Friday, 13 June 2014

Make-At-Home Cosmetics: Super-Soothing Almond Face Mask (tutorial)

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This deceptively simple mask is a true delight because it is soothing, softening and moisturising and can be made in a matter of minutes. Incredibly effective, it can contain so few ingredients because there are no preservatives, emulsifiers, or any other unnecessary additions, which makes it ideal for sensitive skin. What you’re making is a product where 100% of the ingredients are working with you towards your goal of beautiful skin. 

Ingredients
One tablespoon olive oil
One tablespoon ground almonds

Utensils 
Pestle and mortar
Small bowl

Method
Mix the ground almonds and olive oil in a bowl. Apply to the skin with a brush or your fingertips and leave for fifteen minutes until comfortable and hydrated. Remove with warm water. 

If you like this recipe, or if you want to try others, you can see our full recipe list, tips, tricks and an introduction. Before making your own cosmetics products, please read the following important posts: Make-At-Home Cosmetics: Sun-Safe Skin and Make-At-Home Cosmetics: Experimenting With Ingredients & Cosmetic Safety

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