Sunday, June 12, 2011

Facial masks from calendula. Part 2.

For oily skin
- Mince 1 sweet pepper cleaned from seeds. Blend it with 1 tablespoon of salt. Pour 2 tablespoons of calendula petals with a glass of boiling water. Infuse it till getting cold. Then filter the infusion and mix the calendula gruel with pepper. Apply the mask on the face and keep for 5-7 minutes. Wash the face with warm water and apply any moistening cream. This mask can be used as a light peeling and also it moistens and vitaminizes skin.

- Knead 1/2 cup of raspberry and mix with 1/4 cup of milk and 1/4 cup of calendula decoction, prepared like in previous recipe. Apply to the face with cotton pad. Keep for 25 minutes. Then wash your face with warm water and apply any nourishing cream. This mask cleanses, freshens and nourishes oily skin.

For withering skin
- Mix 1 tablespoon of calendula petals, 1 tablespoon of camomile flowers, 1 tablespoon of mint and 1 teaspoon of rosemary leaves. Chop all components and pour with 1 liter of white dry vine. Keep in the dark place to infuse for 2 weeks and then filter. Wipe the face with this lotion every evening and then apply your nourishing cream. This lotion will help to remove early wrinkles.

For acne skin
- Pour 2 tablespoons of fresh calendula petals with 1 glass of boiling water. Keep to infuse for 30 minutes and then filter. Add some starch in the infusion stirring slowly. When the mixture becomes like thick sour cream, apply it to the face and wait for 15-20 minutes. Then wash with warm water. This mask removes skin irritation and soothes skin.