*** The most complex skin is your face ***
|For oily skin or acne, use tea tree oil
For dry skin, use rose or a chamomile tea infusion
For combination skin, use eucalyptus, lavender, or lemon
For applying facial mask, first rinse your face with warm water to open up the pores. Then apply mask. In the final rinse, use cold water to close the pores.
Natural face masks are still popular among many women, especially those who avoid using toxic commercial products and prefer to nourish, cleanse, heal, and protect their skin with unadulterated, home-made remedies.
Moisturizing facial mask
1 medium sized banana, mashed
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
Mix banana and oil in a bowl. Microwave on High 45 to 60 seconds, until warm. Apply to face and leave on 10 to 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water, followed by a cold water splash.
Oatmeal Blueberry mask
This easy mask, used once or twice monthly, will both deep clean and exfoliate your face. It's particularly beneficial for oily skin, as it drying and pulling effect.
|1 cup oatmeal
1 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon honey
5-6 almonds, whole
Puree all ingredients in a blender until finely blended. Spread mixture over your face, and allow to set and dry (10-15 minutes). Rinse with warm water, and splash your skin with cool water or toner. This mask be may stored in your refrigerator for up to one week, covered tightly.
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