Monday, June 1, 2009

Natural home facials



1. Steaming
After bringing a pot of water to a boil, lower the heat and add a few drops of your favorite essential oil. Hold your face over the pot, but not too close, and place a towel over your head to aid in the steaming process. Stay there for about five minutes and enjoy the wonderful aromatherapy as the steam opens your pores.

2. Exfoliate
Uncooked oatmeal and a little warm water make an excellent exfoliant. Mix them together to form a paste and then gently scrub your face to remove dirt, oil, and dead skin cells.

3 . Fruit Facial Mask
A fruity facial mask can be made from a variety of fruits. I like this simple recipe for the papaya.

-1/2 cup yogurt
-1 chopped papaya
-1 juiced lemon
-1 teaspoon of honey

Put all ingredients in the blender and blend on low until a paste is formed. Apply to face and leave on for at least thirty minutes.

4 comments:

♥Tiffany Nicole♥ said...

Good post girlie!
My daughter laughs at me when I'm scrubbing oatmeal and sugar on my face.

Iris said...

♥Tiffany Nicole♥ -Thanks. I am totally for natural stuff. I am gonna try one of these tonight :)

HiFashion said...

I love natural recipes for hair and skin care! I just wrote an article on my blog about natural hair care: http://hifashionsl.blogspot.com/2009/05/natural-hair-care.html

xx Leia

Amanda "Fireball" Awesome said...

Try grinding the oatmeal a bit, it makes it a bit easier to work with. Also, you could add a bit of honey to the oatmeal mask which will make it more moisturizing.

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