Beauty Recipes ~ Skin Care
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Apricot Cream Mask Instructions:
Soak 1 cup dried apricots in water until softened. Puree in blender or food
processor with 2 tablespoons skim milk powder. Apply to face and let set about
15 minutes. Gently wipe off with a damp wash cloth.
Clove Honey Skin Lightening Mask Materials:
2 T. corn meal
1 T. witch hazel
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. ground cloves
Mix all the ingredients into a paste and apply to the skin in light, upward
strokes. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse , follow with Skin Bleaching Tonic.(see
Green Tea Toner Materials:
1 teaspoon powdered green tea
1/2 cup witch hazel
Mix green tea with witch hazel until thoroughly mixed. Apply toner mixture with cotton pad to face. Do not rinse.
Oil Free Moisturizer Materials:
5 Tablespoons aloe vera gel
1 Tablespoon pure glycerine
essential oil of your choice (add a few drops at a time to avoid over-scenting)
Shake to combine. Add any fragrance you like if you don't want to add essential
oil. My favorite essential oil is rose, which soothes and softens the skin.
Skin Bleaching Tonic Materials:
1 lemon, sliced
1 C. white wine
1 T. sugar
Place lemon slices and wine in a glass or enamel pot and bring to a boil over
medium heat. Boil for one minute. Remove from heat, stir in the sugar, and let
cool. Strain the mixture and store in a tightly capped bottle. Use as a skin
refresher and after using a skin lightening mask. Makes 8 ounces.
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