Apple Spas
 On August 19, Russia celebrates Feast. In ancient times on this day and sanctified shooting apples.

Feast is considered the most important of the three, because it coincides with the great church of the Transfiguration of the Lord. Orthodox Church celebrated the feast began with the IV century 6 (19) August, when Saint Helen built on Mount Tabor church of the Transfiguration. On August 19 the Orthodox were allowed to eat apples of the new harvest.

Our ancestors had a good tradition consecrated apples handed out to all the relatives, friends, passers-by and sent to patients. Many peoples of the world of apples created all sorts of legends and myths. They were called the golden, rejuvenating. They symbolize youth, health, love and marriage

Health - in the apple
Apples contain a huge amount of vitamins - A, B1, B2, B9, P, C and P, sugar, fiber, tannins, organic acids, minerals, volatile, essential oils, pectin, potassium, iron, iodine ...

Apples reduce cholesterol in blood and not allowed to develop atherosclerosis.

In view of the fact that the apples do not contain fat, apple diet, and just apples, included in the daily menu, help to lose weight and keep yourself to old age in good shape.

Apples strengthen eyesight, hair, nails, skin, and do not give a fade covered with wrinkles.

 Apple Spas
 Beauty apples
At home, you can cook all sorts of masks from apples - cleansing, refreshing, moisturizing, nourishing, relieves swelling and improves the complexion and makes the skin supple. Sweet apples are more suitable for dry skin, and sour - for oily to normal skin can use any apples.

- The mask for any skin
Apples are washed, remove core, cut into cubes, pour a small amount of milk and boil until seethe. Apply to the face in the form of heat for 25 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.

- Hydrating Mask
Grate half an apple and half a small cucumber, Stir, add a little cream, mix and apply on face for 15 minutes. Rinse with boiled water at room temperature.

- Mask pale skin
Mix half the grated apple with half a small carrot, add 1st. a spoonful of sour cream, mix, apply on face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with warm water, wash with cool brew black tea is not too thick.

- For smoothing the skin
Bake small apple, peel, remove the middle, turn the flesh into a puree, add 1 egg, mix and apply on face for 15-20 minutes. Remove swab dipped in warm tea leaves of green tea. Wipe the face after 5 minutes with ice cubes.

- Face mask dry skin
Grate the average apple and add 1 tbsp. spoon heavy cream, stir, put on the face, neck, chest 25-30 minutes. Wash off with warm decoction of parsley or water.

- For oily skin
1 small apple grate, add 1 teaspoon of starch. Stir well, apply on face for 20-30 minutes. Rinse with boiled water at room temperature.

- Mask for oily skin with acne and pimples
Grate sour apple, add 1 chicken protein, mix well, apply on face for 20-30 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Wipe face with ice or wash cool mineral water without gas.

- The mask for aging skin
Grate an apple on a grater, add 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and, if so, 1 drop of rose oil. Mix well, apply on face for 25 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.

- Whitening and moisturizing mask
Mix half the grated apple with 2st. tablespoons soft cheese and add as many cucumber juice, to get a paste. Apply on face for 20-25 minutes. Remove swab dipped in warm tea leaves of weak green tea. After 5 minutes, wash with cool water.

- Mask of pigment spots and freckles
Grate half of the sour apple, add 1 teaspoon of honey, ½ teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of olive oil, stir and apply for 25 minutes on the problem areas. Rinse with warm water. After this the mask can not be out in the sun. The course - only 8-10 masks - one 2 times a week.

And, of course, to grow old and look great, you need to eat 2-4 apples daily local apples.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva