Medicinal plants in cosmetology
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Medicinal plants have long been used in folk cosmetics in the form of poultices, compresses, masks, wash.
The most popular at all times such plants as chamomile, celandine, nettle, St. John’s wort, rose, ginseng. In modern cosmetics creams and lotions are made on the basis of plant extracts, berry and fruit juices, natural vegetable and animal fats.
When using medicinal herbs for cosmetic purposes, it is necessary to consider what effect these or other plants.
Inflammation aloe,marshmallow,gronant,elecampane,St. John’s wort,marigolds,strawberries,chamomile,
turnips,Rowan,Daisy,currant,cabbage,pumpkin,burdock and many others.
Enhance tissue regeneration
aloe, Arnica, geranium, ginseng, St. John’s wort, calendula, comfrey, pumpkin, rosehip, sea buckthorn.
Well bleach the skin
birch, figs, onion, lemon, cucumber, dandelion, parsley, horseradish.
Soften and moisturize the skin
quince, watermelon, melon, strawberry, nettle, almond, carrot, olive, sea buckthorn, walnut.
Strengthen and increase hair growth
calamus, geranium, willow, onion, nettle, nasturtium, parsley, poplar, henna, horseradish, and garlic.
Veronica, willow, forget-me-not ,oak,strawberry, mint, sage.
Apply to rashes or eczema
nard, oregano, cabbage, marigolds, oats, comfrey, black currant, succession, celandine, chamomile odorless.
At home use juices, teas, decoctions, essential oils, herbs, plants, vegetables for cosmetic purposes.
Prepared from fresh green leaves 2-3 year old plants, kept in the refrigerator for 4-5 days. Can be used both fresh and canned alcohol.
Promotes rapid healing of wounds, cracks, cuts, accelerates tissue regeneration. Indispensable for the care of oily skin.
The onion juice
Use fresh juice, rubbing with freckles, restores skin elasticity. Rubbed into the hair roots when hair loss.
Cleans pores, eliminates sweating, and possesses bleaching properties. Useful oily skin.
The juice of potatoes
It is useful to use the potato juice in the form of masks and slurry. Good tones aging skin.
The juice of tomatoes
Obtained from Mature fruits. Contains a lot of nutrients and vitamins. Purifies skin, tightens pores.
Herbal infusions are prepared from various herbs and used for daily care of skin and hair, as well as for the purpose of targeted treatment. Extracts of herbs contain a complex of biologically active substances, vitamins, organic acids, mineral salts.
Infusions for cosmetic purposes can be prepared both from fresh and from dried material is based
— dry 5g per 100g of water
-fresh 10 g per 100 g of water.
Very popular natural essential oil pink, Geranio, lavender, lemon, which have a pleasant smell and medicinal properties.
Make a mask of pureed or steamed vegetables, berries, fruit with vegetable oils for dry facial skin and protein or starch for oily skin. Put on warm freshly washed face for 20 minutes. For best operation of the mask face is covered with a special napkin with cutouts for eyes and for respiration.
Mask for dry facial skin
Honey 1 teaspoon
Cream ½ Cup
Yolk 1 egg
Carrot juice 1/2 Cup
Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon
Mask rubbed into the skin at night or in the evening is used for washing.
The mask of mashed apples, pumpkin, carrot, banana, melon, tomato
2 tablespoons of mashed potatoes mixed with 1 teaspoon of sour cream.Deal 20 minutes and wash off with cold water.
Make fruit and vegetable puree whipped protein, starch.
1 Puree 2 tablespoons
Whipped protein 1
2.Puree 2 tablespoons
Starch: mashed boiled potato or semolina 1 tablespoon
Applied to the skin for 20 minutes. Wash off with cool water.
With enlarged pores, acne mask is added in 4-5 drops of a series,2-4 drops of celandine.
Masks for aging skin
Such skin requires special attention. Mask fruit and vegetable are applied at least 1 time per week, in combination with steam baths from infusions of herbs, nourishing creams and massage. Prior to application of masks for dry and dull skin apply a thin layer of vegetable oil. After removing the mask face is smeared with a day or night cream.
Grated cottage cheese or sour cream 2 tablespoons
Applied to the skin for 20 minutes, rinse with cool water.
Prepared with mashed boiled potatoes with the addition of radish juice, lemon, cranberries, parsley, cucumber.
Mask potato with radish and lemon
Mashed potatoes –warm 2 tablespoons
Radish juice 1 teaspoon
Lemon juice 4 drops
If you have dry skin added 1 teaspoon of sour cream.The skin is wiped with olive oil. The mask is applied for 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
Mask potato with horseradish and cranberries
Mashed potatoes 2 tablespoons
Regular use of natural medicinal infusions, masks, decoctions, essential oils . prepared at home, will have a beneficial influence on Your attractiveness. The skin will look softer, smoother and becomes more supple and healthy. Use of medicinal plants in cosmetics for Your beauty.