As the member of the Union of hairdressers and beauticians, the art director of the Moscow beauty salon "Trendy Courtyard" Ekaterina Komarova, mineral water, in addition to its main functions - quenching thirst and treating various diseases, can serve as a cosmetic tool with
for face skin care.
What is mineral water for face
Mineral waters are used in skin care for quite a long time. And especially have become popular in the last few years. Simultaneously with thermal water for a person in the form of sprays that appeared on the cosmetic market.
The composition of such waters is incredibly rich in its chemical composition. And every useful ingredient is simply irreplaceable for our skin. Mineral water promotes softening, nutrition and hydration, provides anti-allergenic and immunostimulating, wound healing and bactericidal, tonic and lifting effect. Eliminates excess fat, narrows pores, smoothes skin tone, prevents dryness and contraction, helps to fight teenage acne rashes and age-related changes in the form of mimic wrinkles and loss of elasticity.
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Mineral water for face should be selected depending on the type of skin.
High-salt mineral water - Borjomi, Essentuki, and Narzan - are suitable for the care of oily and combination skin, as well as porous skin. They help to reduce the sebum luster on the skin and narrowing its pore.
For those who have normal or dry skin, the sublimate mineral waters are better suited - "Holy Spring", "Golden Key", because, in addition to the toning effect, they give the skin and a softening effect.
You can use only mineral water without gas, because carbon dioxide drying the skin and can cause its irritation. Therefore, before using for cosmetic purposes, carbonated mineral water is left in an open dish for 30-40 minutes.
We offer you several procedures using mineral water. You can choose for yourself mineral water for the person. By the way, it is quite possible that you will be able to use all the recipes.
Ready recipes for some procedures Wash mineral. Dryness and peeling of the skin will remain in the past, if instead of chlorinated water from the tap you will be rinsed with mineral water every morning. It is useful to do contrast washing, alternating warm water with cold. Mineral Falls. After washing, it is recommended to rub your face with ice bits made from mineral water( they can be easily made in a mold for ice in a freezer).This contributes to the narrowing of the pore, strengthening and reducing the facial muscles. This icy massage is a great training for the muscles, they become stronger and better support the skin, which allows longer to avoid wrinkles. Lotion with mineral water.2 itemsspoons of herbs pour 200 - 250 ml of mineral water, brought to a boil. Insert the broth in a closed container for 20-30 minutes, and then strain. Each time after washing, wipe the skin with a mineral lotion. This lotion can be stored in the refrigerator for no more than 5 days. For oily and combined skin suitable chamomile, nettle or calendula, for dry and normal - mint and birch leaves. Locate a fine dispensing bottle and fill it with mineral water that fits your skin type. During the day, you can irrigate the person with this water several times. It is useful for the skin itself, especially in hot weather or in the winter from batteries in dry rooms. Also, the procedure helps to prolong the life of your makeup, which will be better kept. And, finally, small sprays produce the effect of micromassage for the skin, which is extremely useful. Rejuvenating mask. A teaspoon of sugar, as much flour and 50 g of fresh yeast, stir and dissolve in a glass of warmed mineral water. Leave warm for 3 hours, then stir well and apply to the face. After 20 minutes, rinse with plain water, rinse the mineral, use your nourishing cream. You can do this mask after a day. A mask for normal skin. Pour a teaspoon of oatmeal flakes 50 ml of mineral water and add 4 drops of lemon juice to the mixture. Insist warehouse for half an hour and distribute on the face of the skin. Leave for a quarter of an hour, wash with running water, and at the end of the mineral. Dry skin mask. A couple of spoons of honey mixed with 3 drops of essential oil of chamomile, pour a little mineral water and apply a mask to the face. Keep it literally for 7 minutes and rinse as described above. For Oily Skin. A pinch of salt to rub with 3 drops of essential oil of lemon, then dissolve this mixture in 50 ml of mineral water. Add 8 drops of lemon juice and a teaspoon of oat flour. Thoroughly mix everything and apply it to the skin. After 10 minutes, the mask is also washed with mineral water.
After several days of application, you will make sure that your efforts are not gone!