Aromatherapy Facial at Home

An aromatherapy facial can work wonders on the skin.   This facial relieves the dull and fatigued appearance of the skin.  This method of treatment can help balance out combination skin types and smooth and rejuvenate the skin.  This natural remedy is also beneficial to improve your state of overall health and well being.  Here is a facial treatment you can use for your girl getaways at home.

This is a list of supplies you will need, which are available at many health food stores:

a bottle of carrier oil
one or two bottles of your favorite essential oils (there are a variety of  to choose from)
a bottle of aromatic oil
a bottle of jojoba oil
aromatherapy natural odorless cream
cotton balls
powdered clay mask

Pull your hair back in a ponytail or with a headband.  Place two drops of jojoba oil onto a cotton ball.  Apply all over the face.  This will remove any traces of oily residue and makeup.

The next step is to apply two drops of essential oil to the aromatherapy odorless cream.  Mix well, then massage into the face. This cleanses the skin.   Then clean off the cream with a wash cloth using warm water.

Apply toner to face if desired. Alternatively you can spray toner onto a towel. Then rest it on your face for 10-15 minutes.

After removing the towel, then massage oil over the face using upward circular motions form the chin up to the forehead. Make sure to use slow massaging movements. Apply aromatic oils to pressure point to receive maximum benefits.  Hold for 10 seconds on the temples, forehead, chin and cheeks. Use a soft wash cloth to remove any traces of oil.

Now it’s time for the mask.  Pour one teaspoon of powdered clay mask into a bowl and a few drops of essential oil, a few drops of water, a bit of carrier oil.  Mix the ingredients together until the mixture resembles the consistency of mud. Apply to face. Relax for 15 minutes or until dry.  Wash off the mask with warm water.

Finish off with an application of toner.  Then 3 or 4 drops of aromatherapy oil to moisturize your face.

Now you and the girls can get the benefit of an aromatherapy facial at home without shelling out the big bucks.  Enjoy this relaxing facial treatment on your next get together.

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