Oatmeal is one of the most valuable and at the same timeavailable food, in addition, in recent years, it is becoming increasingly important as a cosmetic. Masks from it are universal and suitable for any type of skin, if additional components are picked up wisely. This care for yourself will not hit the family budget, it will not take a lot of time and is generally convenient in all respects. Mask for the face of the oatmeal is truly miraculous. Its secret is in microelements, which are so many in this product. Retinol, thiamine and ascorbic acid are the three whales on which the rejuvenating action of oatmeal rests. It nourishes the skin and significantly improves the complexion, cleanses the pores, works as a soft scrub and does many more things, the hopes for which are usually placed on professional cosmetic products. Hardly anyone can have an allergic reaction to external use of oatmeal; but be careful not to use other ingredients in the mask that you may be allergic to. There are no other contraindications. To better influence the mask before applying it, make a steam bath from the herbal collection to prepare the skin, steaming it properly, or just clean the face with the usual means. Remember that it is more advisable to apply the mask not only on the face. The neck and décolletage sometimes give out an age much stronger, however, if the type of facial skin can be bold, the skin of the neck and décolleté can be dry and faded, which means they will require absolutely different care. All masks are applied for fifteen to twenty minutes, unless otherwise indicated.
Masks for the care of oily skin
Below we give the recipes of masks, which are best suited for the care of this type of skin:
- With yogurt and lemon
Composition: on a tablespoon of ground Hercules and low-fat kefir, two or three teaspoons of lemon juice. Mix the ingredients and apply. Wash off with abundantly warm water. This composition tones and cleanses even extremely oily skin.
- With egg white and lemon
Composition: two large spoons of ground oatmeal, warm water, one protein, one and a half small spoons of lemon juice. Beat the egg white, adding juice, mix with oatmeal and water. Apply to skin. Relax your face and try to keep silent the time necessary for the mask, as it tightens the skin a little. Then rinse off at room temperature. The recipe is very useful, it will help to rid the face of black spots, improve its color, reduce pores.
- With yogurt and juice
Composition: a large spoonful of flakes of oatmeal, a bit of low-fat kefir or curdled milk, it is possible to use any juice of sour fruits. Pour flakes of any of the proposed options, stir. You should get a not too thick kashka, put it on your face, massaging it with your fingers. Do not touch until completely dry. Remove with cool water, again massaging face. This procedure cleanses the oily skin and removes excessive shine.
- Mask-scrub with yogurt
Ingredients: a tablespoon of ground oatmeal, two and a half tablespoons of boiled water or curdled milk, a pinch of salt. Stir and use instead of scrub.
Masks made of oatmeal for dry skin
As you know, thin and sensitive dry skin should be cleaned very carefully. We have selected for you the best cleansing masks for this type of skin:
- Mask-scrub with milk
Composition: a large spoonful of Herculean flakes, one teaspoon with a slice of milk powder, a little heated milk. Mix oatmeal and milk powder, heat with hot milk, Close tightly with something for five to ten minutes. Use in a warm form as a scrub. Wash off with warm enough water, then apply a little moisturizer.
- Mask-scrub with carrot juice
Ingredients: two to three large spoons of oatmeal, a little carrot juice. Pour the ground flakes with a small amount of carrot juice, leave to swell, use as a scrub.
- Mask-scrub with olive oil
Composition: a tablespoon of herculean flakes, a pinch of salt, two tablespoons of olive, mustard or some other vegetable oil. Stir and use as a face scrub. Rinse off with cool water in large quantities.
- Mask-scrub with sour cream
Ingredients: a tablespoon of Herculean flakes and thick sour cream. Mix and use as a scrub. Remove with warm water. This option, like the previous one, is suitable for normal skin.
