Monday, October 20, 2014

Pear & Honey Face Peel

Pear & Honey Face Peel

(I call this a face peel even though it feels more like a cooling mask, because of the way it naturally peels away the old dead skin cells from the surface of your face.)

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1 ripe pear
½ Tbsp honey
½ -1 Tbsp Almond milk (can sub. w/ coconut, rice or soy milk, but I wouldn’t use cows milk because you don’t need the heavy fat in it.)

Directions: Peel, core and chop the pear and place in a bowl.  Mash the pear with a fork to get it chunky.  Add the honey and almond milk.  Use a fork or potato masher to combine the ingredients until they are a smooth texture like applesauce.  Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or foil to seal and allow the mixture to fuze for about one hour.

This mixture makes enough for 2-3 peels depending on how much you apply.  Store in a glass jar or container with a tight lid in the refrigerator for approx. a week.


To use: Apply mixture to face (and neck if desired) gently with your fingers.  Leave on for about 10-15 minutes and rinse off with cool water, not warm/hot water.  I would suggest not re-applying to face the following day, wait and use it every other day, only if needed.

*My skin is very dry and often when the weather changes I get redness on my checks.  After just one use this face peel made my skin smooth and soft, and the redness vanished.

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The above picture is before the face peel...

after peel.JPGand, this picture is after!

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