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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Homemade facial masks with olive oil

When should we make facial masks with olive oil? In winter! Actually in this season we suffer from wind and frost and even greasy skin becomes almost dry, and dry skin becomes too sensitive. Olive oil does for dry and sensitive skin very well, softening and moistening it. Also oil has anti-aging effect, smoothing wrinkles and preventing their appearance. Try any of recipes below to enjoy great effect of olive oil.

Masks for normal skin. Knead a teaspoon of non-fat curd with ½ teaspoon olive oil and add ½ teaspoon parsley juice. Mix all ingredients carefully. Put on the face and keep away in 15-20 minutes, and then wash with warm water. This mask nourishes and softens skin very well.
Grate the half a fresh cucumber and squeeze juice. Add ½ teaspoon olive oil and 1 teaspoon sour milk. Mix everything carefully and put on the face and neck. Wash with cool water in 20 minutes. This mask cleanses and softens skin.

Masks for dry skin. Bake a small onion with peel in the oven, clean the onion and pound. Add a teaspoon olive oil and a teaspoon honey. Mix everything carefully and put on the facial skin for 15-20 minutes.
Knead 5-6 boiled white beans; add a teaspoon olive oil and a teaspoon lemon juice. Mix everything carefully and put on the face. Keep for 20 minutes and then wash with warm water. This mask nourishes and whitens skin.

Masks for greasy skin. Mix some tomato juice, 1 teaspoon starch and ½ teaspoon olive oil. Put the mask on the face. Wash with warm water in 20 minutes. This mask removes fat from skin, softens and smoothes skin.
Mix 1 teaspoon oat flour with 1 teaspoon sour milk and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add 0,25 teaspoon kitchen salt and keep for some time stirring slowly. Put on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with warm water.

The mask for sensitive skin. Mix sauce from ¼ banana with 1 teaspoon of grated fresh cucumber and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Put the mixture on the face and keep for 30 minutes. Then wash with cool water. This mask soothes skin well.

The mask for all types of skin. Mince dill and mix 2 tablespoons of it with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add pounded oat flakes to mixture and mix everything again. Put the mask on the face and keep for 15 minutes. Then wash with warm water. This mask cleanses, moistens and enriches skin.

Anti-aging mask. Knead ¼ lemon and add 1 teaspoon olive oil and 1 yolk. Mix all ingredients carefully and add some pounded oat flakes. Mix again. Put the mask on the face and neck and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with warm water. Make this mask regularly to smooth wrinkles and prevent appearance of new ones.