Facial masks have a beautiful and long history. China and Egypt are renowned for their rich concoction of fresh herb, fruit, and flower extracts as ingredients for facial masks. Returning to the ancient times, the use of mud in skin treatment products started from the ancient Greek and Roman times. The etchings at that time depicted people who were bathing in the mud and applying mud onto faces to have skin treatment.
Muddy facial masks are rich in minerals that can be anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, removing oily substances and to inhibit the worsen of acne. They can also make the skin pores smaller. These minerals and a little elements help the skin to get nutrition and to be improved.
Yang Gui Fei was the Royal in Tang Dynasty. She was famous because of her beauty and was even considered as one of the Four Great Beauties in Ancient China. Besides the priority of daily life and accommodation, her beautiful skin was also made ever more beautiful with facial masks that are specially made.
Yang Gui Fei's facial masks were not difficult to make. She has used pearl, white jade and some ginseng, ground them into fine powder and mixed them with lotus root starch. After making these ingredients together into a paste, the resulting pearl facial mask is applied onto the face, left on the skin for a while, and rinsed-off. It was said that the resulting pearl facial mask can help to whiten the skin and to remove spots and wrinkles. It seemed to be simple and effective so many women would like to try and improve them since long time ago.
Best time for facial masks: Evening 11:00 to 3:00, this is cell growth and repair of the most exuberant, the rate of cell division to 8 times faster than usual, so the skin absorption of skin care products on an exceptionally strong force.