According to legend, the first man and the first woman God fashioned from clay and breathed life into them. What then Eve was made from Adam's rib, it does not change anything. Material something all the same ...
In fact, people used clay from ancient times. It was used in the construction of the first most primitive huts and later in the construction of complex architectural buildings. Clay tablets have survived to us about the past of mankind as clay, which wrote a sharp stick. Made from clay jugs, pots and other vessels. Colorful clay painted it all.
And in ancient times it was known that the clay kills bacteria and germs harmful to humans. On the treatment of clay wrote Hippocrates, Pliny the Elder, Confucius, Avicenna, and many others.
In Russia, the clay treatment was applied in the clinic Botkin in the late XIX century. Tsarist Russia was selling clay abroad. In the First World War in the armies of some countries in the food added a bit of clay soldiers.
At the end of the last century, the study of clay seriously took up scientists from different countries.
Treatment of clay used in some western resorts.
On our planet, there are several types of clay, which differ from each other not only flowers, but also a set of useful substances.
Various clay can contain silver, magnesium, manganese, zinc, silica, phosphate, iron, nitrogen, calcium, molybdenum, aluminum, copper, phosphorus, cobalt.
There is a white clay, black, yellow, red, gray, green, pink, blue ...
The official medicine usually used clay white and blue. The clay used for cosmetic purposes in different colors. You can buy it at the pharmacy and cook yourself a mask for your skin type.
Clay nourishes, moisturizes, eliminates peeling, black spots, and renew the top layer of the skin, making it smooth and elastic, smoothes wrinkles and rejuvenates.
Clay has antiseptic and soothing properties.
By mixing with water, it can be used not only for individuals but also for the whole body and hair.
The mask of white clay
1 teaspoon of clay mixed with 1 dessert spoon of water and 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil. Stir well, apply on face for 15 minutes. Wash first with warm water, then wash with cool.
Mask for oily skin
1 dessert spoon of clay diluted with water at room temperature until the consistency of sour cream and add 2-3 drops of fresh lemon juice. Apply on face for 10 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.
The mask for aging skin
1 tbsp. spoonful of clay diluted with water to the consistency of sour cream, add 1 egg white, mix well and add 1 drop of essential oil of rosemary. Apply for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.
Mask, tightens pores
1 tbsp. spoon blue clay dilute with water, add 1 teaspoon of rice flour, stir and add 1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Apply on face for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water and then wipe the face with ice.
1 tbsp. Pour a spoonful of white clay to the consistency of sour cream, add a teaspoon of sour cream, 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil and 1/2 teaspoon of grapefruit juice. Mix and apply on face for 10 minutes.
Rinse with warm water.
The mask for dry skin
1 tbsp. spoon pink clay mixed with egg yolk, add 1 teaspoon of curd, stir, pour the cream to the consistency of thick cream, apply on face for 15 minutes.
For oily skin yolk protein substitute, yogurt and sour cream.
Mask, anti-aging and wrinkle
1 tbsp. spoon to shift the blue clay with 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and add as much fresh cucumber juice to make a thick creamy mass. Apply on face for 15 minutes.
Rinse with warm water, wash with cool.
1 tbsp. spoon blue clay mixed with 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juice and pour the juice of fresh cucumber. Mix well and apply on face for 10 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.
Purifying mask with clay, "Agrimony" series Pure Nature by Oriflame
With clay mask for deep cleansing facial Solutions «Perfect skin" from Avon
Express mask with red clay Sisley Eclat Express Radiant Glow Express Mask Cleansing With Red Clay Intensive Formula
Mask for face and hair Moroccan clay from Yves Rocher
Face mask with pink clay Pure and Radiant Mask with Pink Clay by Clarins