Don't feed any girl with bread, just give them the opportunity to create beauty! Girls really like the different colored tubes, boxes, jars and bottles, the contents of which promise them eternal youth and otherworldly attractiveness. Masks stand out in this care products company - after all, they open up such a broad field of activity! With the help of masks, you can moisturize the skin, reduce wrinkles and shape the contours of the face, giving it freshness and radiance. . . In general, you will not be bored!
A special place among them is occupied by hand-made masks. They allow you to feel a bit like a beautician and a bit like a witch, throwing a wonderful potion over it. And also, to be honest, save a small amount for the family budget. Today we will focus on these masks. Namely, which anti-aging masks can be made at home and how to use them correctly.
Of course, anti-aging masks must be selected taking into account individual characteristics: age, skin type, allergies to any component. However, there is nothing to worry about - there are enough rejuvenation recipes for everyone!
The most popular ingredients for homemade masks are fruits and vegetables, oatmeal, honey and yeast. Therefore, before opening a "beauty salon" at home, you should stock up on them.
Also, it should be remembered that a rejuvenating mask does not tolerate haste - you need to give yourself half an hour of calm. You don't need to fry borscht with a face mask, talk on the phone, or emotionally prove to your husband that you desperately need a fifth pair of sandals. All this after. And during rejuvenation: complete relaxation and tranquility, positive thoughts and light and pleasant music.
And, probably, there is no need to clarify that anti-aging masks, like all the others, are made only on skin cleansed of make-up and on washed hands.
Now it's time to practice! And you can start with the five best masks. They may not be the fastest to prepare, but the incredible effect is worth the effort. So, here are their recipes.
TOP 5 most effective anti-aging masks
Given where it comes from, it should come as no surprise that its main ingredient is. . . rice! It is partly because of him that oriental women are so comfortable, because rice contains:
- skin softening starch;
- choline, which relieves irritation;
- elasticizing silicone;
- Anti-dryness potassium;
- vitamins PP and H, which refresh the complexion and promote cell regeneration.
When preparing this mask, you need to follow the recipe exactly - only then will it be effective in rejuvenating the face and making the skin soft and tender.
So 200 g of rice must be rinsed well seven times. Then pour it into a saucepan and pour two glasses of purified water. Cover and let the rice rest for 10 hours. For example, you can soak it in the morning and make a mask in the evening.
After this time, a film should appear on the surface - no need to be afraid, so everything is correct. Next, put a saucepan on the stove and cook the rice until all the water is gone.
Attention!Do not mix the contents of the container!
Only the upper layer of rice is needed for the mask, it is the one rich in the greatest quantity of precious substances. It must be carefully removed, cooled and mixed with the yolk. After five minutes, you can apply the anti-aging mask on your face. Then it is necessary to rest for twenty minutes and wash it off with cold water.
This mask is good, first of all, for women after 45 years of age, whose skin has begun to fade. The remaining rice is quite edible.
Aloe juice mask
Everyone has heard about how useful aloe vera is for face rejuvenation. It is part of the cosmetic products of many famous brands, as it contains more than one hundred nutrients: vitamins, minerals and amino acids. . . Aloe is particularly useful for dry skin, although in general it is suitable for all types. Uniforms the complexion, refreshes and significantly smoothes fine wrinkles.
To prepare such a mask, you need to cut some leaves from the plant and leave them in the refrigerator for two weeks. Then carefully squeeze the juice and mix it with olive oil in a one to one ratio. Then add a little nourishing cream and slightly heat the entire mixture until completely homogeneous. A slightly warm mask is applied to the face and should be kept for a quarter of an hour, then wash off with cold water.
Sprouted Wheat Mask
This is a very effective mask containing a high concentration of vitamins. Wheatgrass renews cells, gives the skin a fresh and healthy look. It is especially useful to make these masks for women after 40, whose appearance is already starting to undergo slight age-related changes.
What to mix wheatgrass with depends on your skin type. If it's dry, high-fat sour cream will do well; if sensitive - milk; if normal - yogurt, and if fat, then you need to take kefir. The sprouts should be washed in warm water, dried and crushed in a blender. Then mix with the selected dairy product in order to obtain a thick paste. Apply it on your face, rest for a quarter of an hour and wash.
Quick action quick mask
This is one of the "Best for Instant Effect" treatments. For example, if you urgently need to tidy up your face before unexpected but dear guests arrive. Or I go to a dinner or an anniversary myself, and my skin, as intended, looks tired. This mask doesn't last long, but for an emergency for one night, that's what the doctor ordered!
To do this, you need an egg, honey and milk or, if your skin is very dry, sour cream. Divide the egg into white and yolk, the latter is not needed. Beat the proteins well with a fork with a teaspoon of honey and the same amount of milk (sour cream). Apply to the face and lie down for a quarter of an hour.
This mask perfectly smoothes the skin, smoothes fine wrinkles and refreshes. But overusing it, doing it too often, is not worth it - the protein dries up.
Vitamin yeast mask
Probably many have heard that yeast perfectly rejuvenates and promotes the regeneration of skin cells thanks to the content of B vitamins.
So, a tablespoon of yeast should be mixed with a tablespoon of milk or sour cream, again, depending on the type of skin. Pour a teaspoon of honey and flaxseed oil, mix well. Then heat the water in a saucepan or bowl so that it gets very hot, lower the container with the mixture there and turn off the heat. As soon as the yeast ferments, the mask is ready for use. It must be cooled to a pleasant temperature and spread with a thick layer on the face for 10 minutes. Then wash off with warm water.
Other popular recipes
Of course, the most effective masks are not limited to five recipes. There are a lot of them and here are some more popular anti-aging blends with simple and affordable ingredients.
Perfectly smoothes small wrinkles, tightens pores, whitens well and relieves fatigue. To prepare such a mask, you need to take:
- two raw egg yolks;
- a teaspoon of lemon juice;
- a teaspoon of aloe juice;
- a teaspoon of honey;
- a teaspoon of olive oil.
Beat all ingredients with a fork until smooth and gently, in a thin layer, apply to the face, avoiding the eye area. Lie down and wait for the mixture to dry. Then repeat all over again - there should be three layers of mask on the skin in total. During this ritual, you shouldn't talk and show emotions. The mass should dry evenly and without wrinkles. Keep it on the skin for half an hour and rinse - first with warm water, then cool. Finally, rub your face with an ice cube.
Perfectly nourishes, removes small imperfections, gives the face a healthy color and velvety skin.
For such a mask, mash three tablespoons of raspberries in mashed potatoes, add a teaspoon of honey and olive oil and egg yolk. Mix all components well, apply on the face and relax for 20 minutes. Then wash.
This mask is indispensable for tired skin. To prepare it, you need two tablespoons of cottage cheese of any fat content, but knead it without additives with a tablespoon of liquid honey. Add the raw yolk, a teaspoon of lemon juice and a few drops of olive oil and mix. Distribute on the face, rest for 20 minutes and then wash off.
Sea buckthorn mask
It is particularly suitable for oily, inflamed and problematic skin. For her, two tablespoons of sea buckthorn need to be mashed in mashed potatoes, add the same amount of cucumber juice, a tablespoon of wheat flour and protein. Mix everything with a fork, apply on the face in an even layer and rest for a quarter of an hour. Rinse with warm water.
Refreshes well, hydrates and gives the skin a healthy glow. And it is done very simply: the apple must be grated and mixed with thick sour cream to get a paste. Then spread the mixture on the skin and lie down for 10 minutes, then rinse.
These are the anti-aging recipes. We hope you find the ideal one for your skin!