Mask with lettuce

Posted: August 10th, 2013 | Author: | Body Care, Cosmetics

Lettuce has antibacterial, astringent and soothing skin irritation qualities. Mask with lettuce also helps to restore skin balance irritated by the sun.

kharied / photo on flickr

kharied / photo on flickr

To make the mask with lettuce, you need: thoroughly washed green lettuce leaves, a few drops of lemon juice, three tablespoons olives oil and a gauze. Grab lettuce into small pieces with fingers and thoroughly mix in a salad bowl with lemon, and oil. If the mask is done without oil, it may well act on  oily and mixed skin. Next apply the prepared mask on your face, and then apply a damp gauze. The compress can stick on your face for 20 minutes, and then you have to remove it with warm, boiled water.

The mask of lettuce can be used by young girls and mature women. Such a mask can be used all year round. In cosmetics, lettuce is used as a raw material for lotions, and facial lotions. Lettuce is also used for hair care and as a poultice on damaged skin. Lettuce has a calming effect on the human body. It contains a lot of vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene. The lettuce contains also mineral salts, including potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, sodium, manganese, cobalt, copper, zinc, fluoride, and a lot of iodine, which accelerates metabolism.

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