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Homemade carrot scrub

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A word of caution: this soft homemade carrot scrub can give your face a slightly tanned look and should be avoided by people with a pale complexion.
Mix equal parts of shredded carrots and wheat or oat bran. Add a little bit of warm milk to form a thick substance. Massage face with mixture for 2-3 minutes and rinse.

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Homemade toning raspberry scrub

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Mash a few ripe raspberries, as ripe as you can find. Add 1 tablespoon of the raspberry puree to ½ tablespoon of non-fat sour cream and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Apply carefully mixture to face, lightly massaging for about 2 minutes and leave on as mask for another 10. Rinse with warm water.

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Homemade cleansing scrub for oily skin

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Grind a few almonds in a coffee grinder. Combine with 1 teaspoon of peanut flour, 1 teaspoon of white clay, 1 teaspoon of oatmeal and 1 tablespoon of shredded cucumber. Dilute with a little water and apply to face with gentle massaging motions. Massage face for about 2 minutes and leave mixture on for 5-7 more. Rinse with cool water.

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Homemade pumpkin facial mask for all skin types

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Bellow you will find a quick and easy mask suitable for all skin types.
Bake a slice of pumpkin with a little water. Do not add sugar. Mash baked pumpkin. Add 10 drops of vitamin A and 1 raw egg yolk. Blend well and apply mixture to face for 20-30 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
The mask is best done in the evening before going to bed.

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Homemade cosmetics for dry skin

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There are many factors that dry the skin of the face, which is why we should put extra effort into caring for it and helping it preserve its moisture. Following are a few masks you can make at home to help you with that. (more…)

Homemade facial mask with carrots and avocado

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This awesome homemade mask regenerates collagen, improves skin structure and gives the face a great color.
Ingredients:
1 avocado
1 carrot, shredded and boiled
½ cup thick sour cream
1 egg
3 tablespoons of honey
Mix all ingredients together until well blended. Apply mask to face and neck area and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

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Homemade facial mask with peppermint

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Ingredients:
¼ of a cucumber
3 teaspoons dry peppermint
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 egg white
1 teaspoon of nourishing lotion
Peel, wash and blend the cucumber, removing the coarser seeds, if any. Combine cucumber puree with lotion and add the mint and lemon juice. Finally add egg white beaten into foam. Apply generously to a clean face and leave on for no less than 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.

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