Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Glycerin for softening and moisturizing of skin

Glycerin for softening and moisturizing of skinGlycerin is often used in with cosmetic purposes, because it has effective softening and moisturizing qualities. It is soaked into skin easily and improves its blood circulation. Keep in mind that glycerin is used with little amount. Researches found that glycerin had the greatest effect when there was not more 10% of that useful matter in the cosmetic mean. In this case, glycerin works as very active moisturizing mean. Remember, glycerin can’t be used in big quantities and in its clear form, because it becomes harmful for skin. As they say: “Good things come in small packages”.

For normal skin. Mix 1 teaspoon sour milk, 1 teaspoon yolk, and 5 drops glycerin. Put the mixture on the face with help of brush and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash mask with warm water. Such mask has nourishing and moistening effect.
Pour 1 cup of cream in the glass jar and add one egg, ½ glass of vodka, juice of one lemon and 1 teaspoon glycerin. Mix everything carefully. Use this lotion for face and neck before sleep. It cleans, nourishes, moistens and whitens skin and also prevents from wrinkles. Keep jar with lotion closed in the fridge during 6 months.

For dry skin. Mix 1 tablespoon glycerin, 1 teaspoon liquid ammonia, 1 teaspoon honey, ½ glass cold boiled water. Use the mixture like a lotion in the evening. Keep the lotion in the fridge. It softens skin and removes dryness.
Mix ½ teaspoon glycerin, 1 teaspoon honey and 2 teaspoons cold boiled water. To thicken the mask add some oatmeal and mix everything. Put the mask on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with warm water.
Pour 1 tablespoon camomile with ½ glass of boiling water and keep for 2 hours. Then filter it. Add 50 gram butter, 3 teaspoons castor oil, ½ teaspoon glycerin, 30 ml. camphor alcohol and ¼ prepared camomile decoction. Mix everything carefully and use as night cream. It has great anti-aging effect.

For greasy skin. Mix 100 gram china clay with 3 tablespoons cold boiled water, add in 1 teaspoon glycerin and spirit. Put the mixture on the face. In 20 minutes take the mask away with cotton wool wad and wash with cool water.

For combined skin. Grate one lemon and pour it with 100 gram vodka, mix everything and filter through gauze. Add 1 glass sour cream, beaten white of egg and 1 teaspoon glycerin. Mix everything carefully. Put the mask on the face and keep for 15-20 minutes. Then take away with cotton wool wad wet in the tea. Do not wash the mask fully. It protects from dehydration, especially if you spend much time at open air. Save the mask in the fridge and use every day during cold times.

Anti-aging mask. Mix in 1 tablespoon dried leaves of mint, camomile flowers, leaves and berries of rowan-tree. Pour it with 3 glasses of boiling water and infuse for an hour. Then boil for 10 minutes and filter. Add juice of half a lemon, in 2 tablespoons glycerin and cologne. Mix everything carefully. Run the face and neck with lotion some times a day.

For all types of skin. Grate ¼ quinces, squeeze juice through gauze and add 5 drops glycerin. Put the mixture on the face for 20 minutes and then wash with warm water and rinse with cold water. It moistens and enriches skin greatly.