How To Use Gelatin For Skin Care

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Gelatin For Skin Care


Gelatin is a natural protein which has long been recognized as being excellent for skin care. Regular consumption of gelatin increases collagen in the skin, thus, helping the skin remain taut and supple. It also supplies the body with amino acids and essential proteins. Proteins are the very building blocks of skin and adequate amount of the same is required for ensuring effective skin cell renewal. The nutrients present in gelatin also contribute towards increasing overall smoothness and texture of skin.


 


Consume Gelatin For Beautiful Skin


If the beauty and health of your skin really matter to you then it is highly recommend that you consume gelatin regularly. The nutrients present in gelatin provide deep nourishment to the skin helping in retaining its elasticity and firmness.


You should consume 1-2 tablespoons gelatin every day with warm water or milk. You can also consume it by adding to some recipes if the neutral sticky taste does not appeal to you. You might also consider consuming gelatin by adding to smoothies, vegetables curries, stews, soups, oatmeal porridge and yogurt.


 


Apply Gelatin For Gorgeous Skin


Gelatin has a softening and firming effect on skin when applied topically. It binds to dead skin cells and aid in their removal. Topical application of gelatin also helps in removing excess oils and impurities from clogged skin pores, thus, helping in shrinking pore sizes and firming skin tone.


 


Gelatin Face Pack


Anti-aging Gelatin Miracle Face Pack


Take a saucepan and empty 1 packet unflavored gelatin in it. Add about 1/2 cup milk and simmer on low heat until gelatin dissolves completely, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add 2-4 drops of wheat germ essential oil. Set aside to cool completely. When the mixture has cooled down but is still liquid enough to be applied, apply the pack evenly to your face and neck. Let the pack remain until it dries completely. Remove by peeling off in an upward direction. Dab a cotton ball in some cold milk and apply to your skin. Let it remain for 5 minutes and then wash off with warm water.


 


Follow all these tips and soon everyone will be asking what your personal beauty secret is!


 


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