Geisha Secrets Part 2
 Geisha - the dream of every Japanese - the perfect combination of inner and outer beauty. Geisha - a woman of mystery, a mystery. Geisha - the harmony of femininity

No coincidence that in Japan appeared Institute geisha - a woman who knows how to captivate and fascinate at the mere sight of it. The Japanese attitude towards beauty and the means to maintain it is fundamentally different from the European. Here, personal care - a ritual akin to the tea ceremony. For Japanese women cosmetics - is the ability to decorate not only myself, but my life, enliven everyday life, enjoy every moment.

Glowing, porcelain, soft skin Japanese women - the subject of admiration throughout the world. However, the almost constant wearing regulated for the maiko and geisha makeup is not helped maintain the beauty and health of skin.

Typically, the art and technique of applying makeup borrows from maiko geisha, who took it to the "younger sisters". As a geisha, a maiko previously covered the face of rice powder mixed with water, the pre-treating it with a mixture of wax and oil to applying makeup kept as long as possible. The rice paste is applied on virtually the entire face and neck, with the exception of the hairline, and a small area of ​​the neck from behind.

Although every stroke of brush and palette of colors used were not only enhance the beauty of the earth fairy, but also symbolize the dreams all men, tired gray everyday life, often after such "executions" grizzled skin and lose firmness and elasticity.

Oil sansakvy

The main secret of Japanese geishas and flawless skin - camellia oil or sansakvy .  Camelia - is an evergreen plant of the family tea, blooming all winter, even under the snow .  Oil sasankvy as her fellow green tea, due to the content of polyphenols have strong antioxidant properties .  However, the difference of the oil from the other is its lightness and complete digestibility wheel .  Sasankva strengthens the nails and enhances growth of eyelashes, so abundantly deposited Japanese camellia oil is warmed to these areas .  Another distinctive feature of the oil - increased skin hydration .  Oil sasankvy ideal for desiccated and damaged a permanent make-up of the face, neck and decollete .  Furthermore, camellia oil contains more than 50% of polyunsaturated fatty acids, is particularly rich in linoleic and alpha-linolenic acid, which are not produced by the skin, but it is needed to increase the elasticity and resilience .  In sasankve these acids is 10 times more than in other vegetable oils . 

Besides magic camellia oil, bring back youth and beauty of the skin and capable of a Japanese national product - rice, which is rich in gamma oryzanol - a powerful antioxidant and also contains fats that regulate the synthesis of collagen. Rice masks cleanse and nourish the skin, align and improve the complexion.

Rice mask

To prepare the popular Japanese rice mask, you need to take 2 tablespoons of rice flour or rice bran (if you can not buy flour, rice grain can be ground in a conventional grinder) and mix with 1 tablespoon of heavy cream. Gently apply to cleansed face, neck and décolleté. After 15-20 minutes, rinse with cool water.

Rice mask can be prepared and in another recipe. Take 2 tablespoons rice flour Family Dining Room, 1 tablespoon of white clay, 1 tablespoon of powder or finely chopped fresh seaweed, add 2-3 teaspoons of camellia oil. Mix all the ingredients. If the paste thickish, it may be diluted with mineral water. Apply the mixture on the face, neck and chest area. After 15-20 minutes, rinse with cool water.

Another recipe with rice mask for aging skin. Take 3-4 tablespoons of rice flour or rice bran oil and 2 teaspoons of liquid honey, add 1 teaspoon of cream. Stir gently apply to the face, neck and chest area. After 20-30 minutes rinse with mineral water. The mask can not do if you suffer from rosacea.

Council:   If you have very dry skin, then before applying the mask of rice put a few drops of camellia oil on the face and neck, let soak, and then make a mask.

Japanese fruits

Persimmon   - As already mentioned, one of the Japanese national fruit. According to the content of vitamins and minerals persimmon surpasses many fruits, including apples and. It has potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and many other trace elements so necessary for our body. Persimmon is very rich in iodine. Japanese women, including geisha and knew about these remarkable properties of orange fruits and its pulp is used to prepare a variety of cosmetic formulations.

