Masks made from peas: good for any skin

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Last reviewed: 17.10.2021

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Many may seem unexpected pea masks, but the use of this popular bean is completely natural, because home skin care products include almost all products of plant origin. And if the mask of sauerkraut is known as "Parisian", then the peach face mask has long been called "Roman".

The use of peas for the skin

What is the use of peas for the skin? The fact that this planting pea has starch in its composition and almost 2.5% of ash, which contains copper, manganese, molybdenum, cobalt, iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus. In addition, beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, E and K were detected in the pea.

Vitamins in combination with zinc resist inflammation and the action of free radicals - so that the skin remains healthy, smooth and supple. Vitamin B3 helps the skin stay hydrated, removes irritation and improves color; vitamin B5 stimulates metabolism in epidermal cells; vitamin B6 removes skin irritation and itching; B12 is known for its regenerating properties; vitamin A helps reduce wrinkles and age spots, and vitamin C protects epidermal cells from peroxidation and thus slows down its aging.

Also, peas contain a set of amino acids, including cystine, lysine, tryptophan, arginine and methionine, in green peas also choline with inositol. The active plant extract of Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, obtained from the pea peel, contains a specific phenolic anti-enzyme complex that suppresses the action of proteases, which activate skin aging and inhibit the synthesis of collagen and elastin of the epidermis.

Thanks to this pea in facial masks, not only deeply cleanses the pores and increases the moisture level of the skin, but also gives the skin elasticity and elasticity.

Recipes for facial masks from peas

Than good peas for home cosmetic procedures, so it's its availability and versatility. That is, the simplest, but very effective mask for a pea face is prepared by mixing two tablespoons of pea flour with a small amount of warm water (the flour is obtained by grinding ordinary dry peas in a coffee grinder).

The resultant thick mixture is covered with a thick layer of the face skin, aged for about 20 minutes and rinsed off with warm water (and rinsed with cool water). This mask is very popular with American women, and they consider it an indispensable tool for not so young skin ...

If you suffer from skin problems, such as irritation or itching, this mask will help you. A ready-made mask for oily acne prone (with pustular and pink acne) with green peas flour is also available - Green Pea Purifying 3D Mask. Its regular application helps to clear the pores of excessive sebum, prevent clogging of the pores and provide sufficient moisturizing of the skin.

Mask of peas from wrinkles is also very simple: in a mixture of pea flour with water you need to add a teaspoon of sour cream, and with very dry skin - as much olive oil. And if the skin is oily, then you need to take either low-fat sour cream, or low-fat kefir.

Peach face mask with milk is suitable for mixed skin type. Pea flour from dried green peas mixed with olive oil (in a 2: 1 ratio) is an excellent tool for increasing the elasticity of dry skin in mature women.

Useful masks from fresh young peas, which are ground with a blender and combined with the same ingredients.

Finally, we reached the mentioned Roman mask: they claim that it was made by beauties of Ancient Rome two thousand years ago ... Their reviews of pea face masks, alas, were not preserved, but the recipe for this classic mask came to us. To make it, you need to combine the flour from the green peas with the milk whey in the ratio 1: 1 and apply the mass to the face. Keep the mask until it dries completely, and then rinse with water.

In India, women have perfected the recipe for this mask from peas, and it is made by every bride before the marriage ceremony. We disclose to you the secret ingredients of this magical remedy: pea flour (two tablespoons) should be mixed with turmeric (tablespoon) and almond oil until the paste state.

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