The benefits of carrots for the body, thanks to itsrich chemical composition, can not be overemphasized. But few know that this unique vegetable can be used not only for culinary purposes. And in cosmetology carrot occupies a significant place.
Use carrots in cosmetology
Carrots - a unique product. Each of its elements is beneficial for all skin regeneration processes:
- carotene - provides the skin with essential moisture and has a rejuvenating effect;
- Vitamin A - softens the skin, tones it and calms, prevents early wrinkles;
- B vitamins - are the protective properties against UV rays that age the skin, prevent from cracks;
- vitamin PP - tones the skin, evens out the complexion, making it natural;
- Vitamin C - helps to develop the necessary collagen, promotes rapid healing of cracks and burns, regenerates the skin with frostbite;
- Vitamin K - successfully fights with ugly pigmentation;
- Potassium - maintains water balance in the skin without letting it dry out and crack;
- Vitamin E - prevents premature aging, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, rejuvenate the skin withered;
- magnesium, fluorine, zinc, iron, copper, iodine - contained in a small amount, but also beneficial effects on subcutaneous all metabolic processes.
Indications for the use of carrots as part of masks
Carrots are a part of masks for all skin types and is used in the following cases:
- when an individual or seasonal vitamin deficiency;
- in case of deterioration of color face (his fogged, pallor);
- the appearance of fine facial wrinkles, and age;
- in skin pigmentation, if it is not associated with an exacerbation of chronic liver disease and gall bladder;
- for inflamed and cracked skin;
- for burns and peeling;
- the appearance of acne and pimples purulent.
Carrots are so friendly and versatile vegetable that contraindications to the use of masks has almost none. And, nevertheless, some points should be noted:
- not recommended to apply a mask of this vegetable for those who suffer individual intolerance of the product, an allergic reaction on his part;
- If you have fair skin, and you do not want it to stain darker color, then mask with carrot is not for you;
- mask is not recommended when wounds and deep cracks.
How to use a mask with carrot
To mask carrots brought as much as possible to use, they must be applied correctly and in sequence:
- healingandbodywork recommends that masks are not appliedat least 2-3 times a week. If the purpose of the application of masks is to acquire color light natural tan face, the mask should be applied on a daily basis, until you reach the desired result, and use the carrot of saturated color varieties.
- Before applying the carrot mask, facial skinyou must prepare. To begin, clean the skin with a special detergent, then remove the dead skin particles cosmetic facial scrub. Do not forget to clean the neck and chest area, they are also applied to the mask.
- Keep the mask on your face can be no more than 15-20 minutes, so that the skin is not painted in deep brick color.
- Remember that the greater effect can be achieved if the mask is freshly prepared, while it retains all the advantageous properties.
- Any mask before application is necessarytest on a small area of the skin. Masks of carrots is no exception. Put the finished part on the wrist and wait a couple of minutes. If the skin turns red, you see swelling and itching, you can safely use a mask for its intended purpose.
- Perform the procedure at any time of the day, butbetter to do it in the morning from 8.00 am to 10.00 am and in the evening from 18.00 to 23.00. The most unfavorable time for the application of masks - from 15.00 to 18.00, as the skin during this period, and resting metabolic processes it is practically inactive.
Recipes masks with carrots
As already mentioned, carrots suitable for all skin types, but the need to add additional ingredients for each type are different.
This composition is suitable for dry skin type.
- 9-15% fat cottage cheese - 1 tbsp. l .;
- vegetable oil - 5-7 drops;
- carrot juice - 0.5 cups.
- Mix cottage cheese with frayed carrot juice and vegetable oil.
- On clean skin, apply a fresh mask. Within 15 minutes until the mask will work, relax and get some rest.
- Wash your face with warm water, in any case, not hot. Apply the cream after the mask is not necessary.
Another version of the mask for dry skin.
- Carrots - 1 pc .;
- honey - 1 tbsp. l .;
- vegetable oil - 5 drops.
- Boil the carrots, without clearing it from the skin, so init will retain more vitamins. Allow to cool vegetable, remove its peel and mash with a fork to mash the state. Add honey and oil, mix well.
- Apply the mask to clean skin and leave it for 15 minutes. Then rinse with warm water.
- The skin after the mask becomes soft and velvety, additional moisturizing cosmetics do not need.
This mask is suitable for dry aging skin.
- Fresh carrots - 1 pc .;
- yolk - 1 pc .;
- glycerin -. 1 tsp.
- Grate the carrots on a fine grater, mix the resulting mass of glycerine and egg yolk. If you do not find in a pharmacy glycerin, replace the honey in the same amount.
- Apply mask to cleansed face, neck and décolleté area.
- After 15 minutes, wash with warm water and then cold. After the first procedure will be noticeable that your skin become more supple and velvety.
This mask is great for oily and inflamed skin with acne.
- Carrots - 1 pc .;
- protein - 1 pc .;
- honey - 1 tsp .;.
- lemon juice - 1 tsp..
- Carrots boil until tender and chop in a blender. Add the beaten egg white, honey and lemon juice. All mix well.
- The finished weight put on the skin and can relax a bit.
- After 20 minutes, rinse with warm water. After the first treatment, the skin will not as shiny, the pores narrowed, and after treatment leave acne.
Carrot and kefir mask.
If you have sensitive delicate skin prone to inflammation, the mask with the addition of kefir you will definitely help to remove the problem.
- Carrots - 1 pc .;
- yogurt - 2 tsp..
- Grate the carrots on a fine grater and add to itkefir. Well, if you have the opportunity to make natural homemade yogurt, from him will be more useful. If you are still going to buy yogurt at the store, choose fresh drink with a little shelf life.
- Mix the carrots with yogurt and put a lot on cleansed skin.
- After 15 minutes, wash and see how freshened up your face, redness is gone.
Even if you do not have much complaints on the skin, you are satisfied with its color and condition of such skin care is still needed. This vitamin mask to saturate the skin, moisturize and give it freshness.
- Carrots - 1 pc .;
- apple - 1 pc .;
- oat flakes - 2 tbsp. l.
- Grind oatmeal in the blender and mix them with grated carrot and apple.
- Apply the product on face and neck.
- After 20 minutes, rinse with warm, then cool water. Your skin will posvezheet and velvet.
Now that you know all the beneficial properties of carrot masks for the face, we can only choose a recipe that is suitable for you.