Lotion for oily skin.   Take protein 1 egg whip it until foaming, gently "on knife" pour ½ cup of sake and ½ cup of the juice of a ripe persimmon. The mixture can be stored in the refrigerator. Wipe clean oily skin 1-2 times a day.

The mask for any skin type. Take the pulp 1 ripe persimmon and grind into mush, add 1 tablespoon of soy or rice flour. Apply on face for 10 - 15 minutes, rinse with mineral water.

The mask for aging skin.   Rub the pulp 1 ripe persimmon to the state of puree, add 2 teaspoons of cream. Apply for 15 - 20 minutes, rinse with mineral water.

The mask for oily, porous skin.   Pounded pulp of persimmon mixed with 1 beaten to foam protein 1 egg. Apply for 15 - 20 minutes, rinse with mineral water. The mask cleanses, refreshes, whitens, tones the skin.

Toning Mask.   Mix 1 teaspoon of persimmon juice with a tablespoon of honey, 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of camellia oil, add 1 teaspoon soy flour. The mask has nourishing, toning and soothing effect.

The mask for dry and normal skin.   Smesht pounded pulp persimmon with 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of liquid honey and 1 tablespoon of oil camellia. Apply mask on face for 15-20 minutes, rinse with mineral water.

Medlar - Favorite Japanese fruit, 90% consists of water. The medlar found from 7 to 14% of sugars, 10-16 mg% of vitamin C, 1% organic acids (malic, citric), pectin and volatile. In terms of cosmetic effect medlar is valued for its tonic and astringent. It strengthens the collagen fibers of the skin, giving it elasticity and well-groomed appearance.

Toning Lotion.   1 glass of juice with pulp medlar pour ½ cup of sake. The lotion may be stored in a refrigerator. Wipe the skin. 1-2 times per day.

Mask of medlar.   3-4 tablespoons of juice from medlar pulp mix with 1 teaspoon of camellia oil and 1 tablespoon of cream and 1 tablespoon of soy flour. Cooked weight to put on a uniform gauze folded in two layers, which apply on face and neck, and fix the bandage. After 15 minutes, remove the curd appliqué, and rinse the skin with warm water.

Japanese plum   - One of the most emblematic of fruit in Japan. Flowering plum - symbolizes the beginning of spring. The plum fruit contains sugar, which are dominated by glucose, pectin, organic acids, which include those apple, lemon, quinine, salicylic acid, fumaric acid, chlorogenic, caffeic and traces of wine. Present nitrogenous substances, vitamins C, P, group B, carotenoids, polysaccharides. Plums are rich in potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron, lesser amounts they contain boron, manganese, copper, zinc, nickel, chrome.

Mask for oily skin.   Peel 1 ripe plum, mash well and add 1 beaten egg white. Keep the mask on the face for 20 minutes, then wash with water mineral water.

Soothing Mask. Take 3 large plum, peel and remove seeds and mash. Add to them 1 egg yolk, half a teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of soy flour. Apply to face and after 15 minutes rinse with mineral water.
Mask for normal skin. Mashed pulp of 1 and a half plum mix 1 teaspoon of cream and 1 teaspoon of bran lozhkuri cial. Apply on the face, hold 30 minutes, then rinse with mineral water.

Sea salt and algae

Excellent natural scrub is a salt. Geisha have long been rubbed his body with salt mixed with cream, while achieving a surprisingly soft and velvety skin.

As shown by recent discoveries sea salt - a wonderful remedy for cellulite. Manual salt massage "breaks" fat accumulation and restores skin smoothness and elasticity. If sea salt mixed with a powder or finely shredded seaweed - get a double benefit, as the skin will get a mega active and useful substances.

Geisha honing their skills for centuries. Brushed beauty recipes for hair and body, take care of themselves and the "outside" and "inside". So, let's use the same time-tested recipes to maintain their youth and beauty.
Author: Inna Sedykh