How to use sparkling water for beautiful skin: Sparkling water, also known as carbonated water is water infused with carbon dioxide gas under pressure which makes it frizzy and bubbly.
It is more commonly known as club soda.
Japanese and Korean were the first one to introduce the use of sparkling water into skincare and referred these methods as sparkling water facial’ or ‘fizzy face cleanse’.
They suggested replacing tap water with the sparkling water for your skin.
But why sparkling water?
This water tends to have some highly beneficial qualities with are healthy for your skin.
While tap water has a pH of 7 the sparkling water has a pH of 5.5, the same as of our skin. Thus, It will not irritate our skin. Apart from this Sparkling water helps unclog pores and improve the blood circulation of the skin.
There are a lot of face masks, toner, and cleanser available in the market with sparkling water as their major component.
Here are some easy home methods for using sparkling water for your skin:
Soaking your face in sparkling water
Soaking your face in the water is very easy, your just need to take a bowl big enough to fit your face, else you can also use a bucket but that would require a lot more quantity of the water. Hold your breath and dip your face into the bowl as long as you can.
Pat your face dry and apply a moisturizer later.
Do not use this method daily, use it only twice a week.
You can also use sparkling water to cleanse your face along with your face wash it will help you get your face deeply cleaned. Splash some sparkling water before applying your face wash, rub and exfoliate your face for a minute and again wash it off with sparkling water.
You can use this method once every day.
Cotton swab wipes
You can also use sparkling water as a face wipe. Do not wash your face but instead dip a cotton pad into the sparkling water and then use it to wipe off the impurities from your face. Let the water dry on your face. You can use this method daily.
Face towel method
Take a face towel and soak it into the sparkling water, lightly squeeze the towel and put it on your face, do not squeeze the towel completely. Lay back and relax for 20-30 minutes then remove it. You can do this every alternate day before sleep. It would reduce the pores and make your skin look smooth within few weeks.
During hot summers sparkling water can come handy in cooling down the heated skin. You can carry the water in a small spray bottle anywhere and use it as a face mist for refreshing your face.
Sparkling water is way cleaner and healthy than normal water, it does not have any sort of contamination or harmful chemicals in it. Drinking it keeps you and your skin hydrated for a long time. There are a lot of recipes for sparkling water which you can drink it on a daily basis and see your skin glow within two to three weeks.
You can add mineral water to any of these methods if the sparkling water irritates your skin. Sparkling water might feel a bit warm and tingling on the skin but it does the work.
Using sparkling water on a regular basis can reduce the outbreak of pimples. It also reduces the skin pores, acne scars and pigmentation of the skin.