Zest for Life Grapefruit Mask

Grapefruit Facial Mask

A clarifying, revitalizing grapefruit mask. This delightfully refreshing and clarifying facial mask came our way from nationally recognized bridal makeup artist and beauty maven Miriam Behar. She says it works for most skin types and preps the skin for a smooth makeup application or for an anytime natural glow. Here’s what you need: 1 whole […]

Fresh Face Appletini Toner

apple cider vinegar toner

Tone up with this all-natural facial toner for squeaky clean skin. We are constantly toning; toning our arms, toning our tummies, toning our bums. With a whole lotta tonin’ going on we tend to neglect toning our faces. Yes, your heard us right and no, we’re not talking about a super secret set of facial exercises that […]

Green Apple Toner

green apple toner

A refreshing, balancing green apple toner spiked with mint and vodka. There’s something so refreshing about a crisp, tart green apple. Go figure that green apples would make the perfect base for a refreshing facial toner. Apples have high concentrations of pectin, which among many other health benefits, is a antioxidant that helps fight aging (yee-haw!). The slight […]

Game Face Clay Mask

green clay mask

A two-ingredient DIY clay mask to draw out impurities from the skin. Get your game face on with this simple, detoxifying facial mask. Clay can soak up the yuck like nothing else. As it dries, French green clay is highly efficient at drawing oils and toxins from the skin. It’s also rich in minerals and phytonutrients. […]

Enlighten Up Honey Facial Mask

Bring out your playful glow with this honey facial mask. Like most of you, my desk is somewhat of an altar. I’ve placed various trinkets that I love strategically around me—the Boyds stuffed bear with the serenity prayer that was among my grandmother’s possessions when she passed, a silly photo booth pic of me and […]

Cecilia Wong’s Pumpkin Spice Latte Face Scrub

pumpkin face scrub

A delicious pumpkin face scrub recipe for glowing skin. With the busiest season of the year upon us, caring for ourselves (and our skin) usually ends up at the bottom of the to-do list. Lucky for us, New York aesthetician Cecilia Wong has created a seasonal DIY facial scrub recipe that requires little time and effort and brings your natural glow to […]

Fresh Face Apples and Cream Mask

diy apple mask

Zap fatigue with this nourishing DIY apple mask. Has a crazy work week taken a toll on your complexion? Zap fatigue with this uplifting, all-in-one facial mask! The dash of apple nourishes your skin with vitamins A, B and C while gently lifting dead skin cells and impurities. Along with a host of antibacterial and antioxidant properties, honey will help your skin retain […]

Four DIY Sugar Scrubs, Four Ways: VIDEO

DIY Sugar Scrubs

From face to feet, four sugar scrubs to keep you sweet! Talk about a bum rap. Sugar has taken the heat for everything from acne to adult-onset diabetes. And while it certainly does make a beeline to the hips when eaten in the form of a cupcake, sugar can do wonders when directly applied to […]