Face masks of starch

Every woman, regardless of age wants to havebeautiful well-groomed skin, but not everyone can afford the services of fashion shops with their modern costly procedures. But do not despair, you can take care of the skin on their own at home. There are many folk remedies for skin care. One of them is the well-known starch.

The unique properties of the starch

Everyone knows that the starch produced from popularand loved a lot of vegetables - potatoes. It is a natural product that is used in cooking, confectionery business, and medicine. Not so long ago starch found its application in cosmetology due to the large number of vitamins and minerals contained in it:

  • the product contains a large amount of natural antioxidants - vitamin C, which is famous for its ability to repair damaged skin cells;
  • vitamin PP (niacin) helps to accelerate skin regeneration processes;
  • thanks to the starch contained iron, the skin receives sufficient for its supply of oxygen;
  • Potassium promotes adequate hydration of the skin, keeping moisture on its surface;
  • carbohydrates found in starch tone and nourish the skin, saturating it with energy;
  • Vitamin B4 regulates the sebaceous glands, helps healing of fractures, reduces inflammation, fights acne, promotes the development of the skin collagen and elastin;
  • Selenium stimulates the protective properties of the skin from harmful factors;
  • Vitamin K prevents the appearance of age spots and freckles seasonal;
  • product as a mask has been successfully used for skin lightening;
  • in addition to all the above starch contains many other vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to the skin, nourishing, moisturizing and maintaining the necessary natural processes in it.

Indications for use

Masks with starch so effective that they are able to help with most problems with the skin:

  • for the prevention of wrinkles;
  • for skin that begins to wither;
  • to maintain fat balance;
  • help delicate and sensitive skin to get rid of the rash;
  • clean pigmentation and freckles seasonal.


Starch is so unique and safe product that had practically no contraindications to the use, with the exception of:

  • individual intolerance of the product;
  • If there are cracks on the face and deep wounds need to wait for their healing;
  • during severe inflammation of the skin;
  • during the period of acute herpes.

Terms of use of masks

Face masks of starch and good as a preventive measure and as a therapeutic procedure:

  1. When not running quite a few skin treatments, if necessary, treatment can be extended to solve the problem.
  2. Time exposure mask on the skin should last from 20 to 40 minutes, depending on what additional ingredients are in the composition.
  3. Before applying the mask the skin must be cleaned of makeup using special cosmetics.
  4. Before the first application of the new compositionhealingandbodywork recommended test it on a small area of ​​skin, for example, on the wrist, and incubate for 5 minutes. If the mask does not cause redness, swelling, itching or burning sensation, then you can safely apply it on the face.
  5. Do not forget the neck and décolleté, apply the mask on these sites, they are also in need of care.
  6. Learn how to combine business with pleasure - during the procedure turn on your favorite music, lie down on the couch and relax.

Recipes masks from starch

Recipes masks with starch, there are many, each woman can choose a part of that which is best suited for her skin.

Masks with lifting effect.

Mask with this composition not only smooth out your skin, giving it a freshness, but also enrich it with vitamins.


  • starch - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • filtered water - 200 ml;
  • Carrot juice - 4 tablespoons. l .;
  • sour cream or yogurt - 1 tbsp. l.

Preparation and use:

  1. Gently mix the starch with water to youdid not form lumps. You can first add half the amount of water, stir and pour the remaining part of water in it, and then once again stir the ingredients well.
  2. The resulting mass is put into a saucepan and put on fire. Cook after boiling until the moment when the mass thickens and becomes sticky like jelly.
  3. Remove the solution from the heat and pour into another container to cool.
  4. After the solution has cooled, add to it fresh carrot juice and sour cream (yogurt).
  5. The resulting composition you should be divided into 3 parts, 2 of which should be put into the refrigerator.
  6. Apply mask on face and neck, soak it for 30 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
  7. The remaining two pieces that you have hidden, do not store more than 2 days.

Smoothing Whitening Mask.

If you want to not only tighten and smooth the skin, but also a little bleach it, use the following recipe.


  • starch - 2 tbsp. l .;
  • water - 4 tbsp. l .;
  • protein - 1 pc .;
  • lemon juice - 1 tsp..

Preparation and use:

  1. Pour starch into the heated water, stir and add to it egg whites to whip with fresh lemon juice.
  2. The mask should be applied to the face and leave for 30-40 minutes. The longer you hold on it, the more whitening effect will achieve. But do not keep the mask for more than 40 minutes.
  3. Wash your face with water at room temperature and wipe sponzhikom soaked tonic.

Masks for sensitive and problem skin.

This mask is suitable for delicate sensitive skin prone to inflammation and rashes.


  • starch - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • milk - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • almond or peach kernel oil - 5 drops.

Preparation and use:

  1. Mix warm milk and starch until smooth, add a peach butter or almond.
  2. Apply mask on face and neck, soak it for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water and wipe with a tonic.

Mask-Scrub from starch.

Masks of the starch can be used for peeling, they are very well cleaned of dead skin particles, as well as contribute to a narrowing of pores and reduce the release of fat.


  • starch - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • finely ground salt - 1 tsp .;.
  • milk - 1-2 tbsp. l .;
  • honey - 1 tsp..

Preparation and use:

  1. Mix the starch and salt in a glass or enamel pot.
  2. Pour warm milk to the dry mix in small portions until the solution turns into slurry.
  3. Add honey and mix composition.
  4. Apply the mask on the skin massage movements as usually comes with scrubs. Do not massage the skin under the eyes is very delicate.
  5. Rinse the scrub off the face with warm water and apply moisturizer.
  6. This composition can be used as a nourishing mask. In this case, apply it on your face and soak for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with warm water and wipe with a tonic.

Starch for washing.

If a face mask made from starch can beuse no more than 2-3 times a week, then wash with water with the addition of starch is available each morning and evening. Especially effective are treatments for aging and sensitive skin.


  • starch - 1 tsp .;.
  • water - 1 liter.

Preparation and use:

  1. Take boiled warm water and add the starch.
  2. Mix the starch with a spoon, and wash your face and neck with this solution.
  3. Then wash with clean water and apply on face and neck cream depending on skin type.

All these affordable and simple to manufacture the mask of starch will help you in the care of skin. Already after a few steps, you will be able to ensure their effectiveness.

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