RECIPES FOR SUCCESS.
FACIAL EXFOLIATOR FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
2 heaped tsp fine oatmeal 2tsp double cream OATS and oatflakes have a gentle but deep-cleansing action and can correct skin imbalances, making them ideal for dry, irritated and sensitive skins," says Bharti.
This scrub can be used once or twice a week t o get rid of the dead skin cells and to reveal more radiant skin underneath. Method: Combine ingredients, apply to skin and rub with a very light action, using the balls of your fingers, then rinse off
2 heaped tsp gram flour 1tsp water 1tsp runny honey RUNNY honey is good for dislodging dead skin cells - it also has soothing, healing, emollient emollient /emol·li·ent/ (e-mol´yent)
1. softening or soothing.
2. an agent that softens or soothes the skin, or soothes an irritated internal surface.
adj. and mildly antiseptic properties," says Bharti. This makes this mask ideal for congested con·gest·ed
Affected with or characterized by congestion.
congested ENT adjective Referring to a boggy blood-filled tissue. See Nasal congestion. skins.
Method: Mix to a thick, sticky consistency.
Apply to affected areas and leave for five t o seven minutes
ALL-PURPOSE OATMEAL SCRUB
2tbsp finely ground oatmeal 1tbsp almond oil THIS scrub is gentle enough to be used all over the body, and will leave behind radiant-looking skin. These quantities are enough for one thick application. Method: Combine the two ingredients together, and massage into your body. Rinse off with warm water and pat skin dry. Make sure you moisturise well afterwards
NUTRIENT-RICH HAIR CONDITIONER
2 blackened bananas 2 mushy mush·y
adj. mush·i·er, mush·i·est
1. Resembling mush in consistency; soft.
a. Excessively sentimental. See Synonyms at sentimental.
b. avocados AVOCADOS and bananas are rich in nutrients - both have moisturising properties and will leave your hair shinier and silky soft. This recipe is made with blackened bananas, so it's a great alternative to throwing out old bananas you'd rather not eat. Method: Combine the two fruits together into a paste, which will apply easily onto your hair.
Leave the tropical puree pu·rée or pu·ree
tr.v. pu·réed or pu·reed, pu·rée·ing or pu·ree·ing, pu·rées or pu·rees
To rub through a strainer or process (food) in a blender.
n. in your hair for 15 minutes, and then wash it out