Benefits of Icing on Face for Pores, Acne, and Wrinkles

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Icing on face or ice facials is growing as an effective and easiest home remedy for skin healing. It is helpful in a lot of skin conditions like dryness, puffiness, swollen eyes, sensitivity, sunburn, open pores, wrinkles, and acne. Just a simple ice massage in you skincare routine can make your skin glow without spending extra bucks on skincare products. This article will tell you about all the benefits of icing on face along with how to do it and some extra tips.


Benefits of Icing on Face

benefits of icing on face

Icing technique is used in various treatments like relieving pains and swelling in the body. It helps combat inflammation and soothe skin cells. Here are all the benefits of icing on face:

  • Reduce Skin Inflammation
  • Gives a lasting glow
  • Soothes sunburn
  • Reduces eye bags and dark circles
  • Reduces puffiness and swelling
  • Improves blood circulation in the skin
  • Tightens pores
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Calms the skin
  • Brightens skin
  • Keeps the skin young
  • Helps prevent acne
  • Evens out skin tone
  • Controls Oil production
  • Helps in giving a smooth skin texture

How to Use Ice on Face?

Applying ice on your face can bring a healthy glow to your skin and combat several skin conditions. But there is a way to use. You cannot simply take ice cube and massage it directly on your skin as it may cause bruising. So add this to your summer skincare routine and enjoy fresh and healthy glow.

Simple Ice Facial

For an ice facial, wrap a few ice cubes in a soft cloth and apply it on your face in circular motions. You should not apply it for more than 3 minutes. You can use it on your jawline, chin, lips, nose, cheeks, neck, forehead, and around puffy eyes.

Ice Roller

benefits of icing on face

An easier way to get the benefits of icing on face is to use ice rollers. There are many ice rollers available online and in stores. All you need to do is put them in the freezer and let the water freeze. Take it out, massage it circularly on your face and get glowing skin.

Aloe Ice Roll

Aloe vera is filled with rich properties that are healthy for healing acne, sunburn, and inflammation, and giving a glow. To use an aloe ice roll, you can simply take an aloe vera leaf and freeze it. You can also extract the juice, fill it in the ice cube and apply it directly to your face for 2-3 minutes.

Green Tea Ice

Green Tea is a beneficial ingredient to shrink pores, reduce oiliness and acne and make your skin brighter and healthier. Make your ice cubes with green tea, freeze them, and apply them directly onto your face to get the maximum benefits of icing on face.

Rose Water Ice

Rose water makes your skin smooth and soft. To get the benefits of rose water, you can use it for icing on your face. Fill your ice cube tray or roller with rose water and let it freeze. Massage your face with the rose water ice in a circular motion.

Tips for Icing on Face

To get the maximum benefits of icing on the face, you need to know the following tips:

  • Always use clean, filtered water to apply ice to your face.
  • Maximize the benefits by using home remedies in ice facials like green tea, aloe vera, rose water, and others that suit you.
  • Do not use ice cubes on the skin for longer than 2-3 minutes as it may cause ice burn.
  • Use it two to three times a day to reduce puffiness and acne.
  • apply it in circular motions rather than holding an ice cube close to the skin for a long time.
  • Always wash your face before an ice facial.


Can we apply ice on the face daily?

The icing on face is a healthy and inexpensive home remedy and acne treatment at home. You can do it every day at your home. It is safe to use.

What are the disadvantages of ice facials?

If not done properly, ice facial or facial icing can cause ice burns on the face and may lead to bruising.

Is icing good for your face?

Yes, icing is good for your face as it reduces swelling, redness, acne, and puffiness, and evens out skin tone.

How to ice face correctly?

You can ice your face correctly by taking an ice cube or an ice roller. Rub it circularly on your face every day. Apply it for 2-3 minutes then apply a moisturiser afterwards.

Is ice good for pimples?

Yes, icing is good for pimples as it reduces inflammation and redness. It also stops oil production and shrinks the pimples and breakouts.

Should I wash my face after icing?

If you are using plain water ice cubes for icing, you don’t need to wash your face. However, if you are using some other ingredients like aloe vera, green tea, or other toners, you should wash your face.

How to make skin-whitening ice cubes?

To make skin-whitening ice cubes, add rose water, rice water, and milk to the ice cube tray and let it freeze.

How many minutes should I ice my face?

You should ice your face for only 2 to 3 minutes. Doing it more than the desired time can lead to ice burn or bruising.

Can ice remove dark skin?

Yes ice can remove dark skin because it boosts blood circulation in the skin which improves skin appearance.

Is ice good for oily skin?

Yes, ice is good for oily skin as it shrinks pores, hydrates skin and reduces oil production in the skin.

Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Dua is a seasoned writer who loves to write on Pakistani Entertainment and Infotainment while having her Masters in English literature

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