Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Skin Care from the Fridge

These beauty treatments all have one thing common - they all include ingredients you'll find in the fridge!

Egg Yolk Hydrating Mask

This is excellent for dry skin. Makes enough for one mask.

You need:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch turmeric

Mix to a paste. Apply to clean, dry skin. Leave for 20 minutes then rinse off. Turmeric can give this mask quite a vibrant colour,  but will not stain your skin.

Black Pepper Deep Cleanser

Black pepper helps clear blackheads and deep cleans pores.

You need:
  • 2 tablespoons of natural yoghurt
  • 1 T liquid honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper.

Blend until smooth. Apply to clean dry skin. Leave for 20 minutes then rinse with warm water. Follow with moisturiser.

Yoghurt & Lemon Cleanser

For oily skin. In a clean, lidded jar or other container combine 4 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice and 4 tablespoons of plain yoghurt. 

Apply to you face and neck, then gently wipe off with a cotton pad. This will keep in the fridge for a couple of days.

Chocolate Facial

This does smell good enough to eat. The cocoa and oats act as gentle exfoliants. The cream nourishes and the honey soothes.

Combine the following until smooth:
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely ground oats

Combine all ingredients until well blended. Apply to clean, dry skin. Leave for 15-20 minutes then rinse off with warm water.

I link up here. 

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  1. these all sound lovely - but that last one would never make it out of the kitchen - my husband would be eating out of the bowl (or maybe I could get him to lick it off after the 15-20mins?) thanks for sharing at our #OTM link up #3 ~ :) Leanne

    1. It smells really good - the chocolate definitely calls to me when I make this one ;)

  2. Thanks for sharing these! I really want to work on blackheads!

  3. I love natural cleansers and facials! These seem super easy to make, too! Thanks for sharing at the #ManicMondays blog hop!