Showing posts with label face skin. Show all posts
Showing posts with label face skin. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Dewy mask from apples

Do you know that masks from fresh apples can make small cosmetic wonders? Really apples have a great number of biologically active substances and that’s why apple masks are able to tone up, soften and renew skin, helping to take tiredness away and to return healthy fresh look to skin. Offered mask from apples could help you in the situation when you have to look like fresh apple for limited time.

Grate one fresh apple. In advance you needed to boil one potato in its skin. Peel the potato, knead and mix with apple gruel. If your skin is oily, add 1 table-spoon of milk, if your skin is dry, add 1 yolk and 1 table-spoon of cream. Put on the face for 20 minutes. This mask increases circulation of the blood, make skin color better and gives the freshness.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Emperor mask for face skin

You can’t compare this mask with any other one. I mean biologically strong and tonic mask from… meat. It was well-known even in times of Roman emperors. Now we have the recipe of that mask. And one interesting fact from history is here - Madam Pompadour put on her cheeks thin veal cutlets after cleaning the face with mixture of sugar and egg-white, wishing to get lively and fresh ruddiness.

Take 100 gram of lean fresh meat (veal is better) and mince meat. Mix with 1 table-spoon of vegetable oil and 1 beaten egg-white. Put on the face and leave for an hour. Then wash the face with warm water.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Moisturizing tonic for face and neck

Moisturizing tonic is especially useful in summer. It is made in some stages. First of all prepare infusion from marigold flowers. Pour 2 table-spoons of cut flowers with 1 glass of boiling water and keep for half an hour, then filter. Then make rose water from rose-petals. Pour 2 table-spoons of petals with 1 glass of boiling water and keep to infuse.

Mix 2 table-spoons of glycerin, 2 table-spoons of rose water and 2 table-spoons of infusion from marigold flowers carefully. Clean the face and neck with tonic every day and enjoy pleasant feelings.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Summer masks for skin

For normal skin. Take 2-3 plums, clean from peel and knead. Add ½ tea-spoon of sour cream and 1 tea-spoon of starch. Mix everything and put on the face and neck for 20-30 minutes. Then wash with warm water.

For normal and grease skin. Make juice from one peach. Add some milk and 1 table-spoon of oatmeal. Mix everything and put on the face for 20-30 minutes. Then wash with cold water. Here is another variant of this mask. Knead one peach and add 1 tea-spoon of starch or oat flour. Put mask on the face for 20 minutes and then wash with warm water.

For dry skin. Knead 1 peach and add some camomile infusion. Put on the face for 20 minutes and then wash with warm water. Nourishing lotion for dry skin is made from melon. Make juice from some layers of melon. Mix 1 table-spoon of juice with the same amount of boiled milk and mineral water. Clean face and neck with melon lotion twice a day. I want to remind that melon contains vitamin A, which is responsible for beauty and youth of skin. Also melon lotion has whitening effect.

For grease skin and skin with acne I recommend tomato mask. Put on the face layers of tomatoes with beaten white of egg. And clean acne face skin with mixture of tomato juice and glycerin.

For any type of skin. Make juice from melon. You need 2 table-spoons of melon juice. Mix 100 gram of semolina with 1 egg yolks (beaten). Add 2 tea-spoons of honey, ½ tea-spoon of salt and finally 2 table-spoons of melon juice. Put the mask on the face and neck for 15-20 minutes. This mask nourishes, refreshes, moistens and smoothes skin.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Find the help from freckles in the garden

May is the month when you can use verdure from your garden for skin care. Try and make sure of its conspicuous whitening effect. For example you can make easy masks from verdure and kefir. You need 2 table-spoons of cut parsley, sorrel, spinach, common elder and strawberries. Blend all ingredients with 1 table-spoon of kefir or curdled milk.

To take freckles and pigmental spots away you should wet face with extract of parsley. To prepare extract, pour cut green with boiling water, and keep for some hours. Then filter and use for cosmetic procedures.

