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Skin care regimens are all about finding what works best with your skin type, and the same can be said about going au naturale.
So whether you're dealing with clogged pores, rampant breakouts or just
need a quick pick-me-up for your skin, these three awesome DIY recipes
will surely do the trick:
FOR INTENSE HYDRATION AND FIRMING Wonderful
for mild exfoliation if you need that extra glow to impress your date. The ingredients are excellent for hydrating, while the dab of vitamin E adds a touching of healing proprieties:
1 vitamin E capsule
1 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp heavy cream
Directions: Drain the contents of the vitamin E capsule into a small bowl. Add the honey and heavy cream and mix together until a smooth consistency forms. Apply the mixture to your face and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
FOR EXFOLIATION This exfoliating mask will help prevent blackheads and breakouts while soothing your skin. The pumpkin contains enzymes to purify your pores, vinegar acts as a substitute to glycolic acid, and the rose water offers soothing properties:
4 Tbsp canned pumpkin
3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 ½ Tbsp rose water
Directions Mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl. Apply to your face and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water before cleansing your face.
FOR SENSITIVE, DRY SKIN The bananas in this recipe contain vitamin C, B6, and Manganese to help nourish your complexion from the inside out. As for the avocados, they're packed with vitamin K to lessen redness and dark undereye circles:
½ avocado, mashed
½ banana, mashed
Directions Mix together the avocado and banana until a creamy paste forms. Place in the refrigerator for at least half an hour until cool. Apply the mask to your face and leave on for 20 minutes.