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fall flavored face and body beauty treatments

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Becky Graves
Del City, OK

I found these in the November 12th 2012 issue of Woman's World.

★★★★★ 1
serves 1
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For fall flavored face and body beauty treatments

  • 2 Tbsp
    cranberry juice
  • 1/2 c
    witch hazel
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    turbinado sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
    almond oil
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    apple cider
  • 10
    fresh sage leaves or 2 tbsp. dried sage
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 2 c

How To Make fall flavored face and body beauty treatments

  • 1
    CRANBERRY TONER Mix all ingredients and pour into a recloseable bottle. After you wash and dry your face, pour the toner on a cotton pad and sweep over your T-zone (forehead, nose;chin) for blemish control. Keeps for 1 week in the fridge. BENEFITS: Cranberry kills acne-causing bacteria; has anti-inflammatory benefits that help reduce acne swelling.
  • 2
    CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE SCRUB Place pecans in a food processor and blend until fine. Mix all ingredients until a lumpy paste forms. Place in a recloseable jar. In the shower, massage gently over damp skin with circular motions. Rinse and pat dry. Keeps 4 weeks. BENEFITS: Softens skin; pecans contain oleic acid, a deeply hydrating moisturizer. Cocoa powder contains flavonois that are skin firming and increase the skin's elastin and collagen production.
  • 3
    PUMPKIN PIE MASK Gently mix all the ingredients until creamy. Smooth over a clean , damp face, avoiding eyes and mouth. Relax for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Yields 1 application. BENEFITS: Pumpkin is full of exfoliating enzymes that reveal baby soft skin.
  • 4
    APPLE CIDER FACE SCRUB Mix both ingredients until they form a paste. Massage gently over clean, damp skin with circular motions. Rinse and pat dry. Yields 1 application. BENEFITS: Tart, crisp apples contain lots of malic acid that deeply penetrate your skin-refining its texture and reducing discolororation from acne scars; or sun damage, leaving your complexion bright, even and glowing.
  • 5
    SAGE HAIR RINSE Bring the water to boil; remove from stove top. Drop in sage, cover and steep for 15 minutes. Strain the water into a small mist bottle and pour in the vinegar. After shampooing, mist the rinse through you hair and on your scalp, relax for 10 minutes, then rinse. Yield 1 application. BENEFITS: Sage helps reduce hair loss, soothes the scalp; helps remove product build up so your hair looks fuller.

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