"The king is very aged - tells the tale - and the eyes of impoverished, and he heard that far away, tridesyatom kingdom has a garden with rejuvenating apples. If the old man is eating an apple - rejuvenate at once. " Russian folk tale
Tales, legends and myths of miraculous returning health and young fruit, or rather, apples, are present in the folklore of many nations: Greeks, Slavs, the peoples of Scandinavia
. Heroes and nature of the events are different, but the essence is - we tasted the magic fruit begin miraculous metamorphosis: in an instant returned erstwhile beauty and freshness
. And certainly such a coincidence is no accident scenes
. Even then, our ancestors knew about the miraculous properties of this unpretentious fruit empirically, and now it has been proven by numerous tests conducted by experts from the British Institute of Food Research from Norwich
. According to these scientists, regular consumption of apples prolongs human life, as well as the overall rejuvenation of the body
. But apples are not only rejuvenate the "inside", but also very effective "outside": that apples - an effective tool for skin care, has long been recognized by dermatologists and cosmetologists fact
. Apples have long been used for making homemade beauties of cosmetics and the most effective recipes have survived, albeit in a slightly modified form
Depending on the kind or another, the locus of changing the composition of biologically active compounds in the apples. But the fruits of all kinds of apples contain sugar, cellulose, hemicellulose, pectins, tannins, organic acids, carotene, vitamins B1, B2, B9, Z, ZZ, minerals, volatile, essential oils. In the apple peel contains flavonoids, and in the leaves of apple - vitamin C and amygdalin.
In Slavic mythology, the apple is a symbol of fertility, health, love, beauty; It is the emblem of marriage, healthy offspring.
For oily skin
- Mince 1 sour apple. By applesauce, add 1 beaten egg white into foam and 2 teaspoons of oatmeal or rice flour. All mix well and apply on skin for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse with cool water.
- Grated apple mixed with 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply the mask on your face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
- Take 1 tablespoon of oatmeal and add 1 teaspoon of apple juice and milk. Apply the paste on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
When rosacea preparations with honey applied to the face is contraindicated.
For dry skin
- Cook 1 apple in milk. Remove the apple peel and mash with milk. Warm paste, apply on face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
- Take a fresh applesauce and mix with 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of the juice of red mountain ash. All the ingredients mix well and apply the mask on your face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
For normal skin
- It is necessary to take half a red apple is medium in size and rub it on a grater. The resulting applesauce, add 1 tablespoon of liquid honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar. All the ingredients and mix well rub. Apply to face, following the massage lines, for 20-30 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
- Halved apple of medium size grate and mix with 1 teaspoon of sour cream or cream and 1 teaspoon of rice flour. Apply on face and chest area for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
For aging skin
- Mix half a grated green (sour) apple with 1 teaspoon of warm honey and 1 tablespoon of steamed oatmeal. Gently apply the mask on your face and keep for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
- Bake 1 sour apple in the oven and rub it into mush by first removing the skin. Add 1 teaspoon of liquid honey and 1stolovuyu of olive or almond oil. Apply on the face and décolleté 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
- Mix 1 tablespoon of grated sour apple with 1 tablespoon grated horseradish. Apply the mask to cleansed face and leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
- Take 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese average fat content and mix it with 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed apple juice, add ½ chicken egg yolk and 1 teaspoon of camphor oil (available at pharmacies). All the ingredients mix well. Apply apple paste on your face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.