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Kiwi Astringent for Oily Skin

Kiwi Astringent for Oily Skin
6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (90% score)

Kiwi is very mildly acidic and acts as an astringent for oily skin without being as drying as others.   It also contains several skin friendly nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin E and antioxidants. These elements are terrific for boosting and rejuvenating skin health.

Kiwi Astringent for Oily Skin
 
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Recipes: Face
 
Vodka is an excellent preservative for Spa DIY recipes.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 ripe kiwi fruit, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespoon vodka
Method
  1. Pour the boiling water over the mashed kiwi fruit in a heavy ceramic bowl and let sit until cool, which is about 20-30 minutes.
  2. Strain the mixture well to remove all fruit solids.
  3. Add the vodka and stir.
  4. Apply to the skin with a clean cotton pad.
  5. You may rinse your face with cool water if you have sensitive skin.
  6. Store in the refrigerator and use within 10 days.

 

December 12, 2003 |
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