Friday, July 29, 2011

Summer green masks. Part 2.

For problem skin.
Take the clean cotton bag and make small holes. Fill it with a mixture of ground fresh leaves and flowers of camomile, thyme and nettle, leaves of strawberry, cowberry, raspberry. Warm the herbal bag on the dry pan. Then cool a little and put on the cleaned face. Keep the bag on the skin until cooling-down. Warm the bag again and keep on the face twice more.
This procedure gives the great effect on the problem skin and skin with acne.

For withering skin.
Grind fresh leaves of plantain. Mix 1 tablespoon of plantain gruel with 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of boiled water. Apply the mixture on the face and keep for 15-20 minutes. Then wash the mask with warm water.
This mask has the tonic and regenerating effects.

Mix in 1 teaspoon leaves of mint, dill, lime flowers, camomile, and rose petals. Pour the mixture with 2 glasses of boiling water. Then filter the decoction and apply the herbal pulp on the skin and put the napkin wet in the decoction above. In 20-30 minutes wash the mask with warm water and then rinse the face with cool water.

For baked skin in the sun.
If you spend too much time in the skin and skin was burned, then use this recipe. Grind and mix in equal parts fresh leaves of plantain, flowers and leaves of calendula and grated carrot. Apply the mixture on the places burned with sun and keep not more 30 minutes. Then wash the mask with cool water.