Perfect for the gal on the go! This easy, three-in-one mask whisks away dirt and dead skin cells while delivering skin-softening botanicals. Here’s what you need: 1 cup fresh strawberries 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon honey 1 egg 1 tablespoon plain yogurt 1/4 cup almonds Here’s what you do: Combine ingredients in a blender […]
Mineral-rich mud draws impurities from the skin while feeding it with nutrients and leaving it refreshed and luminous. The powdered mud or clay used for this recipe can be found at your local health food store. Here’s what you need: 2 tablespoons powdered clay (bentonite or French green clay) Non-carbonated mineral water 2 tablespoons powdered […]
Treat dry skin with a surge of sweetness straight from the source. Honey combined with rose oil is an effective and gentle treatment for wrinkles and puffiness. Here’s what you need: 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons sweet almond oil 3 to 5 drops rose essential oil Here’s what you do: Combine honey, almond oil and […]
Steaming open pores to release impurities missed during regular cleansing. Herbs in the steam sooth the skin and relax the body. Here’s what you need: 2 quarts distilled water 1/2 cup of your favorite dried herbs Here’s what you do: In a covered pot, heat water and herbs to boiling. Remove pot from burner and […]
The refreshing, gently astringent qualities of cucumber make this a perfect toner for the delicate skin around the eyes. Store in a glass or plastic container in the refrigerator. Here’s what you need: 1 small cucumber 1/4 cup witch hazel Here’s what you do: Cut the cucumber into thick chunks and puree them in a […]
Well-known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, tea tree oil is an excellent on-the-spent remedy for pimples. Here’s what you need: 1 drop tea tree essential oil 1/2 cup distilled water Here’s what you do: Combine the tea tree oil with water and dot breakouts with mixture 2 to 3 times per day.
Your mother, roommate, boyfriend or husband will think you’ve gone mad when they catch you with artichoke on your face, but honey, it’s worth it! Here’s what you need: 1 fresh artichoke heart well cooked or canned hearts in water (not oil) 2 teaspoons light oil (avocado olive or canola) 1/2 teaspoon vinegar or fresh […]
This concoction is great for oily skin. Believe it or not, sour cream, rich in lactic acid will soften and remove dead skin cells. Give it a try! Here’s what you need: 1 teaspoon grapefruit juice 1 teaspoon sour cream 1 egg white Here’s what you do: Beat egg white until fluffy, add other ingredients […]
Here’s a great one for oily skin! In this recipe, buckwheat will cleanse and purify your skin. The ginger warms your skin, and might create a tingly and stimulated feeling. We love this mask, but please take caution as we do not recommend it for sensitive skin. Here’s what you need: 1 1/2 tablespoons buckwheat […]
This simple, effective soap uses glycerin to prevent drying and honey to soften the skin and ward off breakouts with its antimicrobial properties. Here’s what you need: 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon liquid soap 1/2 cup glycerin Here’s what you do: Mix ingredients together in a small bowl until they are fully blended. Pour into […]
Here’s what you need: 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 cup mineral oil Here’s what you do: Mix and place in a bottle. Store in refrigerator.
Wake up your complexion with this nutrient-rich avocado facial mask. Time to get messy in the kitchen! The heavy cream makes the mask rich and creamy while lavishing it with protein and lactic acid, which gently helps unhinge dead skin cells. Loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants, carrots have anti-inflammatory properties that promote repair of skin […]