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hey betty!

i’ve been cruising the body shop website checking out my favorite of all facial products: the vitamin c line. there’s nothing better than citrus for the face: it makes you feel instantly perked up, alert, chipper, and not to mention, gives you glowing skin quickly! as much as i love the products from the body shop, they’re a little on the pricey side for me to just run out and pick up. so, what to do when you want a quick burst of vit c for your face, but little to no scratch in the bank? raid your fruit bowl, of course, and create an organic, natural face mask!

image from nulla dies sine linea

what you’ll need:

  • 1 orange
  • milk or water
  • honey (optional)
  • blender (optional)

how to do it:

peel yourself an orange, and enjoy! set aside the peels in a dry place, where the skin can properly dehydrate. once the peels have become hard, pop them in the blender or use a mortar and pestle to grind them to a fine dust. add enough warm water or milk to create a paste consistency. add a little less water/milk, and substitute a squirt of honey for an extra moisturizing mask. slap that goop on your face, and wait for it to dry up. gently remove the mask with a warm cloth, being careful not to scrub too hard.

enjoy your pretty, glowing skin!

❤ ❤ mae

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