Celebrity stylist Ron King, aka "The Style King," offers these great skin care recipes. Treat yourself to a spa day in the comfort of your own home with these delicious do-it-yourself masks for the face and body.
Honey Yogurt Face Mask
This simple mask both exfoliates and hydrates, making it suitable for just about any skin type.
1 tablespoon of finely ground oatmeal 1 tablespoon of plain organic yogurt A few drops of honey
Mix the yogurt and oatmeal in a bowl and stir in drops of warm honey. To warm the honey, simply place a spoon under hot water for a minute, and pour the honey onto the spoon. The honey will melt as soon as it touches the hot spoon. Apply the mask over your face and neck, avoiding the eye area. Let set for ten minutes. Rinse off your mask with warm water, and finish with a moisturizer.
Carrots help rebuild skin collagen
Carrot Avocado Mask for Face and Body
There are many variations of the classic green avocado mask used by women for ages. This mask adds a touch of carrot, which is rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants to help rebuild skin collagen and improve tone and texture.
1 mashed avocado 1 cooked and mashed carrot ½ cup of heavy cream 1 egg 3 tablespoons of honey
Simply mix all the ingredients above and apply the mask to your face or dry areas of your body (hands, elbows, and feet). Wait for ten to fifteen minutes, and rinse off your mask with cool water.