Gelatine facial mask: the return of youth

August 27, 2014

 gelatin face mask
 A variety of masks for the skin - a very effective tool facials. Contrary to popular belief, homemade treatments may be less effective than the cabin. For example, gelatin face mask, cooked at home, rejuvenates the skin and tightens it is no worse than the expensive funds from elegant jars. A course of such masks skin will give youth a long time.


Secret of success

Why gelatine face masks so popular? Their secret is a combination of low cost, availability of ingredients with high performance tools. Furthermore, the mask based on gelatin universal: depending on what ingredients are added thereto, it is suitable for all skin types.

Gelatine is produced from collagen-rich connective tissue of animals. Protein-rich tool significantly strengthens the skin and gives it elasticity, rejuvenates, tightens.

Fade wrinkles, shrink pores, and freckles and age spots become less visible.


Recipe gelatin facials

The principle of the preparation of gelatin masks is simple: gelatin powder is diluted with warm but not too hot (and in any case not boiling) water. Water should be approximately six to eight times greater than gelatin. Instead of water, if desired, you can use milk, cream, juice, rose water, herbal decoction.

Now gelatin should be left for half an hour to swell. After this period, the capacity of the gelatin slightly warmed in a water bath (do not boil!), And the contents thoroughly mixed, the gelatin has dissolved and turned into a liquid gel.

To thus prepared based add the remaining ingredients, selected according to the type of skin. So, for the rejuvenation of dry, loose skin to the base are added to a teaspoon of oatmeal and a tablespoon of sour cream. The basis can be cooked in milk or oat broth - so the mask will be more effective. Finished mask should have the consistency of sour cream.

If the skin is prone to fat content, the basis for the mask is best to prepare the decoction of herbs known for their anti-inflammatory properties, such as calendula. It is also added to the basis of oat flour, and instead of sour cream or yogurt is better to use low fat cottage cheese Low-fat cottage cheese - a popular product among athletes and slimming  Low-fat cottage cheese - a popular product among athletes and slimming

Well proven gelatin-yolk mask. Beat the yolk lightly and mix with lukewarm gel. This mask nourishes the skin while pulling it.

Another effective anti-aging ingredient - banana Bananas: the benefits and harms health  Bananas: the benefits and harms health
 . To gelatin gel need to add one tablespoon of mashed banana. Mashed potatoes can be easily prepared independently by conventional forks. Only it is not necessary to add a sugar, vanilla and other seasonings - in this case, the skin is prepared for a delicacy.

If you wish to prepare the mask, you can use other seasonal fruit, rich in vitamins. Mask with peach or apricot Peaches: benefits and harms of sun fruits  Peaches: benefits and harms of sun fruits
   moisturize and rejuvenate the skin, the mask with the addition of apple juice lighten freckles and give elasticity, avocado and gooseberries give skin radiance. For oily skin add a suitable sour grapes, cucumber, and whipped egg whites.


Terms of Use

If you apply the wrong mask gelatin, it instead of the desired skin benefits will only harm.

The most important rule: gelatin with a mask on the face can not walk, stand or sit - just lie on your back, relaxing as much as possible.

This rule is true for all pull-up masks, but many women somehow do not take it seriously. And it is in vain, because the effectiveness of the maxi depends on how relaxed muscles of the face.

Another important point: the mask is applied to the face and neck, except around the eyes. Otherwise, sensitive skin can cause irritation.

All ingredients are added to prepare the mask to the substrate, which should have a temperature of the human body. Thereafter, the mixture can be immediately applied to the face. Then can only sit back and wait for the gel thickens: the skin at the same time slightly contracted, but rather pleasant feelings arise, rather than vice versa. It is best to wait until the mask on your face is completely dry - this is usually 20-30 minutes.

Rinse gelatin rejuvenating mask should be a cotton swab dipped in warm water. You can then rinse face with cool water.


Effective cleansing

Purifying Mask gelatin is preparing a little differently. For preparation of such masks is necessary to take the gelatin powder and warm nonfat milk in equal proportions, such as a tablespoon. The mixture is thoroughly mixed, brewed for about twenty minutes, and then heated in a water bath.

The result should be quite thick sticky gel. Using a spatula or fingers This gel is applied to problem areas where there are comedones. After 10-15 minutes, when the gel hardens completely, it must be decisive movement to tear off the skin as a mask normal tear film.


Terms of use a cleansing mask

This mask not only effectively cleans the pores and tightens them, removes the "black spots", makes the skin smooth and fresh. Owners of oily skin may do a cleansing mask twice a week. If the skin is normal, gelatinous mask can be used once every seven days. But the owners of sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
   it is better not to abuse the mask films: quite so clean the skin every 10-14 days.

