A face mask of honey and olive oil is a real storehouse of vitamins and nutrients.
The face mask of honey and olive oil, the beauty and health of the skin when used, become the main result of cosmetic procedures, is sold today in any specialized stores. Nevertheless, one should not forget that any means of this type are prepared on the basis of extracts, and not natural products. Therefore, homemade masks are an excellent alternative to shopping, because they can create a more effective effect.
Homemade honey and olive oil masks will delight your skin
Effect of honey and olive oil on the skin
Olive oil is an integral component of many cosmetics, in particular masks, face and neck creams. It is used in folk cosmetology for the manufacture at home of various useful compositions for the skin. Olive oil can have a special effect on the skin due to the fact that it contains a large supply of vitamins of groups E, A. The skin needs them, because these vitamins:
- promote increase of elasticity;
- prevent an increase in the number of wrinkles.
The oil is universal - it is perceived positively by the skin of all types, including extremely sensitive, thin and overly dried, which has lost its natural shade and luster. Plus olive oil is a unique property not to cause allergies (except in extreme cases of personal intolerance).
Olive oil can have a special effect on the skin due to the fact that it contains a large supply of vitamins of groups E, A
Regarding the medicinal qualities of honey, they are also extremely wide and varied. It contains groups of vitamins: K, C, PP, H, B, A, etc. Honey is a source of boron, potassium, manganese, calcium, iron, aluminum. All these components are involved in the renewal of the skin of the neck, face, provide its tightening (lifting effect).
Honey effectively retains moisture in the cells. This allows you to forget about unwanted premature aging of the skin. As an antioxidant, it is able to protect the skin from sun exposure, under the influence of which a process called photoaging occurs. As an antiseptic, honey treats sensitive and thin, and oily problem skin, cleansing it as much as possible.
Honey as well as olive oil is combined with any type of skin. But the difference is that it can cause allergic reactions.
Honey effectively retains moisture in the cells. This allows you to forget about unwanted premature aging of the skin.
Tip! The use of honey as a cosmetic product should not be started without prior testing on the wrist.
In combination, honey and olive oil are powerful cosmetics that can be used by women of any age.
Mask without additives: natural honey and olive oil
This is a type of nourishing face masks. Preparing only using two components:
- olive oil;
In order to prepare such a mask mixture at home, you should use one spoon (table) of honey, two tablespoons (table) of oil, combined in one container, and mix them together.
Tip! It is better to put the container with the mixture in hot water and let the mixture heat up.
A warm mask should be applied and kept on the face for up to fifteen minutes. When the specified time has elapsed, it must be washed off using heated water.
A warm mask should be applied and kept on the face for up to fifteen minutes.
Egg Yolk Strength
A face mask, for the preparation of which egg yolk is used, added to honey and olive oil, can have such a complex therapeutic effect on the skin of the face:
- moisturizes dry skin;
- nourishes normal skin;
- relieves inflammations on problem skin;
- returns a natural shade to skin with dull color;
- rejuvenates the skin.
The yolk is considered a well-known natural moisturizing element, so the mask with its use is contraindicated for girls with oily skin. If there are tendencies to allergic reactions, it is better to experiment with a mask beforehand on the tender skin of the wrist.
In the preparation of the mask is simple. You must use one egg yolk, previously separated from the protein, one spoon (tea) honey and one spoon (tea) olive oil. All should be thoroughly mixed with each other, and then cover with a mixture of clean face. It is recommended to withstand the mask for up to ten minutes and then wash it off using clean water.
The yolk is considered a well-known natural moisturizing element, so the mask with its use is contraindicated for girls with oily skin.
Tip! Medicinal properties of honey for the skin are best disclosed in conditions of high humidity, so cosmetologists advise to apply a face mask of honey, eggs (yolk) and olive oil while taking a bath.
The most popular for cosmetic masks oatmeal. This tool will help:
- soften the skin;
- moisten it;
- eliminate wrinkles, smooth skin (rejuvenating effect);
- remove all cells that are dead (peeling effect).
To make a face mask of oatmeal, melted honey and olive oil, you should take all the necessary components according to the recipe, namely: one spoon (table) of olive oil, two tablespoons (table) of honey, half a cup of oatmeal (flakes), a quarter cup of milk, one egg, pre-beaten. All ingredients need to be mixed and left for five minutes to soften the oatmeal. After that, you need to add to the mask two spoons (teaspoons) of sugar and mix thoroughly again until the sugar crystals disappear.
The mask must be applied to the skin, pre-cleaned. The composition is applied abundantly, but carefully, so as not to fall on the delicate area around the eyes. This tool must be rubbed into the skin to get rid of its dead elements. It is necessary to withstand this remedy for fifteen to twenty minutes, and rinse off - using warm water.
Peeling oatmeal helps cleanse the skin
Tip! It is recommended that before applying this mask, wash your face with hot water using some kind of washing gel. It is necessary that the pores open, and the mask can cleanse the skin of dead cells more effectively.
Fruit Honey Olive Masks
One of the most popular variations of such a face mask are honey-olive cosmetics with the addition of:
- lemon juice;
For homemade masks from honey, fresh lemon, and olive oil, you should take two tablespoons (table) oil, one spoon (tea) honey (if it is thick, you must first melt using a water bath), as well as two spoons (tablespoons) of lemon juice, previously pressed from citrus. All components should be mixed as much as possible in a container between them, and only after obtaining a homogeneous mass should be applied to the skin.
