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Toning and nourishing homemade mask for mixed skin types

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Ingredients:
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…)



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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Against acne – an egg white and oat bran mask recipe you can make at home

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This homemade egg white and oat bran mask moisturizes the skin and tightens the pores. To make it, simply beat one egg white into foam and add enough oat bran to form a thick but pliable paste. Spread mixture on face and leave until dry. Rinse with cool water and follow up with cold water to close the pores.

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Flax seed eye mask – an easy homemade omega-3 boost for the area of the eyes

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Ingredients:
4 teaspoons of flax seeds
1 cup of hot milk or cream
2 bags of chamomile tea (or 1 tablespoon of dry chamomile)
Wrap the flax seeds in a piece of gauze and dip them in the hot milk or cream for 20 minutes. Take them out and let cool for a while. Place over the eyelids for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse with a cold infusion of chamomile or green tea paying special attention to the eye area.

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Homemade spring mask with cottage cheese

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This cottage cheese mask has a nourishing effect and helps cleanse the skin from dead cells. It is rich in calcium and selenium, which help keep the skin youthful. To make the mask, mix together 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese, 1 tablespoon of sour cream and 2 tablespoons of ground almonds. Apply to face for 20 minutes, the last couple of which massage it with gentle circular motions. Rinse away with cool water and follow up with a moisturizing lotion. Use twice weekly for best results.

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Homemade strawberry spring mask

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This mask is wonderful for dehydrated, tired-looking skin, which has lost its luster.
Boil some water and let it cool. Add one tablespoon of baking soda. Dip a piece of gauze in the solution and apply it to your face. On top of it place a layer of crushed strawberries. Keep the mask on for about 15 minutes and rinse. Do this daily for a week and afterwards reduce to twice weekly. Keep applying the mask until you achieve the desired improvement.

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