In this article, we will look at a strong and anti-aging face mask.
But first, let's discuss the basic principles of using various masks on the face:
- Masks that have a nourishing effect should be done one and a half hours before bed, and tightening is better before 12 days.
- The rest of the mask is first washed with warm water. Once everything is washed, you need to rinse your face with cold water to shrink pores.
- Once the mask has been washed with a sweeping motion, use a towel to remove excess moisture from the face and apply a moisturizer.
- Before applying the prepared mask to your face, do an allergy test on the back of your hand.
- Get your own comb to wear a mask on your face, this will allow you to wear a mask on your skin evenly and comfortably.
- It is important that before applying the mask on the skin, it is necessary to clean the dirt and remove the cosmetic effects on the face.
If you want your skin to not hold, you need to understand that you can not do without internal and external treatments. What you eat and drink directly affects the well-being and condition of your skin.
Try to choose the right food and drink at least 1. 5-2 liters of clean water a day. If there is a violation of the salt-water balance in the body, your skin will not be smooth and radiant.
A combination of proper nutrition, proper water use and good skin care will change it and make it more beautiful, firm, neat and radiant.
Do not forget to please your face with this mask at least once a week and you will definitely love the result. This mask is perfect for girls over 30 years old, it will help refresh the facial skin, smooth wrinkles and make the skin shine. So let's get started!
Refreshing cocoa mask
Cocoa powder is an excellent natural product for facial skin care. You can buy cocoa powder at any grocery store and some chain stores.
Please note that you need regular cocoa powder, not dry mix with sugar to make cocoa drinks!
Why is cocoa valuable? It contains a large amount of vitamins and minerals:
- Iron (performs hematopoietic function, increases hemoglobin);
- Potassium (prevents cramps, removes excess water from the body and eliminates swelling);
- Vitamin A (protects the skin from the effects of negative environmental factors);
- Nicotinic acid;
- Folic acid (helps the body accelerate tissue regrowth and renew skin);
- Essential fatty acids;
Cocoa face mask is suitable for any skin, but do not forget about point 4, which discusses possible allergic reactions.
- One teaspoon of cocoa powder;
- A bag of green tea;
- Half a teaspoon of honey (will do at all);
- And, of course, boiling water to brew it all (you can not dissolve cocoa powder in cold water);
- If you want to add a whitening effect to the mask, add half a teaspoon of lemon juice to it.
In this mask, cocoa powder works with green tea which is rich in antioxidants. However, antioxidants that protect our body cells from harmful effects on the environment and prevent disease, inflammation and premature aging of the body. Therefore, thanks to green tea, the effect of the mask is improved.
Now, in the inner cup, you need to remove the green tea from the bag.
Pour a teaspoon of cocoa there. After all this, slowly add boiling water to the cup and stir the contents. You must pour it until everything turns into porridge, now you can add honey there.
Be careful, if you are allergic to honey, you can not add it.
Massage the resulting slurry into your face to make sure everything is well absorbed. The mask should stay on your face for 20-25 minutes.
After the procedure, apply a suitable moisturizer to your skin on your face.
Below we give you a homemade mask that allows you to achieve a tightening effect on your skin. If you use it continuously, then the effects will not be worse than Botox-based injections.
Masks based on chicken egg protein, edible gelatin, bread yeast or starch have a strong tightening and rejuvenating effect.
Chicken Egg Protein Mask
This mask contains only one ingredient -egg white. You need to break the egg into a plate, separate the white from the egg yolk and just beat the remaining pure white.
All in all, now you can apply. Do not forget that before applying the mask to your face, you need to clean it first.
If you want to add a nourishing effect to a protein mask, you need to add:
- Half a teaspoon of honey;
- A tablespoon of oatmeal or oatmeal (will help achieve a rubbing effect while you massage the mask).
To achieve a moisturizing or whitening effect, you need to add:
- One teaspoon of sour cream for a moisturizing effect;
- Or half a teaspoon of lemon juice for a whitening effect.
Apply the mask on the skin as usual, along the massage line, but avoid areas near the eyes. It is also great to wear this mask on the skin of the neck.
Should be applied according to layer principles:
- Apply the first layer of the mask;
- Wait until it absorbs;
- Then apply the second layer;
- Wait for it to absorb;
- And apply the third layer.
That's it, now you have to leave the mask on your face for 20-25 minutes.
When the mask is completely applied to the skin, then you need to relax and try to completely turn off all facial expressions.
After the required time has passed, rinse the remnants of the mask off the face with warm water, and then wash with cold water, this is needed to shrink the pores of the face.
A good way to tighten pores is to wipe your face with frozen herbal tea after washing. The broth will soothe the skin after the procedure, normalize blood circulation and provide freshness.
By the way, this mask can be done every three days, if you want to achieve express facial skin tightening.
Essential mask for facial contour tightening
This type of face mask has caused a lot of admiration among girls. After all, the results of the use of such masks exceed all expectations, and its preparation is as easy as peeling pears. The effect of such a mask is just "Wow", because after the procedure the skin becomes very beautiful and taut.
- One tablespoon of starch;
- One tablespoon of bee honey;
- One tablespoon of sour cream;
- Boiled water.
Take a tablespoon of starch and pour into a metal cup and add boiled water there until the resulting color resembles condensed milk.
Now stir all this well, and place on the stove over low heat. While heating, remember to stir this mixture until thick.
Now, turn off the stove and let the mixture cool. Once all this is cool, please add sour cream and honey and mix well.
Apply the resulting mask on the face and neck that have been cleaned before and leave on for 15-25 minutes.
For extra nutrition, you can add carrot gruel to this mask by rubbing it on a fine grater or turning it into gruel with a blender.
The mask will be effective after the first application. This is a great express option for days when you need to be on hold.
Rice-based face mask with anti-aging effect
This face mask is similar in composition to essential masks. In fact, rice also contains starch in its composition.
In terms of its effectiveness and end result, it is not inferior to the previous mask.
- One tablespoon of cooked rice;
- One teaspoon of bee honey;
- One tablespoon of milk.
First of all, to prepare this mask, you need to boil rice and heat milk. Now add one tablespoon of rice, one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of milk to one plate. Mix all this thoroughly and crush the rice into the milk until soft. Now you can apply the mask on the previously cleansed face and leave on for 15-20 minutes.
After the mask dries on your face, you can wash it off.
Gelatin rejuvenation mask
Gelatin mask will help improve the condition of the skin and make it taut and soft. He is very popular with women.
If you want to add a detoxifying effect on the pores of the face in addition to a rejuvenating effect, then you can add 2-3 tablets of activated charcoal to its ingredients.
It will help absorb the dirt that accumulates in the pores of the face.
- One tablespoon of gelatin;
- One tablespoon of milk;
- Protein from a chicken egg.
Pour the gelatin into a bowl. Now pour the milk over there. Once the main ingredients are in a bowl, melt. You need to get a thick and creamy base, where you need to add the beaten egg whites. Stir well and let cool to a comfortable temperature.
Clean your face and steam to open the pores of your face. This is needed to enhance the effect of the mask. Once your face is ready, you can safely apply the mask to the entire face, including the area around the eyes. Now lie down and rest for 20-25 minutes. and let the mask do the thing.
For best results, when the mask is completely applied to the skin, you should try to remove all facial expressions from your face completely.