March 14, 2016, 7:12 p.m
For cosmetic purposes, everything can be used in a dandelion: leaves, flowers, stems, roots. And both dry and fresh.
The vitamins and microelements contained in the solar plant allow you to easily prepare a variety of therapeutic lotions, masks and infusions at home.
Vitamin mask: to 1 tbsp. spoon of warm milk, add 1 teaspoon of crushed dandelion leaves, leave for 10–15 minutes, then add 1 teaspoon of egg yolk. Mix everything and apply on clean skin for 15–20 minutes. Wash off with warm water.
To soften rough skin and moisturize the face: 1 tbsp. mix a spoonful of dandelion flowers with 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of boiled oatmeal. Then apply this cosmetic product on the face, neck, décolleté and keep for 15–20 minutes. Then rinse with water without soap — the skin will quickly become elastic.
To tone the face, peel a medium-sized dandelion root. Finely chop and pour 1 cup boiling water over. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes, then cool and strain. Dilute the decoction with water 1:2 and add 100 g of vodka. Get effective cosmetics for the face, which has a tonic and firming effect on the skin.
Face mask for aging skin: mash fresh dandelion leaves in a mortar. Add a little boiled water to this gruel and mix with an equal amount of honey. In the evening, apply on face for 10–15 minutes. Before applying the mask, lubricate the skin of the face with olive or corn oil.
Source: Home Doctor magazine
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