In the Philippines, liquor is well-loved, and you’ll most probably see the stores lined up with different variants of alcoholic beverage drinks—including tequila.
If you’re a fan of this liquor, then this article will provide you with more things to love about it; that is, the benefits it can bestow on your face..
Here are 3 things you didn’t know tequila can do to your skin.
It won’t result to breakouts.
You’re no stranger when it comes to hangovers. Aside from the massive headache you’re having, there’s also something that’s making things infinitely worse.
That is, when you examine yourself in the mirror and see an angry zit staring back at you.
Yes, most alcoholic drinks are detrimental to your skin, primarily because they’re so dehydrating (and your skin needs its moisture), but there are some drinks that you can enjoy without the feeling guilty that you’re inflicting havoc on your skin.
According to experts, clearer alcohols are your safest bet when it comes to a healthier skin, especially since they leave your system much quicker than the other drinks.
It can be used as an astringent.
Tequila owes its astringent properties from its alcohol content. Like your typical astringent, tequila can help get rid of dirt and oil from your skin, as well as other gunk that your cleanser wasn’t able to fully remove. Eradicating this residue also helps in preparing your face to what comes next—moisturizing.
Furthermore, it can be used to tighten your pores, which is perfect for those who are oily-skinned.
It can be used as a DIY tequila rose scrub.
If you’re a fan of DIY skincare, or if you want to improve your beauty regimen (and have some tequila to spare), then this is DIY exfoliator is a way to get started.
Here are the things you’ll need:
- ¼ cup of raw sugar
- ¼ cup of sea salt
- ½ ounce of coconut oil
- ½ ounce of white tequila
- 1 ounce of sweet almond oil
- 5 drops of rose essential oil
Just thoroughly mix everything in a clean bowl, and then massage it gently on your skin after you’ve washed with your regular cleanser.
Avoid the areas near the mouth and the eyes. Leave it on for one to two minutes before fully washing the concoction off with water. Make sure to apply a lightweight moisturizer afterwards.
In this scrub, tequila serves as an exfoliator (which is again largely due to its astringent prowess). The other components (coconut and almond oils), on the other hand, act as the hydrating ingredients.
Exfoliating scrubs are used to slough off your dead skin cells. For optimum results, this should be used once or twice a month.
In the Philippines, liquor is immensely popular. One of the alcoholic drinks that you probably enjoy is tequila. There is, however, tons of other things to love about it—especially the wonders it can do to your skin.