Homemade Cranberry Anti-Aging Face Masks
Cranberries aren’t just vitamins-packed fruits used for delicious juices and sauces, but they can also serve as natural beauty remedies for aging skin. Usually served with Thanksgiving turkey, these small, yet powerful fruits prove to be great ingredients for making a DIY face mask that will help you regain a glowing, youthful skin. Your skin care routine is sure to be more creative and pleasant, as you try homemade facials, and with the cranberry facial, you’ll definitely achieve miraculous results in a short period of time. We present an easy homemade cranberry anti-aging face mask recipe that you should try by all means!
So how do cranberries nourish your skin? The acid contained in cranberries serves as great exfoliants for skin, while the A and C vitamins maintain the normal collagen production of the skin. As a result cranberry facials fight against wrinkles and keep your skin well moisturized.
Homemade Cranberry Anti-Aging Facial Recipe
For your homemade cranberry anti-aging facial, you’ll need a cup of fresh cranberries, another cup of seedless red grapes, about two teaspoonful of grapefruit juice and an envelope of unflavored gelatin.
After washing the fruits, make a puree with a blender, creating a paste-like mixture. Place your fruit mixture in the refrigerator for about 35-45 minutes, making sure you have covered it. Once it thickens a little, take it out and leave it at room temperature for 10 minutes.
Before applying the facial, test it on your inner arm to make sure your skin will tolerate the ingredients contained. If you don’t notice any redness or irritation, you can freely apply it to your face.
Make sure you have completely removed any makeup from your face and have washed and tried it completely. Pull your hair back into a ponytail and apply the facial all over your face, avoiding the eyes. Put on some music and relax for about 15 minutes. Then, gently rinse off the mask with lukewarm water. And you are done!
As you see it’s quite easy to treat your aging skin at home without going to a beauty salon or spending an entire salary on expensive creams and surgery. Besides, natural homemade facials are proved to be healthier and more efficient. Just repeat the procedure once in a while to see great changes on your skin.
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