You can prepare lotion for moving freckles away from flowers of dandelions. Pour 12 flowers with 1 glass of boiled water (room temperature) and keep for 1-1,5 hours. Then filter and rub the face skin 3-4 times a day.

Another lotion for skin with freckles is made from dandelions too. Pour 2 table-spoons of flowers with 1-1/2 glass of hot water and boil for 10-15 minutes. Then filter and use for washings.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Bananas in skin care

Sure banana is your favorite fruit. Bananas are very useful in all its qualities. This fruit has cellulose, protein, potassium, provitamin A, macrocells, organic acid (apple one mainly), vitamins C, B, PP and E. Pulp of banana used in cosmetic masks has perfect emollient, moistening and smoothing effects. That’s why masks from bananas are very useful and necessary for all women.

Firstly I offer some banana masks for all types of skin. Knead 1 banana as puree and mix with 2 tea-spoons of free sugar yoghurt or oatmeal. Put on the face for 15-20 minutes. Knead 1 banana and mix with some milk. Put on the face and in 15-20 minutes wash the face with milk.

Masks for normal and dry skin. Knead 1 banana and mix with 1 tea-spoon of sour milk. Put on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash with warm water. For more effect you should take a course from 20 such masks – every day or every other day. Also you can mix 1 kneaded banana with 1 tea-spoon of honey. Put on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash the face with warm water.

For dry and withered skin you should mix pulp of 1 banana with 1 egg yolk and 1 tea-spoon of sour cream. Put on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash the face with warm water. You’d better to make this mask 2-3 times a week. The whole course is 20 masks.

If your skin is greasy, you should take a course from 20 masks like this. Knead 1 banana with 1 tea-spoon of lemon juice. Put on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash face with warm water. You’ll get another variant of this mask if you add 1 egg yolk in the mixture of banana and lemon juice.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

From rose petals

Rosewater is considered as wonderful stimulator for skin. In summer, when roses are blooming with such sweet fragrance, you can prepare tonic for face from petals of these beautiful flowers. With the help of rose tonic your cheeks will turn pink and color of face will improve.

To make it you need 6 table-spoons of fresh rose petals, 1 tea-spoon of hazelnuts and 300 ml. of water. Pour rose petals with boiling water and keep to infuse for 30 minutes. Then filter the infusion, add hazelnut and shake. Save rose tonic in the fridge and use regularly.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Say “NO!” to wrinkles and crinkles

Good way to fight against wrinkles is tonic based on medicinal herbs or fruit juices with adding homemade wine (for dry skin) or vodka (for grease skin). Such tonics will help to make the skin alive, to strengthen tissues and to save skin healthy, flexible and elastic.

To prepare tonic for grease skin you should grate 5 cucumbers and add with petals of 2 arum lilies and 5 roses. Pour it with ½ liter of vodka. Keep for 3 weeks and then filter. Add 1 glass of boiled water to 1 glass of tincture, and also 2 table-spoons of glycerin and 2 table-spoons of lemon juice.

For women with dry skin I offer tonic from herbs. Take 30 g. of camomile, 20 g/ of peppermint, 10 g. of rosemary and 20 g. of calendula and pour it with 1 liter of white wine. Keep for 2 weeks and then filter.

Use tonics twice a day – in the morning and in the evening. After morning washing rub the face with tonic and keep to dry, putting the day cream on the face. In the evening rub the cleaned face skin and keep to dry. When face dries, wash it with warm water.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Bring moisture back to your skin

It happens that skin becomes overdried after sun baths. To prevent it you should rub clabber in the skin regularly and to make masks from clabber. For example, blend 2 table-spoons of clabber, olive oil and honey. Put it on the face for 20 minutes. Wash the face after mask and put nourishing cream on the face.

