January 5, 2013

Glam Chic Kuwait Beauty Bar:D.I.Y Face Mask

In need of an emergency face mask but you just can't seem to find the time or short on the ka-ching ching to visit the spa?
We've got the best insider info on D.I.Y face mask that will have you refreshed while you put your feet up and watch your favorite series on television after a long day!
 -A face mask is a skin cleansing preparation that may contain a variety of ingredients selected to have deep cleansing, toning, nourishing or refreshing effect on your skin.

For Dry Skin

Egg yolk and honey mask
1 table spoon of egg yolk
1 table spoon of honey
A few drops of olive oil

Mix the ingredients into a paste and apply.
Mask can stay up to an hour.

Oily Skin

(Acne prone skin)
Tumeric and honey mask
1 table spoon of milk
1 table spoon of honey
1 table spoon of tumeric
A pinch of fine sea salt

Mix ingredients to form mask. Apply and leave the mask on for on for 20-30 minutes.

Normal Skin
                                                                                            Cucumber mask
1 cup of cucumber puree
1 cup of oatmeal
Mix and apply. Leave on mask on for 30 minutes.

TIP: Calamine is not just good for chicken pox, it also makes a great face mask for dry, sensitive and aging skin.

Over the counter deep cleansing products:
Calamine (delicate skin)
Kaolin (for congested, oily skin)
Fuller's Earth (for oily sluggish skin)
Flowers of Sulphur (for blemishes)

Add distilled water to the above to make your own clay mask at home.

A face mask should be applied once a week (twice on oily skin) after exfoliating. The mask should stay on for at least 10 minutes or as stipulated by the manufacturer. After masking your face rinse with clean water, tone and then moisturize your face.

Glamorously Yours,
Posted by Khadijah,
Certified beauty specialist


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