EAT WATER BASED FRUITS
How many of us love this juicy fruit? And did you know watermelon is not only tasty but very healthy berry. Its benefits are important not only for the body, but also for the beauty of our skin.
Watermelon is 90% water, its pulp contains easily digestible fructose and glucose. In a watermelon there are a lots of vitamins – B1 and B2, so useful for our nervous system. This berry also contains the largest amount of potassium, which helps our heart stay healthy. We can talk about the benefits of watermelon for hours, in this article we want to tell you why watermelon is so useful in caring for our face and neck.
We offer you a number of home made masks where main ingredient is watermelon.
Hydration and elasticity of the skin
Watermelon juice perfectly moisturizes the skin, increases its elasticity and smooths wrinkles with regular care. Mash the pulp of watermelon and apply the resulting juice with a cotton pad on the face, neck and décolleté for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Toning and refreshing
The following procedure perfectly tones, refreshes the skin of the face and increases its elasticity. Watermelon juice can be frozen and a piece of the obtained ice to wipe the skin on the massage lines. After wiping the juice, leave the juice on the face without wiping for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with cold water and mosturise the skin with your favorite cream.
Watermelon plus honey
A tonic with honey and watermelon will help make the skin soft and tender. Mash the pulp of watermelon, squeeze the juice out of it and mix it with a teaspoon of honey. Wipe the face with this tonic, leave on the skin for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
For bringing softness and velvetiness to you dehydrated and dry skin mash 2 tbsp. tablespoons of watermelon pulp, add 1 tbsp. a spoonful of potato starch and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of grape juice. Mix the mixture thoroughly and apply on face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off the mask with warm water.
No to wrinkles
The following mask will help smooth out wrinkles and prevent new ones from appearing. Mash 2 tbsp. tablespoons of watermelon pulp, add 0.5 cups of warm milk 0.5 teaspoons of salt and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of lemon juice. Apply the mask on the face and leave for 10 minutes. Then remove the mixture with cotton pads and wipe your face with infusion of calendula or chamomile. Then rinse your face with water and lemon juice (1 liter of water – juice of 1 lemon) and blot with a facial tissue.
Mask for aging skin
The following mask will help to raise the turgor and increase the tone of aging skin. Mash 2 tbsp. tablespoons of watermelon pulp, add ¼ cup yogurt, mix. Apply the mixture on your face for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water, acidified with lemon juice. Such a mask is suitable for aging skin, will help restore tone and turgor.
This mask is ideal for porous skin. Mash the watermelon pulp with grapes in equal proportions, about 2 tbsp. spoons of each. Add to the mixture 1 tbsp. a spoonful of almond or olive oil. Rinse off the mask with warm water.
Acne and blemish control
This mask will help solve this problem. Knead 1 tbsp. spoonful of watermelon pulp, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of juice of rowan berries and a little of your favorite face cream (maybe baby). Mix the mixture, add the egg yolk and rub everything thoroughly. Before applying the mask to the face, add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to the mixture. Apply on face and décolleté. Then remove the mask with cotton pads dipped in warm water.
As you can see, watermelon is not only tasty, but also a useful and faithful friend for the beauty and youth of our skin.