Recipe: Watercress, flax and turmeric gel mask for face and neck

This mask, which is suitable for all skin types, is composed of flax seeds and/or watercress seeds and turmeric . It is very effective in rejuvenating your facial features thanks to its tightening effect which will reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the skin. Focus on its many benefits!

Flax seeds, like watercress seeds, are known for their nutritional benefits: These seeds are rich in potassium, antioxidants, vitamin C, beta-carotene, folate, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, vitamin E , essential amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids.

They are used in natural cosmetics to nourish the skin and hair.

As for turmeric, its benefits for the skin are no longer in doubt : helps cure acne, lightens hyperpigmentation, reduces dark circles... Turmeric is a root that is full of curcumin and has antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. .

Used alone, turmeric stains and colors the skin yellow; but when it is mixed in a gel, a black soap... it no longer colors.

Benefits of this mask


-Firming and tensing

-It reduces overly visible pores

- Provides a clearer and more illuminated complexion

- Reduces skin conditions (sun spots, acne, eczema, etc.)

- Brightens dull skin

- Protects from external attacks

- Prevents premature aging

- May help with psoriasis and eczema


- 20 g of flax seeds or 2 tablespoons

- 20 g ofwatercress seeds 2 tablespoons

- 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

- 8 tablespoons water.

- Optional: Cosgard (to keep your gel for more than 1 week)

  • Cold extraction of flax and watercress gel

-Reduce your seeds to powder.

-Put your powder mixture in a saucepan and cover with cold water; then leave in the fridge for 24 hours.

It is possible to extract the gel hot (the advantage is to be able to use the mask just after preparing your gel). To use the hot method, refer to our recipe: Make your own flax gel or watercress gel .

  • Mix the turmeric with your gel carefully, add the cosgard at the end of the preparation.
  • Store your scrub in a jar in the refrigerator.

How to apply this mask?

For this mask to be effective and to see visible results on the skin, you must apply it for 12 consecutive days.

Apply it to the face with your fingers or a clean brush.

Leave to dry for 10 minutes, you will feel your skin tighten.

Rinse with cool water.

Finally, hydrate your skin.

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