The egg white is a whitening agent and helpful ingredient for all natures of skin. Although, there is no scientific research exist that prove its impression on the skin. Egg white is a common character who bestows the skin a new look by adding shine, fair complexion, tightening the skin and fighting against anti-aging features. Different uses and different methods of its applications are below:
Implied advantages of Egg White Mask
Egg white enriched with proteins has proven outcomes and absorb the excess oil from the skin. One large size egg comprises of 3.6 grams of proteins. This element can treat the skin gently.
The egg white is full of vitamins and minerals that help to enhance the beauty of the skin. As everybody knows that the skin is the protective sheet of the body and provides the expression to it, this expression can be positive in the form of attraction, and it may be negative, it all depends on you. If you protect and take care of your skin, provide it with vitamins & minerals. You may provide all beneficial ingredients to the skin when you apply the egg white to the external part of the skin.
DIY Egg White Face Mask
A variety of research and websites are available to prepare the egg white masks for various skin types. The basic step is to separate the egg white from its yolk, you can perform this task easily by following these steps.
- First, determine the center point of an egg.
- Hit its center point and try to break it from its half.
- Try to crack it in the first attempt and then bend the eggshell from one side, and the yolk part leads to the side.
- After that, use both pieces of eggshell and try to trap the yolk into one shell part.
- Pour the egg white into a bowl.
- Another trick that you can use, to separate the egg white, grab the egg yolk into your hands and let the remaining part (egg white) go into the bowl, but it is inevitable to wash your hands before and after applying this trick.
- One egg white is enough for one face mask.
Egg white reacts as the mixing agent into the mask because it contains liquid properties; in the preparation of the mask, you can use different dry ingredients and use egg white to make a mixture.
Face Mask for Oily Skin
Egg white mask is a supportive agent for oily skin and comprises of lemon juice, an antibacterial element.
Method of the mask preparation:
- Take one egg white and one and a half tablespoon lemon juice into a bowl.
- Mix both ingredients completely to develop in a foamy shape.
- Wash your face with lukewarm water.
- Apply this mixture with the help of a facial brush or cotton pad. Avoid this mixture from the eyes.
- Leave this mixture for 10 minutes.
- Wash out with warm water.
This mask can be used thrice a week.
Compound Skin Face Mask
Egg white mask is a beneficial agent for every type of skin; it bestows nourishment to the skin, tightening the open pores. The application of this mask is easy and effective.
- Beat an egg white until to give a foamy shape, then add one teaspoon lemon juice and one tablespoon of honey.
- Wash your face with warm water
- Use a fan brush or cotton pad to apply the mask on the skin.
- Give 15 minutes on the skin.
- Wash out skin with warm water.
If anyone feels itching and stinging after applying the mask, remove the mask instantly.
Egg Yolk also works wonder for skin, for more information, see Egg Yolk Face Mask
Nutritious face mask
This type of mask provides hydrating for very dry skin types.
The method of developing this mask:
- Pour the egg white and 6 to 7 pieces of grapes into a blender and blend this mixture to give a smooth shape.
- Wash your face like warm water.
- Use this upward mask direction to skin with the help of a brush or cotton pad.
- Dry the mask for 15 minutes.
- Wash out this mask with warm water.
If anyone uses grapes with its seeds, it may be most effective because seeds release the grapes-seed oil, to give a bubbly appearance to mask.
Use any moisturizer after removing this mask.
Tips for using DIY Egg White as a Face Mask
Egg white is essential to whitening the skin, a variety of egg white masks are available, but people mostly use it to cleans the skin. People should wash their hands before and after holding the egg white.
When you apply the mask, ensure that its application must be upward as it will be a stimulating massage.
Risks and considerations
Egg white mask carries possible allergic reaction risks. Chicken egg allergy is the common food allergy mostly exists, its effect are 1 to 2 percent around the world. That’s why egg white face masks are mostly used in children and babies. So, a person who wants to use an egg white mask should do its implicational test on the skin before the use. This test must be conducted by using a small amount of mask under the chin, at the back of the hand, and behind the ear.
After applying the mask, leave it for 15 minutes, then washout, a person when assured no kind of itching, redness swelling, or any other allergic condition existed, then it can be applied on the skin.
Raw eggs contain Salmonella bacteria when it enters the body, causing infection. When a person is using an egg white mask, make sure not to consume any uncooked egg.
If you have a cut or wound on the skin, be careful to apply the egg white mask because bacteria can enter into the skin.
Additional Tips/ Remedies for Healthy Skin
The egg is an edible ingredient and also enhances the beauty of the skin, but there are some other ingredients which can be used with the egg white mask to increase its effectiveness, like
- Olive Oil
- Plain Yogurt
- Coconut Oil
- Aloe Vera
People who want to add these ingredients into egg white mask must follow the below guidelines.
- Whenever you mix these ingredients, make sure hands, and the surface of the bowl must be cleaned.
- Always test the mask in the small amount on the skin.
- Remove it hurriedly in case of an allergic reaction or irritation occurs on the skin.
These products enhance the beauty of the skin and it is important to remember that there is no scientific evidence found that proves its effect on the skin.
The most effective egg masks are available with the dermatologists or one can purchase it on other drug stores. Egg white products are not suitable for sensitive skin.
Egg white face mask is a simple home remedy to cure beauty matters. Different people use different ingredients into egg white in different ways to cure oiliness or dryness on the skin. But a little data found that support the egg white contributes to facial skin health. Egg mask users, if follow the instructions, the chances of infection and allergy will decrease.