We all know that a moderate consumption of wine has positive effects on our organism and our health: its nutrients reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, protect against inflammation, slow the spread of bacteria in the mouth, or reduce the risk of overweight.

But the natural qualities of the grape can also affect our external appearance positively, namely by effectively caring of your skin.

The most known treatment is the wine therapy, of which we have spoken a few months ago in our blog. Many SPAs and wine cellars offer this therapy.

But that is not the only type of cosmetic treatment, since gradually the grapes and their derivatives are joining the conventional beauty articles, such as creams, soaps, scrubs and oils, and increasingly also in cosmetics manufacturers of major brands.

Rejuvenate your skin with homemade treatments

Regardless of we use to go to the specialist, or if we use technologically of advanced cosmetics, the characteristics of the wine can be easily applied by us at home.

One of the many beneficial characteristics of the grapes are, for example, antioxidants, which are present in the wine, and that keep our skin looking young and hydrate, giving it elasticity and strength, and remove dead cells, so that wrinkles can be prevented, and a rejuvenating effect is achieved.

All these features make the red wine an ideal ingredient for domestic face masks, which help to keep the skin healthy, especially for those who are already older than thirty.

How do you make a wine-based face mask?

The preparation is really simple: Mix four tablespoons of red wine with two tablespoons of vinegar in a vessel, and stir vigorously. Apply to face and neck with a circular massage. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes. Then rinse with plenty of lukewarm water.

Repeat this once or twice a week. Your skin will benefit from this, and the wine is enjoyed on a different way.