Baking Soda and Orange Juice Facial Mask for Blackheads

Baking Soda and Orange Juice Facial Mask

Banish pesky blackheads and tighten skin with this facial mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 tbsp. baking soda

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Gently massage into skin
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with water

Hangover Smoothie Cure for the Morning After

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We’ve all been there-had a little too much fun and a little too much to drink the night before leaving you with a massive hangover the next morning.  Say buh-bye to your hangover with this delicious kiwi smoothie!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups boiled water
  • 3 tbsp. feverfew flowers
  • 3 peeled kiwi fruits
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:

  • In a bowl, pour the boiling water over the feverfew flowers; let steep for 8-10 minutes
  • Place this mixture, along with the remaining ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Drink up!

Green Tea Face Mask Recipe

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Sooth red blotchy skin with this easy to make at home facial mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1 green tea bag
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp. rice flour

Directions:

  • Soak tea bag in a cup of hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Add the rice flour to the water and tea and stir until consistency is smooth and paste-like
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 10-15 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

Soothing Blueberry Face Mask Recipe

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Fight free radicals and repair previous damage caused to your skin while soothing and brightening it with this delicious blueberry face mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. crushed blueberries
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. cucumber juice
  • 2 tbsp. baking soda
  • 2 tbsp. water

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

Grape Face Mask Recipe for Oily Skin

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An easy to make grape facial mask designed for oily skin!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. grape juice
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. mint juice

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply a thin layer of the liquid mixture to clean face
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with water

Green Tea and Grapefruit Tightening Toner Recipe

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Tighten and tone skin with this tea and grapefruit facial mask designed especially for oily and combination skin!

Ingredients:

  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup witch hazel
  • Juice from 1/2 red grapefruit

Directions:

  • Steep the tea bags in the water; let tea bags and water cool
  • Remove the teabags from the water
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the water where the teabags were steeped
  • Mix well
  • Use a cotton ball or soft tissue to apply the toner to your face; let it dry
  • Rinse with water

*Can be refrigerated in a bottle or jar and used daily

Apple Cider Vinegar Facial Toner for Acne

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Tone your face while banishing and preventing acne with this facial toner!

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. apple cider vinegar
  • 4 oz. water
  • 4 bags green tea
  • 1 bag chamomile tea
  • 10-15 drops tea tree oil
  • 10-15 drops jojoba oil
  • 10 aspirin pills (plain)

Directions:

  • Pour the apple cider vinegar into a container
  • Boil the water and steep the tea bags in it for 30 minutes; let cool
  • Remove tea bags and squeeze out any excess water
  • Add the tea water as well as the oils to the container with the apple cider vinegar
  • Crush the aspirin pills so that they are a fine powder; add to the container with the other ingredients
  • Strain the toner mixture using a coffee filter to remove any excess chucks/bits of aspirin
  • Apply to face using a cotton ball or soft tissue