Everything new is well forgotten old. Previously, cosmetologists were often advised to wash themselves with mineral water, first boiling it or standing for several minutes.
Regarding boiling mineral water
If we take into account natural water, then it is not necessary to boil it. She went through a thorough cleaning of the earth’s crust, geological faults and much more. Such water has a great effect on the body and skin. Unfortunately, in laboratory conditions, such water is simply impossible to obtain. Purchased mineral water is inferior in quality to natural, but it can also benefit the skin.
As for boiling purchased mineral water. Low-mineralized water does not need to be boiled.
For masks and tonics, this item is an exception. In this case, it is better to take water with a lot of salts.
Benefits of mineral water
In our time, the effect of various factors affecting the condition of the skin appears more and more. We sit at the computer a lot, we are often in stressful situations, we work late – all this negatively affects the health of the skin. The skin loses firmness, elasticity, becomes dry, peeling and wrinkles appear. Due to constant stress, the skin loses moisture and becomes vulnerable.
In such situations, cosmetologists advise washing with mineral water. This is especially true of the summer period and stressful situations.
Mineral water nourishes, tones, moisturizes and strengthens the skin. It contains a lot of chemicals. Due to them, the skin calms down, dryness and tightness of the skin are eliminated, the skin softens. In case of allergic reactions, it is also useful to wash with mineral water.
What you need to know about mineral water
- Carbonated mineral water should stand for about 40 minutes in an open container. This will help to release carbon dioxide, which can cause dryness and irritation of the skin.
- In “living water” salt content per liter is 200-500 mg. Water with a lot of salt is not suitable for washing the skin.
- Oily, problematic skin should be washed with mineral water, where the salt content is high. This will help shrink the pores and give the skin a matte finish.
- Normal skin is washed with low-mineralized water. It will soften and tone the skin.
- The use of therapeutic mineral water, such as Essentuki, Narzan, Borjomi Classic, will help to cope with many skin problems.
- Mineral water can be used instead of tonic.
How to choose mineral water
All information about water is written on the bottle label: The concentration of minerals is the mass of the residue. It should be in the range of 0 -500 ml / l – this is low-mineralized water. Over 500 – highly mineralized.
You need to take into account that water is stored in plastic bottles for 1.5 years, but in glass – two.
Contrasting washing is useful for our skin – alternating warm and cold water. And in order to fill the skin with freshness, you need to wipe your face with an ice cube made from mineral water. Ice will not only restore freshness, but also relieve puffiness and swelling.
It is useful to sprinkle mineral water. Such a spray can be bought at the store, or you can take a spray bottle, pour mineral water into it and spray it on your face throughout the day. This method will restore freshness to the face during the day, while the makeup will remain intact and will hold better. It is useful to irrigate the skin not only in summer, but also in winter. When our skin begins to peel off from dry air, it becomes lifeless.
Washing with mineral water in the morning
In the morning, it is useful not only to wipe the skin with an ice cube, but also to wash your face with mineral water. Such a procedure will quickly return the skin to a healthy appearance. The skin will become smooth, elastic and healthy, and it will also help you wake up. If there are rashes, they will decrease significantly.
Tonics based on mineral water
This tonic is very beneficial for the skin. And several times cheaper than store-bought ones. To prepare a tonic, you need mineral water and medicinal herbs, for different skin types, different herbs or a combination of them.
Herbs are suitable for dry and normal skin: birch leaves, mint, chamomile. For oily and combination skin – chamomile and calendula.
To prepare a tonic, you need to take mineral water and bring it to a boil and pour the herbs we need. Leave to infuse for about 40 minutes. Strain. The tonic will keep in the refrigerator for about a week.
For problem skin with severe rashes, you need to bring mineral water to a boil, throw 10-15 leaves of parsley into it and boil for 5 minutes. After cooling, remove the leaves and store in the refrigerator for one week. Wash your face several times a day.
Masks based on mineral water
Such masks will soothe the skin and have a healing effect. Such masks are especially useful for problem skin.
Mineral water will enhance the effect of the mask ingredients several times. Wash off the mask with mineral water, fixing the result.
For porous skin, with post-acne, it is useful to make bodyagi masks, which are diluted with mineral water. The regeneration of skin cells will increase several times, which will give a positive result.
Mineral water has a good effect on our skin, regardless of skin type and season. It fills the skin with moisture, prevents wrinkles, softens, soothes and strengthens the skin.