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Since I was a teenager, I’ve had fairly good skin. Sometimes it does get a little oily, but it hasn’t been that difficult to deal with. I also never really wore base or foundation. As I’ve gotten older my skin has changed, so I’ve tried as many skincare regiments as possible to keep my skin healthy and glowing. I’ve tried some products that have too much oil in them, so my face broke out. Some products dried my skin out and others completely burned my skin (you know, leaving me with an unsightly red mask all over my face). I have found one product that actually works on my face to give it a good deep cleaning and to keep it soft and moisturized. You know I’m a do-it-yourself type of girl, so I wanted to make my own. It took me awhile to figure out the right mixture to use for my skin, but once I found it, I’ve been using it since. This cooling cucumber and aloe vera exfoliating face mask has helped to keep my skin glowing and clean. I use it twice a week and it’s worked wonders. Enjoy!
1 Cup Greek Yogurt
½ Small Cucumber, Peeled and Sliced
3 Tbsp. Ground Apricot Shells
2 Tbsp. Aloe Vera Gel (Watch the video below to see how to make your own)
1 Tsp. Mint-Infused Oil (Click here to see how to make your own)
Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. Make sure the apricot shells are evenly distributed.
To use: Gently apply in even circular strokes. Allow the mask to set on face for 10-15 minutes. Remove mask with a warm, wet face towel. Store mask in an air tight container in the refrigerator. Make sure to use within seven days.