aronia berries
aronia berries

Today I would like to talk about different uses of Aronia berry for DIY face masks. We actually had a big aronia berry tree in our summer garden when I was growing up. And we never failed to use all of them. Our parents would use it in homemade wine, preserves, juices, and more. What I did not know at a time is the following:

You can use aronia berries not just for cooking but also to rejuvenate your face skin and hair preparing different masks and scrubs for different skin types. 

Cosmetology experiment with aronia berries

It is not a secret that scientists use well known home remedies in their expensive face creams and other products. So why spend money, when you can do it yourself cheap?

Recently scientists conducted experiment with aronia berries. More than 250 women participated. Result was not surprising. Using products that contain aronia berry extract produce great results. 60% of women reported decrease in wrinkles! As a result I classify aronia berry as super food. Finally I want to add that that experiment also proved aronia berries to be helpful clearing face imperfections. It is a true gift for women of any age.

DIY aronia berry face masks and scrub recipes

aronia berry face mask
aronia berry face mask

Black aronia berry face scrub

Take half a cup of aronia berries and blend it. Add sea salt so that the texture of the mix feels like thick mass. Make sure that when you scrub your skin, you do not overdo it or you can damage or irritate your face. Always try on a small piece of skin first to see if you have any allergic reactions.

Aronia berry face masks for normal skin

… With Apple

  • 3 tablespoons of aronia berries
  • 1/2 apple

Usage: Blend aronia berries and apple together. Put the mask on thin cotton cloth and place on your face for  15-20 minutes. You can wash off the mask with warm water. Use your favorite face cream after the mask.

… With Beets

  • 3 table spoons of blended aronia berries
  • 1 table spoon of grated beets
  • 1 table spoon of olive oil

Application: You should not keep aronia-beets mask on your face for a long time. 10-12 minutes is plenty. After removing the mask, clean your face well. Use your favorite moisturizer after removing the mask.

Aronia berry face mask for dry skin

  • 2 table spoons of blended aronia berries
  • 1 tea spoon of honey
  • 1/2 table spoon sour cream

Application: Mix all of the  ingredients well. Keep the mask on your face for 20 minutes. Wash off with warm water. Use your favorite cream after.

Aronia berry face mask for oily skin

  • 2 table spoons of blended aronia berries
  • dill weed – 5-10 stems

Application: Blend dill weed with aronia berries. Put mixture on your face for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with warm water and use your favorite moisturizer after.

Aronia berry face mask to fight skin imperfections

  • 2 table spoons of aronia berries
  • 2 table spoons of currants

Application: Blend ingredients together. Wet the thin cotton cloth and put it on your face. Keep it on for 20 minutes. Wash your face with cold water.

Aronia berry face mask to tighten pores

  • 2 table spoons of aronia berries
  • 2 table spoons of fresh grated cucumber (do not peel the skin)

Application: Blend aronia berries and mix with cucumber. Place the mixture on your face for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water.

Correct steps to use DIY scrubs and face masks

aronia berry face masks
aronia berry face masks
  • Warm your skin under stream to open up the pores
  • Clean your skin and remove dead cells with a scrub
  • Nourish your skin with a face mask
  • Wash off mask and put on moisturizer of your favorite skin cream

This is how you can keep your face young and fresh looking. 🙂

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