This post is all about making some easy face masks at home using the common ingredient that is Gelatin. Gelatin has wonderful anti-aging and skin plumping benefits for the skin and can be used effectively as a peel-off mask.
Gelatin has the following useful benefits:
- It helps to boost the collagen in the skin, giving it a plump and youthful look.
- It helps in diminishing the wrinkles and fine lines on the skin.
- It removes the dirt, excess oil and dead cells present on the surface thereby leaving your skin clean and clear.
- It gives the skin a radiant and rejuvenated look.
It is a widely available ingredient which you can get on any grocery store.
How to use Gelatin in your face masks:
Soak a small amount of gelatin in cold water for at least 15 minutes. This can now be used in your face masks.
Take one part gelatin and mix it with four-five parts milk. Combine well and let it sit for about 30 minutes before using it in your facemasks.
Face masks Recipes:
1. Gelatin, olive oil, and honey face mask:
Take some gelatin and add some warm water to it. Now take a small amount of olive oil and honey and add to the liquid gelatin. Combine them well. Apply evenly to your face and wait until it is completely dry. Now peel off the mask. This mask will remove wrinkles, fine lines, and dark spots.
2. Gelatin, glycerin and banana face mask
Take a teaspoon of gelatin and add some warm water to it. To this, add half a teaspoon of glycerin and the mashed pulp of half a ripe banana. Mix all the ingredients well and then apply to your face. Let it sit until dry. This mask will hydrate and moisturize your skin like no other mask.
3. Gelatin and egg face mask:
For this mask, you’ll require only the white part of an egg. Combine the white part of the egg with liquid gelatin and mix both of them well. Apply this mask to your face using a foundation brush. Apply 3-5 layers of the same. Peel this mask off once it is dry. This mask will tighten your skin for a youthful look.
4. Gelatin, yogurt and flour face mask
Mix one teaspoon each of gelatin, yogurt (or milk, if you have dry skin) and flour. Combine these well and apply to your face. Remove once dry. When used with yogurt, this mask controls oils and makes your skin smooth and plump.
5. Gelatin and butter face mask:
This is the simplest of all masks. Take one teaspoon of gelatin and add some warm water to it. Mix this well. After that, add one teaspoon butter to it. Make sure that the butter is soft so that it combines well with the rest of the ingredients. Apply this to your face and remove after 30 minutes.
This mask will remove all signs of dullness and tiredness. It works wonders for dry skin as it nourishes your skin deeply.