If you can’t eat it don’t put it on your skin.
Basil Acne Tonic
Basil is known for its ‘soothing and toning’ properties.
- 2 to 3 teaspoons dried basil leaves
- 1 C. boiling water
Steep basil leaves in water for 10 to 20 minutes. Cool, then apply to face with a white cotton ball. Keep tonic refrigerated. Recommended shelf life: 90 days.
Make this mask the day you plan to use it, and do not store.
- 3 tablespoons steamed, crushed blueberries
- 1/2 C. sour cream or plain yogurt
Purée ingredients in a blender at low speed until well mixed and fluffy. Apply to face and neck. Let penetrate for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with tepid water. If you find the mask is too runny after blending, you should refrigerate for one hour or until of the consistency you desire.
Chocolate Facial Mask
This decadent mask is actually an excellent moisturizer — it leaves your skin baby soft. Recommended for normal skin.
- 1/3 cup cocoa
- 3 tbsp. heavy cream
- 2 tsp. cottage cheese
- ¼ cup honey
- 3 tsp. oatmeal powder
Mix all ingredients together and smooth onto face. Relax for ten 10 minutes, then wash off with warm water.
Courtesy of SpaIndex.com: