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Homemade Facial Masks

Author: Juliet Cohen

Face masks offer the best protection in the fight against SARS. Honey is also use Facial Masks. 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. The best homemade facial mask have used is a raw egg yolk. just apply the raw yolk to your face and neck for 30 minutes and rinse with cool water. Egg yolks are high in vitamin A. The mask is very effective in healing blemishes. Oily skin use some plain Milk of Magnesia, rub it on and let dry, then rinse with lukewarm water. For Normal/combination skin mix one egg and 1/2 cup cooked instant oatmeal and a teaspoon olive oil until smooth. Spread on your face and leave 15 min then rinse. For dry skin, mix one egg yolk, one teaspoon honey and a teaspoon olive oil and some vitamin E oil if you have it. Smooth on and leave on for 15 min. , rinse in lukewarm water and pat dry. Smooth on a soothing, basic moisturizer.

Masks (homemade or otherwise) should stay on for 10-15 minutes, should follow with a cleansing and a thin layer of moisturizer. Exfoliating mask is also homemade fsacial masks. Mix three tablespoons olive oil or any good oil and one tablespoon kosher salt mix and gently rub into dry skin. Do not use around eye area. This works great on elbows and feet, but it can also be used on cheeks and forehead. Mix green and kaolin clays together. Add in the aloe vera gel, rosewater and oils. Refrigerate mixture for up to four weeks. You can use basic ingredients found around the house to make your own simple, hydrating masks. If you have oily or acne prone skin, mud or clay-based masks are great for balancing out your skin. Dry skin will benefit from hydrating masks made from glycerin, honey and oils. For oily skin, use a clay-based face mask. For dry skin, go for a hydrating gel or cream mask.

Apply the mask, avoiding the areas around the eyes. Keep it on for 10-20 minutes (or, according to the directions on the product).

Simple Mask for Oily, Acne-Prone Skin. Acne-Prone Skin ingredients is 1 bottle Milk of Magnesia (Paula insists no flavors, please). Apply the Milk of Magnesia to face. Wash with cool washcloth after 10-15 minutes. Steam[/br] Fill your sink with warm water, dip a washcloth in and press to your face. Repeat 2-3 times. Bananas are eaten fresh and used in salads, desserts, breads, and candy. Bananas are a good source of ascorbic acid (Vit. C), Vitamin B 6 , and potassium. Mash bananas with a fork...dont over mash or it will be too runny. Add honey* if desired. Smooth over skin, let sit for 10 minutes, rinse off with cool water. If your skin is a bit dry you can put a dab or two of either olive oil, or any other light oil, or plain crisco if you want something heavier, on your moist skin after washing or a mask and your face is set without the $$ some people spend for the same look. Ginseng or green tea masks are great for soothing skin.

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Juliet Cohen writes articles on eyebrow threading and homemade beauty recipes. She also writes articles on beauty tips.


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