Clay Facial Mask for All Skin Types

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Treat your skin to a silky clay mask that is suitable for all skin types!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tsp. green clay
  • 1/2 tsp. kaolin clay
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp. rosewater
  • 2 drops rose essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine the clays; mix well
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the clay mixture; mix well
  • Apply to clean skin (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 20-25 minutes
  • Rinse with water

*If stored in fridge, mixture can last up to 4 weeks

D.I.Y. Lavender and Marigold Acne Treatment

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Treat acne by using bright orange marigolds (which contain salicylic acid) with this D.I.Y. recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 10 rose geranium flowers (with leaves)
  • 8 marigold flowers
  • 20 lavender flowerheads
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 packet vegetable gelatin
  • 5 tsp. vodka
  • 20 drops tea tree oil

Directions:

  • Chop the flowers, leaves and stems of the geraniums; place in a bowl with the marigold and lavender
  • Bring water to a boil; pour over the flowers in the bowl
  • Let sit for 10 minutes (or until the water has changed to the colors of the flowers)
  • Place this combination into a blender; blend well
  • Strain the mixture using a small strainer or piece of cheesecloth into a bowl/container
  • In a separate bowl, dissolve the gelatin in 2 tbsp. of cold water
  • Slowly add the flower infusion water (from previous steps); stir well
  • Add the vodka and tea tree oil to the mixture; stir well till a gel forms
  • Pour the mixture in a pump dispenser or another type of bottle
  • Apply to acne areas twice a day (or as needed)

*When stored in the fridge, this mixture can last up to 6 weeks.

Peach and Egg White Firming Facial Mask

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Treat your face to this firming facial mask that will leave you feeling like you just came from the spa!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe peach (peeled and de-stoned)
  • 1 egg white

Directions:

  • Add ingredients to a blender; blend until smooth
  • Apply mixture to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 30 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water

Tightening and Toning Lemon Egg White Face Mask

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Tighten and tone skin with this easy to make face mask!

Ingredients:

  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 egg white

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients; beat for 3 minutes
  • Apply mixture to a clean face (avoiding eye area)
  • Let sit for 30 minutes
  • Rinse with warm 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

Tightening Peach Facial Mask

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This simple facial mask uses only two ingredients and leaves skin feeling firmer and tighter for a small price!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe peach
  • 1 egg white

 

Directions:

  • Cut the peach into chunks and put into blender
  • Separate the egg white and yolk, add the egg white to the blender (toss the egg yolk, you won’t be needing this)
  • Blend until smooth
  • Apply mixture to face and let it sit for 30 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water