Posted in Beauty, Lifestyle on June 10, 2012

 

Making our own facial is easy to do – we’ll just need to have some all-natural ingredients on hand. These ingredients are easy to find and are inexpensive to purchase at our local grocery store.  The trick is to have these ingredients readily available at home so we can give ourselves a homemade facial once a week.

 

Now, before we are able to apply our homemade facial scrub, we need to take off all our jewelry. Please pay close attention to removing any earrings we might have on as some of the natural substances we will be using do not react well with metal jewelry.  Let’s smooth all our hair back from our face by using a headband and if we do not have one, we can use an old bandanna. Using an old bandanna might actually be a better choice as we don’t have to be worried about getting it dirty from our facial scrub. Now that we have our hair out of the way, let’s wash our face with a normal cleanser to remove all traces of makeup, and be sure that when applying our facial masks, we follow all the instructions to the book. Don’t forget to set a timer, it will help us remember when to remove the facial scrub from our skin.

 

Here are some great facial recipes we can try at home:

 

Milk and Cinnamon Facial: This facial consists of four ingredients that we are most likely going to find already in our refrigerator and kitchen cabinets. In a bowl, mix one tablespoon of milk, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, one tablespoon of honey, and one teaspoon of vanilla. Spread the mixture onto our face and leave it on for 15 minutes.  Then rinse it off well with warm water.

 

Egg and Almond Oil Facial: This facial is made with a combination of two basic ingredients: one egg and one teaspoon of almond oil. Mix the two ingredients in a bowl and apply the scrub to our face. Leave it on for 15 minutes, then rinse it off well with cold water.

 

Cucumber and Mint Facial: A cucumber and mint facial is just what our skin needs to be rejuvenated. You will need a blender for this one and four simple ingredients to make this mask come together. Into the blender, put half a cucumber, five mint leaves, one tablespoon of Greek yogurt, and one tablespoon of dry milk. Blend it well and leave this mixture on your face for 15 minutes, then rinse your skin well with warm water.

 

What are you waiting for… now go do your facial!