Homemade Moisturizing Face Mask

Just a few minutes wearing this mask can do wonders for your skin.

August 7, 2017
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Adapted from Balancing in Heels

Topically, my beauty routine is also all about hydration, hydration, hydration. Not long after I moved to Chicago and was breastfeeding my first son, Camden, I got a facial because I began breaking out again. The aesthetician told me that my skin was dehydrated. Even though I was drinking a ton of water, between the new cold weather and breastfeeding, it wasn't enough. She gave me a hydrating mask, which in my teens and early twenties I would have run from.

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So I started using the mask; sure enough, my skin improved. I use a mask to this day during winter months, and I notice a big difference. Just because I'm prone to breakouts doesn't mean I don't need some hydration love as well. A homemade mask (see my "Homemade Moisturizing Face Mask," below) is great because the ingredients are real, wholesome, and easy to find around the house. Just a few minutes wearing this mask can do wonders for your skin.

Here's how to make my Homemade Moisturizing Face Mask:
This particular mask is great for the middle of winter when skin is dry and dull. I always have these two ingredients in the house, making the mask a piece of cake to whip up anytime.

Mash half an avocado and mix in 1 teaspoon honey. apply to your face. leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse off.

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