Most of the people see and use beer just as an alcoholic drink. The main purpose of its making is to sell and use it as an alcoholic beverage only, but it can also be used as a hair and skin care product too. There are beer shampoos available in the market that has adequate effects on the hair. It can be used as a cleanser that can help to remove the dead skin cells and also improve the elasticity of the skin. It is rich in Vitamin B, hops, saccharides, and yeast that are advantageous for skin in numerous ways. When beer is used to lemon juice it can be used to lighten the spots on the face and also to open and clear blocked pores.
The alcoholic properties of the beer can help remove the toxin from the body and thereby clears up the pores in the skin. It provides good levels of hydration to the skin as it has very good hydrating properties. Beer is also antibacterial and these properties will help to remove acne from the skin. Beer can also be used as a conditioner for hair. Beer also has antioxidant properties, which makes it useful for giving youthful skin. As beer is made of the very much available natural ingredients like water, barley, brewers etc, there won’t be many side effects associated with these for both hair and skin.
There are varieties of face packs that can be made with the help of a beer that helps in getting flawless skin. So here are few beer masks for face for you.
1.Beer and strawberry mask
We know strawberries as one of the tasty and beautiful-to-look-at fruits. These strawberries are now going to share their beauty with us. We normally use strawberries as direct eatable fruits and also eat them in many other forms, but these can also be used to make a face pack. So take three strawberries and blend them by adding 2 to 3 drops of beer to it. Make a fine paste and apply it to the face and let it sit for 20 minutes then wash it off with water. You can see your face glowing instantly and also notice zero blackheads and whiteheads on your face because of its antioxidant properties.
Take two tablespoons of olive oil, two tablespoons of honey, one tablespoon of lemon juice and a few drops of beer in a bowl. Stir it well and apply all over your face and let it sit for around 15 minutes and wash it off with water. This pack gives clear skin especially for people with oily skin.
3.Beer, almond and egg white mask
Take one tablespoon of beer, an egg and two drops of almond extracts. Mix all of them well and keep it aside. Before going for a face mask, go for a face wash. When you are done with your face wash then apply the prepared mask on your entire face as a face pack. Once it is dried wash it off with water. It goes well on all skin types and gives a glowing and dirt free skin. This mask not just gives beauty benefits, but also used to reduce the restlessness or tiredness on the face.
4. Egg white and lime juice face pack
Take few drops of beer, one tablespoon of yogurt, lime juice, egg white and almond extract. Mix all these ingredients well and apply it as a face pack. Leave it to dry for few minutes and then wash it off with water. This pack gives a glowing skin instantly.
Benefits of beer on skin
There are quite a lot of benefits of beer on skin. Let us see what those are.
Beer provides hydration to the skin.
Beer can be used to treat acne. This actually works by killing the acne-causing germs.
Beer contains yeast is rich in vitamin B and pantothenic acid which promotes skin’s elasticity.
Beer helps in maintaining good pHlevel of the skin.
There are many facial masks and packs that you can make with the main ingredient as beer.
Facial masks with beer
Take some beer, strawberries and corn meal. Mix them well and make a fine paste out of it. Apply this paste on the face and also on the neck part. Let it dry and then wash it off with water.
Mix beer, yogurt, virgin olive oil, almond oil, and lemon juice thoroughly. Apply this solution on the face after cleaning your face. Let it dry for 15 minutes and then wash it off with water.
Beer along with lemon juice and olive oil helps a great deal in promoting clear and glowing skin. You can make a perfect mask out of beer and boiled and mashed sweet potatoes that help in moisturizing the skin. Apply this mask and let it dry for 20 minutes and then wash it off.
You can also use beer, egg white, and almond extract to make a mask. Make a fine paste out of all these ingredients and apply it on your face. Let it dry and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Beer bubble bath is quite useful too. It gives smooth skin. You can do this by adding olive oil soap and beer in bath water. Mix these ingredients well in a tub and stay in the tub for about half an hour.
In order to attain soft, glowing and healthy skin you can make a wonderful pack out of beer. Take some beer, honey, avocado, and vinegar. Mix all these ingredients well and apply it on your face. Leave it on your face for 30 minutes and then go for a wash.
These are the different facials masks and packs that can be prepared with the beer as the main ingredient. You can try these face masks at home and be benefited by them in the best possible way.