Showing posts with label lotions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lotions. Show all posts

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.

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.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Some problems with hair

If your hair too dry, try to nourish them with mask from coltsfoot. Take 4-5 big leaves of coltsfoot, cut them very small and pour with 1 glass of milk in the ceramic dish. Add 1 tea-spoon of drawn honey and mix all ingredients. Put the mixture on the head skin and rub into hair on its length. Cover head with polyethylene and towel above. In 25-30 minutes wash hair with any soft shampoo. Make such procedure 3-4 times a month.

If your hair too greasy, make hair lotion from oak bark. Take 2 table-spoons of ground oak bark and 2 table-spoons of willow bark and pour with 1,5 glass of boiling water in the enamel ware. Keep for 1 hour. Filter decoction through gauze and add 1 table-spoon of vinegar. Before washing the head, put lotion on the head skin and on the hair. Cover head with polyethylene and towel above and keep for 30-45 minutes. Then wash the head with special shampoo for greasy hair.

If you suffer from seborrhea, treat hair with this mask. Take 4-5 fresh leaves of coltsfoot, cut them and pour with 2 glasses of boiling water in the enamel ware. Close with cover and keep on the water bath for 30 minutes. Then filter and pour to ceramic dish. Add 2 table-spoons of olive oil and mix. Put the mask on the hair and head skin, cover head with polyethylene and towel above and keep for 40 minutes. Then rinse hair with warm water with citric acid or vinegar.

If you have dandruff, itch and hair shedding, you should make infusion from coltsfoot leaves. Take 4-5 big leaves of coltsfoot, cut them and pour with ½ liter of boiling water in the enamel ware. Close with cover and keep for 30 minutes. Put it on the hair with wads of cotton wool wetted in the infusion. Cover the head with cotton towel and keep for 30-40 minutes. Then wash hair with soft shampoo and finally rinse with infusion. You should use only makeup infusion.

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.

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.