Aloe has settled on our window sills for a long time and for a long time. This plant has magical properties, so it is indispensable in home medicine. To cure a cut, to get rid of acne, to rejuvenate - all this is under the power of aloe. A face mask with aloe and honey( and also with other ingredients) acts on the skin in different ways. We offer recipes for fading, problematic, normal and dry skin.
Useful properties of aloe vera
E is a succulent that can manage without water for a long time. Juicy fleshy leaves hold moisture when a drought occurs in nature. His useful properties were known to the ancient healers, Hippocrates, Avicenna, Paracelsus knew about him. It is mentioned in the sacred Bible, it can be read in the Torah and Ebera.
The secret is that the pulp contains allantoin - a substance that perfectly moisturizes the skin. Allantoin is able to penetrate deep into the skin and deliver other useful substances. That is why the masks with this plant and other components are so useful - everything that is contained in the cosmetic mixture will fall into the destination, and, therefore, will be absorbed by the skin. This property of the plant is actively exploited by manufacturers of cosmetics, adding it to most modern cosmetics.
In addition, the pulp has antioxidant vitamins, which fight the wilting of the epidermis( E, C, A, group B).In total, the leaves contain about 200( !) Biologically active substances: vitamins, minerals, minerals.
Aloe removes slag, accelerates skin regeneration( recovery) 7 times. For healing properties, folk healers call him "a doctor in a pot".
Biostimulation of aloe vera
For masks, a biostimulated flesh of the flower is needed. To achieve this is very simple. Cut the lower leaves, which are not less than 3 years old. Rinse them under running water, dry with a towel. Wrap in a plastic bag, send for 12 days in the refrigerator.
The leaves that get into extreme conditions start to produce biologically active substances, which are extremely useful for our body and, of course, for the skin.
Face mask recipes
There is a universal recipe that will maintain a good skin condition, help to maintain the health of the body. Eat every morning on an empty stomach on a small piece of leaf( about 2 cm in length).To improve the skin condition, wipe it with a fresh leaf for 15-20 minutes before you apply the cream.
For fading skin
- Combine the pulp with cream( 1: 1).
- Mix the juice of the plant, vegetable oil, greasy face cream( in equal proportions).Clean the face, steam it under a hot towel. Apply the mask-cream massaging movements. After 30-40 minutes, remove the residue with a clean cloth.
- To prevent early wrinkles. Mix Vaseline with the juice of the plant( 3: 1).Apply for 15 minutes.
- Honey warm in a water bath to make it slightly warm. Add the same amount of aloe juice. Apply for 15 minutes( face, neck, chest and shoulders).Honey opens the pores, nourishes the skin, the vegetable component restores its protective properties, heals, rejuvenates.
- Mix the flesh of the plant with the yolk, apply for 15 minutes.
- The flesh of the plant( 2 tbsp.) Is mixed with cottage cheese( 1 tbsp.) And honey( 2 tsp).Apply for 20 minutes. Repeat 2 times / week.
Recipe for youthful skin. Reminder
For problematic skin
- Whisk the egg white, add the flesh of the plant. Apply on face for 15 minutes in several layers. Each subsequent layer is applied after the previous one has dried. The mask tightens the pores, heals acne. After it, the skin becomes fresh, supple.
- Mix in equal proportions aloe and lemon juice. Blend well with the mixture to saturate it with oxygen. Apply for 15-20 minutes. Wash off first with warm water, then cool.
- Warm mask against acne. Grind the leaves. Pour water, steamed in a water bath for 15 minutes. Throw through a sieve, in a warm still gruel add honey( 4 tsp).Cool, apply on face for 10 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times / week.
For dry skin
- Mix oatmeal, aloe juice, olive oil and honey.
- Whisk the yolk, add the juice of the plant and sour cream( 1 teaspoonful).
- Rejuvenating for dry skin. Paste from leaves( 2 tbsp.), Honey( 2 tbsp.), Turmeric powder( 1 tbsp.), Rose oil and glycerin( 2 drops each) to mix, let it steep for 1 hour in the fridge. Apply on face for 30 minutes. Repeat 2 times / week.
- Grind almonds( 3 tablespoons) on the coffee grinder, add aloe vera( 3 tablespoons), apply for 15 minutes.
Our video. Recipes of home masks from aloe and honey
Juice and pulp of this magic "doctor" treat wounds, relieve inflammation, smooth wrinkles, prevent early aging. They actively moisturize the skin, help it absorb all the beneficial substances that are contained in masks.