Often eggs are used not for their intended purpose – but as an excellent beauty product. In particular, egg white is used as a nutritional component that works wonders for the skin, of course, subject to certain rules of application. Many cosmetic companies are beginning to actively use this ingredient, creating cosmetic creams and lotions.
Acne protein mask
In order to get rid of unwanted pimples on your face, you can use protein masks. Due to its drying effect, this ingredient does an excellent job of reducing subcutaneous fat and narrowing the pores. In addition, egg whites do an excellent job of destroying various infections and relieving inflammatory effects.
To prepare a truly effective face mask that will relieve the skin of pimples that have appeared:
- First you need to break the egg and carefully separate the yolk from the protein;
- Then the protein must be thoroughly beaten until foam is formed;
- The next step is to add a few drops of fresh lemon juice or one teaspoon of fresh, non-candied honey to the protein, which are also great for fighting acne.
Before applying the resulting mass to your face, you should thoroughly cleanse your face of all impurities using your usual cleanser. Next, with gentle massage movements, it is necessary to apply the resulting mass to the skin, avoiding contact with the area around the eyes and lips.
This mask needs to be kept on your skin for twenty minutes, so that the beneficial components have time to penetrate into the pores in sufficient quantities. It is necessary to wash off the mask after the skin on the face has become tense and stiff. You need to wash off the mask without using any means, and then let the skin dry naturally.
In addition, it is also worth eating a small amount of boiled egg white so that it begins to affect the condition of the skin not only from the outside, but also from the inside. Thus, you can make the skin not only beautiful, but also completely healthy.
Egg whites so affect the condition of the skin due to the high content of various vitamins in them. For example, thanks to vitamin B2, which is contained in protein in large quantities, acne stops appearing on the skin. In addition, it contains vitamin B3, which also increases blood flow throughout the body. Egg white is also rich in zinc, which promotes wound healing and strengthens the human immune system.
Egg white for dry face
Many owners of dry skin face constant sensations of dryness on their face, which can not be called pleasant. In order to get rid of this, many of them begin to regularly use egg white as a mask.
To prepare this mask, you will need:
- one protein;
- one teaspoon of any oil (olive, linseed, vegetable);
- a little bit of any juice from the berries.
Before applying this mask to your skin, wash your face thoroughly with your usual skin cleanser. The mask is applied to the skin with gentle tapping movements, as if rubbing it into the skin. It must be kept on the skin for half an hour, so that all the ingredients have time to be thoroughly absorbed into the skin of the face. At the end of this time, the mask does not need to be washed off, it is enough just to remove the remnants using a towel or paper napkin.
You can use the second recipe for a protein mask for the face, which will relieve the skin of the feeling of dryness.
To create it you will need:
- 5 grams of boric acid, which can be easily found in a pharmacy;
- two full teaspoons of cream;
- grams of crushed alum;
- one protein.
In order to prepare this mask, it is necessary to thoroughly mix all the components that you want to apply with massage movements to the skin of the face, neck and décolleté. The entire mask must be kept in this state for about fifteen minutes. After the specified time has passed, you can wash it off with plain warm water, without using any products.
This mask is very useful for all people whose skin is prone not only to dryness, but also to the constant appearance of wrinkles.
Egg white masks to get rid of wrinkles
Masks made from egg white can be used regularly as an excellent lifting agent. Moreover, every housewife always has this product in the refrigerator, which means that you will not have problems finding the ingredient.
In order to prepare such a mask, you will need to take one egg and carefully separate the protein from the yolk. The protein will need to be thoroughly mixed, and then applied to the skin of the face cleansed with a special agent. This mask must be kept on your face for fifteen minutes, trying not to smile or talk during all this time. Gradually, you will have a stronger feeling that your skin is starting to tighten. After the specified time has elapsed, the remaining protein must be washed off the face using plain warm water with the addition of a few drops of lemon juice.
You can also use egg white to create an express mask that will almost instantly tighten the skin of the face. Such a mask may be needed if guests suddenly come to you and you want to put yourself in order, but there is absolutely no time for this. Thanks to its use, the complexion instantly evens out, and the skin itself becomes more toned and beautiful.
In order to prepare such a mask, you will need to beat one protein, add three teaspoons of kefir to it, one tablespoon of potato starch, as well as some carefully ground oatmeal. When adding the last ingredient, you should make sure that the mass is not too thick and at the same time not very liquid. By reducing and adding oatmeal, you can easily adjust the density of the mass.
This mask should be applied to the skin for fifteen minutes, then gently rinse with plain warm water.
Protein with additives
In order not only to tighten the skin of the face, but also to refresh it, you can add one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice to the usual protein. As the mask dries, it is necessary to apply additional layers. When twenty minutes have passed, the mask can be washed off with plain warm water.
In order to rid your skin of various age spots, you can add half a chopped cucumber to the protein mask. The resulting mass must be applied to the skin of the face and left …