Monday, January 5, 2009

Natural Recipes for Perfect Skin

With all the partying and late nights during the holiday season, your face would have taken a about trying these homemade cleanser and mask to revitalise your face. It is also an alternative to going for expensive facials.

You can make cleansers, toners and nourishers from fruit and vegetables. Many fruits have a nourshing, revitalizing and astringent action. Some vegetables fight inflammation and contain vitamin A. Here are some recipes to try:

Cucumber Cleanser

Peel, seed, puree and sieve one-quarter of a small cucumber. Stir two tablespoons of honey into two tables of the juice and add a tablespoon of full-fat milk. Apply to the face and neck for 20 minutes, then wash off with water.

Banana Anti-ageing Face Mask

Mash a small banana and stir in two tablespoons of fresh double cream, one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of potato flour. Apply for 30 minutes and then rinse off.

Lemon Toning Mask

Beat one egg white until stiff, then fold in the juice of half of a lemon. Apply to the face for 20 minutes, then wash off.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sound interesting. Btw, have you tried out any of the recipes?