The success of advertising and sales of cosmetics lies in playing on the feelings of an interested audience: many women seek to stop (or at least slow down) time, to preserve beauty and sexuality. However, men are not far behind the fair sex. Skin care products are not cheap, but in pursuit of attractiveness, no money is not a pity. Meanwhile, pharmaceutical preparations for the face, inexpensive but effective, are capable of great miracles.
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Acne and acne - the scourge of not only teenagers. People with oily skin throughout their life struggle with rashes, clogged pores and glands on the face. Skin problems cause great annoyance - irritations, eczema, comedones.
On sale you can find a huge number of lotions, tonics, creams and masks that promise to get rid of acne. To use them, most often, it is recommended in a complex, a blow to the family budget is quite noticeable.
Replace the palette of caring, cleansing and antiseptic can be a decoction of herbs (succession, chamomile, calendula) and zinc ointment. It is applied to clean skin in a dotted, thin layer for 10-12 hours (preferably at night). The ointment has excellent drying effects and helps to cope with skin problems.
Vitamin A is directly involved in the processes associated with updating and preserving the functions of the epithelium, activates the renewal of muscle fibers, has a high antioxidant activity.
Retinoic ointment containing vitamin A is intended for the treatment of acne, nodular-cystic acne, seborrhea. It inhibits the pathological division of the cells of the sebaceous glands, normalizes the level of sebum, prevents blockage of the ducts of the glands.
Ointment is applied only to the pre-cleansed skin.
In some cases, retinoic ointment is applied as a wrinkle cream. Since it stimulates microcirculation and activates the production of collagen, the effect is really noticeable, but you should not get carried away to avoid vitamin A hypervitaminosis. It manifests dryness of mucous membranes and peeling of the skin, conjunctivitis, pain in muscles and ligaments.
Apply ointment with vitamin A is necessary for the night, because it is highly sensitive to ultraviolet radiation and in the bright sun can provoke the appearance of burns and pigment spots.
Aspirin is good not only from heat and headache. The active substance effectively (albeit briefly) tightens the skin, on the eve of an important event, you can “put yourself in order”: crush the pill and mix it with 1 tbsp. l sour cream (yogurt, savory natural yogurt without additives). The mixture is applied to cleansed face, avoiding the eye area, for 15 minutes.
Do not touch the inflamed areas, wounds, so as not to get burns and skin irritation.
Tincture of calendula
Caring lotion for oily skin can be prepared independently at home, if you buy in the pharmacy alcohol tincture of calendula.
The tincture is diluted in warm boiled water in a ratio of 1: 1 and wipe the face after washing and after removing makeup.
Calendula reduces oily skin, cleanses pores, removes black spots and prevents the appearance of new ones.
For dry, prone to irritation and flaking of the skin, dry calendula flowers (1 tbsp. L) pour 0.25 liters of boiling water and leave for 20 minutes. Strained cooled infusion wipe the face after washing. Marigolds protect against inflammation and nourish the skin.
Tocopherol is available in gelatin capsule form. Vitamin E is useful not only for the skin, but also for hair, nails. It is not for nothing that they consider beauty vitamin.
Gelatin capsule is easy to pierce with a needle, squeeze out the contents and mix with face cream to give it additional properties. In its pure form, vitamin E is applied dotted to the skin in places of inflammation, near the mouth - in the area of formation of mimic wrinkles, on the temples near the eyes.
Vitamin E is added to shampoos, rubbed into the nail plate.
Before proceeding to cosmetic manipulations, the capsules are heated to room temperature. However, you should not get involved in tocopherol, so as not to cause hypervitaminosis.
Universal remedy that is used both in pharmacology and in cosmetology. Licorice preparations are capable of:
- Reduce skin inflammation
- Stimulate collagen production
- Whiten the skin, eliminate freckles and age spots
- For dry and normal skin prepare water infusion. 1 tbsp. l crushed licorice root pour 0.25 liters of boiling water, insist for 20-25 minutes, filter and wipe the face several times a day.
- For oily skin and combination skin, an alcohol-based tincture is prepared. 1 tbsp. l crushed licorice root pour 70 ml of vodka, insist 2 weeks in a dark cool place, shaking occasionally. Strained tincture is brought to a volume of 0.25 l with boiled water and stored in the refrigerator.
After 10-14 days of daily use of drugs based on licorice effect becomes noticeable.
In the list of first aid skin, and therefore - in any home first aid kit, badyaga should take its place of honor.
- The dweller of freshwater reservoirs, sponge badyaga, dried and erased into powder, is used to improve microcirculation, reduces mimic wrinkles, smoothes the skin, removes dead skin cells. Badyagi powder is sold in a pharmacy, it costs a mere penny. It is diluted in warm water and applied to the skin for 15-20 minutes.
- To enhance the effect, badyi powder is mixed with hydrogen peroxide. Apply such a composition should be carefully, avoiding the area around the eyes. If the skin burns, pain occurs, discomfort - the mask must be removed with warm water and apply face cream.
- Ready pharmacy remedy - badyagi ointment, which is effective against bruises, hematomas, bruises . Apply it immediately after injury to the skin, rubbing lightly. Ointment improves blood circulation, heals the skin, returns the complexion.
In the list of contraindications - individual intolerance to the components.
The fact that burdock oil miraculously affects the condition and hair growth even children know. Heated on a water bath burdock oil rubbed into the hair roots, wrapped with a film and a towel, leave for 2-3 hours. Oil stimulates hair growth, makes them thick.
Useful baths to strengthen the nails with burdock oil. It can be rubbed into the nail plate.
However, due to its composition: tannins, vitamins, proteins, organic acids and mineral salts, burdock oil is also used to eliminate cosmetic defects of the skin.
Burdock masks are recommended for dry and fading skin. It smoothes wrinkles, heals the complexion, helps to cure acne, boils, inflammation.
Capsules with vitamins A and E - a real cocktail of youth for the skin of the face. Above mentioned the benefits of these substances, the finished mixture is sold in a pharmacy in gelatin capsules, with a deficiency of vitamins capsules are recommended to be taken orally.
The composition of the ointment is the extract of blood of cattle. Solcoseryl affects metabolic processes in cells, improves metabolism and stimulates epithelial regeneration.
Due to the improvement of microcirculation, skin cells receive additional nutrition, increasing collagen synthesis.
The ointment can be used as a therapeutic and care product on its own or in combination with the usual face cream.
Good care is not always expensive. Available over-the-counter pharmaceuticals can solve skin problems without overpaying.