Facial From Your Fridge

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Don’t ask me why, but my younger sister convinced me to do an at home facial… using ingredients from my refrigerator! She is currently studying nutrition, and had come up with a recipe for a DIY facial mask based upon her research.  So, like any good big sister, I trusted her experience, and dove into making my own facial mask.  I used the recipe she recommended: plain yogurt (any brand will due, I used Chobani) honey, vitamin C tablets, and green tea.

The first thing I did was finely crush the vitamin C tablets with a muddler.  Then I ripped open two green tea bags, and poured the dry tea leaves over the crushed vitamin C.  Next I added about a 1/4 cup of yogurt, and about 1 teaspoon of honey.  I mixed all the ingredients together thoroughly, then applied it to my face. 1051vitaminC copy
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OK, OK, I know this whole thing sounds really weird, but I have to confess that while the mask was on my face, it felt so great.  It has a cooling affect, and felt really refreshing.  I kept it on for about 20 minutes, then washed it off.
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I was a little apprehensive at first, to try it, but I am glad that I did in the end.  Go ahead, I dare you to try it!

xo,
Maggie

 

 

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  1. Alison at 6:45 pm

    Maggie, I will accept your dare! : ) Am curious what the benefits are to applying crushed vitamin C directly to your skin – have never heard of that before.