Skin Rejuvenation: Know Here The Benefits Of ‘Skin Fasting’

by Shatakshi Gupta

If you want to keep the skin healthy and glowing for a long time, then here is the unconventional technique. These days the trend of skin fasting is becoming quite popular. Today in this article we will discuss about the skin fasting and its benefits.

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What is skin fasting?          

 The beauty technique from Japan is also being followed in India these days. In simple terms, fasting means to be hungry and skin fasting means to keep your skin hungry i.e. one should not use any kind of beauty products on his/her face for at least 1 or 2 days.

 Benefits of skin fasting

 Breathability of skin

 During skin fasting, you do not use any beauty product on the skin, which keeps the skin healthy. To keep your skin glowing and bright, it is very important for skin to breathe freely. For this, do not apply makeup on the skin for few days.  Yes, if you have done makeup, then clean your makeup before sleeping.

Get rid of acnes

 With skin fasting, you will get acne and pimples free skin. Apart from this, skin fasting also make your skin glow and you will get a skin without stains. Refraining form the use of foundation, cream, or any oil that closes the pores of the face for couple of days will help in bringing back the lost shine of your face.

 Restoring skin’s natural oil

 By using excessive beauty products on the face, the natural oil of the skin is completely eliminated and the skin becomes dry. Therefore, skin fasting is very useful in getting smooth skin and restoring the natural oil of the face.

 Return of natural glow

 If you are only using moisturizer and sunscreen on the face, the natural oil of the face works to maintain the radiance of the face. But the use of other cosmetics  dries the natural oil of the skin and increase the dead skin, due to which the face starts to look dull.

Helps in skin-toning

 On the one hand skin fasting repairs the dead skin. On the other hand, it also helps in lightening the colour of the chin and the pigmented area around the nose.

 Myths about skin fasting

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The misinformation has been spread among people regarding the definition of skin fasting.  People feel that skin fasting means not using any kind of skin care products. But this was not the original meaning of skin fasting. Stopping skin care products completely for 1 or 2 days can lead to many problems such as sun damage, sunburn, dry skin, acne etc. While observing skin fast one can use moisturiser and sunscreen.