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CUCUMBER FACIAL

1 cucumber

1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon witch hazel (you can buy this in any drug store)

1 egg white beaten with an electric beater until fluffy

Peel the cucumber grate it or run it through a blender or a food processor.  Pour the cucumber pulp into a colander or strainer and force it through, catching the liquid that comes out in a bowl underneath. 

Combine the cucumber liquid with the lemon juice and the witch hazel.

Stir it and add the beaten egg white gently.

Put it on your face and leave it on for 15 to 25 minutes, the rinse off.

STRAWBERRY

DRAWING MASK

1/2 cup strawberries, very ripe,

1/4 cup cornstarch.

Mix the strawberries and cornstarch to make a paste.  Apply to your face avoiding the delicate areas around your eyes.

Leave on for 30 minutes and rinse.


APPLE MASK

FOR NORMAL SKIN

1 Apple cored and quartered,

2 tbsp honey.

Drop the apples pieces in a food processor and chop,

Add honey and refrigerate for 10 minutes

Pat the mixture on your face with a light tapping motion until the honey feels tacky,

Leave on for 30 minutes and rinse.

DID YOU KNOW?

Cucumber juice acts as an astringent and cools the skin.  Apply to your face, it lightens freckles and smooths wrinkles.

Place cucumber slices over your eyes and relax for 10 minutes.  Your eyes will be visibly brighter and less tired-looking.

Mix tomato juice with a little semolina and use as a facial scrub.


Holly Hampson