Monday, July 18, 2011

Summer green masks. Part 1.

Summer green masksSummer, motley grass, rich flowers... So we should use this great season to prepare grassy cosmetic masks. In this period such masks will bring the highest use for your skin.

For normal skin.
Mix 3 tablespoons of chopped salad, 1 tablespoon of fat sour cream and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on the face and neck with thick layer and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash the mask away with warm water and then cool water. Wipe the face with a cotton pad wet in strong tea.
This mask gives freshening effect to skin. Make this mask 2-3 times a week if skin is weather-beaten or hardened.

For dry skin.
Mix in1 tablespoon chopped leaves of mint and dandelion. Add 1 tablespoon sour cream and 1 teaspoon honey and grind everything till homogeneous mass. Apply the mask on the face and neck and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with cold water.
This mask has nourishing, moistening and tonic effects.

For greasy skin.
Mix 100-120 ml of natural yogurt with chopped thyme and mint (take in 1 teaspoon of greenary). Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of dry yeast and 2 teaspoons of starch. Mix everything carefully and apply on the skin for 15 minutes. Then wash with warm water.
This mask has antiseptic, binding and tonic effects. It regulates the sebaceous glands activity.

Antiseptic oil.
Mix 200 ml of vegetable oil with 2 tablespoons of chopped thyme in the dark pan. Kepp for 2 weeks in the dry dark place.
Use this oil to lubricate damaged places (acne, appearance of skin rash, herpes or mosquito bites) on the skin every day, in the morning and evening.