Masks from freckles or how to deal with efelids

, medical expert
Last reviewed: 01.06.2018

All iLive content is medically reviewed or fact checked to ensure as much factual accuracy as possible.

We have strict sourcing guidelines and only link to reputable media sites, academic research institutions and, whenever possible, medically peer reviewed studies. Note that the numbers in parentheses ([1], [2], etc.) are clickable links to these studies.

If you feel that any of our content is inaccurate, out-of-date, or otherwise questionable, please select it and press Ctrl + Enter.

What do Sharon Stone, Nicole Kidman, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow and Julianne Moore have in common with the recognized Hollywood beauties, besides the successful film career? They all have to do freckle facial cosmetic mask - cosmetic masks from freckles.

Freckles - in Greek ephelides (ephelides) - this is not a skin disease, but its reaction to the influence of the ultraviolet spectrum of sun rays. The main owners of konopushek - white people with light or reddish hair (remember the song from the cartoon "Red, red, cauliflower ..."). They have melanin in the skin is small, and it is distributed unevenly - in the form of clusters of this coloring pigment.

Many freckles are annoying, and they, like Nicole Kidman, are ready for anything to get rid of the "sun spray" on their face. The simplest and most affordable remedy is a face mask from freckles.


Mask recipes from freckles

From time immemorial, women bleached the skin with cucumber, parsley, lemon and sour milk. Cucumber and lemon contain organic acids, and in the arsenal of parsley there are essential oils, which also perfectly compete with hyperpigmentation.

Cucumber mask from freckles - the most simple. Sufficiently washed fresh cucumber cut into thin slices and put them on your face for 20 minutes. For a better effect, you can grind the cucumber with a grater and chalk on the face of the resulting mass.

Face mask from cucumber from freckles can be prepared from the same grated cucumber (2 tablespoons of mass) with the addition of a teaspoon of sour cream and the same amount of fresh lemon juice.

By the way, in the fight against freckles Nicole Kidman uses lemon juice. Among effective masks from freckles is this: beat egg white and add a tablespoon of lemon juice. If the skin is dry, you must "soften" the mask with a few drops of almond or peach oil. The mask is kept on the face for 15 minutes and the chude is washed off with warm water. With normal and oily skin, lemon juice can be replaced with hydrogen peroxide (10 drops of a 3% solution).

But the prescription mask from freckles with lemon juice and yeast: a piece (20 g) of ordinary fresh yeast to grind into a homogeneous mass with warm water or curdled milk, add a teaspoon of lemon juice. The mask is applied to the face for 20 minutes, and it is removed with water at room temperature.

Whitening masks from freckles and parsley

In addition, that parsley greens perfectly fights with freckles, it helps to increase the elasticity of the skin and helps to smooth out small mimic wrinkles, including "crow's feet" at the outer corners of the eyes.

To prepare a whitening mask from freckles, a small bunch of greenery is comminuted in any available way. For 2 tablespoons of the obtained mass, take a tablespoon of sour cream (with dry skin) or as much low-fat yogurt (with oily skin), mix until smooth and send to the face for 15-20 minutes. The mask is washed off with water at room temperature.

The second recipe for facial masks from freckles: 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley should be mixed with a tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of lemon juice, put the mixture on the places of the accumulation of freckles, keep for about 25 minutes, rinse with warm water, and after rinse your face with cool water.

Reviews of masks from freckles based on parsley - only positive. Some experts of home cosmetic procedures advise adding to the parsley leaves of dandelion (in equal proportions). Indeed, the dandelion is also famous for its bleaching properties. True, whiten freckles are not leaves of this plant, but infusion of flowers ...

Effective masks from freckles

Sour milk (curdled milk), as well as kefir is often used in face masks from freckles. Here is a very simple, but effective mask, for the preparation of which it is necessary to mix curdled milk (two tablespoons) with wheat bran (a tablespoon). This mask is applied for 15 minutes. Also help to clarify the freckles curd mask, which will need a tablespoon of trophy and sour cream, rubbed with a teaspoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide solution. Mass is applied to the face for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

Now let's move on to other, equally effective masks for the face from freckles, which contain both usual ingredients and less known ones.

Whitening mask from freckles and potatoes is done in two ways. The first way: a small raw potato is peeled off, rubbed on a small grater, to it is added a tablespoon of crushed oat flakes in a coffee grinder, three tablespoons of milk or curdled milk and a few drops of olive oil. The mask is applied to the face for a quarter of an hour, the field is washed off with lukewarm water.

And for American women, this mask is done like this: raw juice is squeezed out of raw potatoes, mixed with milk (in equal parts) and ordinary wheat flour - to the consistency of thick sour cream. The mass is evenly applied to the face skin for about 20 minutes, and then removed with the help of warm water.

Effective masks from freckles can be prepared from berries of Kalina. To do this, squeeze the juice from the berries of the viburnum and mix it with an equal volume of whipped egg white. This mask is especially effective for normal and oily skin, and it should be done within two weeks - 25 minutes daily.

The whitening mask from freckles with grapefruit juice (which in composition is similar to lemon juice) is made on the basis of yeast (20 g yeast 50 g juice), and also based on wheat flour or oatmeal (juice and flour in equal amounts). Such cosmetic masks are kept on the face for 15-20 minutes and are removed with warm water or decoction of herbs.

Mask for the face from freckles is done with the juice of onions, which is mixed with natural honey (1: 1), and even with horseradish. Here are wonderful recipes for masks from freckles with horseradish. The first recipe: grind on a grater and mix the horseradish root and apple (one tablespoon), after applying to the face the mask is aged no more than a quarter of an hour and washed off in the usual way. The second recipe: a teaspoon of grated horseradish is mixed with 100 ml of curdled milk or kefir and a tablespoon of flour or oatmeal. Everything else, as in the first recipe.

The whitening mask from freckles from sauerkraut is performed by applying a napkin moistened with its brine to the face (for 10 minutes). And also help to lighten the freckles cabbage cob: it needs to be grinded on a grater and displaced with a few drops. Experts say that with every night procedures your ephelids "will have a pale appearance" ...

As is known, licorice is widely used in medicines for cough. In addition, licorice has in its composition organic acids and phenolic compounds, which contribute to the depigmentation of the skin. Decoction of licorice is prepared on a steam bath for about half an hour - for 200 ml of boiling water one teaspoon of dry root in a crushed form. On the basis of this decoction, you can make whitening masks from freckles with such components as oat flakes, clay, flour (wheat and rye), bran.

Comments on masks from freckles on various women's online forums indicate that many masks from freckles really help. Ladies especially praise the mask with lemon juice and yeast (see the recipe at the beginning of this publication). And even a little bit of it was improved by adding aloe juice.

By the way, most people with freckles live in northern countries, where sunlight is not so much ...


You are reporting a typo in the following text:
Simply click the "Send typo report" button to complete the report. You can also include a comment.