Monday, March 28, 2011

DIY Beauty | Calming Facial Mask

What you'll need:
½ cup of plain yogurt
2 tablespoons Aloe Vera gel or juice
1 tablespoon raw honey
½ peeled cucumber
A few drops of chamomile oil

Mix well and leave on face for 10-15 minutes.

About the ingredients:
Yogurt~  has antibacterial properties make it a useful, degerming cleanser, and its lactic-acid content soothes irritation, clarifies the pores and softens the skin. It also has probiotics that are helpful with treating skin conditions like acne and eczema.
Aloe Vera~ has a great soothing effect to the skin. Heals sunburns, insect bites etc; it also gives the skin a healthy glow!
Raw Honey~ Heals and moisturizes dry patches of skin and inflamed areas. Raw honey has strong antibacterial properties that can act as a protective barrier on broken skin. Raw honey is also purported to stimulate skin regeneration.
Cucumber~ reduce puffy eyes, improve complexion and tighten open pores.
Chamomile Oil~ softens the skin and has a calming effect on the mind mind and eases fear, anxiety, anger, worries and tension during times of physical and emotional stress.

1 comment:

  1. Nice info, love that picture too!



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