Monday, April 11, 2011

Spring Cleaning

It's that time of the year- a time to refresh, regather and clear a forward path onwards to fresh air, spring flowers in bloom and glorious sunshine!
We've gathered an array of refreshing, joy inducing tips and ideas to make your Spring a delightful one, without a second to waste- starting with what else? your skin!

Create a Relaxing Home Spa- Follow these easy organic recipes for refreshing homemade facials. Complete the tranquil atmosphere with crisp spa, a sunday afternoon and good friends.

Cucumber, Egg White and Mint Mask- Refresh & Hydrate
A natural skin hydrator for normal to oily skin

  • 1 Cucumber(seeded. peeled and chopped)
  • 4-5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 egg white
Put the cucumber and fresh mint in a food processor. 
In a small bowl whisk the egg white until firm.
Slowly combine egg whites to cucumber and mint mixture
  • Apply on clean face and neck
  • Leave on for 20 minutes
  • Remove with alternately cold and warm water
  • Pat dry
Classic Organic Honey and Oat Mask- Refresh & Exfoliate 
Great for oily/ stressed skin
  • 1/4 cup of fine-ground oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 2 teaspoons of organic honey
Combine and apply

  • Let sit for 15 minutes
  • Remove with warm wash cloth
Banana and Honey Mask- Refresh & Clean
A perfect fix for clogged pores
  • 1 Banana, preferably ripe
  • 1 tbsp Organic Honey
  • Orange or Lemon Juice
Combine Honey and Banana
Add a few drops of Lemon or Orange juice

  • Apply, and let sit for at least 15 minutes
  • Remove with cool water and wash cloth

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