January 2009

Treat Skin Problems with Homemade Face Masks

Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies, and a large percentage of anything applied to it is absorbed into the blood stream.  Whether you are concerned about the effects of absorbing harsh chemicals from commercial skin creams or just want the fun of making your own natural face mask, here are some tried and tested 'recipes' for the most common of skin ailments. Oily skin can cause an unsightly shininess, blemishes and blackheads, but can be treated simply with a thin layer of plain yoghurt (no added sugar or flavorings).  Tea Tree Oil and slightly salted water a