Our skin loves water. She gratefully accepts reviver bath steam, refreshing cleanser in the morning and a warm bath before bedtime. All cosmetic water treatments are only for the benefit of our beauty and health.
When the skin is thirsty
In 60-70% of a person consists of water. The skin contains about 30% of water "baggage" of the whole organism. So too the way nature intended - the water evaporates faster than replenished its reserves. The first to react fluid deficit, facial skin, because it is the most subtle and therefore vulnerable. Vital energy cells of the epidermis dries up: the skin fades, peeling, cobwebs on the face show wrinkles, lack of tone evokes a feeling of tightness and discomfort.
To fill the reserves of the body fluid in theGenerally, adult enough 2.5-3 liters of purified water per day. Unfortunately, this is not enough to "drink" your face. Thin delicate epidermis needs a very special care.
The cold water - the skin yadrena!
A small piece of ice works wonders in onemoment, returning to the women's cheeks all the colors of life. MirSovetov not reveal to you America, talking about the procedure, which has enjoyed success with the Empress Catherine II. But if all the subtleties of the use of ice cubes you know? To face the ice and "friends", it is necessary at least in general terms, to study the mechanism of cold exposure on the skin.
At the touch of ice cubes skin respondsimmediately - it is visible to the naked eye. The secret is that the cold constricts blood vessels of the skin surface, and those located in deep layers, on the contrary, is expanding. When the impact of the cold stops the vessels of the upper layer of the "relax" the skin, filled with blood. Through such stimulation:
- skin moisturized and gets a fresh new look;
- smooth out fine wrinkles, increased skin elasticity;
- superficial "tired" of the skin layer is saturated with oxygen;
- enhanced metabolic processes in all layers of the skin;
- activated regenerative properties of the skin;
- hardened and strengthened the fabric and the facial muscles;
- It restores the natural protective barrier of the skin;
- fade age swelling, slow down the aging process.
The cold is not for everyone
In any, even the most innocuous at first glance, cosmetic procedures there are contraindications:
- From "cryomassage" ice cube you need to give people suffering from rosacea (highly expressed abundant mesh of capillaries on the face), and acute inflammatory diseases of the skin.
- Eczema, fresh tracks from extruded spots and open sores on the face - a good reason to postpone a cosmetic procedure until, until the end of the epidermis healing.
- Wipe face with ice immediately before going out can not be anyone in the winter season.
At the touch of refreshing ice with enthusiasmrespond skin young and middle age (20-25, 30-35). For mature skin effect of this procedure is not visible at once - but still ice nourishes it and keep on our toes. To make the results from the cold actions more visible, better massages to reinforce the course of anti-aging face masks.
Ice massage on all the rules
Wipe the face of frozen water, with the addition ofnutrients can be instead of washing in the morning and evening, and during the day as a buyout procedure for rapid refreshment of the skin. However, a person can sometimes massage the neck and chest as a whole (not just décolleté). After the procedure, the person does not wipe with a towel. When the skin absorbs the life-giving water, smeared it nourishing and moisturizing cream. To enhance the effect of the procedure, the composition of the ice regularly change.
To prepare ice poured into moldspurified water with the juice of fruits, vegetables, berries, medicinal herbal teas. Fruit, vegetable and berry cubes are stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days, herbal - 6-7 days. If the ice melted in molds, re-frozen, he can not be!
Massaging the face with ice, follow these guidelines:
- Rubik's face moves faster, but at the samehang gliding. Never hold the ice in one place for more than 1-2 seconds, otherwise get hypothermia and earn sinusitis.
- Hold an ice cube in a napkin, folded several times. So your fingertips do not freeze.
- Route cube lies strictly on certain massage lines in the direction of the chin up to the forehead.
Massage line - this is a place on the face, which are less prone to stretching. Remember them:
- from the middle towards the chin ear lobes;
- from the corners of the mouth to the center of the ear;
- on the wings of the nose towards the temples;
- the central point of the ice to the temporal hollows and on all sides to the hairline.
Do massage in a number of approaches - forsaid massage lines with ice walk two or three times. Next time, do 3-4 sets, and so on the rise until complete dissolution of the cube. Face to such a hardening procedure is necessary to accustom gradually.
Conjuring over the ice potion
Prepare an ice cosmetic facial easiersimple. First of all, please be natural raw materials: no dry herbs, flowers, fruits, berries and mineral water in the kitchen "laboratory" can not do. Resist the impulse to cook ice from ordinary tap water - in the best case, it has no effect.
Each part of the ice is prepared for a specific purpose.
2 tablets mummy, diluted in half a glassWater heal small wounds, rash with skin removed. Frozen infusion of mint or hop well relieves inflammation. Linden flowers with honey moisturize the skin and saturate it with nutrients.
Normal facial skin "appreciate" massage cubes of valerian with plantain or yarrow. Suitable are also dill, grape, peach, strawberry and watermelon ice.
Dry skin will become more supple after exposurewith an ice cube out of a total of decoction hawthorn, Eleutherococcus, and dandelion root. Good as raspberry and rowanberry tinctures: 2-3 tbsp. l. berries to pour boiling purified water, after 3 hours, strain and pour into formochkam.
the choice is huge for oily skin: calendula (marigold flowers), mint, lemon balm, arnica, horsetail, Sophora japonica. Infusions can be thinned with lemon juice or cucumber.
Problem skin podlechit'sya ice from agave, juicepotatoes, broth oak bark with the addition of bay leaf. Try also frozen mixture of one cup of mineral water with the addition of one teaspoon of natural apple cider vinegar.
Aging skin toning cheer coffee and tea ice cubes.
With wrinkles cope frozen infusion offlax seeds, lemon juice and chopped parsley whiten skin. Ice Cube of mineral water and a pinch of sea salt will remove the shine from the face, pull together the pores, makes the skin matte.
Absolutely to suit all skin types"Noble" ice. The recipe came to us from the grandparents. In order to cleanse and heal the skin, in the old days preparing special water freezing - "charged" her gold and silver. In a glass of non-carbonated mineral water, lower the ornaments made of precious metals (advance necessarily disinfect them!) Insist day, then feel free to send in the freezer. Cosmetic "gold" or "silver" ice cleans and refreshes the skin perfectly.
Technology of preparation of cosmetic ice
To freeze used infusion or decoction of medicinal herbs.
To prepare the infusion, 1 tbsp. l. dry raw pour a glass of boiling water and leave until the liquid has cooled. For broth grass cover with cold water and soak for 15 minutes in a water bath. Then strain the broth from the particles of grass, cool, pour into formochkam.
Concentrated citrus juice of too aggressive for the face - it is required to mix with water in the ratio 1: 1. Juice of cucumber, watermelon and other fruits can not be diluted.
For the preparation of coffee and tea ice cubes freshly brewed strong coffee and tea without sugar, sent to the molds, without diluting with water.
No tedious monotony, so prepare several kinds of frozen cubes and every day try a new one.