Alginate masks, recently, have become very popular. They are made from brown seaweed., which have a lot of useful properties. Such masks can be applied to the face and body. They have a lifting effect, solving many skin problems.
Alginate masks: useful properties
- Enriches the skin with vitamins, minerals and moisture
- It has an anti-inflammatory effect.
- Narrows enlarged pores
- Tightens and strengthens the skin
- Removes harmful substances
- Rejuvenates skin
- Improves complexion
- Cools and refreshes the skin.
- Improves blood circulation
- Increases oxygen access
They are suitable for all skin types.. They do not need to be washed off with water: 30 minutes after application, the mask is removed from the face with a single movement of the hand.
Alginate masks: types
There are several types.
- Basic alginate masksdo not contain additives, are used to improve the overall condition of the skin, fight inflammation. They are suitable for enhancing therapeutic sera and emulsions.
- With collagen. They contain collagen, stimulate the skin to produce this substance, which is responsible for the youth and elasticity of the skin.
- With chitosan. Moisturize the skin, give a visible lifting effect, regenerate skin cells, saturating them with oxygen.
- With vitamin C. Nourish the skin, even the complexion. Give the skin a healthy and fresh look. These masks are struggling with age spots and scars from acne and black spots. Hiding age flaws.
- With the addition of herbal extracts. They contain plant substances that nourish and moisturize the skin. They perfectly clean and eliminate toxic substances.
Alginate face masks: method of application
- Before applying the mask, you must clean the skin.: remove makeup, wipe face skin with cleansing tonic. Apply on the eyebrows and eyelashes a little fatty cream. Under the tool can be applied serum, emulsion or a mixture of oils. Under the influence of alginate such cosmetics better penetrates the skin.
- When you put any cosmetic under the mask, wait until it is absorbed. After that, you can apply alginate composition. Before this, it is necessary to dissolve the mask powder with water at room temperature (1: 1). Stir the mixture thoroughly to avoid lumps. It should resemble the consistency of thick cream. Apply the compound quickly, so as not to harden. It is convenient to use a cosmetic spatula.
- After 15 minutes after application, the mask will not look like rubber and will decrease in volume. During the period of plasticization, it pulls off the face, and after 30 minutes it can be easily removed. Do it in one motion from the chin to the forehead. After the procedure, you will feel that your skin is refreshed and more elastic.
- After removing the maskm sure to wipe your face with a tonic. If you have not used cosmetics for alginate, you can apply them later.
- Improvements you will notice after the first application, but to achieve the desired results, you need to conduct a course - 1 - 4 times a week.
Alginate face mask: a recipe
This tool is easy to prepare at home.
Buy a special alginate mask powder in the store. Dilute it in water (1: 1), the temperature of which is 36 degrees. You can mix the powder not with water, but with a special solvent (3: 1). The composition of the solvent is sea salt, which enhances the effect.
Alginate face masks: reviews
- Irina:"I really liked the alginate mask. It does not flow and evenly falls on the skin. It tightens the skin after 15 minutes, as written in the instructions. The main thing is that you don’t need to wash it off with water. The tool is perfectly removed by hands. The effect is amazing! I advise everyone! "
- Alexandra: "I am a professional beautician. I like to use alginate products for the face. After them I feel younger. Often I use a mask with vitamin C - the result is wonderful."
- Angela:"Alginate masks with acerola and blueberries are simply amazing tools for the face! I have combination skin, but after use it ceases to shine. In general, I am satisfied."
- Kristina: “I’m not thrilled with these tools. I’m no sense about them. I’m not using any companies — everything is the same. The face was as pale and with pigmentation as it is. Probably, the problem should be solved in other ways.”
- Olga:“I didn’t like these masks. After them, my face was shriveled and dry. Although I read that they suit all skin types. Maybe I did something wrong?”
- Svetlana:"I liked the effect. I did the procedure in the salon. The cosmetologists got very literate. After the mask, my face seemed to become younger and fresher. Now I make a mask twice a week on my own, at home."
Alginate mask is an excellent face cream that will help you look refreshed in just 30 minutes. They effectively prevent the aging of the skin, so they are recommended to use for women at the first appearance of wrinkles. If you do not have the opportunity to visit the beautician and do this procedure in the salon, buy a mask in a cosmetic shop and carry out the procedure at home. It does not take much time, as its process of use is not complicated.