Rejuvenating and firming face masks

In this article we will look at the best firming and anti-aging face masks.

But first, let's focus on the basic principles of applying different masks on the face:

  • Masks that have a nourishing effect should be made an hour and a half before bedtime, and firming masks are better before 12 days.
  • The remnants of the mask are first washed off with warm water. After everything is washed, you need to rinse your face with lukewarm water to narrow the pores.
  • When the mask is washed off with smearing movements, use a towel to remove excess moisture from the face and apply a moisturizer.
  • Before applying the prepared mask on your face, do an allergy test on the back of your hand.
  • Get a brush to apply the mask on your face, it will allow you to evenly and comfortably apply the mask on your skin.
  • It is imperative that before applying the mask on the skin, it is necessary to wash the impurities and get rid of traces of cosmetics on the face.

If you want your skin to be irresistible, then you need to understand that you can't do without internal as well as external care. What you eat and drink directly affects both your well-being and the condition of your skin.

Try to give preference to the right foods and drink at least 1, 5-2 liters of clean water a day. In case of disturbance of the water-salt balance in the body, your skin will never become smooth and radiant.

The combination of proper nutrition, proper water consumption and good skin care will transform it and make it more beautiful, firm, well maintained and radiant.

Don't forget to make your face happy with these masks at least once a week and you will definitely like the result. This mask is suitable for girls over the age of 30, it will help refresh the facial skin, smooth out wrinkles and make the skin glow. So, let's get started!

Rejuvenating cocoa mask

Cocoa powder is an excellent natural product for facial skin care. You can buy cocoa powder in any grocery store and some chain stores.

Please note that in order to prepare a cocoa drink, you need ordinary cocoa powder, not a dry mixture with sugar!

Why is cocoa valuable? Contains a large amount of vitamins and minerals:

  • Iron (performs hematopoietic function, increases hemoglobin);
  • Potassium (prevents convulsions, removes excess water from the body and removes puffiness);
  • Vitamin A (protects the skin from the effects of negative environmental factors);
  • nicotinic acid;
  • Folic acid (helps the body to accelerate tissue regeneration and rejuvenate the skin);
  • Proteins;
  • Essential fatty acids;

Cocoa face masks are suitable for all skin types, but do not forget about point 4, which talks about possible allergic reactions.

Cooking components

mask with cocoa
  • One teaspoon of cocoa powder;
  • One bag of green tea;
  • Half a teaspoon of honey (absolutely everyone will do the job);
  • Well, and, of course, boiling water to steam everything (you just can not dissolve cocoa powder in cold water);
  • If you want to add a whitening effect to the mask, add half a teaspoon of lemon juice to it.

In this mask, cocoa powder works with antioxidant-rich green tea. Ultimately, it is antioxidants that protect the cells of our body from the harmful effects of the environment and prevent disease, inflammation and premature aging of the body. Therefore, thanks to green tea, the effect of the mask is significantly enhanced.

Now, in a deep cup, you need to gut the green tea from the bag.
Pour a teaspoon of cocoa there. Only after all this slowly add boiling water to the cup and stir the contents. You need to pour it until everything turns into a pulp, now you can add honey there.

Be careful, if you are allergic to honey, you cannot add it.

Massage the resulting slurry on your face to make sure everything is well absorbed. The mask should remain on your face for a total of 20-25 minutes.
After the procedure, apply a moisturizer suitable for your skin.

Below we present homemade masks that allow you to achieve a firming effect on your face. If you apply them constantly, the effect of them will not be worse than Botox-based injections.

Masks based on chicken egg protein, edible gelatin, bread yeast or starch have a strong firming and rejuvenating effect.

Protein mask with chicken egg

This mask contains only one ingredient -egg white. You have to beat the egg in a plate, separate the egg white from the yolk and just beat the rest of the pure white.

Everything, you can apply now. Remember that before applying the mask on your face, you must first clean it.

