Lanolin Lanolin is still quite popular ingredient used in cosmetics.It is a natural animal wax, which is obtained by purification of fat from sheep's wool.
F iropodobnoe substance that forms on the sheep's wool, it was known many centuries ago, and was widely used by the Romans and the Greeks, both cosmetic and medicinal purposes.Of course, at that time I used the crude oil, which contains a lot of harmful substances and other impurities.But even in those times cosmetology development has not stood still, and after a while, wool fat became exposed to a special chemical treatment, resulting in a formed pure lanolin, which got its name from the Latin words lana (wool), and oleum (oil).

have also treated pure anhydrous lanolin has a complex structure, which even today still not fully understood.Basically this complex mixture of wax-like esters (cholesterol izoholesterin, ergosterol), fatty acids and higher alcohols.
In yglyadit lanolin as a thick viscous mass, which by its texture resembles the usua

l ointment, and, as a rule, is not very pleasant smell.Color lanolin can range from translucent light yellow tint to dark brown and almost translucent color.

H about, in spite of its unpleasant odor, anhydrous lanolin is widely used in cosmetics, and to this day.And this is not surprising, because the lanolin is one of the most effective and most feed fat, which contributes to good moisturizing, softening and nourishing.It is also the means which include lanolin can protect the skin from adverse environmental effects of the environment.
With voimi excellent moisturizing properties thanks to lanolin has the ability to absorb and retain a large amount of moisture.And penetrating deeper into the skin, lanolin not only nourishes the skin of moisture, but also prevents its loss for a long time.
P USAGE lanolin allows you to make the skin soft and supple, but also significantly enhances its regeneration of new cells.

P of lanolin its composition is very similar to cutaneous fat man, and most of it is used as a basis for nourishing creams, especially for dry and aging skin.A preparation in the home face creams, a small amount of lanolin fatty promotes good mixing phase with water or other aqueous solutions.Also lanolin creams can act as a conservator.
B ezvodny lanolin does not dissolve in water but capable of absorbing and retaining a not a small amount of it, without losing its strength.

N is not recommended for use in pure form of lanolin, as it can clog the pores and prevent the enrichment of the skin with oxygen.And besides pure lanolin it has a very strong toughness, and lubricate your skin they will be quite problematic.

H edostatkom lanolin is that it is the most allergenic components in cosmetics that can cause a variety of redness or rash on the skin.But somehow one dermatological analysis of skin interaction has been made with lanolin, which involved 1,048 patients, and only in 12 of them there was an allergic reaction.
H about anyway advisable, before using cosmetics, which include lanolin, pre-test them on a small area of ​​skin, for example on the skin of the hand, on the inside, just above the wrist.

B ezvodny lanolin can be used in the preparation of domestic masks, a few simple recipes that you will find below:

Recipe mask of lanolin for dry skin, which will help a little to lighten the skin and make it less noticeable freckles , andother pigmented spots:
Take 1 teaspoon of anhydrous lanolin, add to it 2 tablespoons.spoon clean water and leave until the lanolin is not completely absorbed the water.At this time, Grate cucumber, then carefully rub 1 tbsp.a spoonful of grated cucumber with the masses already absorbed the water lanolin.The resulting mask apply on face for 15 minutes.Then, it is desirable to remove it with a cotton swab dipped in cucumber juice or milk.Wash after

good toning mask of lanolin, honey and grapefruit for aging skin person:
To 1 teaspoon of lanolin, add 1 tbsp.a spoonful of water, and wait until the lanolin it completely absorbs.Then add 1 teaspoon of honey and 3 tbsp.tablespoons juice squeezed grapefruit.Thoroughly mix all or mini whisk mixer, and then apply this mixture on your face.After 10-15 minutes, remove the mask with a piece of cotton wool soaked in warm water, then rinse with cool water.

recipe nourishing, energizing and refreshing mask of lanolin with dry and aging skin of the face:
Just as in the previous recipe, add 1 teaspoon lanolin 1 tbsp.a spoonful of water.After lanolin absorbs water, add 1 teaspoon of oatmeal and 3-4 tablespoons.tablespoons of juice squeezed from these fruits and berries, such as cherries, black currants, gooseberries, cranberries, apricots, melon, apple and grapefruit.Carefully rub all and apply on face for 15-20 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water.

E If suddenly made lanolin mask obtained very viscous, it melts the first lanolin in a water bath, after which add water and other ingredients to it.Like all add, remove from the heat, and start whisking the composition of a mixer, or rub carefully.

B it regards face creams with lanolin, it links to some recipes you can find in the section Cream .

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