Friday, January 4, 2008

Banana Moon Facial

Banana Moon Facial Mask- recipe


1 banana, just ripe1 tablespoon honey1 egg yolk1 teaspoon wheat germ oil1 tablespoon finely powdered oats1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional, if mask will not be used immediately)1 drop each rose and Melissa essential oils (optional)


1. Peel and mash banana. Add honey, egg yolk, wheat germ oil, oats, and lemon juice, if used, and mash further to form a smooth, creamy paste.

2. If mask is too thick, add a bit of distilled water, and stir until smooth.

3. Add essential oils last, and stir to mix well.

4. To use, apply to clean face and neck, avoiding eye and mouth areas. Rest for 10 minutes, or longer if your skin is very dry. Rinse with warm water, and follow with toner and moisturizer, if desired. Use mask within a few hours of making.

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