4 More Homemade Face Masks That Will Make You Glow
Why it works: Chamomile is used in many skin-care products to tamp down inflammation and generally calm irritated skin. Kale is rich in antioxidants and skin-rejuvenating vitamins A, C and K, which soothe UV damage and help eradicate free radicals.
2 to 3 kale leaves
2/3 cup chamomile tea, cooled
6 mint sprigs
15 ml Antioxidant Inner Beauty Boost (optional)
2 teaspoons pectin
Directions: Blend fresh ingredients together. Add the pectin until it thickens. Apply to freshly washed face and leave for 10-15 minutes. Rinse well.
Why it works: Peppermint increases blood circulation, while the antioxidants in cucumbers decrease eye irritation.
5 sprigs mint
Directions: Puree the mint and cucumber in a blender. Soak a cotton ball in the solution, then pat it around your eyes. Leave on for 20 minutes before
Why it works: Honey is a skin-softener that naturally reduces acne. Yogurt contains skin-refining bacteria, and also moisturizes.
1 tablespoon Manuka honey
1 tablespoon Greek yogurt
Directions: Puree the three ingredients together in a blender. Spread over face. Leave for fifteen minutes, then wash off with warm water.
Why it works: Turmeric has been hailed as an anti-aging supe rspice, but it's also effective topically. It's anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial -- even against P. acnes, the bacteria linked to breakouts.
1 teaspoon orange peel powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon organic honey
Directions: Mix ingredients to create a paste. Brush it on (you can use a makeup brush), and let dry for 10 minutes. Rinse well with water.