Starch, seemingly just simply white powder, which was once our grandmothers starches bedding. And we are increasingly using it to jelly. However, it turns out, he and our beauty can take care of.
Most often we use potato starch. Although there is corn starch, rice and other ...
Potato starch is prepared from potato tubers, which are pre-cleaned, washed, then pulverized, added sulfur dioxide or sodium sulfite, the starch remains white and is not darkened by reaction with air.
Then the mixture was filtered and treated in foam extinguishing installation is cooked, the potato juice was removed, cooled, and purified caustic alkali salt of hypochlorous acid, thoroughly dried and sieved. Then packed and starch fed to the shops.
Despite the fact that reading about the cooking process of starch, we do not feel particularly happy, though nothing terrible starch in itself does not carry.
Potato starch comprises: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, water, macro and micronutrients.
Starch is diluted in water and in the form of mucus as enveloping means take diarrhea, it has beneficial effects on cholesterol metabolism, promoting the excretion of cholesterol from the body.
The industry uses starch in the production of ointments, powders, and some medications.
Starch absorbs allocation of sweat and sebaceous glands.
Starch is used to compress and
with nervousness, and skin diseases. These baths relieve itching, plus the make the skin smooth as satin.
2 cup potato starch is dissolved in cold water and pour in a little warm bath.
Take a bath for 15 minutes.
The course is 21 bath 1-2 times a week.
Starch is widely used in home cosmetics.
For washing sensitive skin prone to irritation
1 teaspoon of potato starch diluted in 1/4 cup of cold water, add 2 cups of warm water and wash.
Mask of potato starch for dry skin
1 teaspoon of starch to dissolve the cream to the consistency of sour cream and apply on face for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Wash cool. The best mineral without gas.
1 teaspoon of starch to dissolve the fresh cucumber juice to the consistency of thick cream, add 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juice, mix well and apply on face for 10 - 15 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature.
Mask for oily skin
1 teaspoon of starch mix with 1 teaspoon of yogurt, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon honey, mix well. Apply on face for 10-15 minutes.
Remove with a cotton swab dipped in warm tea leaves of green tea or broth of parsley. After 5 minutes, wash with cool water.
This mask tightens pores and smooths the skin.
Whitening Mask for very oily skin
1 tbsp. spoon starch mixed with 1 dessert spoon of hydrogen peroxide, mix well and apply on face. Once dry up, immediately rinse with warm water.
Mask for skin brightness
Dissolve 1 teaspoon of starch fresh carrot juice to the consistency of sour cream, add 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil, stir well. Apply on face for 15 minutes. Rinse with a weak brew green tea.
After 10 minutes, wash with cool water.
If you want to look tanned skin, then rinse brewing black tea should be of medium strength.
Starch baths for hands
1 teaspoon of starch to dissolve 2 tbsp. spoons of boiled cold water, then this mixture to dissolve 1 cup of boiling water and stir well to avoid lumps. Pour 2-3 cups of warm water.
Lower your hands in the tub with this liquid for 20-30 minutes.
After warm baths do self-massage of hands with a nourishing cream or olive oil.