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.

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.