Who would not want to preserve the health and beauty of your skin as long as possible? For this, we come to the aid of the many products of modern cosmetic industry. Creams, ointments and cosmetics are designed to slow down and hide the signs of aging that appear on your skin. But one of the most powerful and effective ways to skin care are cosmetic facial masks.
Such simple methods of rejuvenation can be carried out in an expensive beauty salon, and in the familiar home. Mixtures which can make its own efforts, are more suited to those who do not want to spend on it a lot of time and money. After all, to do it at home, do not need to put any particular effort. In addition, you will be able to determine which components you more fit and make your face look young and fresh.
How do cosmetic mask
When selecting all kinds of tools for facial care, we prefer cosmetics based on natural ingredients. For making household masks usually taken only to such products, and no chemistry. The main ingredients are honey, fresh fruits and berries, herbs and vegetables, eggs, dairy products, teas from the usual and rare herbs and essential oils. Agree, it is much better than the purchase products from a store when you do not know exactly which chemicals are mixed there.
However, during such procedures in a comfortable and cozy home, you should always keep in mind a few important key rules. First and most importantly - the mask to do the course. This means that they must do two to four times a week (the number of treatments depends on the susceptibility and sensitivity of your skin) within a few months. Disposable procedure does not bring absolutely no result.
Second - before you put cooked composition of the skin, it is necessary to conduct a thorough pre-cleaning of the face. Remove excess oil, dirt and dead skin cells of the epithelium, and open the pores. Otherwise nutrients mask not have much influence the desired effect, and the procedure may even be harmful, if debris enters the skin. To begin, remove the remnants of makeup with a special cream or tonic. Then wash your face with a gentle scrub or gel. If you do not scrub, as it can easily be done at home. There is no secret. Take a spoonful of honey and a spoonful of any fine salt or coffee grounds, mix - that's you and scrub!
The next step - the opening day. The best and easiest way to make a steam bath. Boil water, pour it in a suitable container and fifteen minutes bend over steam. Do not forget something to cover her head so that the steam is most effective has an impact on the pores. For best effect, make a decoction of herbs - dry skin type suitable rosemary or yarrow, and for fat - calendula and chamomile. Most importantly, the pair was not too hot, it will be harmful to the skin. After the procedure, you need to get wet face cloth. Just do not forget that you can not rub the skin with a towel, it hurt her.
And now you can move on to the most important procedure. The mask should be applied only to clean soft brush or spatula, depending on the consistency of the mixture. There are a huge number of different compositions and different recipes of masks that can be easily made at home, of the products that are in your fridge. When choosing a suitable mask for you need to consider your skin type and the result that you expect. Consider some of the most popular recipes.
Cleansing and soothing mask
Masks are essential for oily, problem or combination skin, which often requires a particularly deep and thorough treatment. They will help to open the pores and cleanse and remove excess fat and improve the complexion. To prepare such a composition in the home will not be difficult. Usually, all you need is already at hand, just need to know what to look for. What do you need?
Soda is in every house. This is the most simple means. Take two spoons (tablespoons) of common wheat or rice flour and a spoon (teaspoon) baking soda, add water to form a slurry and circular movements (in any case do not need much rub!), Apply the mask on your face. This skin can be a little pinch. After five to ten minutes, if not pinch too much, rinse with lukewarm water. Also, baking soda can be mixed with your favorite gel for washing and then used instead of the scrub.
This plant will help get rid of acne. Take one tablespoon dried flowers and raspberry leaf and fill the cup of boiling water. Wipe the face of this infusion. You can also add a raspberry one spoonful (teaspoon) dried mint, chamomile and green tea to one cup of boiling water.
Aloe juice is known for its healing properties. Mix egg white (yolk will not be useful) with a teaspoon of lime or lemon juice and one spoon of aloe juice dining. Apply a light mask medical rounded movements, and a quarter of an hour carefully remove soaked in water and pressed with a cotton swab. This mask will dry, calm and slightly brighten the skin.
Reducing and whitening mask
Such masks are suitable for those who have small scars from pimples and other minor flaws, such as dark spots. But to use such a mask in the home should be very careful, as the basis of such mixtures are quite aggressive components, and improper use may cause burns or an allergic reaction. Here are some of them:
Lemon juice - a natural acid, it is lighten skin and even out the complexion. Mix lemon juice with sour cream in a ratio of 1: 1 mixture and spread evenly over the skin, avoiding the area around the eyes. Leave this mask on the face can be no longer than a quarter of an hour. Carefully remove the remains with a cotton swab and wash with cool water.
