Living home facial

Published on May 14th, 2010 | by mountain-rose-herbs

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Give Yourself an Eco-Luxurious Home Facial

home facialAs spring buds become summer blooms, it’s a perfect time to refresh and renew tired skin so that it better reflects the radiance of the season. Thankfully, all it takes is the right natural ingredients and a little know-how and you can treat yourself to an exhilarating at-home experience that rivals the most expensive spas.  By utilizing rich and nourishing organic plants that are beginning to bloom and flourish around us—such as rich Chamomile and vibrant Roses—anyone can blend healing concoctions that help to heal and harmonize their skin.

How to give yourself a natural home facial

Before you begin your spa treatment, take the proper steps to prepare your environment so that you can get the best results.

  • Transform the area where you will be performing the facial into a calming one by lighting candles or putting on soothing music.
  • Turn off your phone and stop other interruptions so you can really enjoy your facial.
  • Make sure to carefully remove all makeup and surface toxins from your skin prior to your treatment. You can use Jojoba oil or Hazelnut oil to naturally remove makeup.

Check out this step-by-step guide provided by Mountain Rose Herbs that will take you through every phase of an at-home facial treatment.  You can learn easy recipes and get detailed instructions on how to effectively exfoliate, steam, mask, tone and moisturize dry and damaged skin. Also, make sure that you have soft and clean organic towels on hand so that skin is not reintroduced to any toxins during the cleansing, soothing and rejuvenating process.  Lastly, consider giving a treatment to an overworked friend that might need a little lift. They will surely appreciate it!

Sounds like a great way to get ready for the weekend. Need supplies for your home facial? We’ve got aromatherapy oils and candles, and a wide range of organic hand towels. Enjoy!

Image credit: Mountain Rose Herbs



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