Homemade recipes using natural ingredients from your own kitchen contain antioxidants, vitamins, enzymes, and minerals that you'll never find in store bought facials.
Remember to leave the facial mixture on your face for a least 5-10 for best results.
Some of these recipes can be a little runny - so wrap a towel around your neck and make sure to wear an old t-shirt.
In fact, this would be a good time to sit back, put your feet up, and let your complexion soak in the nutrients.
Here is a sampling of pantry selections that you can use on your skin for homemade scrubs and facial masks:
Orange & lemon: Cleans out pores, contains Vitamin C, natural astringent properties. This makes a great homemade facial cleanser too.
Coconut Milk: Smooths and softens
Cucumber: Mostly used for puffy eyes and sometimes in wrinkle masks
Egg: Conditioner and pore reducer
Honey: Moisturizer; toner; deters blemishes
Milk: Nourishes the skin, smooths
Nuts (finely ground): scrub
Oatmeal: Soothing; healing; anti-itch
Olive Oil: Excellent remedy for dry skin
Pineapple juice: Astringent, exfoliant with skin-softening enzymes
Tomato: opens pores
Vinegar: Cleanser; anti-burn/itch
Yogurt: Exfoliate/cleanser; bleaches dark spots; softens
Below are some recipes that have been sent in from women all around the world. You can mix and match most of the ingredients above and make a facial mask to suit your needs.
Also, click on the SKINSATIONAL book to the right for more tips!
NOTE: For best results, always clean your skin first, steam to open the pores, then apply the mask. And as always, if you experience any discomfort, rinse off immediately.
Read more about the benefits of vitamin c for skin health...
One Precaution: If you are allergic to a food item used in the facial, your skin may be sensitive to it as well. When you’re uncertain, try a small amount on your skin, leaving it for a few minutes, then rise. Look for any sign of irritation.
Homemade facial masks – especially a moisture masks - are one of the best beauty secret tips around. They are a great way to boost the moisture content of your skin and give it a nice plump look.
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When you don't have time to make your own facial mask or really
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Slight abrasion supports healthy cell turn over and naturally activates collagen production. This causing cells to turn over cells quicker and produce new ones. Your complexion will look smoother after the first facial and continue looking better with each treatment.
Keep in mind this facial is only done a few times a year because it's powerful.
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