Peroxide - known bleaching agent. Two spoons of peroxide, two tablespoons of lemon juice or lime juice and a spoonful of white clay (take the necessary teaspoons) Mix and apply on problem areas. After five to ten minutes you can wash your face with cool water. Repeat no earlier than two weeks.
This is a drug that increases blood circulation, cleanses and tightens pores, dissolves pigment spots. It is sold in any drugstore. As of this drug make a mask? Stir a spoonful of fresh-water sponge, two tablespoons of white clay and two to three tablespoons of water. Twenty minutes later, carefully remove the cloth from the face of a layer of clay and rinse with water. Possible mild discomfort due to the effect of the drug. After use, be sure to apply a moisturizing cream.
Nutritional and vitamin mask
Such masks must be used for any type of skin. They moisturize it and provide all the necessary vitamins and trace elements. For vitamin masks are best used fresh fruits and vegetables, the juice from them, as well as honey. Such masks are best for cooking at home, especially if you have a site and you can rip the ingredients straight from the garden.
This is a known means of rejuvenation, is used even in expensive beauty salons. Finely grate the cucumber and mix with a spoon or two of yogurt. Apply to cleansed skin and after twenty minutes, rinse with clean water.
Apples and apple juice
It will help to tone the skin and provide all the necessary microelements. Grate an apple on a fine grater and add honey until thick and creamy. After 20 minutes, the mask can be washed away with running water.
Raspberries and strawberries
It is not only delicious berries, they are also very good for your health. Take one tablespoon of raspberry and strawberry juice and add four tablespoons of milk. Dip into the gauze or a clean handkerchief, and then put it on your face and keep until dry. Then rinse the face with lukewarm water.
Rejuvenating masks to help those who have noticed the first signs of aging on your face. Aging skin is due to processes that destroy it, is rapidly losing precious moisture, which leads to the appearance of new wrinkles. Therefore, in creams for aging skin type focuses on moisture and protection from drying. Equally important are the foods that contain antioxidants. Masks, home-cooked, can be much more effective because you only use fresh ingredients, but do not shop option containing preservatives.
Aloe with honey
It is truly a miracle cure. A tablespoon of honey and about two tablespoons of aloe juice mix until smooth, without lumps, masses. After 20 minutes, wash with warm water.
Grapes - a rich source of antioxidants. Mix equal proportions of grape juice and milk. Wet towel and apply as a mask for 15 minutes.
Nettle is rich in vitamins, especially vitamin E. Leaves of nettle to grind and mix with a teaspoon of honey and a tablespoon of olive oil or tea. Put the mask on the area that needs treatment, for 10-15 minutes, then, without rubbing the skin, rinse with cool water without soap.
Masks for skin around the eyes
This zone is the most delicate and the most vulnerable. It is almost all the time in motion (blinking, facial expressions), as well as prone to stretching and drying, so the first wrinkles often appear in this zone. It is very important to choose the right tool for the care and moisturizing. In addition, take care of the skin around the eyes should start at an early age, and the sooner the better. Here are some recipes that will help you in taking care of these problem areas - maxi to these recipes easy to cook at home from improvised means:
From the swelling under the eyes
It is just a mask - just fifteen to twenty minutes, apply the crushed peppermint leaves and cover with a cotton swab dipped in cold water or green tea.
It is possible to use conventional butter as a night cream. To enhance the effect, take a tablespoon of well-dried (preferably collected independently) chamomile and linden, pour one cup of boiling hot boiling water and leave for about 15 minutes. Strain the infusion, then mix a tablespoon of soft butter (fat, at least 82%) of an oil and two tablespoons of the infusion. Apply to the area around the eyes, which is the most wrinkles, and go to sleep.
As you can see, there is nothing easier than his own "create" a mask at home in one of these recipes. Note that if you select the composition that suits you, you need to complete a full course of treatments is such masks. Transfer to another recipe and experiment with different mixtures is not recommended as it once stress for your skin.
And remember that the condition of the skin - is a measure of all the processes in your body. It is necessary to follow some simple rules to stay healthy and beautiful as long as possible. Observe mode, get enough sleep, give up bad habits and fast food, exercise and smile as often as possible, because a smile - a natural "mask", which will rejuvenate and cheer up you and the people around you.