Sunday, July 03, 2011

Natural Facial Recipes

Strawberry Mask
1/2 cup of strawberry1/4 cornstarch.
Mix strawberries and cornstarch together to make a paste. Apply to face. Leave for 30 minute rinse off with cool water.

Purifying Mint Masque

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1 heaping tablespoon oat bran

  • a few drops of vanilla

  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

  • 1 small egg white strained and slightly beaten

  • Preparation
    Stir the oat bran into the water and microwave one or two minutes. Stir and cool to near room temperature.
    In a mini food processor or blender or “Bullet” place the mint and egg white and process until pureed and homogenized, then add the egg white and process again until blended.
    Wash your face before using the masque and pat it dry. Cover the face and jaw with a thin layer of this and let dry, about 15- 20 minutes. Avoid the eye lids and the skin just next to it.
    Wash off with warm water, and then follow with an ice cold pack or wet towel to close the pores.

    Yogurt based Face Cleanser
    About 7oz of yogurt
    1 tablespoon of lemon juice
    1 tablespoon of honey
    Mix, apply to face and rinse off using a washcloth.

    lip scrub recipe
    • 1 teaspoon of honey
    • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
    • Olive oil
    Mix honey and baking ingredients until the mass resembles a paste.
    Apply the mix on your lips and leave it on for a couple of minutes.
    Gently rub the lips.
    Wash of with lukewarm water
    Let the lips dry out and then apply olive oil. It will help the lips hydrate.

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