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Feed Your Face

September 28, 2012 | 6:42 AM

Go fresh and natural with summer skin care. Raechel Cunningham, esthetician and director of New York and Aesthetics spa in New York City, has whipped up delicious DIY skin care concoctions that consist mostly of fruit and honey. You'll get the benefits of natural enzymes, astringents and vitamins with no need to worry about unrecognizable ingredients. Three to try:

To cleanse:
Fresh Face Cleanser
For normal/acneic/oily

          1 tbsp. plain or vanilla yogurt
           1/4 tbsp. lemon juice

Mix ingredients and apply directly on to skin. Massage into skin, then rinse with warm water.

To exfoliate:
Sweet Lycopene
For normal/acneic/oily

           1 tbsp. tomato juice
           1 tbsp. sugar

Combine and massage in tiny circles all over face and neck. Avoid eye area. Rinse thoroughly.

To soothe:
The Honey Milk Bath
For sunburn

          2 cups of raw uncooked oats
          1 cup milk
         1 tbsp. honey

Pour all ingredients in a tepid bath. Soak for 5-10 minutes.

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