Basic Facial Mask recipe
1 tablespoon clay
1 teaspoon distilled or organic floral water
3 drops essential oil
Add the water portion to the clay and blend to a fine paste. Add in the essential oil(s). Spread evenly over the entire face, avoiding the eye and mouth area. Leave the mask on for 15 – 20 minutes. Use either an old face cloth or a soft paper towel to remove the mask. Rinse and tone the face and follow up with a nice oil massage.
Cucumber Facial Mask
1 tablespoon finely ground organic oatmeal
3 inch chunk of organic cucumber
2 tablespoons plain organic yogurt
1 teaspoon organic honey
2 drops Neroli essential oil
Peel and puree the cucumber and blend into the yogurt. Add in the honey and oatmeal. Stir well, then add the Neroli essential oil. Apply to a cleansed face and leave on for 20 – 30 minutes. Remove with a warm wet washcloth.
Fresh Berry Facial Scrub
¼ cup organic rice flour
¾ cup organic strawberries, raspberries, blueberries
2 tablespoons organic floral water
Mash the berries and combine with the floral water. Add just enough water to make a soft paste. Spread the mixture over the entire face, avoiding the eye area. Relax for 10 minutes. Then wet your fingers and massage in. Rinse and pat dry.
Oatmeal Facial Scrub
Using the cleanser, just add 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal and massage into the skin.
This is gentle enough to use on sensitive skin.
Apricot & Apple Facial Scrub
2 tablespoons grated organic apple
2 tablespoons apricot kernel oil
Mix ingredients together and gently massage into the skin. This is a gentle facial scrub and is good for all skin types.