Smoothing Mask Formula

The single ingredient in this formula transforms into a soothing gel when soaked or boiled in water, making a mask that can help you to have smoother, more radiant skin this holiday season. The mask is suitable for all skin types, and it is not drying or harsh, but pleasant to use.

Here is the simple formula:

The secret is the pure Omega-3 oils in flaxseeds!

Smoothing Mask Formula

INGREDIENTS

2 teaspoons flaxseeds
Water to cover

1. In a small bowl, mix the water and the flaxseeds. Allow to sit until the seeds swell and the water turns to gel.

2. Spread the gel on your face using your fingers. Allow mask to dry, then rinse with cool or tepid water. Pat dry.

Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2005). Copyright (c) 2005 by Dorie Byers. Reprinted by permission of Vital Health Publishing.
Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2005).

12 comments

Ken Y.
Ken Y.3 years ago

great

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

Tim C.
Tim C.3 years ago

ty

Genoveva M.
Genoveva M M.3 years ago

Thanks, nature has it all.

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

Anastasia J.
Annie J.3 years ago

Didn't know that about flax seed. Will try!

Jennifer R.
Jennifer R.3 years ago

Thanks. I wonder if chia seeds would work, as well? They swell up and form a gel when you add water, and are full of omega fatty acids, too.

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola4 years ago

Thanks for the info.

Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Tim C.
Tim C.4 years ago

TY