Moisturising and Exfoliating Facial

“I was looking for a cheap and gentle homemade face mask that would smooth my combination skin. Most that I found online only addressed one skin issue so I combined a list of ingredients that I had in my kitchen for my desired results and came up with this. The result is smooth glowing skin.”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
8 facials
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the oatmeal, almonds, milk powder and baking soda in a grinder or blender and grind until it is a fine powder.
  2. In a small airtight bottle (vanilla essence bottle or a pill container works well) shake the lemon juice and honey until the honey has blended completely with the lemon juice.
  3. If you are not using it all in one sitting transfer the dry ingredients into an airtight container and store both wet and dry mixes separtely in the fridge. Dry mix keeps for 2-3 months but discard the wet mix after 2 weeks.
  4. To make one application of facial mask combine 2t of dry mix with 1/2t of wet mix. It will bubble as the lemon reacts with the soda.
  5. Apply facial to whole face, avoiding your eyes.
  6. Leave for 10 minutes or until the mask is dry and slightly tacky.
  7. Rinse off with warm water until clean.
  8. I dry my face and apply moisturiser and make-up without any other skincare steps but if you are worried about leaving residue on your face you can cleanse with your normal facewash and toner after.

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