DIY Face Masks
Face masks are an easy-to-make and fun-to-apply skin care treatment. To celebrate the upcoming summer season, we’re saying goodbye to dry, unhealthy skin and saying hello to hydrated and refreshed skin. We’ve got a few homemade face mask recipes that are actually edible. Find out for yourself the benefit of healthy food inside the body as well as on it. We invite you to make a few of these face masks in your Summit Square apartment as you celebrate summer in Lee’s Summit, MO.
Avocado and Honey
Perfect for dry skin, this mask nourishes and revitalizes your skin. When avocados are whipped together with honey — not the honey you’ll find in the plastic bear, but raw and unfiltered honey — you’ll have the perfect face mask for sensitive skin. This simple recipe is soothing, especially if you have eczema. Simply mix together 1 avocado with 1 Tablespoon of organic, raw honey. Then, apply the mask to your clean face and leave on for 15 to 30 minutes, before rinsing off with warm water.
Greek yogurt is great because it’s thick, holds to your skin better than other ingredients, and exfoliates and tightens your pores. When mixed with turmeric, you’ll start to see even better results. Turmeric softens lines and wrinkles, adding a touch of youthfulness to this face mask. To get the best results, mix 2 Tablespoons of Greek-style yogurt with 1 Tablespoon of fresh turmeric.
Now, why would you ever waste a delicious helping of strawberry sorbet on your face? Not only will this flavorful dessert help prevent breakouts, but it will help maintain your skin’s healthy glow. You’ll need 1 cup of organic strawberries, 1 Tablespoon of organic honey, and ½ cup of plain Greek yogurt. Blend all ingredients until smooth (a good idea is to puree the strawberries first, then add the other ingredients after). If you’re planning on eating this dish, freeze in a sealed container for about an hour. If not, apply a smooth layer on your face and let it sit for about 5 minutes. Do not go longer than 10.
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