Tuesday, February 17, 2009

All Natural Face Maks

Clay Rose Water Mask (Oily Skin)
Prep time: 5 - 10 minutes
1 tbspoon clay
1 teaspoon rose water
1 teaspoon witch hazel extract
In a small bowl, pour the three ingredients.
Microwave the bowl for 30 seconds ( so the clay softens up)
Mix with a spoon the content until all the ingredients have blended and wait until the mixture cools a little
Apply on face for 10-15 min ( until the clay has hardened)
Wash with warm water
You can use this mask 2 times a week

Yogurt Honey Hydrating Mask ( all skin types)
1 tspoon of microwaved honey ( so it's not thick)
1 tbspoon of natural yogurt
Combine the ingredients and apply to face for 10-15 min
Wash face with warm water
If you have dry skin, use an extra tsp of honey. Oily skin? Add a few drops of fresh lime juice

Apricot Facial Mask (Revitalizing Mask)
1/2 cup dried apricots
1/2 cup warm water
1 tbspoon nonfat dry milk powder
1 tbspoon honey
Place all the ingredients in a blender, blend until the mixture is smooth
Apply on face for 15 min, and rinse off with tepid water.

Fruity Masks ( Gel Style)
1 packet of unflavored gelatin ( 1 tbspoon)
1/2 cup of fruit juice
Fruit juices for normal to dry skin:
Fruit Juices for Oily Skin
Tomato,Grapefruit,Lemon,White Grape
Combine the ingredients in a ovenproof glass container
Heat to disolve the gelatin ( Microwave for 45 secs to 1 min on High)
Place the mixture on the refrigerator and cool ( 30 min)
Spread a thin layer over your face. Let it dry and peel it off. Rinse your face with cool water!