Make Your Own: Facial Masks


Oatmeal Honey Face Mask

1/2 c Uncooked oatmeal
1 tsp almonds
1 Tblsp Honey
1 Tblsp Cider vinegar

Grind oatmeal and almonds together. Dissolve honey in cider vinegar and mix into the oatmeal mixture. To Use: Steam face or lay warm washcloth on face for 1 min. Apply mixture to your face avoid the sensitive area around eyes. Let dry on skin completely. If your skin is young and firm, you can gently rub dried mixture off with a clean terry washcloth or towel. Lean over sink and rub face in brisk but gentle circles with the cloth. Rinse with warm water. Follow with a toner and moisturizer.

Moisturizing Mask

1 Avocado
1 T Honey

Peel and slice avocado. Puree with honey.
Pat it gently to the face and continue patting until the mask feels extremely tacky to the touch. Relax and leave the mask on 20-30 mins. Rinse with warm water.

Protein Moisturizing Mask

1/4 c Barley or oat flour
1 tsp Brewer’s yeast,
2 tbsp Honey

Puree all and refrigerate 10 mins. Apply mixture to your face and leave on 15 mins. Rinse with hot, then cool water.

Blemished Skin Mask

1 ripe tomato chopped
1 tsp Lemon juice
1 tbsp finely ground oatmeal

Mix in blender or food processor until just combined. Apply to skin, making sure the mixture is thick enough to stay on blemished areas:cheeks, forehead, or chin. Add a bit more oatmeal to thicken the mask, if necessary. Leave on 10 minutes, then scrub off with a clean washcloth dipped in warm water.

Published by Stephany Riley Hoffelt

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