Here is a delightfully fresh-smelling recipe that sloughs off dead skin cells, absorbs excess oil, and makes your pores appear smaller. Fresh mint–easily available at this time of year–adds its invigorating green power to this miracle mask.
Find out how to make sweet and simple magic from the summer garden for lively, lovely skin!
10 large peppermint leaves
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon white cosmetic clay
1. Add the peppermint leaves and water to a blender and mix until green and frothy. Strain.
2. In a small bowl, add mint liquid to the clay and stir until a spreadable paste forms.
3. Spread onto a clean face and throat and let dry. Rinse.
Adapted from “50 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself” by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 1999). Copyright (c) 1999 by Stephanie Tourles. Reprinted by permission of Storey Books.
Adapted from “50 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself” by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 1999).