Hot compresses (38-42 degrees), this is an effective cosmetic procedure for dry sagging skin with wrinkles, black spots. It causes the expansion of blood vessels and pores, enhances blood flow to the skin, warming it, relaxes muscles, helps remove dust and dead cells.
Hot and cold compresses for facial skin from wild medicinal plants, recipes, home cooking.
Hot compresses quickly cool to skin temperature and maintain this temperature. This stops the evaporation of water from the surface of the skin, the stratum corneum swells, it becomes soft and tender. A moist compress is applied to the cleansed face and neck for 3-5 minutes before massage, mask. It replaces the steam bath if it is contraindicated for health reasons.
With dilated vessels of the skin, hot compresses should not be used. Compresses of elevated temperature are also contraindicated in cases of skin inflammation, with its pustular lesions and high blood pressure. A hot compress (when it replaces the steam bath) is applied to the face and neck for 10-15 minutes. If it cools earlier, then wetting with water is repeated.
Cold compresses (15-18 degrees).
Excellent tonic for the skin. They improve complexion, increase skin elasticity, narrow blood vessels, reduce pores, reduce fat and sweating, and soothe the nervous system. They are usually applied for 5-10 minutes. As a final procedure, the compress is recommended to be applied after cleansing the face, massage, masks, as well as to increase the tone of sagging skin of the face and neck.
Cold compresses are indicated for oily skin with expanded pores. They are also recommended for bedding. Contraindicated in persons with cold and bluish skin. Hands compress is not supported, as they warm it. After the compress, it is useful to pat lightly on the face and neck with a cold towel or napkin..
Variable hot and cold compresses.
They tone the skin well. Hot is applied for 3-4 minutes, then cold for 10-15 minutes. They strengthen muscles and blood vessels. Particularly effective for flaccid skin of the face and neck. In order to make a compress, take a napkin, or even better a terry towel.
Stack it in 2-3 layers in the form of a long strip and moisten in water at the right temperature or in the appropriate decoction of medicinal herbs. Then slightly squeeze and quickly put on the face so that the middle of the compress fell on the chin, and the cheeks covered the edges.
Mineral water compresses.
They are imposed for 20-30 minutes. They reduce the swelling of the face, enrich the skin with the necessary minerals, and improve the water balance. Regular treatments increase skin firmness..
Used for dry flaky skin. A thin layer of cotton wool is impregnated with heated oil, which is applied to the face and covered with a layer of dry cotton, then a towel or napkin is applied. Compress duration 20 minutes.
Alcohol compresses (vodka, half alcohol with water).
They can be used as medicinal. They are prepared as follows. A cloth moistened with alcohol is applied to the right place, covered with compress paper, cotton and bandaged.
Compresses from infusions and decoctions of medicinal plants deserve special attention.
Compress with calamus vulgaris.
2 tablespoons of chopped rhizome rhizome are placed in an enamel bowl and pour 1 liter of cold water, bring to a boil over low heat, strain and use to compress on the face and neck (compress temperature 38-40 degrees). The skin becomes soft and tender. A hot compress from calamus decoction can be alternated with cold water.
Compress with aloe tree.
100 g of biostimulated washed aloe leaves are poured with 1 liter of cold water and insisted for 2 hours. Then put the infusion on low heat and bring to a boil. It is cooled, filtered, poured into a bottle and stored in the refrigerator. Compresses are applied to the face 3 times a week for 10 minutes, after which the still moist skin is lubricated with a nourishing cream. Effective remedy for withered, dry, dehydrated skin.
Compresses with decoction from the root of the marshmallow root.
2 tablespoons of dried chopped raw materials are poured into 500 ml of water and boiled over low heat for 10-15 minutes. The resulting broth is moistened with a gauze napkin and applied to the face for 5-10 minutes in the morning and evening before bedtime. This compress makes the skin supple and supple. Recommended for oily and normal skin..
Compresses with a decoction of birch leaves hanging.
Prepare a decoction at the rate of 1 tablespoon of crushed raw materials per 200 ml of water. Compress is changed 4 times, starting with hot and ending with cold. This compress enhances the skin’s metabolic processes, improves blood circulation and complexion, makes the skin soft and supple. Effective with fading, faded skin.
Compresses with infusion of blue cornflower flowers.
1 tablespoon of raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water and insisted for 30 minutes. Compress is changed 4 times, starting with hot and ending with cold. It is used for oily skin..
Compresses with infusion of dioica nettle leaves.
