All posts tagged: Face Mask

Yummy chocolate face mask

This silky smooth mask will leave your skin glowing. Especially good before that special date or when you just need a little bit of TLC. Choose best quality dark (70%) chocolate. Dark chocolate is packed with antioxidants and vitamins A, B, D and E. Some say it contains even more antioxidants than green tea! So sneak a bite while making the mask! Let’s make the mask. In a double boiler, slowly melt 2-3 little pieces of dark chocolate. Once cooled a little, add 1tsp of lovely almond oil, or any other other oil you like. It will keep the mask smooth and silky, otherwise the mask will harden quickly. Smooth it over your clean face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Put your feet up, finish off that left over chocolate and read a chapter or two of your favorite book. Wash off with lukewarm water. Enjoy! You can also transform this mask into a scrub by adding some oats or salt into your chocolate mask. Enjoy! So how did it feel to have …

Velvety chocolate face mask

I thought I could add a little bit of that holiday glow to my face so I made something very… edible… It smells lovely and if I had some cherries or strawberries, I would dip them right into the face mask! Cocoa powder mixed with double cream and honey is very moisturising and will give your skin a healthy glow. Cocoa powder contains fatty acids that are extremely beneficial to our skin, those acids are responsible for leaving our skin soft and nourished. It is also a great antioxidant and fights free radicals. So I could happily say that a chocolate face mask keeps our skin younger! Cocoa powder is also rich in essential minerals, zinc being one of them. Zinc is great for our sin, keeps it spot free. 2 tsp cocoa powder 1-2 tsp honey 1-2 tsp double cream I used the ‘Green & Black’s’ organic cocoa made with the finest organic fair trade cocoa beans, but you don’t have to (I just love their chocolates). Any kind of cocoa will do a good job!Add the honey and mix it well. …