Also you should make masks from mixture of fruit or vegetable juice with milk. Such masks moisten skin very well. And again use clabber. Knead one peach and add 1 table-spoon of clabber (or take 1 yolk). Mix with 1 tea-spoon of vegetable oil or sour cream. Put the mask on the face and neck for 10-15 minutes.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Masks for withered skin

Today I offer easy homemade masks for women after 40s. Withered and wrinkly skin can be cared successfully. Generally woman of any age should stay attractive and charming. Well, it’s the lotion for dry withered skin. Take 2 table-spoons of poppy petals and pour it with 200 ml. of boiling water. Keep for some hours and then filter. Ointment with this lotion is very useful for wrinkled skin.

If you have wrinkled skin with dilated pores, you should make the mask from sweet cherries. Knead some cherries to prepare ½ glass of squash and add 1 tea-spoon of honey and 1 tea-spoon of lemon juice.

Good remedy from wrinkles is vegetable marrow and its juice. Take 1 tea-spoon of vegetable marrow juice and add pulverized yolk, mix everything and put on the face for 15 minutes. Take the mask away with the wad wetted in warm water. Then rinse the face with cold water. You can make another mask from vegetable marrow. Put vegetable marrow’s slices on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash the face with milk.

Here is the rejuvenesced mask for withered skin. Mix in equal parts grapes juice and raw milk (approximately in ¼ glass). Wet layer of cotton wool in the mixture and put on the face. Cover the mask with the bath towel. In 15-20 minutes take the mask away and put the age-specific cream.

And finally the vitamin mask. Grate celery root and mix with grated apple. Add some oat flour for thickening/ Put the mask on the face and keep for 15 minutes. Then wash the face with decoction from leaves and root of celery. All components of this miraculous mask moisten and tone up the skin of women at a mature age.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Milk wonders

Do you know that many well-known cosmetic companies use milk for making various rejuvenated and regenerating creams? Useful components contained in milk, such as vitamins, proteins, mineral matters, glycoprotein and so on, have the ability to renew skin cells. Milk is used as a basis of different tonics, cleansers, lotions, which moisten, soothe and nourish skin.

In the homemade cosmetology milk is considered like one of the most effective product of face and body care. Curd, kefir, clabber are fine whitened and peeled means. After washing face with milk, face skin looks fresh and shining. In summer with its dry air and sun rays we often suffer from overdried skin. In this case I offer to make milk baths time to time.

To prepare milk bath you should add 2 liters of whole milk in the water or put gauze bag with 2-3 table-spoons of dried milk. Also you can make milk infusion with herbs in advance. Take in 1 table-spoon of camomile, mint, lavender and marjoram and pour it with 2 liters of milk. Keep mixture for 2 hours, then filter and add in the bath.

During milk bath you can make milk mask to moisten and soften face skin. Mix in equal parts curd, milk, olive oil and carrot juice. Put on the face for some minutes.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Herbal masks for skin care

Sure you can find a lot of different articles in net about use of herbs. Really herbs contain vitamins, biogenic stimulators, phytoncids, and natural hormones. All these useful components have salutary effect for skin, improve metabolism, and help to solve many skin problems.

Coltsfoot mask for greasy skin is easy to make. Prepare gruel from clean leaves of coltsfoot and put on the face. For dry skin you should pound clean leaves of coltsfoot, add ground raspberry, blackberry and viburnum. Put the cream on the face and add mask from clean leaves above. Keep for 10-15 minutes and then wash the face with warm water.

Here is recipe of infusion from sage for dry and sensitive skin. Take 2 table-spoons cut sage and pour it with 2 glasses of boiling water, keep before cooling and then filter. Infusion from sage is used for cleaning face and neck. Also from sage infusion you can make warm and cold compresses against eyes’ bags. Pour 1 tea-spoon of sage with ½ glass of boiling water. Keep for 10-15 minutes, filter and divide in half. Then cool one half of infusion and warm another half. Put cotton tampons wetted in hot and cold infusions on the eyelids in turn for 10 minutes. It’s better to make this procedure before sleep in a day.