For maximum efficiency, the mask is recommended to first thoroughly clean the skin without using astringent lotions. Immediately before applying the mask will be good to wash with warm water without foams and gels, or take a hot shower to open pores. At the same time, when the mask is already applied to the skin, it is better to wait solidification in a cool dry room air. Ideally, you should lie down, this is especially important if the mask is applied to the entire face, not just the problem areas.

Maria Bykov

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How to get rid of the smell of garlic breath?

February 19, 2013

  • How to get rid of the smell of garlic breath?
  • At home

 get rid of the smell of garlic mouth
 The smell of garlic out of his mouth - a problem that has ever faced, perhaps, everything. Tools such as mint gum and candy, as well as mouthwashes give only a temporary effect; very soon the smell returned. The reason for this is that after processed garlic starts in the body, it contains volatiles released into the bloodstream, which is why the smell of garlic breath can persist for up to 72 hours. To get rid of the smell, or at least weaken it, chew a few sprigs of fresh parsley Parsley Health and Beauty  Parsley Health and Beauty
 . However, the best remedy for garlic breath is, of course, time.

 How to get rid of the smell of garlic breath?

What if you do not eat garlic, and his breath still smells of garlic - or something similar, very unpleasant. In this case, contact your dentist or family doctor. The causes of bad breath are:

  • Poor oral hygiene (brushing teeth regularly is necessary not only brush and floss);
  • Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria that breed in the mouth;
  • Foreign bodies in Nome, for example, fragments of paper tissues (most often found in children);
  • Dry mouth;
  • Abuse of coffee, alcohol or tobacco products;
  • Various diseases, such as diabetes, kidney disease, postanazalnoe leaking, sinusitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and so on;
  • Very low-calorie diet.

According to the survey results can be assigned to different types of treatment, but in most cases to cope with the "garlic breath" fails with the following measures:

  • Regular dental check (this is necessary, even if you do anything not complain);
  • Compliance with the rules of oral hygiene: brush your teeth How to brush your teeth: interesting facts  How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
   brush should be two or three times a day, flossing - once a day. Be sure to brush your tongue to remove food debris from it;
  • Those who are dentures, be sure to clean them at least once a day;
  • Drink enough water during the day;
  • Do not abuse the sweet foods and drinks;
  • If it is impossible to brush your teeth after a meal sure to chew the cud;
  • More often eat foods that stimulate saliva production: apples, carrots, celery;
  • Drink green tea - it contains polyphenols limit growth of the bacteria that cause bad breath;
  • Cranberry, peppermint Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness  Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness
   cardamom and also help to cope with garlic breath;
  • Once a day, eat "live" yogurt without sugar;
  • Avoid mouthwashes containing alcohol - they can cause dry mouth.

 How to get rid of the smell of garlic breath?

Five products which help to eliminate the smell of garlic mouth

There are many reasons why in a variety of dishes is to add garlic. He not only gives them a special flavor, but a beneficial effect on health. It is proved that regular consumption of garlic can reduce the risk of cancer of the breast, colon, stomach, throat and skin. It is also very useful for cardiovascular system, as it prevents the formation of blood clots.

What is the secret of beneficial properties? It's simple - containing sulfides in garlic.

Cooks note: these helpful sulfides released only if you add chopped or crushed garlic for 10-15 minutes before the dish is ready. Unfortunately, the same sulfides leave behind a characteristic smell from the mouth, which can persist for many hours. Menthol chewing gum will not help, but there are products that compete effectively with the smell of garlic.

  • Apples

Nobody can guarantee that, according to the proverb, eating one apple a day, you eliminate the need to visit the doctor, but the apples will help you eliminate the "garlic breath". They contain polyphenols (substances with antioxidant properties) destroying compounds, which lead to unpleasant odors.

  • Spinach

The spinach also has polyphenols, which eliminate the smell of garlic. If you add the spinach and garlic in one dish, your breath after lunch will be much less "fragrant."

  • Basil and parsley

Two more foods rich in polyphenols. Eat garlic them after meals, or use as a seasoning with garlic Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea

  • Milk

Milk is probably one of the most effective means against the smell of garlic breath. It is best to drink whole milk (fat removes substances that cause odor) dishes, which added garlic.

  • Green tea

Of course, the milk is not suitable for all dishes. If you are cooking dishes with garlic, for example, from Asian cuisine, drink their green tea - it contains polyphenols, which, as already mentioned, eliminate garlic breath.