What is the secret gelatin mask for skin and hair?
Gelatin mask- a popular homemade cosmetic. What are its benefits for the face and hair? And how to do this procedure at home in order to achieve the desired effect?
The benefits of gelatin mask
Why does our skin lose its elasticity over time, it becomes flabby and wrinkles appear? Over the years, the body begins to experience a lack of collagen, which gives elasticity to the skin.
And in gelatin it is exactly this kind of substance we need. Collagen is able to easily penetrate into the pores and strengthen the skin, tighten, give elasticity, maintain tone.
As they say, the rejuvenating effect is obvious: pores are tightened, wrinkles are smoothed, pigment spots and freckles become less noticeable. And a gelatin facial mask helps fight acne.
The gelatin mask is also useful for our hair - the proteins contained in it help to improve the scalp and strengthen the hair. Hair becomes thicker and more beautiful.
And you do not have expensive beauty salons - you can make a gelatinous mask at home, the ingredients for it are quite accessible. In addition, this mask is almost universal - the foundation is one, and the different components have a different effect. That is, a gelatin mask is suitable for owners of all skin types.
Gelatin face mask at home
Preparing a gelatin mask in compliance with such rules: gelatin must be diluted in a container with warm water. It can be replaced with a decoction of herbs, if you have problem skin, juice - if oily and milk - if dry.
Liquid should be more than gelatin, 6-8 times.
About half an hour the substance will swell, then you need to heat the container in a water bath (but in no case do not boil). To dissolve the gelatin, the mixture is thoroughly stirred to obtain a liquid gel.
Our base for the mask is ready, you can add the necessary components.
It is also important to apply the mask correctly:
- on cleansed skin, the face is better to pre-steam so that the pores open;
- avoid the area around the eyes;
- impose the mixture on the face along the massage lines;
- inflicting a gelatin mask, you should lie on your back, and you need to relax the muscles to the maximum.You can not sit and walk - do not get the effect;
- It is necessary to lie for at least 20 minutes, until the gelatinous mask finally thickens and you feel how the skin is tightened, but the sensation is quite pleasant;
- It is also necessary to wash off the mask correctly: either with a cotton swab moistened with warm water, or by stripping - pour warm water into a basin and immerse the face in it so that the mask melts and easily removed. A typical mistake is to tear off the dried layer from the face with force, in this case the skin is damaged.
Cleansing the skin - gelatin mask from black spots
How to prepare a skin cleansing composition to remove the black spots, so spoiling the face?
Gelatin mask is prepared as follows:
- we take in the same proportions gelatin and warm milk (non-fat) - for example, 1 tablespoon of each ingredient;
- mix the components, let it stand for 20 minutes and put in a water bath;
- mix well so that the mixture is homogeneous, and we get the consistency of the gel - thick and sticky;
- apply the fingers or a spatula to the skin areas where there are black dots;
- after 10-15 minutes, the frozen gel is removed from the problem area with a sharp movement;
- For greater effect, a mask is made with activated carbon - 2 tablets will be enough.
This gelatinous mask helps cleanse the pores, tighten them, get rid of black spots and make the skin smoother and fresher. If you have oily skin, you can make a mask twice a week, if normal - 1 time in 7 days, and owners of dry and sensitive skin should not use this cleansing more often than 1 time in 2 weeks.
Gelatin mask for dry skin
If you have dry, flabby, noticeably fading skin, then it is good to add banana pulp to the gelatin base (preferably cooked with cream or milk). If you dissolved 1 teaspoon of gelatin, then 1 tablespoon of crushed ripe banana will suffice.
It is also good to add to the gelatin base the pulp of other fruits and berries: avocado, melon, persimmon, apricot.
You can make a glycerin mask: for a mixture of 2 teaspoons of gelatin, take the same amount of glycerin, which is dissolved in clean water (4 spoons are enough). Combine these ingredients and add liquid honey (2 teaspoons) to them. This composition is not enough for one time, it should be stored in the refrigerator.
Oily skin care - gelatin mask options
Here is a recipe based on 1 teaspoon of gelatin: we will prepare the base, preferably on a decoction of herbs, whisk 1 egg white to a state of foam separately. Combine these components, whip again and put on face.
If you need a gelatin wrinkle mask, use a whole chicken egg in this recipe. This composition also helps to remove the second chin, to correct the shape of the face.
From fruits and berries that can be added to the mask, suitable cranberry, raspberry, strawberry, grapefruit, red currant.
Gelatin mask for normal skin
To a gelatinous base cooked in water, add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and the same amount of honey, which you first need to melt.
Want a fruit gelatin mask - use the pulp of orange, kiwi, peach, grapes. If you make a mask with the addition of the pulp of a cucumber, you will get a tonic effect for your skin.
To nourish and moisturize the face, you can use cheese-gelatin masks: 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese on a base (in milk) of 1 teaspoon of gelatin.
Gelatin Hair Mask
The effect of gelatin masks is aimed at solving many problems: fragility and dryness of hair, dullness, dandruff, excessive fat content, split ends.
Collagen, which is rich in gelatin, will help restore the health of hair, give it shine, as well as after the salon lamination procedure, as well as volume.
How to preparegelatin hair mask at home? The optimal ratio of gelatin and water in a mask is 1 to 3. Add a good quality hair balm to the base.
Before applying the gelatin mask, the hair should be washed with shampoo that you usually use.
The mixture is applied to the still wet hair, without touching the roots, so as not to cause dry scalp - retreat 3-4 cm.
After applying the mask, the head should be wrapped with cling film and then with a towel. Then send a hot stream of hair dryer to hair for 15-20 minutes. And another 45 minutes, hold the mask on your hair.
The head is then washed with warm, even slightly cool water. If you use hot, the effect of the mask will not be.
We offer you these options masks with gelatin with different effects.
This gelatin mask is suitable for all hair types.
In the basis of 1 tablespoon of gelatin and 3 tablespoons of water, add 3 tablespoons of hair balm, 3 drops of vitamin A and essential oils: peach, sage, lavender, rosemary to choose from, and 3 drops of lemon juice.
Instead of water, you can take the juice: carrots suit brunettes, lemon juice for blondes, and apple is good for owners of any type of hair.
Gelatin Nourishing Mask
To the base, prepared from gelatin and water, and preferably herbal broth, in a ratio of 1 to 3, add hair balm and whipped egg yolk. Enter it slowly, otherwise you will get lumps. Keep on the hair wrapped with a film and a towel for 40 minutes.
Good gelatinous nourishing masks and with the addition of honey.
Gelatin mask for hair growth
To the gelatin base add 1 beaten egg yolk, 1 teaspoon colorless henna and mustard powder.
How is gelatin hair mask, see in this video: