Good morning and Happy Hump day! Wednesday your over that hump, the worst of it!
Winter is near, it’s officially time to don the onsie, have a cuppa and snuggle on the couch watching your TV faves!
But remember, your skin is going through the ringer. Your skin is going tight and dry and you need to give it a boost pronto. So here for you are some perfect natural face masks that will enrich your skin and smell de-lovely!
Who needs Botox when you have bananas? A banana is an all-natural, homemade facial mask that nourishes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer. Mash up a medium-sized ripe banana into a smooth paste, then gently apply it to your face and neck. Let it set for 10 to 20 minutes, then rinse it off with cold water. Another cool mask recipe calls for 1/4 cup plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, and 1 medium banana. Sounds like breakfast!
Using vinegar as a skin toner dates back to the time of Helen of Troy, and believe me, she was gorgeous! So much so that her beauty cause a war. I know, it happens to all of us. it’s just as effective today. After you wash your face, mix 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar with 2 cups water as a finishing rinse to cleanse and tighten your skin. You can also create a homemade facial mask by mixing 1/4 cup cider vinegar with 1/4 cup water. Gently apply the solution to your face and let it dry.
Oatmeal leaves your soft and balanced to give this facial a try. Combine 1/2 cup hot—not boiling—water and 1/3 cup oatmeal. After the water and oatmeal have settled for two or three minutes, mix in 2 tablespoons plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, and 1 small egg white. Apply a thin layer of the mask to your face, and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Then rinse with warm water.
Another famous beauty Cleopatra is the inspiration for this one. Make a mask by mixing 1/4 cup powdered milk with enough water to form a thick paste. Thoroughly coat your face with the mixture, let dry completely, then rinse with warm water. Your face will feel fresh and rejuvenated. Also if you want an all over freshness you can always put half a pint of milk in your bath. This will soften and nourish your skin a treat!
Not just for you sandwich but for your pores.
Whole-egg mayonnaise from your own refrigerator? If you spread the mayonnaise over your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes, Then wipe it off and rinse with cool water, then no need to go to the spa.
Mustard? Yep! Pat your face with mild yellow mustard it will stimulate your skin. Obvs do a test on a small patch of skin, to be sure of no irritation.
1 lemon with a 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil with both nourish and exfoliate.
Egg is v good for the skin. If you have dry skin, separate the egg and beat the yolk. For oily skin use the white, add a little lemon or honey. For normal skin, use the entire egg. Apply the beaten egg, relax and wait 30 minutes, then rinse.