Posted by Maria Tarnev-Wydro, HD on 6/4/2014 to Your Skin
Gold is probably the most popular and most sought-after metals in the
whole world. It is valued because
of its appearance and rarity. Throughout history, it has been used to
symbolize wealth, power and high status. Very few people know though
that it has also been used to treat a wide range of skin problems
especially in the olden times in places such as Rome, Japan and Egypt.
Legend has it that Cleopatra – known for her legendary beauty - wore a
gold mask every night in order to preserve her youthful looking skin.
Indeed, gold is good to the skin. Other metals have been known to cause
skin allergies but not gold. In fact, there are people with sensitive
skin who can only wear gold jewelry and nothing else.
Benefits of 24K Gold on Skin
You are probably wondering how 24K gold can keep the youthful appearance
of the skin. For one, the precious metal is known to have a positive
effect in blood circulation. Good blood circulation ensures that
important nutrients reach the skin. Gold also prevents the appearance of
wrinkles, age spots and fine lines and helps repair damages caused by
the sun. It also helps fight off free radicals that can cause premature
Gold also has the ability to slow down the depletion of
collagen, a protein that is responsible for keeping the elasticity of
different parts of the human body. You should know that the skin is made
up of 80% collagen but as we age we lose collagen. Gold can slow down
this process and thus help keep the skin looking youthful for a long
24K gold is not only for people who want to delay the signs of ageing.
It is also for those who are suffering from other skin ailments. If you
have acne, for example, you can use gold to speed up the healing process
and to minimize scarring. If you skin tone is uneven you can also use
gold to even up your skin color. If your skin is dark and you want to
lighten it up a little then you will be delighted to know that gold
actually has the ability to lighten the complexion. Gold is also good
for skin allergies because of its anti-inflammatory property.
How to use gold for skin
To get the most from a 24K gold facial mask you need to know how to use
it properly. First of all you need to clean your skin and then with both
hands apply the mask on your face. Next you need to gently press the
mask to make sure that it sticks to your face. Then you need to leave
the mask on for 30 minutes to 1 hour. There is no need to moisturize.
Regular use of 24K gold mask is recommended to get the best results.
24K gold may be the missing ingredient you are looking for to have
healthy and youthful looking skin. It is a good thing that you do not
need to hunt for gold just to be able to experience its benefits to the
skin. This is because you can easily get the benefits of this precious
metal by using a 24K gold facial mask.