Let’s take care of ourselves!
It is known that preparing for long holidays, celebrations, women take a lot of time. Usually, these days the troublemakers, especially those on whom the whole house rests, are not up to cosmetic experiments, but to look at their best.
We all expect that by visiting a beauty salon on the eve of the holiday, we will solve all the problems of appearance at once: we will do a hairdo, a manicure … However, it is unlikely that even the most skillful makeup artist will be able to transform unkempt skin.
Therefore, on the eve of the New Year’s celebrations, cosmetic masks from products that are always at hand will come in handy. They are easy to prepare and quite effective. They can be done every evening right up to the holidays. We still have time!
Surely each of us has a whole collection of recipes for our favorite and tested face masks, so this time – recipes for the neckline, back, feet …
Enchantresses in ballroom dresses.
Owners of evening open dresses with a dizzying neckline on a New Year’s festive evening must look impeccable to sparkle, shine and whirl in the radiance of festive lights and garlands. However, to put on such revealing outfits, you need to prepare your body in advance, and especially those areas that will be free of tissue.
Massage with frozen milk cubes perfectly tones the skin in the décolleté area. To make this kind of ice, pour the milk into molds and place it in the freezer. Do not forget that the delicate skin of the breast can only be massaged with light stroking movements. This procedure will only benefit the skin.
Preparing to go out in a low-cut dress, take a course of baths that give an extraordinary effect. Baths with oatmeal jelly will help to smooth and soften the skin, to give it a beautiful matte finish.
First, prepare the oatmeal, for grind the flakes in a coffee grinder, brew half a glass of oatmeal-like regular jelly in a large saucepan. Make sure there are no lumps. Pour the jelly into the prepared bath and stir well. Take a bath for 20-30 minutes, then feel how your skin has become soft, like velvet.
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On the eve of the holiday date, pimples, spots, scratches that have appeared out of nowhere in the most conspicuous place can upset. It is a big mistake to apply a thick layer of foundation on exposed areas of the body to conceal it.
It is enough to slightly mask the spots and redness on the skin of the back or chest, and apply a loose powder on top – golden or pearlescent. If you have a stormy party with dancing until the morning, pouring champagne, it is better to use a waterproof foundation for makeup in the neckline.
Let’s clean the back.
Dresses with an open back look no less impressive than models with a neckline on the chest. If you decide to bear your back on New Year’s Eve, take a closer look at the condition of your skin in this particular area.
Before the New Year’s holiday, you will still have time to tidy up problem areas. Exfoliate regularly. For these purposes, you have at your disposal a body scrub, brush, or bathing glove.
Make special masks on your back. A mask based on white clay is especially useful for back skin. If imperfect manual dexterity and flexibility do not allow you to do this procedure yourself, call your friend, husband for help, or go to a beauty salon.
If your elbows are rough, wrinkled, and covered with a thick layer of keratinized skin, you yourself probably know that they look ugly, and they are unpleasant to the touch. A gelatin-based cream will help soften and smooth the skin of the elbows.
Soak half a teaspoon of gelatin in 1 tbsp. a spoonful of boiled water at room temperature. When the gelatin swells, add 1 teaspoon of glycerin and 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix everything well in a water bath.
You should get a jelly-like cream. Apply it to your elbows, previously washed with a brush and soap. The same composition helps to soften rough skin on hands, feet, and knees.
Orange is not only delicious.
When buying oranges and tangerines for the festive table, remember that they will not only decorate the table setting but will give pleasure to the taste. They fulfill their role wonderfully as cosmetic components and will help to tidy up the skin. Moreover, it is quite effective.
Use an orange scrub, it’s good for all skin types. Finely chop the pulp of one orange (without the rind), rub with oatmeal or barley flakes ground in a coffee grinder (1 tablespoon), and add 1 tablespoon. a spoonful of cream.
Apply the mixture, rubbing it lightly, and leave it on until you feel tightening. Then rinse with warm water and lubricate with cream for your skin type.
If you need to raise your tone, use one of the available methods: prepare a tonic from tangerine peels. It is especially good for oily skin, as it not only refreshes and rejuvenates it but also tightens pores.
Pour the fresh peel of one tangerine with a glass of cold boiled water, without removing, cut the peel into small pieces, leave for 24 hours, and then strain. With the resulting citrus lotion, rinse your face in the morning and evening.
An orange and white clay mask is suitable for any skin type. Chop the pulp of one fruit and mix with a bag of clay. Apply the mixture on the face and décolleté in a thick layer for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
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