Mask of turmeric (Indian saffron) for young eyes
This is a well-known species that has a rich orange color and is widely used in cooking and in cosmetics, too. About what we already wrote in the article 10 recipes with turmeric and share tips and recipes with turmeric in masks for the face.
But today we will focus on the delicate skin, which is in the region of our eyes. We have repeatedly stressed that this skin requires especially careful and very careful attention. And here we are talking about the species!
Let's remember again that the skin around the eyes is thin and sensitive, devoid of the layer of subcutaneous fat, which is poorly developed capillary network, supplying the cells with oxygen and nutrients. So this skin is often dry, scaly, quickly covered with wrinkles and dark.
Why we stop in this sense? Yes, because the choice of one or another of skin care around the eyes, you need to be very careful not to damage its beauty. Especially if you want to try something exotic, such as saffron of India. In fact, turmeric has many nutrients, antioxidant and rejuvenating effects on the body, including the skin, so that it is increasingly applied at home masks for skin care of the face and even around the eyes.
What is turmeric good for skin, eyes?
To say that this spice is a good rejuvenator, restoring skin firmness and elasticity. The use of masks with turmeric prevents the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes, hinders the process of aging of the skin, help to bleach age spots and remove dark circles and bags under the eyes.
Treatments with turmeric is recommended in youth and in adulthood.
According to some laboratory studies of the properties of saffron from India said that its cosmetic and therapeutic effect for the skin has already been proven and perhaps more will be widely used in cosmetics.
If we look at the composition of the species, we will see that it includes those substances which in any way beneficial to our skin:
- the vitamin C makes the skin elastic;
- vitamin E (tocopherol) – rejuvenates;
- b vitamins – improves metabolic processes, protects from bacteria and refreshes the epidermis;
- vitamin K (phylloquinone) — whitens dark skin under the eyes;
- iron — promotes the circulation of the blood;
- iodine is a good antiseptic;
- calcium – gives silkiness and smoothness to the epidermis;
- phosphorus gives elasticity to the skin;
- essential oils help the metabolism in tissues and cells.
Mask with turmeric is not safe
- We should not delude ourselves that this number of Goodies from radically refresh and tighten the skin around the eyes. In the first place, in masks for the skin of the eye of the Indian saffron is added in minimal amounts, and in the second place, the penetration of vitamins and microelements into the dermis is very small. Therefore, the immediate effect should not wait, but regular facial rejuvenation around the eyes with turmeric, not less than 2 times per week, will help your skin to look more youthful.
- Always remember that turmeric is a spice and contains substances that can act on the skin very aggressively. And if in cooked dishes, which give a piquancy and poignancy, for the skin, this may be due to the strong irritation. So add seasoning to mask strictly to the prescription and carry out a pre-test to the skin.
Test: as you move the turmeric. If you already have a tendency to irritation, peeling around the eyes and the allergic reactions, then it is better to seek other means for a cure.Be sure to put the turmeric on the skin of the wrist for 20-30 minutes and observe the reaction of the skin: there is itching, redness and irritation. It is best to repeat this practice 5-7 times a week, to be absolutely sure of the safety of these species for your eyes.
- For reviews, in the use of masks with turmeric has a nice little thing: this spice can be very staining to the skin, and can prove to be a yellow eye for a long time not washed circles – this is especially pronounced in women with very pale skin. Brown and black not of fear, but of white skin that you need to address the process of rejuvenation of saffron with care.
- The skin around the eyes is not stained, listen to these tips:
- In the mask, only add ½ the amount of turmeric specified in the recipe.
- The rest of the components, on the other hand, you can add a little.
- The duration of the mask is reduced to 8-10 minutes.
- If you still are under the eyes light yellow wash your face with a mix made from cereal, crushed and yogurt, or soak it with cotton and apply to the eyes for five minutes.
- In any case, the yellowing will disappear in a few days, but more use of spices is not necessary, there are many other mask to rejuvenate the eye area, such as a potato or cucumber.
- And a word of caution: the choice of species, assess its quality, do not use powder of unknown origin, with a strange taste and smell and without the instructions of the manufacturer.
How to apply the mask to the skin around the eyes properly
The mask around the eyes, apply with light effleurage movements and in no case do not RUB on the skin.
During the procedure, the better it is a lie, not only to relax, but also to give the composition of flow on the cheeks.
In the recipes it is recommended that the duration of the mask in 10-15 minutes, but if you have the sensation of burning or itching, reduce the effect of the product, or choose another mask for rejuvenation of the eyelids.
Mask rinse with clean water and do it carefully to avoid irritation.
The usual course of turmeric face masks: 10-12 masks 1-2 treatments per week.
Tips on making masks with turmeric
- It is best to mix turmeric powder with other in the form of components, such as the baking soda or flour, and then add liquid (infusion of herbs, water, milk, yogurt, sour cream, juice).
- Water for the cultivation of masks to take filtered or mineral water without gas, as well, and all the other homemade recipes. Even better to use cosmetic ice, which is added to the mixture and melts naturally, this gives the composition of the smoothness and effectiveness.
- If you use oil or honey pre-heat in a water bath, and then add in the mask is prepared with turmeric.
- It is very important to whip the mask, as if in the mix that we will leave the lumps, they cause skin irritation and, in addition, can form spots of bright yellow due to the high concentration of coumarin (the pigment of this spice). More appropriate to knock the Corolla.
- By the way, not to take the metal rods and the ability of the mask to prevent oxidation of the composition.
- Mask with turmeric to make thick that the mixture did not flow and did not get to the mucous membranes of the eyes.
- When cooking with turmeric masks, use gloves, tissue paper, can severely stain the skin and clothes.
- Prepare fresh each time, as if storing properties is lost.