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6 Ultimate At Home Holiday Foodie Face Masks

With the holidays on the horizon, we all want to look and feel our best. Of course there are endless tips and tricks in achieving and maintaining a flawless complexion, but some come at a cost. Fortunately for you we have found a few ultimate ingredients that you can literally whisk together in order to create at home holiday foodie face masks. These ingredients can be found in your fridge, and the 7 recipes are simple and easy to do, so go on and get glowing!

1. Brighten with Papaya:

Cut a slice of ripe papaya and remove the seeds and pulp (save the pulp for a snack later—as they work wonders for your digestion). Peel the papaya and rub the inside of the peel on your thoroughly cleansed complexion. Focus on pesky fine lines, and let it the mask dry for 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water. This mask can be applied twice weekly, as the enzymes found in the fruit will help exfoliate, repair sun damage, and reduce spots and smooth skin. Prepare for a brighter and rejuvenated complexion, with this simple and sumptuous foodie mask.

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2. Exfoliate with Oatmeal:

To make this home holiday mask, combine 1 tsp honey and 1 tsp olive oil. As well, prepare a packet of plain oatmeal but rather than your routine breakfast preparation use less water so that it forms into a thicker paste. Next, add the the honey and olive oil mixture, and apply the mask as a scrub, gently rubbing it in small circles over your skin. This foodie face mask should be rinsed off with warm water and can be applied twice weekly at the oatmeal acts as an exfoliant, and the honey and olive oil moisturize the skin.

3. Tighten with Lemons:

To create this sweet smelling mask, combine 2 Tbsp of plain yogurt with 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice and apply the mixture to your cleansed face and neck. Let it dry for 20 to 30 minutes, and a tight feeling will take place, assuring you that a natural lighting and firming effect is taking place. This mask can be left on for one hour, and should be washed off with cool water. Apply two or three times weekly, as this instant face lift will help fade spots, acne scaring, and help ward off pesky pimples.

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4. Tone with Tea:

This at home toning eye treatment will help reduce puffiness and swelling around the eyes, and help to refresh and energize your tired complexion. This foodie face mask is much more cooling than traditional cucumber slices, and can be applied daily.  Brew a cup of your favorite chamomile or green tea and allow the bag to cool. Next, soak two clean round makeup sponges in the tea and squeeze out any excess liquid. Place one on each of your eyes for 15 minutes. Once finished soothe the area with an alcohol-free toner as this will help cleanser and tighten your pores.

5. Cleanse with Olive Oil:

For this foodie facial facial combine 1 Tbsp of plain Greek yogurt with 2 tsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp lemon oil. Allow the mixture to maintain a runny texture, and massage the mask into the skin and immediately wipe off with a warm washcloth. This can be applied daily and will help add moisture, luster and life into your dry winter skin. Make sure to invest in quality oil, as you are slathering this skin savor all over your pores!

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6. Soothe with Honey:

To make this at home holiday food mask combine 2 Tbsp of honey with 1 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar or lemon juice. Apply the mask to your cleansed complexion and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse the mask off with warm water, and then splash with a cool rinse.  This fantastic face mask can be applied three times a week, as it helps to moisture and balance the pH of the skin. Honey will act as a natural humectant and antibiotic, and apple cider vinegar will help to soothes damaged skin.

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