Strawberry mask

Strawberry mask

strawberry maskProbably you ask yourself how strawberries can be used in skin care and how strawberry mask makes a better face skin! Strawberry mask makes a wonderful cleansing and softening, because contains salicylic acid. Riding the skin of dead cells, strawberry mask allow the face skin to absorb moisture and look healthy and radiant.

Here are some recipes for strawberry mask.

Attention:

– strawberry mask is not recommended for persons with sensitive skin or sunburns.

– wash very careful the fruits before use them

– dry them using a paper towel

– use the mixture immediately or keep it in the refrigerator max 24 hours.

Recipe 1

Take 100 g of strawberries fruits and 50 g (5 spoons) of corn starch powder. Mash the strawberries and mix together with the corn starch powder till you will obtain a paste. Before applying the mixture on your face, clean the with warm water to open the pores, and leave the “cream” for 30 minutes to action. At the end, rinse it with cold water.

Recipe 2

Take 100 g of strawberries, mash them in a bowl, add 50 g of natural yogurt and 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix all together and apply it on the skin. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse it with cold water.

Recipe 3

Take a handful of strawberries and mix them with 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply on your face and leave it for 15 minute. Gently remove it with a wet towel.strawberry mask

Recipe 4

Froze 2 strawberries. The next day take them and massage your face and neck till they melts. Mash the fruits on the skin and leave it for 15 minutes. Stimulate blood circulation and keep the wrinkles appearance for later.

Recipe 5

For Oily Skin we recommend the following home made mask: 1 cup of strawberries, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 2 egg whites and 2 teaspoon of honey. Mix all together an apply on your face for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

Health benefits of strawberries

strawberries2Health benefits of strawberries are multiple. Being a fruit rich in vitamin C, manganese and zinc, strawberries help your body to be healthy, gives you energy and takes care of your silhouette.

A study that i once read said that the fruits or vegetable shape give clues about the way they can help your organism. For example the strawberries not only look like a heart, but also was proved that will reduce the risk of heart disease, as researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health reported their findings in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. One of the health benefits of strawberries is that contain important heart-healthy nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, potassium and folic acid. Strawberry lower the levels of both total and LDL cholesterol, so-called “bad” cholesterol. 

Offers protection against rheumatoid arthritis, due to the rich content of vitamin C, vitamin B2, B6  offering protection against inflammatory poly-arthritis.

Regarding the skincare treatments using strawberries we dedicated an article with some cosmetic homemade recipes with strawberries. Read more!

Strawberry

strawberriesSmall red fruit that not only have over 300 aromatic substances, but in particular strawberry contains vitamin C. Did You know that 150 g strawberry cover daily needs of vitamin C, considered the energy vitamin. Besides, strawberry has a rich content of  Zinc, whose main property is to help cell regeneration. About Zinc is known that it is very important for the skin, acting against inflammation, and also increasing efficiency.

High fluid from strawberry (90% is water) place them into a great snack, low in calories. 100 g of strawberries contain 30 kcal. Are ideal for a snack between meals or, why not, complete a perfect diet of fruit.

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