Carrot…it seems so innocent… but it hides various nutrients, vitamins, minerals that have a beneficial influence on the condition of our skin. Carrots are not only healthy but also beautify. Do you know how to prepare a carrot face mask in the comfort of your own home?
It is a very pleasant topic not only for me (as I like to write about it) but also for you (as you like to read my ideas for DIY cosmetics). Homemade carrot mask – after all, I’m sure you all have carrots in the kitchen. Of course, it would be best it was a carrot grown in the countryside, a natural one, free or any chemicals. This way, it would contain more nutrient. However, if you cannot get one of the eco ones, a carrot from the supermarket will do. Let’s start.
Carrots – they contain many vitamins, including A, K, B1, C, B2, and PP. It also abounds in micronutrients, essential for our skin: phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and copper. Of course, carrots are also rich in beta-carotene – a very strong antioxidant.
What are the care properties?
First of all, carrots neutralise the harmful effects of free radicals and thus inhibit the processes of premature ageing of the skin, hair, and nails. You should also be familiar with the skin-toning effect of carrots, which are passionately eaten by fans of a natural tan. Besides, the carrot nourishes the skin very well.
What skin type is it recommended to? Oily Skin.
A homemade carrot mask is very easy to prepare and does not require a lot of effort. You will need a few ingredients but there shouldn’t be a problem to get. The blend can be applied to your face immediately after combining all the components. See for yourself how easy it is! This is my personal carrot mask recipe!
- 2 fresh, medium-size carrots,
- 1 Tbs Olive oil (or similar oil),
- 1 Tbs natural oil,
- lemon juice (half a lemon)
Peel the carrot and boil to make it soft. Drain excess water and mash it to obtain purée. Leave aside to cool down. Then, add the rest of the ingredients and blend well. Your mask is ready.
Thoroughly cleanse your facial skin. next, apply the mask avoiding the eye area. Leave for 15 minutes (or a bit longer) and rinse with lukewarm water. That’s all!