A transparent, odorless liquid, in turn, is a trihydric alcohol in composition, is familiar to everyone and is called glycerin. This substance cannot be called anything other than a find, thanks to its wonderful properties, which are expressed in the main ability to retain moisture.
The origin of glycerin is very simple, it can be obtained from vegetable fats, or synthesized using chemical processes into a liquid of the required concentration and consistency. But in the case of a chemical method of obtaining it, it is extracted using epichlorohydrin, which in turn is a toxic substance, otherwise it is an oil product.
Due to the property of versatility, it suits any type of skin, does not cause irritation, therefore it is added to almost all cosmetic creams and masks. But there is one condition when using various skin products containing glycerin, natural glycerin has a more beneficial effect, and not organic. The main feature of glycerin is the fight against wrinkles and age signs.
It is very popular at the present time to prepare homemade cosmetics, including anti-aging masks, the components for which can be purchased at pharmacies and other establishments. In turn, these cosmetics are more useful and affordable, which a wider range of women can afford.
Face masks containing glycerin
- Glycerin and egg yolk.
It is necessary to separate the yolk, which will be used in the preparation of the mask, add 1 teaspoon of glycerin purchased at the pharmacy, mix until the same consistency. Pre-cleanse the face, preferably with thermal water, apply a mask, keep it on the face for 10-15 minutes, then gently rinse with water at room temperature.
The benefits of this mask are invaluable not only due to the properties of glycerin, but also egg yolk, which nourishes the skin with useful vitamins and microelements, the special benefit of one of the vitamins of youth, namely vitamin A, saturating with moisture, does not allow a feeling of tightness, and the presence of lecithin that nourishes the layers skin.
- Glycerin and aloe for moisturizing the face.
To prepare this mask, fairly simple components are needed, namely, glycerin and aloe juice, which must be mixed in a ratio of 2 to 1. As a result of the viscosity of glycerin, the mixture will turn out to be not very liquid, so it must be applied to a previously prepared and cleansed face with a thick layer, hold 10-15 minutes and rinse with water at room temperature, but in no case cold or hot.
The benefit of aloe juice for the face lies in the skin-soothing properties. It fights against skin diseases caused by various factors and irritants, moisturizes the skin, intensively fights against the inevitable aging processes, smooths out all wrinkles on the face, and gives the skin a pleasant well-groomed look. If a woman has a problem with age spots, then aloe is able to deal with it, gently whitening the skin.
- Glycerin, clay and birch buds for oily skin.
It is necessary to take 1 tablespoon of pharmaceutical or personally prepared dried birch buds, pour 100g. dill, boil for 5 minutes. Then remove the container from the fire, let it cool on its own and take it through a strainer. Add 2 tablespoons of green clay to the broth, mix everything thoroughly, avoiding the formation of lumps. After this, add half a teaspoon of pharmacy glycerin and 2 drops of camphor alcohol, previously diluted in water at room temperature. Apply the components of the mask on the skin of the face for 15 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with water.
The benefits of the mask can be explained by the beneficial properties of its valuable ingredients. For example, birch buds contribute to the healing of microcracks and small wounds, the treatment of acne, and smoothes wrinkles. Green clay, which is considered the most useful of all their diversity, due to the fact that it perfectly cleanses the skin, dries oily skin a little, thereby normalizing the activity of the sebaceous glands in a natural way, nourishes the skin at the cellular level with microelements, gives velvety skin and creates a feeling of visual grooming and youth.
- Glycerin, oatmeal and honey to moisturize the skin.
It is necessary to take 3 tablespoons of water, preheated to room temperature, add 1 teaspoon of honey, preferably liquid or melted, also add the same amount of glycerin, while mixing everything until smooth or beat with a mixer, then add 1 teaspoon of chopped oatmeal . After mixing everything, apply the mask on the face, lasting no more than 20 minutes, then rinse with water at room temperature.
Honey has an invaluable effect on the skin, thanks to the richest vitamin and mineral composition, moisturizes, nourishes with a variety of benefits, whitens freckles, regenerates it, fights imperfections. Oatmeal is often used to cleanse the face and smooth wrinkles.
- Glycerin, potato, yolk, vegetable oil to nourish mature skin.
First you need to take 1 potato in a peel, boil it, then peel and mash, wait until it cools down a bit. Then add 1 tablespoon of milk at room temperature, the yolk separated from the protein, 1 teaspoon of glycerin, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil – olive, corn, or wheat germ and the same amount of water. After adding all the ingredients, mix thoroughly until a homogeneous mass is formed and apply on the face for 15 minutes, hold and rinse with water at room temperature.
Mashed potatoes in masks have a lifting effect, rejuvenate the skin of the face and act less aggressively than raw potatoes.
- Glycerin, honey, mineral water and gelatin for skin rejuvenation.
Take 4 tablespoons of glycerin, 2 teaspoons of honey, preferably liquid or melted to a liquid consistency, 2 teaspoons of edible gelatin, 4 tablespoons of mineral water. Then mix all the ingredients in one container, bring to a homogeneous mass, so that the gelatin dissolves, put on fire and stir until completely dissolved. Then add another 4 tablespoons of mineral water, mix everything and pour into a jar, close the lid for greater sterility. Apply the mask on the face for 15-20 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature, then lubricate the face with a cream for more nutrition and hydration of the skin of the face.
The action of gelatin has a great effect on mature facial skin, smoothes wrinkles, improves blood circulation. Acts as natural collagen, which perfectly penetrates the skin, while improving its elasticity and…