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4 DIY Face Masks

By on April 27, 2017

Hi guys! This week i’m going to be sharing 4 DIY face masks!

 

Now if you’re like me, you see all of these expensive masks from Lush or other beauty stores. Of course they sound like they will work wonders for your skin, but you don’t know much of what’s in the mask. By making your own, you are guaranteed to  know what is going on your skin.

 

Avocado Face Mask: moisturizing

Ingredients –

½ of an avocado

½ of a very ripe banana

1 tbsp of any oil (I used olive oil)

  • Leave on for 10-20 min

 

Coffee Mud Face Mask: exfoliates, tightens pores, accelerates scar healing, and reduces inflammation.

Ingredients –

2 tsp cosmetic clay (White cosmetic clay – dry skin. Bentonite clay – normal to oily skin. French green clay – oily skin.)

1 tsp of ground coffee

1 – 1 ½ tsp of apple cider vinegar

2-3 drops of tea tree oil (optional)

  • Leave on for 5-15 min

 

Turmeric Lemon Face Mask: heal acne, help skin retain moisture, cleans pores, and fights skin infections.

Ingredients –

3 tbsp of rolled oats

1 tbsp of honey

½ tsp of turmeric

1 squeeze of lemon juice

  • Leave on for 15-20 min (may have to rinse face multiple times to get rid of yellow tint)     

 

Peeling Mask: removes blackheads, tightens pores, and clears up skin.  

Ingredients –

½ tbsp of apple cider vinegar

1 pack of unflavored gelatin (or non toxic elmers glue)   

3-5 drops of eucalyptus essential oil

*put in microwave for 10-15 seconds if using unflavored gelatin*

  • Leave on for 5-10 min then peel/rinse off

 

-Grace

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Cactus

By on April 17, 2017

 

This weekend I bought a succulent and a cactus. Having living plants in my room has been my current obsession, especially cacti. You only need to water them a few times a week, and they require no sun.

Having living plants in your work space not only serves as decoration, but they can improve your brain.  A study at The Royal College of Agriculture in Circencester, England, found that students demonstrate 70 percent greater attentiveness when they’re taught in rooms containing plants. In the same study, attendance was also higher for lectures given in classrooms with plants.

                           

So, I just thought I’d share my obsession for this week, hopefully you all learned something from this. Talk to you next week!

-Grace

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Hi guys, it’s Grace!

By on April 14, 2017

Hi guys,  it’s Grace!

On “Grace Talks” I will share beauty hacks, tips, and DIYs.

I play hockey, track, and cross country. In my free time, I like to hang out with friends.

-Grace

 

 

 

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