Saturday, April 17, 2010

Spring Papaya Mask Recipe

Here's another edible concoction for creating that spring glow....!!

Spring Tip:
Your Skin and food - spring brings a bountiful harvest of fruits and veggies and offers so much to promote great looking skin.Fruits and vegetables provide antioxidants which fight off free radicals and protects the skin. Use your favorite to create masks, cleansers and exfoliants.

Recipe: a hydrating facial mask to relieve winter dryness you can make at home:
1/2 cup unripe papaya, diced
1 teaspoon plain yogurt
1 teaspoon honey
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend. Apply the mask to your face for eight to ten minutes. Then, rinse with cool water and apply a toner to remove all traces of the mask and restore pH balance. Follow with a moisturizer.