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Youthening Mask Formula

Youthening Mask Formula

This magic mask formula calls for only two ingredients, but the combination will help to smooth and soften your skin, giving your face a fresher, more youthful appearance.

Good for all skin types, including troubled skin, this easy formula is great for use before any special occasion, or as a weekly skin-nourishing boost to help your skin look as young and vibrant as possible. Here is the formula:


2 teaspoons flax seeds
Just enough water to cover flaxseeds
1 tablespoon Brewer’s yeast
More water as needed

1. Allow the seeds to sit in the water until a gel is formed. (If you’re in a hurry, boil the seed and water mixture until the seeds burst and the gel forms. Allow to cool.)

2. Add the Brewer’s yeast and more water if needed to make a soft pasty gel.

3. Spread the mask over a clean face and allow to dry, then rinse with tepid water.

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Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2001). Copyright (c) by Dorie Byers. Reprinted by permission of Vital Health Publsihing.
Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2001).

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1:35AM PDT on May 11, 2013

Thank you :)

8:46AM PST on Dec 18, 2012

Thank you

7:23AM PST on Dec 14, 2012

Sounds good!

12:59PM PDT on Sep 13, 2012

thanks for sharing

10:18AM PDT on Sep 8, 2012


1:29AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Thanks for the info.

5:33AM PDT on Aug 16, 2012


8:32AM PDT on Jul 29, 2012

Flax seeds are suppose to be a good source of Omega 3 (to eat). I buy the brown seeds, put in a cup with OJ until seeds are soft, then drink. Will try this facial as well; thx for the post.

2:53AM PDT on Jul 8, 2012

Thank you, this sounds great. Is it possible to use flax seed oil instead of the seeds (I have some flax seed oil in my fridge). Many thanks for your reply.

2:54AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012


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