Agar-agar is sea gelatin coming from a south East Asian seaweed. Usually used in recipes to thicken food, the world of beauty has discovered its amazing effects when used as a mask.
You can find agar powder in super stores and is much powerful than gelatin. The main way to use it is to dissolve it in warm fluid and mix till the liquid thickens enough to be put on.
And the best part? The jelly mask is easy to make and easy to remove!
Check out how you can use in masks to get luminous skin!
What you need:
- ½ teaspoon agar agar powder
- ½ tablespoon of charcoal powder
- ½ cup witch hazel
- 1 tablespoon white clay
Microwave the ingredients together for 1.5 minutes, stirring as you go. Drop the thick jelly-like liquid on your skin and let it set – you’ll peel off the mask to reveal cleansed, oil free, and smooth skin!
What you need:
- 1 tablespoon agar agar powder
- 2 tablespoons hot milk
- 1 teaspoon organic honey
- 2 drops of chamomile oil
- Optional: one Vitamin E capsule for moisturizing
Mix the ingredients in the hot milk and apply when it’s warm. After peeling it off, you’ll see smoother skin, unclogged pores and visibly calm skin.
What you’ll need:
- 1 tablespoons agar agar powder
- 2 teabags of any flower tea (Prepared)
Mix the ingredients together into a clear jelly, and apply while warm. The flower extracts will boost your skin color, make it shinier and also gently exfoliate your skin!
Not to mention, it will smell heavenly and detoxify your skin as it dries.