6 Benefits of using egg whites for facial treatment

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Who says skincare has to be expensive? You don’t need expensive products with harsh chemicals. You can use ingredients available in your kitchen and still have amazing skin. Egg whites have multiple facial benefits. Most things you need for great skin are in your kitchen cabinet like turmeric, honey, lemon, and yes even toothpaste. You don’t have to break the bank just to buy skincare products

Eggs aren’t just a super-food but can be used as your gateway to great skin.  While you can’t add egg masks to your daily regimen that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t add it to your repertoire. Eggs have multiple benefits and here’s why you should add them to your skincare regimen: 

Tightening and firming skin  pores 

Egg whites can help firm your skin by removing excess dirt, oil, and dead skin from your face. Just apply one egg white and 1 teaspoon of squeezed lemon juice on a clean face, leave it for a few minutes then rinse it off. You should Include egg whites in your skincare regimen, especially facial treatment to make your skin tighter. Tightening your skin pores will help in reducing the accumulation of dirt on your face.

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Egg whites boost skin hydration 

The protein in egg whites acts as a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the environment into your skin therefore keeping your skin hydrated at all times. The increase in skin hydration aids in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and lines on the skin. 

Aids in clearing blackheads 

Egg whites can help in tightening of skin pores which reduces the appearance of blackheads. Mix 2 egg whites with 2 teaspoons of lemon water. Apply it gently on your skin and rinse it off after 20 minutes with cold water. You don’t want scrambled eggs on your face. Alternatively you can peel it off your skin like you would a face mask.  

Reduce scarring and blemishes 

The protein in egg whites helps repair facial tissue. Egg whites contain proteins and amino acids that help tighten skin pores which in turn prevents breakouts. So Egg whites also help lighten the appearance of scarred skin.

Egg whites minimize oily skin

Egg whites can regulate sebum production which in turn controls the oil production of the skin.  Mix an egg white with freshly squeezed lemon juice and apply on your skin as a facial treatment. Leave the mask on for a few minutes and rinse it off afterwards. 

Reduce dark circles under eyes 

The dreary bags under the eyes, they are a nightmare. But egg whites can help you solve that problem. Mix egg white with milk and honey. Apply the mixture under your eyes and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse. 

Egg white facial masks are highly effective however, they have a very high risk of an allergic reaction. Please do a patch test on your hand before you try any mask just to test your skin on how it will react to the protein. 

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