Face masks aid in rebuilding the internal structure of the skin. Not only beautify, but also heal, moisturize, regenerate, detoxify, nourish and reduce discoloration on the skin.
Masks can be distinguished between drying masks, recommended for seborrhea, facial astringent, used for enlarged pores, nourishing and moisturizing mask that helps maintain the moisture of your skin, as well as smoothen and soften it, and purifying facials that cleanse the skin of impurities and dead skin.
Preparation is the key.
The best time to apply a mask is early evening. During this time skin absorbs nutrients most intensively. The nutritens are twice as beneficial as they would in the morning. Masks have a higher percentage of active ingredients than creams, and their effect is noticeable after just few minutes. Their action is enhanced with warm and moist air, which open pores increasing the absorption of the ingredients. Preparing the skin to the mask should be done in several stages. Start with a thorough face wash gel, and then use tonic. The next step is peeling which removes dead skin cells, making the skin actively adopt the nutrients contained in the mask. You can apply a mask during bath or after the ear lier steaming. Pour hot water into a bowl and lean over, so that the steam engulfs your face, cover head with a towel. Hold for 5 minutes. Now, that the skin is thoroughly cleansed and soften and pores widened, you are ready to apply the mask.
Moisture for the dry skin
Moisturizing mask gives skin an instant moisture boost. It nourishes and softens. Quickly removes tightness caused by drying, therefore, it is particularly recommended for people with dry skin. Holders of that skin type should take care of its moisturizing and firming to slow down the appearance of wrinkles, especially after returning from vacation and the sun baths. For dry skin, flaxseed mask is recommended, which can be prepared at home. Flax works wonders softening and toning the facial skin. Preparation is very simple. Add two tablespoons of flaxseed into a glass of water and bring to boiling. Afterwards set aside and wait until it gets cold. Put the creme on gauze and spread over his face.
Another mixture worthy recommendation, that can be prepared at home, is a mask with honey, egg yolks and milk. Honey nourishes, smoothes, regenerates and moisturizes, soothes the irritation and accelerates wound healing, egg yolk is rich in vitamins. Preparation mask: Mix 2 tablespoons honey with 2 teaspoons of milk and 2 egg yolks together. Apply on face, leave on for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. After washing off the mask, apply rejuvanating creame, for example with Algae, microelements and vitamins, over your face.
Holders of oily skin should use as often as natural masks that do not irritate the skin, that naturally cleanses, refreshes the skin matting and smoothing imperfections. Pre-prepared masks should contain disinfection ingredients, cleansing pores and regulate sebum - natural clays, kaolin, zinc oxide, fruit extracts, herbs and algae.
For skin with pimples the best is cucumber, which has soothing, astringent and bleaching. It soothes irritations, naturally mats shiny skin thoroughly cleansing it. To make cucumber mask, wash it first, cut into slices, do not peel it, put on the face and leave on for 20 minutes. After removing the cucumber slices, rinse the face with warm water.
Another vegetable with desiccant properties is a carrot. It contains beta-carotene, making the mask give the skin a delicate dim hue. Carrot is also rich in valuable B vitamins, vitamin C and minerals that firm the skin. Because carrots dries quite strongly, masks it should not be done too often. Preparation: finely shred carrots, drain the juice and add a little flour to thicken the mixture. Apply on face for approx. 15 minutes, rinse off with warm water, use a moisturizing cream. In contrast, tomato helps prevent acne. It has antibacterial properties, reduces inflammation, regulates sebaceous glands and mattes the skin. Mask with tomato concentrated oat flakes. Peel the tomato peel and blend with a blender. Add oatmeal to a thicken the consistency. Mix all ingredients together and apply on face. After 20 min. wash off with warm water.