As many of you know as a master aesthetician I love skin care. Today I took what I know about some of the ingredients in my kitchen and made a guide to making your own DIY facial mask.
Determine your skin type. Are you trying to combat acne? Do you have oily skin? Is your skin damaged from the sun? Is your skin dry & dehydrated?
Select your ingredients. Below is a list of common kitchen ingredients and their benefits.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Balances the pH of your skin (unbalanced skin is prone to skin sensitivities such as eczema & rosacea)
Rich in antioxidants which help slow aging of the skin and treat sun damage
Rich in vitamins
Rich in antioxidants
Full of vitamins to encourage healthy skin
Help draw oil from pores
Full of protein to nourish and replenish skin
Naturally brightens skin
Lighten sun spots, age spots & hyper pigmentation
*Lemon is very strong and can burn the skin! Only add a couple drops to mixture!*
Nourishing & Moisturizing
Acids help exfoliate skin
Sloughs off dead skin cells
Stimulates the production of collagen & elastin
Full of vitamins & antioxidants
Lightens & brightens
Locks in moisture
Great for sensitive skin
Full of antioxidants to slow aging process
Stimulates growth of skin cells
Helps to minimize uneven skin tone
Help keep skin free of excessive oil
Full of vitamins & antioxidants to fight fine lines while nourishing skin
*Mix your ingredients together and apply to face after cleaning the skin. Leave on for 10-15 minutes then rinse with water. You can rinse with a cleanser if you can still feel residue.
For cracked, dry feet rub them with a mixture of
Baking soda & water
Sugar & coconut/olive oil
while you're in the bath or shower
I used cocoa, honey, banana, egg, and lemon for mine. I applied with a paintbrush since it was a little runny.
Go try it! Let me know what combinations you end up trying and let me know what you think! My skin was so smooth, tight, and luminous afterwards!