For greasy skin I offer the cleanser from horse-tail infusion. Pour 1 table-spoon of horse-tail with 1 glass of cold water. Boil for 20 minutes and then filter decoction. Before sleep clean the face with infusion and horse-tail will dry the skin a little. Don’t forget if your skin has any allergic reactions; consult with a doctor before using herbal masks.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Make easy masks for face skin from cultivated berries

This mask for dry skin nourishes, moistens and whitens face skin. Mix ¼ glass of gooseberry juice with ¼ glass of milk. Wet some layers of gauze in it and put on the face. Also put the wet towel above. Keep for some minutes and then wash the face.

Here is mask for sensitive skin of face. You should mix 2 tea-spoons of red currant juice, 1 tea-spoon of curds and 1 tea-spoon of honey. Put the mixture on the face and in 15 minutes wash with cold water. Also you can make another mask. Mix 1 tea-spoon of curds with 1 tea-spoon of honey and add 2 tea-spoons of gooseberry juice. Put the mask for 10-15 minutes and then wash with cold water.

If your skin is normal you can make a mask from raspberry. Wet a napkin in the raspberry juice and put on the face for 15 minutes. Then take away mask and wash the face with cool water. This mask cleans and nourishes face skin. Or take 1 table-spoon of raspberries and mix with 1 table-spoon of honey. Put the mixture on the face for some minutes. This mask moistens skin very well.

And finally it’s mask for greasy skin from cherry. Wet a napkin in fresh cherry juice and put on the face for 15-20 minutes. Then wash the face with cool water. Also you can make the mask from apricot. Mash some apricots and mix with sour milk (1:1) and put on the face. Keep for 15-20 minutes and wash with cold water.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Yoghurt in the skin care

Yoghurt is very useful product, which you can use successfully in the care of face skin, body and hairs. To feel the magic cosmetic force of yoghurt you need small quantity of it. You will be surprised how it’s easy and effective in use.

Mask from yoghurt for face and neck. Mix 2 table-spoons of yoghurt with 2 table-spoons of yeast and add vitamin E in the oil. Put the mixture on the face and neck for 20 minutes and then wash with warm water.

Moistening and cleansing mask for body. You need 500 grams of natural yoghurt. Smear your body with yoghurt beginning from neck to ankles. In 15-20 minutes add some yoghurt on the callous parts of skin, especially on the elbows and lap. After this procedure take a warm shower and then rinse the body with cool water. You’ll see the body skin is unusually tender and silky.

Washing with yoghurt will help your face skin to get amazing softness and tenderness. For better effect wash the face with any scrub, then rub honey into skin and put grated cucumber on the face. In a minute rinse the face with warm water and wash with yoghurt.

And finally make cocktail with yoghurt for thin and slowed hairs. You should mix 6 table-spoons of natural yoghurt with 1 egg. Put the mixture on the head skin. Wrap warm towel around the head for 10-15 minutes and then wash the head. Make this mask once a week.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Cabbage against freckles

Spring has just come and many women began to suffer from freckles. It’s a pity that they don’t know about one tried remedy – cabbage, which has bleaching effect. Today I offer some recipes for face skin with freckles from cabbage. Sure everyone finds this vegetable in the fridge at home. My recipes fit to all types of face skin.

It’s a mask from cabbage with mayonnaise. Mix in 1 tea-spoon of ground fresh cabbage, sauerkraut and parsley. Add 2 tea-spoons of mayonnaise. Mask is ready. Also prepare ½ glass of juice from fresh cabbage. Put the mask on the face and keep for 30 minutes. Then take away the dried mask and clean the skin with wad of cotton wool wetted in the cabbage juice. You should make such masks every 3 days.

To intensify the effect from mask described above, you should clean the face skin with cabbage lotion some times a day. It’s very easy to make. Mix ½ glass of sauerkraut’s brine with ½ glass of cold boiling water. And the effective lotion is ready.

