NOW BACK as a regular feature to
the Plant Glamour blog -
MASQUE OF THE MONTH!
MASQUE OF THE MONTH features, well, a masque - each month - that you can make yourself at home using natural, botanical and locally wildcrafted ingredients. These masques will also often be featured in seasonal facial offerings in the
THIS MONTH'S MASQUE -
::HONEY & OAT SOOTHING MASQUE::
Soothing Colloidal Oats fuse with nourishing Raw Honey and Oils of Avocado & Rosehip Seed, all delicately scented with Essential Oils of calming Chamomile & Lavender. This mask is wonderful for dry and sensitive skin needing moisture and nourishment.
::HONEY & OAT SOOTHING MASQUE:
1T RAW HONEY
1T SHEA OR MANGO BUTTER
1 TO 2t COLLOIDAL OATS (you can also substitute with ground oats)
1T AVOCADO OIL
1t ROSEHIP SEED OIL
1 DROP CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL
4 DROPS LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
Blend all ingredients with a whisk by hand. Depending on the texture of your shea/mango butter, you may need to slightly warm the ingredients to allow them to blend together properly. For a thinner masque, add more avocado oil.
Apply masque to freshly cleansed skin and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Gently remove with a warm, damp cloth and rinse with warm water. Follow with your favorite toner, serum and moisturizer. Use masque within one week.