Sea buckthorn is a real storehouse of vitamins and minerals. This wonderful berry can be eaten and used for home skin care. Sea buckthorn face masks can preserve natural beauty and prevent early aging. In addition, they are suitable for all skin types, which makes them even more valuable.
Sea buckthorn berries contain a huge amount of magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium, silicon and other trace elements that have a beneficial effect on the condition of the skin. They have a tonic, moisturizing, nourishing and refreshing effect. In addition, sea buckthorn masks accelerate the regeneration of skin cells.
Before using masks, make sure you are not allergic to sea buckthorn. It is quite simple to check this: mash a few berries until puree. Apply the resulting gruel to the wrist or inner elbow fold. If after half an hour you have no discomfort, you can start preparing the mask.
The nourishing sea buckthorn mask is suitable for all skin types. Mash 50-70 g of fresh or frozen berries, mix them with egg yolk, 1 tbsp. heavy cream and 1 tsp. natural liquid honey. Apply a homogeneous mass in an even layer on the face and keep it for 12-15 minutes. Then rinse off the product with warm water. After such a procedure, the skin will become incredibly smooth, silky and elastic.
Sea buckthorn mask with a lifting effect is prepared according to the following recipe: mix fresh berries with linseed oil and crushed oatmeal. The components must be taken in the same proportions. Apply the mask for 20 minutes and rinse with cool water.
For problematic and oily skin, a remedy made from 100 g of mashed sea buckthorn berries and 2 tbsp is suitable. low-fat sour cream or cottage cheese. Apply the resulting gruel to a clean face and hold for 20 minutes. After this time, wash with cold boiled water.
Sea buckthorn oil is also suitable for making homemade masks. Stir 1 tsp in a glass or ceramic container. sea buckthorn oil, 2 tsp. infusions of green tea and 2-3 drops of an oil solution of vitamin E. Apply the liquid with a cotton swab on the face and neck for 13-15 minutes, then rinse with clean water.