Scrubs and Masks

Avocado Facial Mask

Adapted from Homemade for Elle Ingredients 1/4 an avocado 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 tsp of honey Instructions Mash avocado until a smooth consistency. Add lemon juice, olive oil and honey. Mix. Apply a thin layer and gently rub onto face. Let sit for 15 minutes Rinse.

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Egg-White Firming Mask

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 1 egg white zest 1/4 of lemon 1/2 tsp vegetable glycerin 1 tbsp yogurt 1 tbsp ground oats Instructions Prepare immediately prior to application. Whisk egg white with lemon zest, add glycerin and yogurt. Mix until blended. Slowly sprinkle in ground oats and mix well. Apply to clean face […]

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Brown Sugar Vanilla Body Scrub

Adapted from Thank Your Body Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup olive oil (sub avocado, almond or coconut oil) 2 tbsp honey ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract (or 5 – 10 drops essential oil) ½ tsp vitamin E oil Instructions: Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Apply the scrub to face, […]

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Winter Rescue Mask

Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 2 ounces (60 ml) softened full-fat cream cheese 1/2 tsp honey 20 drops (1 ml) wheat germ oil 20 drops (1 ml) grapefruit juice 1 egg white (optional) gauze strips (optional) Instructions Soften cheese at room temperature. Flatten with fork. Mix in remaining ingredients one at a time. Spread directly on […]

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Banana Yogurt Honey Mask

 Adapted from Wintercount Ingredients 1 tbp honey 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 ripe banana Instructions Mash ripe banana in small bowl until it has a smooth consistency. Add honey and mix. Add yogurt to mixture and stir until it makes a paste Apply to cleansed, makeup-free skin with fingertips or brush. Leave mask 10-15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. Splash cold water […]

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Citrus Body Scrub

Adapted from Treehugger Ingredients 1/2 cup sea salt 1/2 cup oil of your choice (jojoba, almond, olive) 1 tsp citrus zest (lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit or a combo) Instructions Mix ingredients together. Rub on skin while in the shower (avoiding eyes) and rinse off.

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Oatmeal Honey Facial Scrub

Adapted from the Website Homemade for Elle Ingredients 1/2 cup of oatmeal 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp nutmeg 15 drops Lavender essential oil 15 drops Tea Tree essential oil 1 tsp dried lavender (optional) Instructions Run oatmeal through the blender to break it up, but not too powdery. Transfer oatmeal into bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Dried […]

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Lavender Sugar Scrub

 Adapted from New Leaf Wellness Ingredients 1/2 cup organic coconut oil 1/4 cup granulated sugar (you can use up to 1/2 cup if you want your scrub to have a more coarse, sand-like texture) 1/4 teaspoon organic lavender essential oil (about 25 drops) 2, 400 IU soft gels of 100% Vitamin E (optional) Instructions Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. […]

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Coco-Belle Scrub

 Adapted from Natural Beauty Alchemy by Fifi M. Maacaron Ingredients 3 tbsp thinly shredded coconut flakes 1 tbsp royal jelly or honey 1 tbsp vanilla-flavoured almond milk (I substituted rice milk) Instructions Mix coconut shreds with royal jelly or honey. Add milk. Spread on cleansed face and neck. Wait 15 minutes. Rinse.

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