Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Whole Wheat Flour & Heavy Cream Facial Mask

This mask combines the benefits of heavy cream, and whole wheat flour vitamin E content. Again the cleansing and soothing effects are obtained by the
rose/orange water applied after the mask.

* 1 Qt. water
* 4 tsp. dried rose petals (or 8 tsp. fresh rose petals)
* Peels from 2 organic oranges
* 3 tsp heavy cream
* 2 tsp honey
* 2 tbsp whole wheat flour

- Boil the water and remover from heat
- Add rose petals, orange peels and cover 
- Allow to steep until water becomes lukewarm
- In a separate pan, heat 6 TSP water, and honey
- Remove from heat, add the flour and heavy cream and whisk into thick paste
- Apply the warm paste to the face and neck. Leave on for 20 minutes
- Carefully wash off the dried mask with the fragrant rose/orange water. Pat dry
- Apply your favorite moisturizer

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