It is recommended to apply it on previously cleaned skin not only of the face, but also of the neck. Only avoid the area around the eyes. Aged on the skin mask for about twenty-five minutes. Rinse off with warm water. To consolidate the effect on the skin, you can apply a cream with a moisturizing effect.
The mask has a miraculous effect on the skin of the face, affected by acne, acne, black spots, as well as by smoking, by the rays of the sun. Lemon is able to give skin a radiant appearance.
For the preparation of apple-honey-olive mask you will need one spoon (table) of vegetable oil, one spoon (tea) of honey, and also one spoon (table) of the grated mass of green sour apple. After mixing until a uniform, mushy state, the mask is ready for use with an aging time on the skin for up to fifteen minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water too. The effect of this mask for the female face is similar to the previous version - with lemon.
The mask with limonom and olive oil has a miraculous effect on the skin of the face, affected by acne, acne, black spots, as well as smoking, the rays of the sun. Lemon is able to give skin a radiant appearance.
Tip! Sour green apple in case of its absence at hand can be replaced by two spoons (tea) of apple cider vinegar. The principle of preparation of the mask and its use is the same as in the previous version. This product makes the skin soft and silky.
Therapy for skin based on olive oil, honey and vegetables
Among the vegetables used as an additional ingredient to the olive-honey mask, palm belongs to tomatoes. The mask with the addition of tomato differs in three important properties for the skin:
If the role of honey in this cosmetic product is to provide a moisturizing effect, and olive oil - to create protection against moisture loss, then tomatoes are also able to work wonders - their function is to provide a rejuvenating effect due to the saturation of such elements as lycopene, beta-carotene.
Based on the properties of the mask, it is advisable to apply it if the skin belongs to the dry and thin type.
Onions are also used in the preparation of a vegetable mask with honey and olive oil. This is an ideal option for reanimation of dry skin on the face and neck.
To prepare it, it is necessary to mix two spoons (tea) of olive oil, two spoons (table) of honey, and also two tablespoons (table) of tomatoes, previously crushed with a grater, in one container. After thorough mixing, a homogeneous mixture should be obtained, which should be applied to the skin of the face. It is recommended to withstand the mask for no more than fifteen minutes, and wash it off with slightly heated clean running water.
Tip! Use a home-grown tomato for a mask. If there is no such option, then the best option would be the height of the tomato season, when there are many of them for sale. Then you can only buy a vegetable, really rich in nutrients.
Onions are also used in the preparation of a vegetable mask with honey and olive oil. This is an ideal option to reanimate dry skin on the face and neck.
It is necessary to bake one onion in the oven (it can be replaced by a microwave), which you can grind into a mushy state. It should be added to the onion gruel one teaspoon (tea) of olive oil and the same amount of honey, all components mix until smooth. It is necessary to apply it on the cleaned skin for about twenty minutes, after which you can wash it off with the help of warm clean water.
In combination, honey and olive oil are powerful cosmetics that can be used by women of any age.
Face masks based on honey and olive oil with dairy products
Among honey-olive masks with dairy products in home cosmetology are famous recipes with the addition of:
- cottage cheese,
- sour cream
Nourishing and moisturizing effect has a mask based on honey with olive oil when adding sour cream. In order to prepare such a mask at home, you should first melt 30 ml of natural honey in a water bath. Then it is necessary to add to it one and a half tablespoons (table) sour cream (fat content - 20%, but it is recommended to put natural homemade product in cosmetic), as well as olive oil in a volume of 50 ml.
All components must be mixed in the tank until the time when the mass will be absolutely homogeneous consistency. After the finished mask can be applied to the face. To stand on the skin it costs about half an hour, not longer, and then wash off with warm clean water. In addition to a nourishing and moisturizing effect on dry skin, it has another effect - it helps to eliminate the peeling of overdried face skin.
Similar properties possesses a face mask, also prepared according to this recipe. You need to take one spoon (tablespoon) of olive oil, add to it two spoons (teas) of honey - this is the basis for the product. Ingredients to mix each other. After that you should add three spoons (table) of preheated milk (but not hot) to the composition of the future mask. In the resulting liquid mixture, you need to add the crumb of white bread in such an amount as to turn the liquid mixture into a thick, mushy consistency. It is recommended to put a mask on the skin very abundantly, and to withstand only ten to fifteen minutes. Such a cosmetic product is also washed off with ordinary clean warm water.
Nourishing and moisturizing effect has a mask based on honey with olive oil when adding sour cream.
For this type of skin is an excellent option - the use of masks made on honey-olive base with the addition of cottage cheese. For the preparation of a cosmetic mixture you will need one spoon (table) of olive oil, one spoon (tea) of honey and two tablespoons (table) of cottage cheese (soft). All ingredients must be added to one container and carefully grind until a homogeneous mass. After that, the mask is considered finished. It is recommended to apply it in this way: apply thickly on the skin of the face, withstand thirty minutes, rinse with clean, slightly warm water after the specified time.
Tip! Women with extremely sensitive skin are recommended to use chamomile tea as a means to remove this watch.
The richness of the recipe allows you to prepare a useful mask on the honey-olive base for the face of any woman - regardless of her age and skin type. The therapeutic and cosmetological effect of such masks, repeatedly tested in practice, makes them more and more popular every day.