Add efficiency

effectiveness of the mask

If you want to add a nourishing effect to the protein mask, you need to add:

  • Half a teaspoon of honey;
  • A tablespoon of oatmeal or oatmeal (will help you achieve a cleansing effect when massaging the mask).

To achieve a moisturizing or whitening effect, you need to add:

  • One teaspoon of sour cream for moisturizing effect;
  • Or half a teaspoon of lemon juice for a whitening effect.

Apply the mask on the skin as always, along the massage lines, but avoid the area near the eyes. It will also be good to apply this mask on the skin of the neck.

It should be applied according to the principle of layers:

  1. Apply the first layer of the mask;
  2. Wait for it to absorb;
  3. Then apply a second coat;
  4. Also wait for it to be absorbed;
  5. And apply the third layer.

That is, now you need to leave the mask on your face for 20-25 minutes.

When the mask is completely applied to the skin, you should relax and try to completely exclude all facial expressions.

After the necessary time has elapsed, rinse the remnants of the face mask with warm water and then wash with lukewarm water, this is necessary to narrow the pores of the face.

A good way to narrow pores is to wipe your face with frozen herbal tea after washing. The decoction will help soothe the skin after procedures, normalize blood circulation and give it freshness.

By the way, this mask can be done every three days if you want to achieve an express tightening of facial skin.

Starch mask to tighten the contour of the face

This type of face mask causes a lot of admiration among girls. In the end, the result of using such a mask exceeds all expectations and is easy to prepare. The effect of such a mask is simply "Wow", because after the procedure the skin becomes very beautiful and taut.

starch mask

Cooking components

  • One tablespoon of starch;
  • tablespoon of honey;
  • One tablespoon of sour cream;
  • Boiled water.

Take a tablespoon of starch and pour it into a metal cup and add boiled water so that the color of the result is like condensed milk.
Now mix all this well and put on the stove over low heat. While heating, be sure to stir this mixture until it thickens.

Now turn off the stove and allow the mixture to cool. Once all this has cooled, do not hesitate to add sour cream and honey and mix well. Apply the resulting mask on a pre-cleansed face and neck and leave it for 15-25 minutes.

For extra nutrition, you can add carrot puree to this mask by grating it on a fine grater or turning it into porridge using a blender.

The mask is effective after the first application. This is a good express option for those days when you have to be irresistible.

Rice-based face mask with anti-aging effect

This face mask is similar in composition to a starch mask. In fact, rice also contains starch in its composition.
In its effectiveness and end result, it is not inferior to the previous mask.

Cooking components

rice-based mask
  • One tablespoon of cooked rice;
  • One teaspoon of honey;
  • One tablespoon of milk.

First of all, to prepare this mask, you need to boil the rice and heat the milk. Now add a tablespoon of rice, a teaspoon of honey and a tablespoon of milk to a plate. Mix all this thoroughly and crush the rice in milk until it becomes a pulp. Now you can apply the mask on the pre-cleansed face and leave it for 15-20 minutes.
Once the mask is dry on your face, you can wash it.

Gelatin rejuvenating mask

The gelatin mask will help to improve the condition of the skin and will make it firm and velvety. It is very popular among women.

If you want to add a detoxifying effect to the pores of the face in addition to the rejuvenating effect, then you can add 2-3 tablets of activated charcoal to the ingredients.
It will help absorb impurities accumulated in the pores of your face.

Cooking components

gelatin mask
  • One tablespoon of gelatin;
  • One tablespoon of milk;
  • Protein from a chicken egg.

Pour the gelatin into a bowl. Now pour the milk there. Once the main ingredients are in a bowl, melt them. You should get a thick, creamy base in a state to which you need to add whipped protein. Stir well and allow to cool to a comfortable temperature.

Clean your face and open it to reveal the pores of your face. This is necessary to enhance the effect of the mask. Now that your face is ready, you can safely apply the mask to the entire face, including the area around the eyes. Now lie down and relax for 20-25 minutes. and let the mask do its thing.

For the best effect, when the mask is applied completely on the skin, you should try to completely remove all facial expressions from your face.