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Do It Yourself Facials at Home: The Natural and Organic Way to Treat Yourself to a SPA Treatment Without Spending Money

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Do It Yourself Facials: Home Facials are Just as Effective as Those Pricey Treatments on Fancy Spa Menus! 

Are you in desperate need of a facial "pick-me-up?" Is your skin dreary and dull from winter's stress? If you go to a Professional Spa to obtain a facial treatment, you may wind up spending $80 to $200. The humor in many of these overpriced treatments is the fact that most are using all natural ingredients combined in a way that can improve your skins radiance and texture. This article will help you mix and combined several ingredients that will create the same (if not better) effects and make you feel like you got a professional treatment for free! 

A Full Facial Includes 4 Basic Steps: Exfoliate, Mask, Tone, and Moisturize

Here are Your Recipes for Radiance!

Oily Skin:

Step 1 - To Exfoliate Oily Skin: LEMON JUICE - Carve a Lemon in half, and apply a half directly to a dry face. The acid in the lemon works as a natural form exfoliation.

Step #2 - To Mask (Treat) Oily Skin: NUTMEG AND HONEY MASK -  Combine 1 tspn Honey and 1 tspn Nutmeg and mix together. Apply to face for 10 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

Step #3 - To Tone Oily Skin: WITCH HAZEL AND VINEGAR TONER - Combine Equal Parts Witch Hazel and White Vinegar. Apply to face with cotton ball. Rinse with warm water

Step #4 - To Moisturize Oily Skin: OLIVE AND BEESWAX MOISTURIZER - Combine equal parts beeswax and olive oil in the microwave until wax in melted. Pour into an empty container and refrigerate until solid. 

Medium Skin:

Step #1 - To Exfoliate Medium Skin: HONEY AND BROWN SUGAR SCRUB - Mix Honey and BROWN Sugar. However, never apply raw sugar to your face without calming its harshness. It will be too abrasive. Apply to a wet face, scrub and rinse with warm water

Step #2 - To Mask Medium Skin: EGG WHITE MASK - Mix 2 Egg Whites with regular or Greek yogurt. Apply the mixture directly to the face and leave on for 15 minutes.

Step #3 - To Tone Medium Skin: Simply apply Rose water with a cotton ball directly to the face.

Step #4 - To Moisturize Medium Skin: GINGER SESAME CREAM - Mix crushed ginger with sesame oil and beeswax. Microwave, stir, and refrigerate until cool. Apply to face at night. 

Dry Skin

Step #1 - To Exfoliate Dry Skin: MAYO AND ALMOND SCRUB: Grind Almonds and stir into mayonnaise. Apply to face in circular motions. Rinse

Step #2 - To Mask Dry Skin: AVOCADO MASK - Mask 1 whole avocado, ad mayonnaise and greek yogurt. Mix well, and add 2 tsp of honey. Apply to face for 15 minutes.

Step #3 - To Tone Dry Skin: CAMO-WATERMELON TONIC - Combine 2 drops of camomile oil, 1 drop of vitamin E oil, with crushed watermelon. Apply with cotton ball

Step #4 - To Moisturize Dry Skin: CUCUMBER EGG MOISTURIZER - 1 egg white, mayonnaise, 1 half of a cucumber blended, 2 tsp of almond oil

EXTRA: Anti-Wrinkle Regime

1) ORANGE YOGURT MASK: 2 tsp of freshly squeezed orange juice and 1 tsp of greek yogurt. 15 Minutes and then rinse with warm water.

Taking care of your face and skin is crucial. Be good to yourself and treat yourself with all that mother nature has given us.

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Posted on Jun 1, 2011

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Kristen Rich

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