From Ancient days, egg white is used in beauty treatments all around the globe to achieve beautiful skin and hair. Since, egg whites are rich in protein and albumin thus they have skin toning properties and promote wrinkle free skin. Following are 10 skin benefits of using egg white mask;
- Removes facial hair
If you want to remove facial hair then you simply need to apply a little egg white to your face using a brush. Cut out holes for your eyes and mouth and place the paper towel on your face. Coat a thin layer of more egg white on top of the paper towel to make it stick. When it has completely dried up, quickly pull off the paper towel, which will come along with the hairs.
- Tightens and shrinks large pores
You can tighten and close up large pores using egg whites
- Lifts skin
Egg whites are well known for tightening the skin and you can experience this effect when you put on an egg white face mask as it dries up on your face.
- Great for reducing oily skin
Egg whites are especially great for those with overly oily skin
- Removes excess scalp oiliness
It is not only good for skin but also for hairs. It removes the excess scalp oiliness.
- Fights off and prevents acne and acne scars
Since, egg white works amazingly well in controlling oily skin, it can be used to prevent and fight off acne too.
- Brings a shine to dull hair
This is best ingredient that can be used with honey and lavender oil to bring back the lost shine in hair.
- Helps get rid of black heads
This prevents black heads.
- Reduces under eye puffiness
Effectively get rid of under eye puffiness and eye bags by gently rubbing egg white underneath your eyes using your index finger.
- Checks wrinkles and fine lines
Since egg whites tighten and lift skin, it is very useful in delaying premature aging caused by fine lines and wrinkles.
Side Effects of the Egg White Mask
The application of an egg white mask can clog the pores and increase the possibility of breakouts for those who have acne prone skin. Other side effects include the spread of bacteria on the skin, as raw egg whites contain salmonella, a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. Other side effects may include dry skin and general irritation, especially if additives such as pure lemon juice are used. Only your dermatologist can help you decide if the use of an egg white mask is right for you.