Thursday, February 14, 2008

Masks with mineral water

Masks with mineral waterIn fact there are many useful for skin components in mineral water. Expensive thermal sprays can be changed with mineral water. Small drops of mineral water are like micro massage for skin and it moistens skin greatly. Sprinkle face with mineral water once a day. Especially it is useful in winter. If you have carbonated mineral water, you need to keep it opened for 30-40 minutes before using. If you like the idea to use mineral water, here you’ll find some recipes of nice masks for different types of skin.

The mask for normal skin tones, moistens and whitens skin. Mix 5 drops of lemon juice in 50 ml. of mineral water, add 1 tablespoon of oatmeal. Keep for half an hour and put on the face. In 15 minutes wash your face with cool mineral water.

The mask for dry skin softens and moistens skin and also prevents from wrinkles. Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 50 ml. of mineral water. Put on the face for 10 minutes. Wash with cool mineral water.

The mask for grease skin makes skin color better, shortens pores and fight with acne. Take juice of half a lemon, ¼ glass of mineral water and add 1 teaspoon of glycerin. Use this mixture for cleansing face in the morning and evening. Keep lotion in the fridge.

Anti-aging mask. Mix 1 tablespoon flour, 50 g. fresh yeast and ½ teaspoon sugar. Mix this mixture in ¾ glass of mineral water and keep in the warm place for 2-3 hours. Then put the mixture on the face. In 20 minutes wash face with mineral water and put nourishing cream on the face. Repeat this procedure 2-3 times a week during a month.

Mask for all types of skin. Mix 1 teaspoon honey and 1 teaspoon glycerin. Add 2 tablespoons mineral water and 1 teaspoon oatmeal, stirring slowly. Put this mask on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash with cool mineral water.

And finally the mask for special situations. If you need to have fresh, smooth, tender and pink skin right now, make this procedure. Take two bath towels and two bowls with very hot mineral water and very cold mineral water (better with ice). Apply a thick layer of rich cream on the cleansing face. Wet one towel in the hot water and put on the face. Wait for cooling down and then change it to towel wetted in the cold water. Keep it on the face before warming of it. Then put cream again and make hot compress and then cold one. And repeat procedure 5-6 times. This mask has short-term but great effect.