Gelatin - is a kind of natural thickening agent used in cooking for cooking a variety of foods, particularly fruit and berry jelly, mousses, jellies, and many other desserts.
P oluchayut gelatin by recycling animal connective (cartilage, tendons, bones, and even the skin) tissue, which is based on collagen.
The sale can be seen not only gelatin , but also technical used in the printing industry, and light industry.But as for the use of this product in cosmetology, or rather, in the care of the person , then we will focus on the use of gelatin is a food for the face.
P ischevoy gelatin can be in the form of wafers, granules, pellets and powder, pale yellow, transparent color or completely without the presence of any odor.By the way, based on its color and smell, it is possible to determine the quality gelatin.Thus, low-quality gelatin food (mainly produced in the form of powder and pellets) differs yellowish color, and the presence of a slight smell, reminiscent of glue.Gelatin higher grad
T EPER fact, the composition of the gelatin, and what beneficial effects it has on the skin:
H achnem with the fact that gelatin is, in fact, collagen, but only hydrolyzed (split).And collagen, as you know, is a protein responsible for the firmness and elasticity of the skin ( details about collagen ).The lack of collagen - is one of the main causes of skin aging, and in spite of the fact that the cosmetics market has a lot of collagen means it has been proven that collagen molecules contained in them, are too large and can not penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin.In the case of gelatin - collagen molecules are split and have a higher degree of penetration.
P oetomu, facial gelatin, masked, or other means, is especially useful in the presence of age-related skin changes, namely, the first signs of aging - formation of wrinkles, flaccidity, laxity, loss of skin elasticity and firmness.
In particular gelatin has a soothing effect, and easy whitening effect.Its regular use in the care of facial skin helps smooth out shallow wrinkles, make less noticeable age pigmented spots, but also significantly tighten the blurred shape of the face.
n efore go directly to your home cosmetics recipes from gelatin, it would be desirable to pay attention to the basics of cooking.
And as gelatin plant?
E If you leaf gelatin (in the form of plates), you need to soak several sheets (putting them in the water, not all at once, and at a time, one on top of another) in cold water for about 10 minutes.Then squeeze excess water from them (for example, through a gauze or sieve), and move in the pan (without adding water).
By astryulyu with swollen plates should be placed on a boiling water bath (in another large-sized container of boiling water), or on the very low heat.Stir gelatin until it is completely melted (usually overnight), then remove from the heat or bath, and add other ingredients.
T EPER regard to the preparation of gelatin in the form of a powder, grains or granules:
H and 1 teaspoon of gelatin taken 5-8 teaspoons of cold water.
About tmerte right amount of water, and pour it into a small cup.There also add gelatin and mix.Or vice versa, first put in the cup gelatin, and then pour water into it (this method is considered more appropriate).
H Necessity to gelatin swell, and fully absorb the water, which can take anywhere from 10 minutes to 1 hour, while stirring it a few times.As this happens, move the gelatinous mass in any bowl, which put in a water bath.Heat the gelatin, stirring gently, until it is completely melted to a liquid state.You can now be added to the resulting vodichku other ingredients.
E they were basic and classic methods of cultivation of edible gelatin, but still, it is advisable when buying pay attention to the instruction manual.It so happens that some sort of gelatin do not require pre-soaking or different heating technology.
And, of course, it's time to the practical application of the gelatin for the face, and then on the links you will find recipes of home masks with gelatin, which itself also will be described in its preparation methods:
Gelatin facials in
Nourishing, softening, anti-aging, and other masks of gelatin
The use of gelatin for smoothing facial wrinkles
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