Facial mask for oily skin
- Cucumber Mask
- Apple and Honey Mask
- Lemon and Flour Mask
- Tomato Mask
- Clay Mask
Ingredients: 1/2 Cucumber, 1 Egg (only white part), 1 tsp Lemon juice, 1 tsp mint.
Procedure : Mix everything and refrigerate them for 10 minutes. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it on your face for 15 minutes. Rinse with slightly warm water.
Apple and Honey Mask
Ingredients: 1 apple, 1 tsp honey.
Procedure: Grind the apple, mix the grinded apple with honey. Refrigerate them for five minutes. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it on your face for 15 minutes. Rinse with slightly warm water.
Lemon and Flour Mask
Ingredients : 4 tsp flour, 4 tsp natural yogurt, 1 tsp lemon juice.
Procedure : Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste and apply it to your face. This mask works well.
For oily skin, mash up a ripe tomato apply it on your face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse with slightly warm water.
A clay mask works wonder for oily skin.
Cleansing Creams, Milks and Scrubs
- Buttermilk and Fennel Cleansing Milk
- Cornmeal Cleanser
- Lemon Cleansing Cream
- Peppermint Patty Scrub
Buttermilk and Fennel Cleansing Milk
Ingredients : 1/2 cup buttermilk, 2 Tbsp crushed fennel seeds.
Procedure : Heat the milk and fennel seeds in top of double boiler for 30 minutes. Turn off heat, let steep for 2 hours. Strain, cool, pour into bottle and refrigerate. Keeps for 2 weeks.
Ingredients : Castile soap, 1 Tsp Cornmeal.
Procedure : Wet face. Pour a little castile soap into the palm of your hand, add cornmeal. Mix meal and soap into a lather, wash face, being careful to avoid the delicate skin around the eyes.
Lemon Cleansing Cream
Ingredients : 1 Tbsp beeswax, 1 1/2 Tbsp Unpetroleum Jelly (available in natural foods stores), 3 Tbsp jojoba oil, 1 Tbsp witch hazel, 1 Tbsp strained lemon juice, 1/8 tsp borax, 6 drops essential oil of lemon.
Procedure : Melt beeswax and unpetroleum jelly over low heat. Add warmed jojoba oil to wax and jelly mixture, blending for 3-5 minutes. Mix witch hazel and lemon juice, warm gently, mix in borax until dissolved. Slowly add this to the wax mixture, beating until cool and creamy. After completely cooled, add lemon oil, spoon into clean jar.
Peppermint Patty Scrub
Ingredients : 2 cup rolled oats, 1 cup almonds, 2 tsp dried lavender, 2 tsp dried peppermint, 2 cup white cosmetic clay.
Procedure : Grind oats, almonds and herbs to a very fine powder in blender or with a mortar and pestle. Mix ground herbs with clay, store in covered container. To use, mix 1 heaping tsp of mixture with water to make a paste. Massage into skin then rinse well with warm water.