Mask of oatmeal for any skin
Choose the most suitable mask for yourself and do it with benefit for your skin:
- Cleansing mask with corn flakes and vegetable oil
Composition: for half a tablespoon of Hercules and cornflakes, a teaspoon of sugar, any vegetable oil. Mix flakes and sugar, dilute with oil to a state of not very thick cereal. Apply to face and use several minutes as a peeling. Rinse with warm water.
- With orange and jojoba oil
Composition: freshly squeezed juice of half an orange, ten to fifteen drops of jojoba oil (it is great for the face skin) one or two large spoons of oatmeal. Warm up the juice, add jojoba oil and flakes. Stir well, put on face and leave for twenty to twenty-five minutes. Wash off with plenty of water at room temperature.
- With honey
Composition: on a tablespoon of chopped oatmeal and warmed honey. Mix so that the result is a viscous, thick mass. Massaging, circular movements apply to the face. Rinse off with not too hot filtered water.
Special Purpose Masks
These masks can be used as a remedy against acne and acne:
- With aspirin and vitamins
Composition: two large spoons with a slice of crushed flakes, four to five aspirin tablets, a couple drops of concentrated vitamins A and C. Grind the tablets, mix with the rest of the ingredients. Apply to the skin of the face, be sure to clean it before this. Wash off with abundantly warm water.
- With citrus juice and tea tree oil
Composition: three tablespoons of crushed oatmeal, warm water, five to six drops of essential oil of tea tree, one tablespoon of orange juice, grapefruit or lemon juice. Dilute the oatmeal with warm water until sour cream, add essential oil and juice. Apply on face, soak for a quarter of an hour. Wash off with warm enough water. This mask has a bactericidal and anti-inflammatory effect. Apart from acne, it helps to remove redness.
- With herbs
Composition: a decoction of dried medicinal herbs (plantain, string, calendula, celandine), two large spoons of crushed oatmeal. Make a decoction, for this, pour the herbs with boiling water or make a steam bath, leave to infuse for about half an hour. Dilute the oatmeal broth to the state of sour cream, apply mass to the face and neck, then leave for another half an hour. Wash yourself with cool water.
- With jojoba oil and aloe juice
Composition: warm water, oatmeal, jojoba oil in the amount of ten to fifteen drops, a teaspoon of aloe juice. Dilute the flakes with water, stir well, add the remaining ingredients. Apply on face, do not remove half an hour. Aloe moisturizes and disinfects the skin, jojoba softens, relaxes and soothes it. The complex effect of these remedies impresses with its magnificent action!
Masks for the care of aging skin
You can choose one mask for yourself, and you can take turns doing them all - each of these three masks is wonderful nourishes and makes the skin of the face and neck more elastic!
- With honey, tea and grapefruit juice
Composition: a large spoonful of Hercules flakes, strong freshly brewed black tea, a teaspoon of honey, and a half teaspoons of grapefruit juice. Fill the flakes with tea, put it aside for ten or twenty minutes, add honey and juice to the resulting mush. It is good to stir and apply on the neck and, of course, the face. Rinse off at first almost hot, then with enough cold water. The recipe will give the skin elasticity and elasticity.
- With yolk, beer and pulp of avocado
Composition: a tablespoon of Hercules flakes, a little boiling water, egg yolk, crumbled avocado pulp, a large spoonful of beer, preferably unfiltered. Boil the flakes with boiling water so as to get a gruel when it is slightly cool to add the remaining ingredients. Mix. Apply and leave for thirty minutes, you can hardly longer. Wash warm, then with rather cold water.
- With grapes
Composition: a few large grapes without pits, a large spoonful of oatmeal, a little boiled warm water. Stretch the berries, add oatmeal and add water. Cover with something and let it brew. Apply circular movements to face and neck, massage, leave for five to nine minutes and rinse off with water at about room temperature. As you can see, it's not at all difficult to make a mask yourself. It is necessary only to have the most important "component" - half an hour of free time, which you must give yourself a beloved. Do not forget: from what you do for yourself today, it will depend on how you will look in a few years. We wish you always to be young and beautiful!