Generally you will be able to prevent appearance of freckles if you drink 1/3 glass of sauerkraut juice in the morning and 1 glass of milk in the evening. Use offered mask and lotion from cabbage regularly and don’t stay under straight sun rays.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Three easy masks for any type of skin

Beat yolk of 1 egg; add 1 tea-spoon of lemon juice, cognac and 3% hydrogen peroxide. Mix and put the mask on the face by brush. When it dries, put one more layer. Keep the mask on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash the face. This mask makes better the color of face skin, and whitens a little.

Knead the pulp of melon by fork and to leave for 1-2 hours. Then squeeze the juice from melon and pour into glass bowl. Add 2 table-spoons of honey and 1 tea-spoon of salt. Mix, filter and add 1 glass of vodka. Wipe clean skin by lemon lotion and don’t dry for 1-2 hours. Keep the lotion in the cold place. This mask moistens face skin very good.

Knead 2 table-spoons of sea-buckthorn berries and mix with 1 table-spoon of sour cream. Apply the thin and even layer of mask to face and stay for 20-25 minutes. Then wash the face by warm water. Repeat this procedure 2-3 times a week for 1.5-2 months. Your face skin will become healthy and well-groomed.

Sunday, April 8, 2007

Apple vinegar for skin care

An apple vinegar, retentive all useful qualities of apples, is very popular product in cosmetology. Also people use this product for skin care. You can make simple tonic for problem teenager’s skin too. Add 1 table-spoon of apple vinegar to 1 glass of boiling water. Keep the mixture in the closed sterilized bottle. Use tonic in the morning and evening.

If your palms sweat, you should keep hands in the solution of apple vinegar time to time. Add 2-3 tea-spoons of vinegar to 1 liter of water and keep hands in the solution for 10 minutes. In the night clean the sweaty skin with apple vinegar.

You can use apple vinegar for strengthening of nails. If you have fragile nails you should make the procedure I offer. Mix apple vinegar and vegetable oil in equal proportions. Keep hands in the mixture for 10-15 minutes. Do it 1-2 times a week.

How do you use apple vinegar for skin care? Feel free to write your own recipe in comments.

Monday, April 2, 2007

Salt ice and pumpkin against acne

If you have acne rash on face skin, I advise you to clean skin with salt ice, which you can make by yourself easily. Dissolve 1 table-spoon of salt in 1 glass of boiling water. Freeze salt water in the ice cups in the fridge. Massage the face with a block of ice until thawing. When face skin will take up, wash the face.

Then make a mask from pumpkin. Cover acne rash with pulp of fresh pumpkin. Keep for some minutes and then wash the face. Also you should remember that one of the most effective remedies against acne is pumpkin seeds. Eat seeds as often as possible and enjoy your beautiful skin.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Vitamin mask for skin

Make intensive vitamin mask for face skin to take winter tiredness away. This mask is recommended for dry and normal skin.

Mix 2 tea-spoons of any liquid cream with 2 tea-spoons of yolk and add salt on the tip of knife. Then add in the mixture 15-20 drops of vitamin A, 15-20 drops of vitamin E and 8-10 drops of vitamin D.

Put the mask on the dry face skin after hot salt compress. Keep for some minutes and take the mask away with wads of cotton wool wetted in the cold tea.

Friday, March 23, 2007

Cucumber mask against wrinkles on the forehead

Many women know the problem of wrinkle on the forehead not by hearsay. I continue the endless theme about helpful role of vegetables in the skin care and offer anti-wrinkle mask from cucumbers. If you see the first wrinkles on the forehead, make the massage and cucumber mask every day.

Move the piece of cucumber from left to right, making circular ring-shaped motions. During massage cucumber juice will be soaked and moisten skin. After procedure don’t wash the face. Cucumber juice will dries and make the pellicle on the skin. In 30 minutes you can wash the face.