Benefits: A soothing mask to help relieve puffiness and pre-menstrual skin irritations. Also good to help boost skin hydration levels.
– Makes 2 treatments –
2 Tbsp. bentonite or kaolin clay
1 Tbsp. chamomile tea
1 Tbsp. green tea
1 Tbsp. honey
5 drops rosemary essential oil
3 drops arnica oil
Steep chamomile and green tea separately set aside to cool. In rubber mixing bowl blend bentonite clay, chamomile tea and green tea into cake batter consistency. Discard any remaining tea. Blend in aloe vera and honey. Add rosemary and arnica essential oils and slowly stir until all ingredients are completely mixed. Using fan brush or fingers, apply mask to clean face and neck. Allow mask to set for 15-20 minutes. Remove with tepid water and facial sponges. Pat dry and apply appropriate moisturizer.
*Items are available in most health food stores or herb shops or by going online.
Note: Honey should not be fed to infants under one year of age. Honey is a safe and wholesome food for children and adults.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Honey Board. http://www.honey.com