Self-care… its one of those things we do to show our bodies how much we care. Our bodies do a lot for us, and taking the time to periodically do little things to make us feel good and cared for is the key to living happier and healthier. And just like Grandma’s homemade cookies always taste better than the ones bought from the store, I feel like making our own facial masks has a similar ingredient that store-bought products lack: a little love.
When we spend time and energy on what we make, it feels better… it works better… and our bodies seem to appreciate it more. And nothing quite says “I love you” to your skin more than a simple DIY… especially when your intent on caring for your skin is centered on love.
DIY Geranium Face Mask Recipe
What you’ll need:
- 1 TBS Bentonite Clay
- 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1 TBS Honey
- 2 drops Tea Tree essential oil
- 3 drops Geranium essential oil
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- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl with just enough water to make a paste.
- Let it sit on your face for 15-20 minutes
- Rinse off with warm water.
About the ingredients:
Bentonite clay may help to remove toxins from our pores, and may help lighten acne marks.
Apple cider vinegar is great for tightening and toning our skin by helping to restore our skin’s natural acidic layer. It is also a fantastic cleanser as it helps remove excess dirt and oil.
Honey is full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and enzymes that help nourish and support our skin.
Geranium essential oil helps cleanse our skin and may help maintain youthful-looking skin.
Tea Tree essential oil reduces blemishes, helps cleanse skin, and helps maintain healthy-looking skin.
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