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At Home Facial: Step By Step!

Facials are an important part of our skincare regimen, but going to the spa every month can get a little pricey! We shouldn’t neglect our skin just because we can’t make those trips to the spa. Here is a step by step way to do an at-home facial, in between spa treatments!

  • Cleanse: You want to begin your at home facial by cleansing your skin with a gentle cleanser. This can be a  Milk facial cleanser, which won’t strip your skin of it’s natural oils but will remove makeup. You want to make sure you work the cleanser on your skin in circular motions for about a minute.

  • Steam: Take a bowl of water and microwave until you see the water is warm enough to let off steam. Put a towel over your head and your face a comfortable distance from the bowl. This will open pores.

  • Facial Mask: Follow with a face mask. This can vary depending on your skin type. If you have acne prone skin, you can benefit from a raw honey mask. See our  Honey Mask post for more info. You can also use an avocado mask, Here are more masks to try! If you want to get fancy, we recommend french rose clay. Leave your mask on for about 10min, and rinse with warm water. Masks are used to moisturize, detoxify, increase circulation and replenish nutrients.

  • Serum: Finally apply a serum on your kin. Serums come in oil or gel form, they will penetrate the skin more than a moisturizer, and provide skin with powerful antioxidants and nourishing vitamins. Some examples are Argan Oil. Find a face oil that’s a good match for your skin and you will see instant results!

  • Moisturizer: If your skin is dry you will need to apply a moisturizer after the serum. The vitamins in Goat milk facial moisturizer regenerates, softens, and soothes your skin’s surface, acts as an anti-inflammatory that sustains healthy skin tissue, and contains nutrients essential for healthy skin cell development and maintenance.

Hope you try!

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Healthy, Clear Skin Naturally!

If you want to achieve healthy, clear, smooth and youthful looking skin then you have to try french rose clay mask!

I love this so much for many different reasons. First off, it’s all natural, from the earth and It is considered to be the mildest of all the clays and works well for normal, sensitive, oily and mature skin types. The best part…you will see results instantly! It’s as if you just stepped out of a spa, with glowing skin!

What are the benefits of French Rose Clay?

  • It absorbs dirt and oils, and all the harmful toxins from the skin.
  • As it dries, your skin will absorb the minerals from the clay, rejuvenating the skin.
  • Cleanses the skin and creates smaller pores
  • moisturizes the skin
  • Clears acne, as it cleans out the dirt and oil without stripping your skin
  • Stimulates blood circulation
  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Firms the skin
  • Tones and hydrates
  • Polishes the skin

One of the immediate effects of a clay mask is that it stimulates blood circulation on the skin. My skin glows and is pink and dewy after a clay mask. This wonderful clay is a fantastic cocktail of essential minerals, it will leave your skin feeling soft and nourished. I live in the city so it’s a great way to get city smog off my skin.

It’s also super easy to use!

Combine 1tsp of clay with a bit of water to form a thick paste. Apply to the face and leave for 15 min or until the clay has dried on your skin (your skin will feel tight). Afterward just wash off with warm water.

(Note: clays stain, so you may want to use an old facecloth)

I must say this is pretty amazing! You can even use it as a spot treatment for acne! Use this up to 3 times a week for healthy, glowing skin!

French Pink Clay

Homemade Facials, yes they really work!

homemade facials1I love making my homemade facials, they are super easy and some of the ingredients you already have in your kitchen. Using all natural ingredients like avocados, bananas, strawberries and yogurt!

Everyone’s skin is different so I have compiled four easy facials addressing different skin needs, I hope you try them out and let me know what you think!
homemade facials

*Make sure you cleanse your face before applying these facial masks.

Normal skin: 1 avocado 1 beaten egg white, 2 tsp olive oil, 1 tsp apple cider vinegar. Mash the avocado and egg whites until smooth, then add the other ingredient. Leave on for 15 min. This facial mask will leave your skin feeling super soft!

Dry skin: 1 avocado, 1 tbs plain yogurt, 3 tbs olive oil, 1 tbs honey. Mash the avocado until its smooth with no lumps, add the rest of the ingredients and leave on for 2o min. This is facial will hydrate instantly!

Oily skin: 1 banana, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 egg yolk. Mash banana until smooth then add lemon and egg yolk. Leave on for 15 min. This facial mask will leave your skin feeling smooth!

Acne skin: 1/4 cup of strawberries, 1/4 cup of sour cream or you can use plain yogurt as well. Mash the strawberries and add the yogurt, apply to cleansed face and leave on 15 min. Strawberries are a natural source of salicylic acid and yogurt and sour cream are great for soothing the skin.

Hope you try!