Nourishing masks are part of complete facial skincare. They are prepared immediately before use and consist of one or a mixture of several s...
Nourishing masks are part of complete facial skincare. They are prepared immediately before use and consist of one or a mixture of several substances, often with the addition of essential oils. Masks are especially effective after the massage, steaming or exfoliation of the skin.
Apply the product correctly from bottom to top along the lines of least stretch of the skin. Withstand - 15-20 minutes. The eye area is left free. Thick formulations are applied with a cotton swab or brush.
To remove the mask, you should slightly soak it with warm water, and then rinse off the face without leaving any residue and wipe the skin with tonic, lotion, micellar water. The finishing touch is the application of a nourishing cream for skin type.
It is recommended to do the mask 2 times a week. The optimal course duration is 12-15 procedures. Then the composition of the mask should be changed.
Below are 6 recipes for homemade masks that you can make with your own hands from the simplest products. You probably have them in your refrigerator. It remains only to mix the components and enjoy the effect.
Rules for the preparation of vitamin masks
It is recommended to make vitamin masks from fruits, vegetables, yeast. Mineral salts and vitamins contained in these products tone, soften and moisturize the skin, help relieve fatigue and improve complexion.
A mask is ideal for each skin type. So, strawberries are useful for ageing skin, grapefruit for oily and porous skin, and oranges for dry skin. Carrots and black currants improve the complexion, tone up. Potato masks are effective against signs of fatigue and dark circles under the eyes.
Turn 2-3 ripe berries into a gruel and apply to prepared skin of the face and neck. After 15 minutes, wash your face with warm water.
The yeast mask is prepared as follows: dilute 2 teaspoons of baker's yeast with sour milk until thick sour cream. Most useful for those with oily skin.
Grate one apple on a fine grater, squeeze the juice. Add a tablespoon of olive oil or sour cream (for dry skin), a raw egg for oily skin.
Grate raw carrots on a fine grater, add a tablespoon of olive or peach oil, egg white and a little oatmeal. Mix and apply on face.
Tomato and cucumber mask
Made from tomatoes and/or cucumbers. To do this, cut fresh vegetables into thin slices and place them on the skin. Cover face with gauze and lie down for 20 minutes.
To prepare the mask, it is important to take good cucumbers and tomatoes, preferably homemade, from a summer cottage or farm. Vegetables that are sold in stores in winter contain nothing useful.
Potato face mask
The raw potato mask is prepared without adding any other ingredients. You need to take one tuber, grate on a fine grater and squeeze the juice. Apply to face and hold for at least 30 minutes.