret Korean beauty trend for flawless, glowing skin (Representational Image)

Scoop up some ice cubes on your face or splurge your face in ice cold water. Yes! That’s the Korean beauty trick known as the Jamsu or ice cube beauty trend doing the rounds in social media. Girls would dunk their faces with make-up on in a bowl of ice water, and the results you hear are simply awe-inspiring!

The result by one of the Jamsu trails were: “I emerged from the freezing cold-water gasping, yet baby powder-free. The water had washed away every last speck of powder from my face, but my foundation was still on perfectly (gasp!) even after patting my face dry. In fact, my foundation looked better than ever. My pores were nearly invisible and my complexion looked smooth. What?!”

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Ice packs have long been used to help minimise swelling around an injury, reduce bleeding in the tissues, reduce muscle spasm or pain. But, ice cubes with beauty benefits for the skin is a new trend among beauty enthusiasts.

Celebrity makeup artist such as Lisa Eldridge swears by ice facials to battle their early, busy schedules and jet-lagged travels. Ice cubes basically has the answer to almost every skin situation.

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If you suffer from redness or puffy eyes, just place an ice chunk on the roof of your mouth, where receptors for your face’s blood vessels live. They also act as spot-on treatments for breakouts. The fresh-out-of-the-freezer cubes, especially when blended with green tea, caffeine, or milk can help increase blood circulation, minimise pores, and soothe inflammation for clear, radiant skin. That solve all your skin problems.

Ice cubes are also miracle under eye-bags erasers. You can use them as an eye treatment. Wrap ice cubes in a gauze wrap and slide the cubes from the inner eye corners up towards the brow in a circular motion. It will help with the drainage of excess fluid will dramatically improve the appearance of tired-looking under-eyes. Ice cubes, indeed, are a natural, no makeup solution. Switch your beauty tips and have a healthy, glowing skin with ice treatment.

First Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 06:55 AM
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