- Posted by: Ettavella
- Category: Gentle Skin Care
Do you want clear, glowing skin? Are you looking for a way to get rid of blemishes and achieve that dewy complexion we all envy? If so, you’ll love today’s post! In it, we’ll be discussing how to create your own homemade gelatin face masks. These masks are excellent for clearing up your skin and leaving you feeling refreshed and invigorated. So read on to learn more!
Face masks are a great way to improve the appearance of your skin. There are many different types of face masks, and each one has its own set of benefits. If you’re looking for a DIY option that is affordable and easy to make, gelatin is a good choice. Gelatin is rich in collagen, which can help improve the appearance of your skin. We’ll share three recipes for gelatin face masks that can help clear up your complexion in this post. Enjoy!
Why is gelatin fantastic for your skin?
Gelatin is a collagen product that can be easily found in the form of capsules. By consuming it, we get the opportunity to replenish our skin with its natural nutrients, resulting in more elastic and firm skin. It helps reduce wrinkles and makes your skin look younger than ever before! It can be used for all skin types, but it’s more effective on dry and mature skin. But how exactly does gelatin provide such benefits? The answer is simple: hydrating your dermis from beneath. When you add gelatin into your daily routine, you’re already avoiding any future signs of aging since the production slows down considerably when one enters his 30s or 40s. Can find out more about collagen production in the human body here. Now that you know all of this, let’s focus on including gelatin in your beauty routine! Let’s begin with some DIY recipes.
Gelatin face masks recipes
If you have dehydrated skin, using a face mask is an excellent way to rejuvenate your skin. But if you don’t want to spend money on expensive pre-packaged products, there are plenty of at-home recipes for making your homemade face mask, using ingredients found in most kitchens or drug stores. And one of the best mask ingredients is gelatin (the same ingredient that makes Jello “gel”). Here’s how to make your gelatin face mask.
The advantage of using gelatin as a DIY beauty product? Not only does it work great, but it’s cheap! In addition, gelatin has many skin benefits; it’s full of collagen and keratin (both components necessary to maintain healthy skin), helps retain moisture, and has anti-inflammatory properties. And unlike some store-bought masks that can be harsh or contain ingredients you may not want on your skin (such as parabens, sulfates, or phthalates), gelatin is gentle and natural.
Ingredients needed for this recipe are:
- 2 tbsp of water
- 1 tsp of unflavoured gelatine powder
- 1 tbsp aloe vera juice (optional)
- 3 drops of dicaprylyl ether (the emollient cosmetic ingredient that enhances the spreading and penetration of other ingredients into the stratum corneum, or outermost layer, of skin).
You just have to mix all these ingredients until the gelatin is fully dissolved, then apply it to your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes. After that, rinse with warm water and pat dry. You can use this mask 2-3 times a week.