Anti-inflammatory face mask

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Last reviewed: 17.10.2021

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Anti-inflammatory face mask is a cosmetic that can effectively remove redness and painful inflammation on the skin in a short period of time. Let's look at what kinds of anti-inflammatory masks are available, as well as several popular recipes for cooking masks at home.

Anti-inflammatory masks help to cope with skin problems such as redness, acne, irritation, enlarged pores. The mask can be bought or prepared at home from natural ingredients.

Recipes for anti-inflammatory face masks

Recipes of anti-inflammatory face masks are varied and depend on the type of skin and the desired results. All anti-inflammatory masks are designed for complex care of problem skin. Masks relieve inflammation, irritation and have an antibacterial effect on the skin.

There are recipes for anti-inflammatory healing face masks, the principle of which is aimed at accelerating the processes of skin regeneration. Especially popular recipes are yeast, quince, fruit, honey and clay masks for the face. Let's look at the most popular recipes for anti-inflammatory masks.

  • The simplest and most effective anti-inflammatory mask is a mask of honey and aloe. The combination of these ingredients gently cares for the skin, soothes irritation and eliminates inflammation. The mask is recommended to be done before going to bed so that after the procedure the skin can rest. To prepare the mask, mix a spoonful of honey and a spoon of crushed aloe leaves. Apply the mask to the face after cleansing, wash off after 20 minutes.
  • From aloe and egg white, you can prepare a cleansing anti-inflammatory mask, which is perfect for caring for oily skin. Mix the crushed aloe leaf with the protein until it is uniform. As soon as the first thin layer of the mask dries, it is necessary to apply the next and so on for 10-15 minutes. If the skin suffers from pigmentation, then to the aloe and protein can add a little lemon juice.
  • Anti-inflammatory mask of yeast and yogurt or sour cream well relieves irritation, helps fight acne and acne. Mix 10 g of dry yeast with a spoon of kefir or fatty sour cream. To the ingredients, you can add plantain juice, which will accelerate the healing of wounds on the face. The mask should not be held for more than 5 minutes, rinse with massage movements, washing with warm water.
  • Fruit-protein anti-inflammatory face mask - the most affordable and effective. Mask can be made from any fruit, more precisely its juice. Mix fruit juice with egg whites and layers on the skin. It is necessary to wash off such masks with cold water.
  • The healing properties of chamomile will help to remove inflammation from the skin, since the plant has anti-inflammatory and regenerating properties. Pour boiling water a glass of pharmacy chamomile and let it brew for 10-15 minutes. Chamomile swells and turns into a thick mass. Grass should be evenly distributed on a napkin or gauze and applied to the skin. The mask can be kept longer than 30 minutes, that is, before it dries. This mask dries the skin, so after using it is recommended to apply moisturizer.

Anti-inflammatory masks at home

Anti-inflammatory masks at home - are prepared very simply, and most importantly do not require special knowledge and skills. The main thing is to have suitable ingredients and know the principle of their action after application to the skin. Let's look at the basic rules of using anti-inflammatory face masks at home.

  1. Before applying the mask, it is necessary to postpone all the cases and give the procedure 10-20 minutes. Full relaxation and calmness will help to bring the skin into tone. Home masks are prepared before use, so there is no point in making masks in reserve. Such cosmetics do not contain preservatives, so they can not be stored for longer than 3 days. The components of the masks should be natural and fresh.
  2. Before applying the mask to the face, the skin must be cleaned. It is enough to wipe your face with a cotton disc and tonic. If you have a fat or combination skin type, then you need to do face peeling. This will clear the skin and maximize the opening of the pores.
  3. If you have a mask of liquid consistency, then apply it to your face with a cotton or gauze swab, but thick masks can be applied with clean hands. Virtually all anti-inflammatory masks can be applied not only to the face, but also to the neck and neck area.
  4. The mask is applied by massage movements, the skin around the eyes and lips remains clean. Rinse off the mask with better boiled water, so before the procedure, prepare a jug of water. After the mask, the face does not need to be scrubbed frantically with a towel, it is enough to get wet a couple of times to remove moisture. Use masks regularly to achieve the desired result.

A few other useful recipes for anti-inflammatory masks:

  • If you have irritation on your face, the skin requires special careful care. In this case, an ideal variant of an anti-inflammatory mask is an egg and a cucumber. Vegetable grind and mix with protein until smooth consistency. Apply the mask to layers, paying special attention to problem areas.
  • Anti-inflammatory mask of dairy products will help to cope with skin problems and will perfectly refresh your face. Take a couple spoons of fat-free cottage cheese and a couple of spoons of kefir. Mix the ingredients well and put them on problem areas of the face. After 10-20 minutes the mask can be washed off.
  • If you have acne on your face, which constantly inflames and delivers not only aesthetic discomfort, but also painful sensations, then you need an anti-inflammatory mask of quince. Rub on a grater of a quince and gently apply fruit puree on the skin. But wash the mask with a solution of 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and apple cider vinegar per liter of boiled water.
  • Clay mask - this is another option to combat acne, acne and inflammation. For a mask, you need a couple of spoons of green clay, protein and a little olive oil. Mix the ingredients and apply on the face until completely dry. Rinse with acidified solution, as in the previous recipe.
  • Anti-inflammatory mask of nettle is the ideal option for skin care with purulent inflammation, acne and enlarged pores. Nettle is a plant that is valued for its rich medicinal composition. To prepare the mask, take a couple of spoons of crushed nettle leaves, pour them with boiling water and insist for 40-60 minutes. After that, the water must be separately drained, and the leaves carefully applied to the face. To wash off the mask is recommended water, which brewed the plant.

Anti-inflammatory face mask helps to get rid of acne and inflammation on any type of skin, drying and cleaning it. Do not forget that these cosmetic procedures require regular use, but do not get carried away and make masks too often. Now you do not need to spend money on going to the salon or buying anti-inflammatory face masks, as the recipes described by us allow you to prepare an effective cosmetic product at home.

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