Cosmetics is of great importance to the care of the person. It is designed to rejuvenate, restore, cleanse, nourish and hydrate the skin. In pursuit of beauty, many try to buy the most expensive tools.The alternative to these cosmetics is conventional products, are there any Housewives. These include fruits and vegetables, berries, medicinal herbs, dairy products, honey.
People’s makeup, you can effortlessly prepare at home: ice cubes, lotions, tonics, scrubs, sunscreen . The advantages of folk recipes for the face that they are natural, cheap and time-tested.
Recipes for ice cubes for face
Medicinal herbs is not the only possible raw material for ice cubes. You can use berries, juices from fruits and vegetables, non-carbonated mineral water. In order to choose the right liquid, you should know the features of the skin. So, for dry face can be cooked with a decoction of chamomile, calendula, mint or flax. Take a tablespoon of crushed flowers, pour them a glass of water. Leave for a few hours. For use exclusively with ice cold infusion.
Oily skin useful to wipe citrus juices (orange, lemon, grapefruit). Juice connect with water in a ratio of 1:1. Herbs for oily skin it is recommended the mother-and-stepmother,thyme, yarrow. They are characterized by antiseptic action and ability to affect blood circulation in the capillaries. Continue reading
Bearberry, or UVA URSI is a small evergreen shrub, native to Europe and the USA, which for many centuries was treated for bladder infections and kidney, urolithiasis. For medical purposes use the leaves, which contain glycosides (arbutin, methyl-arbutin), flavonoids (quercetin, isoquercetin, hyperoside, myricetin, myricetin), tannins pyrogallol group, organic acids (Gallic, ellagic, ursolic, malic, formic and protocatechuic and others).
Leaf extract has a therapeutic effect due to containing (10%) in the glycoside arbutin, which, under the influence of the enzyme arbutus is hydrolysed (decomposed) in the body to hydroquinone and glucose. Hydroquinone has an antiseptic effect and also as a result of irritation of the renal tissue has a diuretic effect. Another glycoside methyl-arbutin in the hydrolysis cleaves the methyl ester and hydroquinone.
The antibacterial effect of hydroquinone especially pronounced against Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus aureus) and E. coli (Escherichia coli) .
Arbutin causes mild diuretic effect. The plant also has anti-inflammatory and astringent properties due to tannins (tannins).
The use of bear ears helps cleanse the urinary tract from bacteria and products of inflammation. Continue reading
Nanopreparation, beauty treatments and laser hardware, scrubs, wraps and other achievements of science and technology in recent years of course effective. But do not forget that for many centuries women maintained their beauty. And in addition new-fangled recipes there are ways to care for face and body proven for centuries.
Women, by nature, very curious. And know it’s not just me. This is a very well know cosmetic company. Should receive the new drug or method, as a huge amount of beauties in a hurry to try the new-fangled wonders of science and technology. But there are time-tested recipes that do not yield new products on its effectiveness. Moreover, they are often better because they use natural ingredients and their effectiveness is time-tested.
Take a bath, rejuvenated
Before our era ancestors knew, that the bath is not only a good way to wash away dirt and dust from the body. It is also a rest for the soul, and health. Hot and cold water, steam room and massage, incense, fragrant herbs and brooms. It is clear that all this was used not only for simple ablution of the body. In our time, the offered range has expanded considerably. In baths and hamams, belarusskie and Finnish dry sauna and ofuro. Continue reading