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Lemon masks – how to use the king of citrus to make your skin beautiful

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Anti-acne lemon mask
1 egg white
Juice of 1 lemon
Beat egg white into foam. Add lemon juice and apply to face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and towel-dry the face. (more…)

Toning and nourishing homemade mask for mixed skin types

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A bunch of parsley
½ of quince
2 tablespoons of whole cottage cheese
Squeeze the juice out of 4 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley and add 2 tablespoons of quince juice. Mix well and stir in the cottage cheese. Apply to face for 10-15 minutes and rinse with cool water.

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Using olive oil in homemade treatments for smooth and gentle facial skin

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Every woman knows that in order to have beautiful skin, taking the proper care of it should be a priority. Here you will find a few homemade recipes which will help your skin always look its best. (more…)

Apricot facial mask with whole milk – home treatment for dry skin type

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1 apricot
3 tablespoons of whole milk
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of corn starch
Puree the apricot. Combine with milk and olive oil. Mix in enough corn starch to form a thick paste. Apply to face. Rinse with cool water after 20 minutes.

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Asparagus eye mask – an effective home treatment for puffiness and circles

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If used regularly, this mask can successfully rid you of dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.
Shred one fresh asparagus and keep the juice. For this mask you will need 2 teaspoons of asparagus juice and 2 teaspoons of each, olive, almond and peach oil.
Dip one thin cotton makeup removal pad for each eye in this solution. Place them over the eyes and keep them on for anywhere between 20 minutes to an hour. For greater effectiveness do this every day for 2-3 weeks.
If you decide to perform this procedure before going to bed, make sure to remove all traces of the mask and do not apply night cream to the area to avoid swelling.

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Enlarged pores and how to beat them with this homemade peppermint solution

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You will need:
6 tablespoons of fresh peppermint leaves
4 tablespoons of milk powder
½ liter of water
Boil the peppermint leaves in the water. Remove from heat and cover. Let brew for about 20 minutes and strain. Let cool and carefully add milk powder. Mix well and pour into a dark bottle. Use cotton ball to rub solution on face. Peppermint retracts the pores.
Keep refrigerated.

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For a smooth, soft neck area – nourishing masks which you can make at home

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Flour for a silky neck
Mix 3 tablespoons of rice flour with 2 tablespoons of milk to form a smooth thin sauce. Clean the skin of the neck with cleansing lotion. With gentle massage motions, rub in slightly heated sesame seed oil. On top of it apply a thick layer of the mask and leave it on for 20 minutes. The sesame seed oil warms the skin for deeper absorption of the nutrients. Rinse with warm water. (more…)

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