One of the reasons why the skin remains prone to breakouts is the clogging of pores by impurities. This is why it is important to adopt a good skin cleansing routine to ensure that the pores remain clean and breathable and less prone to the breakouts that could be blackheads, pimples or acne. A facial mask is one of the best you can use to eliminate the dirt from the pores and to also kill any bacteria present that could lead to a skin infection.
It can however be expensive to always make your way to the spa to have the best facials and mud baths. This however is not excuse to not give your skin the kind of attention it deserves because using simple but effective ingredients at home, you can make an impurity removing facial mask to maintain healthy looking skin. The homemade facial mask will not only exfoliate the skin, but will also leave it glowing and clean without causing any irritation as other chemical masks and peels could end up doing. This home recipe is actually very soothing to the skin.
Peppermint essential oil – This oil passes for this home recipe because it has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It is a refreshing and cooling oil that is good for the skin and the wonderful scent makes the facial mask pleasant to use too.
Eucalyptus essential oil – Apart from the pleasant smell, the oil also has antibacterial properties that make it ideal in killing any bacteria lurking on the skin. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that take care of any existing skin issues and offering protection at the same time.
Shea butter – It is a natural moisturizer and a great source of skin vitamins. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Bentonite clay – It absorbs toxins, chemicals, bacteria and impurities when mixed with water and add healthy minerals to your skin. It is a perfect skin cleansing ingredient.
Chamomile tea – It soothes irritation, reduces redness and it also rich in antioxidants. The tea is a natural disinfectant, making it just right for the face mask.
Activated charcoal – It absorbs chemicals and impurities.
Aloe Vera gel – This gel stimulates new cell growth, fights allergic reactions, and reduces redness. It has antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and it is a non-greasy skin moisturizer.
Brew the chamomile tea to make 1.5 oz. then melt 2 teaspoons of Shea butter in a double boiler and mix the two together thoroughly.
Mix 2 tablespoons of bentonite clay with 3 capsules of activated charcoal and then add the mixture into the Shea butter and chamomile tea mix. Stir properly to completely blend.
Add 4 teaspoons of aloe Vera gel, a drop of peppermint essential oil and a drop or eucalyptus essential oil and mix all well.
Pour in the mask into an airtight container.
Apply a reasonable amount of the facial mask over the face, avoiding sensitive areas like the eyes and the lips. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then wash off thoroughly for a soft clean face.
You will see great results with only a few uses.
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