Are you a wine lover? Well, your skin may love to feast on it, too. Because of its rejuvenating properties, wine facial is fast becoming a popular trend.
The l-tartaric acid in wine stimulates the development of new cells in the skin’s outer layers. Yeast is ideal for teenagers and acne-prone skin as it has a multitude of nutrients — especially zinc — which clears the skin.
“Also, Riboflavin helps the immune system. Organic wine facials have immense health and beauty benefits because they are packed with antioxidants like flavonoid, resveratrol, and tannin.
They fight free radicals and help maintain youthful and glowing skin. They are rich in amino acids that boost skin renewal and prevents sun damage,”
Types of Facials
Many types of wine — red, white, grape, apple and elderberry — are used in facial therapy. Red wine, which was predominantly used to raise a toast to health and wellness, is being used to revive the glow in ageing skin, while white wine treats oily, congested skin.
Many types of wine facials are available. While some mixing wine with Ayurvedic creams, others use herbs. In some places, grape skin and grape seed oil are used with wine.
How to apply Red Wine Facial
- Take 1 cup of thick curd and 4tbsp red wine and whip in a container with a tightly fitted lid.
- Before applying red wine facial on your face, make sure that your face and neck are clean.
- Apply the mask in a circular motion, keeping it away from your eyes.
- Keep it for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
- The results of red wine facial can be visible from the very first treatment itself.
- You can also indulge for red wine facials at your nearest hi-end parlors or spas.