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A natural face mask for dry and sensitive skin

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A natural face mask for dry and sensitive skin
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Face masks have become more popular in recent years. More than just a trend, taking care of your skin is seen as a special art, and has become part of many women’s – and even some men’s – daily routine. Everyone will have their favourite products, brands and scents. All skin is different, so in this article we are giving a recipe for a mask for sensitive and fragile skin which will be especially great this winter. 

The ingredients and their properties

Avocado oil

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Avocado oil is rich in fatty acids and vitamins. The pulped inner is an ancient remedy for grazes and small wounds.  The oil is extracted from this pulp by cold centrifugation and through a filtering process.
Avocado oil is very suitable for dry, fragile and sensitive skin as it has soothing properties. It is also very useful for mature skin because it has a lot of antioxidants.
Rich in lipids, avocado oil is perfect for moisturizing the skin. It penetrates very well and can make your skin look radiant.
This oil is also recommended against burns and eczema.

White clay

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White clay is a kaolin minerals which can also be found under the name of “kaolinite“. This clay is more absorbent than green clay. This is why it is most often used in cosmetics or pharmaceuticals.
Recommended for dry and fragile skin, it also heals wounds and irritations. This is because this clay has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.
White clay is rich in zinc, magnesium, calcium, potassium and mineral salts. All these elements make it an great anti-aging product and a cure for dry skin.

Chamomile hydrosol

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Chamomile hydrosol is extracted from the plant’s flower. It is known for it’s soothing and purifying virtues. It will also help to tone fragile skin.
It’s purifying properties will help your skin to regain all the radiance it needs.

Natural mask for fragile and dry skin

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What you need:

  • 1 tablespoon of avocado oil;
  • 2 tablespoons of white clay;
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of chamomile hydrosol 

Steps:

1) Mix all the ingredients together.

2) Apply a good layer of the mixture to your face once it has been cleaned.   You should avoid the contours of your eyes.

3) Leave to react for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse your face with warm water.

4) Use a piece of cotton wool to wipe your skin with a hydrolat of your choice and then moisturise your skin.

The properties of these ingredients complement each other which is why this face mask will help your skin regain it’s strength and radiance. Your skin will be very grateful this winter if you try this face mask recipe.

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