– perennial grassy essential oil-bearing plant. There are 33 types of mint, but the peppermint is most widely used. It contains such useful substances as menthol, eucalyptus oil, rosemary and coffee acids and also bitterness and dubitel. The plant has the anti-inflammatory, moistening and calming properties.
Mint is used long since in the cosmetic purposes, including in structure of face packs and hair, lotions, creams and bath foams. Mint extract addition in decorative cosmetics: lip gloss and shadows are given them by the light cooling effect. In perfumery mint takes the certain place: its gentle, but persistent smell became magnificent basis for many summer aromas. Besides this plant is very actively used in home care of skin and hair.
The person will help to refresh and bring into tone tired in day contrast compress from mint. Moisten napkin in hot mint broth and apply to the person for 2-3 minutes then wet napkin cold water and too take on face several minutes. Repeat the procedure 3-4 times.
The mask from mint and melissa will remove reddening and gripes in eyes. Take 3 teaspoons of leaves of mint and melissa and fill in them 0.5 l of boiled water. Broth has to infuse within 20-30 minutes. Then wrap the received gruel in gauze, cool and apply to eyes for 10-15 minutes. If your skin, fat and inclined to inflammation, make the following mask. Take 1 tablespoon of dry leaves of mint and fill in them with 2 glasses of boiled water. Let's broth of 15-20 minutes infuse, then filter. Moisten with it napkin and put on face for 20 minutes. Such mask becomes 2-3 times a week. It will reduce skin oiliness, will narrow pores and will remove inflammations. At strong defeats by acne rash well will approach mint spirtovy lotion. It is good to use dry leaves of mint in mix with lime color, grass of sage and flowers of camomile for steam bathtubs of the person and in infusions for refreshing and wiping of oily skin. Mint oil perfectly tones up and deodorizes, and the cooling effect of menthol helps to take off fatigue of legs. Make in the evening the weakening leg bath, having added to it broth or oil of mint, and you feel ease and cheerfulness.