Atualizado: 30 de Mar de 2020
It's strawberry season! Let's use this sweet and tasty fruit to work wonders for our beauty. Next time you're fixing up a fruit salad or smoothie, save a few, for a berry delicious mask.
7 Reasons to Include Strawberries in your Beauty Ritual.
1- Organic Acids (Salicylic, Ellagic, Aspartic, Alpha-Hydroxyl Acids)
Peeling effect, eliminates impurities.
Tensor effect, reduces double chin and tones the skin
Anti-aging effect, softens the skin
Naturally fight acne, black and whiteheads
Cleanses the skin
3- Tannins (anti-inflammatory)
Reduces fine lines
Great for acne prone skin
4- Vitamin C (Anti-oxidant)
slows aging process
Promotes colagen production
Reduces appearance of new wrinkles
5- Nitrogen Substances
Helps treating acne
Lightens dark spots
Soothes irritated skin conditions
Reinforces skins protective layer from external aggressions.
Lowers probalilities of sun burns
7- Water (aprox. 80%)
Moisturizes dry skin
Leaves skin feeling comfy
Reduces flaky skin
Create your Strawberry Face Mask with Honey, Lemon or Yogurt.
Anti-acne Face Mask
Strawberry and Yogurt, two active ingredients that work in synergy. They moisturize, nourish and clean in depth. As a welcome bonus this mask contains a double dose of alpha-hydroxy acid, a lactic acid that helps dissolve dead cells.
🍓 - 3 or 4
🍨 - 1 tbsp
(Note: 🍨= yogurt, did you know that there is no emoji for yogurt?)
Use a fork to smoosh the strawberries and mix in the Yogurt. Before applying the face mask, take a look at our “Step by Step” guide mentioned bellow.
Nutritive Face Mask
Filled with nutrient rich moisturizing ingredients. Specially for dry or mature skin types.
🍓 - 3 or 4
🍯 -1 tbsp
Use a fork to smoosh the strawberries, mix in the Honey and apply. Don't forget to use our “Step by Step” guide mentioned bellow.
Brightening Face mask
This is undoubtedly the mask for you. It evens out your skin tone, progressively reduces blemishes, sun spots and acne scars.
🍓 - 3 or 4
🍋 - 1 tbsp of juice
Use a fork to mash the strawberries, mix in the Lemon juice and apply. Check out our “Step by Step” guide mentioned bellow.
- Use ripe Strawberries, they will be easier to mash.
- If you prefer a mask with more consistency, include a tablespoon of natural vegetable gelatine. Wait for 4 to 5 minutes, and you're served!
- Wear dark clothing and towels and to prevent typical stains.
- These masks are unsuitable for sensitive or inflammatory skin types, because of strawberries' inherent components that may aggravate your symptoms.
"Step by Step" - How to properly apply Face Masks
1 - Wash your face with slightly warm water, it helps to open the pores.
2 - Exfoliate removes uppermost layer of dead cells. Optional but indicated at least once a week.
3 - Apply the mask with the possible aid of a brush or a cotton disc. Starting from the neck to the forehead. Carefully avoid sensitive areas near the eyes and mouth.
4 - Relax for 15 to 20 minutes.
5 -Remove the mask with tepid water in a gentle, circular movements.
6 - Apply a moisturizing cream or oil.
With such boundless generosity of our dear Mother Nature, why not enjoy all that She offers? Merely drop the synthetics, pick up a luscious strawberry and prepare yourself a face mask in less than five minutes!
Thank you Mother Nature.
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