Flaxseed oil for face

Healing properties of oil of flax was known before our era. In cosmetology based on it make a variety of nourishing, moisturizing and anti-aging creams and masks for all skin types.

The oil is obtained by cold pressing from the seeds of flax. Thanks to this technology, the product preserves all its nutrients and medicinal properties.

Biochemical composition:

  • polyunsaturated fatty acids;
  • natural antioxidants — phytoestrogens;
  • tocopherol;
  • retinol;
  • folic acid;
  • vitamin K;
  • minerals: zinc, potassium, manganese, magnesium, copper, iron, phosphorus.

Flaxseed oil has the following useful properties for the skin:

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  • increases the tone and elasticity of the skin;
  • activates the production of collagen;
  • reduces swelling, helps to get rid of bags under the eyes;
  • softens, nourishes and moisturizes the skin;
  • heals cracks;
  • has antibacterial properties;
  • anti-inflammatory effect in acne;
  • slows down the aging and decay;
  • produces a rejuvenating and tightening effect;
  • eliminates toxins and improves complexion.

Flaxseed oil for face can be used at any age. In young girls it helps to reduce the production of fat and cope with acne. Older has anti-aging effect, keeping skin moisture and nourishes it with nutrients.

Vitamins and complex of polyunsaturated fatty acids Flaxseed oil reduces number of small wrinkles around the eyes, and with regular use smoothes deep wrinkles in the forehead and nasolabial folds.


To rejuvenate and nourish the skin linseed oil is used thus:

  • add a few drops of oil in a cosmetic cream;
  • doing an oil compresses to the eyelids;
  • prepare nourishing, rejuvenating and moisturizing mask based on oil;
  • add in the preparation of home scrubs and cosmetics;
  • wipe face soaked with oil with a cotton pad;
  • use the oil for cosmetic massage.

To enhance the rejuvenating effect and holistic health of the entire body Flaxseed oil is taken orally as dietary supplements.

Apply the oil in pure form for cleaning the facial skin daily, particularly for dry and fading facial skin prone to inflammation and flaking.

Face masks

Before applying the mask on the face, clean the skin using a mild scrub and a little float to it.

For masks, use linseed oil at room temperature. Do not heat it. When heating changes the chemical composition of the oil, and it loses its healing properties.

Below are a cosmetic facial mask with linseed oil, which you can prepare at home.

Recipe mask for dry skin

  1. Flax oil — 2 tsp
  2. Cream fat — 1 tbsp
  3. Cucumber — ½

How to make: Take half a cucumber, peel it from the peel and using a blender grind into a pulp. Cream together room temperature with linseed oil and cucumber in a non-metallic bowl.

How to use: Apply on face and keep for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Apply the mask should at least twice a week, especially in the cold time of the year when those prone to dry skin in need of hydration and nutrition.

The result: After a few applications of the mask the skin tightening, no drying and peeling.

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Recipe mask for oily skin

  1. Flax oil — 2 tsp
  2. Sour cream — 1 tsp.
  3. Curd — 1 tsp
  4. Egg albumen — 1 PC.

How to prepare: Whisk egg white with an egg beater, mix it with the remaining ingredients in nonmetal bowl. Cheese and sour cream can not be heated to room temperature and used directly from the refrigerator.

How to use: Apply the mask on the face avoiding the eye area. Keep the mask for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and apply to the skin any sunscreen. Use mask twice a week.

The result: With regular use of the mask Shine disappear and pores, the skin becomes healthy color and a noticeable lift.

Recipe mask for acne

  1. Flax oil — 5-6 drops.
  2. The real stuff — 15
  3. Parsley seeds — 3 g
  4. Green tea.

How to prepare: Brew green tea. Crush parsley seeds and entanglement in a non-metallic Cup with a cooking mortar. Dilute the resulting powder green tea to a thick slurry, and add linseed oil. Carefully stir the mixture.

How to use: Apply the mask on your face using a cotton pad or brush, avoiding the eye area. Keep the mask for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and treat acne any remedy for acne.

The result: a Masque heals and reduces acne, nourishes the skin with vitamins and microelements.

Recipe mask of wrinkles around the eyes


The flax oil.

How to prepare: Pour a small amount of oil in a not metal bowl. Prepare two cotton pad.

How to use: Before applying the mask, remove eye makeup and wipe the skin with a micellar water. Soak cotton pads in linseed oil. Squeeze out excess oil. Close your eyes and place a cotton compress on the eyelids. Keep the mask for 20 minutes.

The result: With regular use, smooth wrinkles around the eyes, no puffiness of the lower eyelids and dark circles under the eyes.

The recipe for the scrub

This scrub is suitable for all skin types.

  1. Flax oil — 1 tsp
  2. Oat flakes — 1 tbsp
  3. Honey — 1 tsp
  4. Water.

How to prepare: If you are using thick honey, take ⅔ of a teaspoon and dilute it with warm water. Grind oatmeal in a blender. Pour a small amount of pure water and give a little swelling. Press the cereal from the extra moisture and mix all the ingredients in a nonmetallic bowl.

How to use: Clean the skin from makeup. Apply scrub to face and neck, avoiding the eye area. A circular motion massage the scrub into skin, then massage gently. Try to move along the massage lines from the center of the face and neck in the direction of the head. Use the scrub no more than once a week.

Result: the Scrub gently cleanses the skin from dead cells of the epidermis, nourishes and softens it. With regular use, pores, skin tightening and acquires a healthy appearance.