1 tablespoon of crushed raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted for 30 minutes, then filtered. A gauze napkin folded in 2-3 layers is moistened in the infusion and placed on the forehead, cheeks and chin for 5-10 minutes. The procedure is repeated 3-4 times. Compress enhances the metabolic processes in the skin, improves its blood circulation and color, makes the skin soft and supple. It is used for oily skin..
Compresses with infusion of linden flowers.
1 tablespoon of raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted for 10-15 minutes, then filtered. A hot compress is prepared and applied to the face for 1-1.5 minutes. The procedure is repeated 4-6 times in a row. Then rinse your face with cool water, adding lemon juice or table vinegar (1 tablespoon per 1 liter of water) to it. Recommended for dry, fading, pale skin..
A hot compress is prepared from isotvar or mint infusion and applied to the cleansed face and neck for 3-5 minutes before massage or mask. With dilated vessels of the skin, instead of a hot compress, a cold one is made, which is applied for 5-10 minutes. It is used for dry and normal skin..
Compress with cucumber.
Cucumber chopped on a fine grater or chopped into small pieces (100 g) is poured with the same amount of vodka, infused for 7-10 days in a dark place, then filtered. Compress is recommended to be applied three times (5 minutes each), washed off with warm water. It is used for oily skin..
Compresses with curly parsley juice.
Compress is applied 1 time per day. A course of 10 procedures. Recommended for dry, irritated face skin with dilated capillaries..
Compresses with a large plantain.
Prepared from infusion or broth. To prepare the infusion, 1-2 tablespoons of dried crushed leaves of plantain is poured 200 ml of boiling water, insist 30 minutes, then filtered.
Recipe of the broth: 2 tablespoons of raw material is poured into 400 ml of water, boiled for 5-10 minutes on low heat, then cooled and filtered. Compress is used for oily, porous skin. You can change the compress 3-4 times, starting with hot and ending with cold. Hot compress for 2-3 minutes, cold for 4-5 minutes.
Compresses with a camomile pharmaceutical.
1 tablespoon of chamomile inflorescences is poured into 400 ml of boiling water, put on low heat for 5-10 minutes. A small towel, folded four times, is lowered into the filtered broth, squeezed and applied to the face. As they cool, the towel is again moistened with broth. After a hot compress, rinse your face with cold water and apply a greasy cream. It is used for eating disorders of dry, losing skin elasticity, and wrinkles.
Well moisturizing hot compresses from chamomile infusion (1 tablespoon of raw materials per 200 ml of water) refresh the face skin alternately with compresses from cold water. A hot compress is applied to clean, slightly oiled skin for 1-2 minutes, then removed and a cold compress is applied. Compresses are changed 4 times. The last, cold compress is left for 5 minutes. This compress is especially effective for pale, aging skin..
5 tablespoons of raw material is poured into 500 ml of boiling water, insisted for 30 minutes, then filtered. The compress is repeated 4 times, starting with hot and ending with cold. It is used for oily skin..
Compresses with a decoction of green dill odorous.
2 tablespoons of finely chopped raw materials are poured into 400 ml of water, boiled for 5 minutes. A strained broth is moistened with gauze, folded in 3-4 layers, and applied to the face. They put polyethylene on top and a terry towel on it. The duration of the procedure is 20-30 minutes. It is used for dry, rough, flaky skin..
Compresses with infusion of horsetail herb.
1-2 tablespoons of dried raw materials insist 1 day in 200 ml of cold boiled water. Compress is changed 4 times, starting with hot and ending with cold. It is used for oily skin..
Compresses with ordinary hops.
2 tablespoons of hop cones pour 1 liter of boiling water and insist 2 hours. To prepare the broth, 2 tablespoons of the raw material is poured into 1 liter of cold water, boil over very low heat. Hot compresses prepared from infusion or broth can be alternated with cold ones. Used for oily skin.
Compresses with infusion of sage leaves.
1 tablespoon of crushed raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted for 30 minutes, then filtered. The compress is applied to cleansed face skin for 3-5 minutes before massage or mask. It is used for dry and normal skin..
Compresses with infusion of rosehip petals.
2-3 tablespoons of raw materials are insisted in 200 ml of boiling water until warm. Compress is used for wrinkled, flaccid skin. It softens and strengthens it, reduces pores.
Apple Vinegar Compress.
Dilute 1 teaspoon of vinegar in 1 liter of water. Compress perfectly tones sluggish skin.
Based on the book Universal Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants.
Putyrsky I., Prokhorov V.