Monday, January 28, 2013
Facial Mask Recipes
Making a facial mask at home is quite easy and inexpensive. Home made facial masks containing natural ingredients are quick and simple to create at home. The best facial mask is honey. Place a cloth in warm water and apply to your face to open the pores. Smear on honey, and leave on for 15 to 30 minutes. Baking soda removes conditioner build-up from your hair. Rub in and rinse thoroughly, then shampoo with your regular shampoo. Use warm cloth to open pores, smear on honey, leave on 15 to 30 minutes, rinse off with warm water, and then use cold water to close pores. Avocado is a naturally rich moisturizer. Mash the meat of the avocado into a creamy texture. Grape juice makes an excellent cleanser for any skin type. Simply split one or two large grapes, remove pips and rub the flesh over face and neck.
Egyptian facial mask-A little egg, a little milk, a little olive oil and you have the makings of an ancient mask. Grape cleanser-split 2-3 grapes and rub the flesh over face and neck. Rinse with cool water. Massage into the face and neck . Leave on for 15 minutes and gently rinse off. Dry Skin Mask-mix 1 tsp. of butter in 1 teaspoon of water. Apply it thoroughly into all the dry areas and leave for 15 - 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water. Another facial mask is oatmeal facial mask-take 2 tsp oatmeal and 1 tsp baking soda and add water to make paste. Apply to face and all over the skin and rub gently. Do not apply any type of facial mask just before a special occasion, the reason for this is the drawing power of the mask can flush the skin.
Facial mask for sensitive skin-warm some hone to melt it, then apply. Leave the mask on for 20-25 minutes. A little oil, mashed artichoke and lemon juice is all you need for this mask. All the amounts needed are included in this recipe. Papaya facial mask-peel and remove seeds. Chop into pieces and drop into food processor. Puree until papaya is the consistancy of baby food. Use 1/2 a tablespoon for each facial. Keep leftovers in a baggie in the frig. Face mask for sunburned skin mix 1 cup plain yogurt and ?cup oatmeal and apply to the skin for 15 minutes. Mash banana and avacado, combine with other ingredients, and mix well. Apply liberally to face and neck. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Banana-Avacado Mask ingredients 1/2 over-ripe banana ,1/2 over-ripe avacado ,2 Tbsp unflavored full-fat yogurt and 1 tsp olive oil ,Mash banana and avacado, combine with other ingredients, and mix well. Apply liberally to face and neck. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse with warm water. Lighten circles under eyes Recipe-to lighten dark circles under your eyes, wrap a grated raw potato in cheesecloth and apply to eyelids for 15-20 minutes. Wipe off residue and apply an eye cream. Ingredients 4-5 very ripe med-size strawberries ,2 tsp. heavy cream and 1 tsp. honey. Puree strawberries, cream and honey together in a blender. Apply to your face evenly. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water or soft wash cloth.
Juliet Cohen writes articles for homemade facial masks and face masks. She also writes articles on health beauty tips.
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