Rose Petal Recipes: Soothing Rose Face Mask

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Rose Petal Recipes: Soothing Rose Face Mask

What better way to celebrate and practice self-care than with a homemade face mask? This do-it-yourself soothing rose face mask is perfect for indulging the senses and soothing dry, red, or inflamed skin. The antioxidants found in rose petals can help reduce oxidative stress and modulate not just acute but chronic skin inflammation such as acne, sunburns, eczema or rosacea. With the combination of red clay, ground oats and powdered rose petals, this calming face mask even acts as a gentle exfoliant, making it ideal for achieving that rosy glow! Try incorporating this do-it-yourself mask into your weekly skin care routine and see how your skin transforms.



RECIPE

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup red clay (also known as rhassoul clay)
  • 1/3 cup oats, powdered*
  • 1/3 cup dried organic rose petals, powdered*
  • Enough liquid to make into a paste (You can use honey, milk, rose water or just plain water) Instructions

*Note: To make the powdered oats and rose petals, simply place oats and dried rose petals, in a spice/coffee grinder or blender and then process until powdered.

Maca Root Powder
Oats
Rose Petals

Instructions

1. Combine the clay, powdered oats, and powdered rose petals in a small bowl and transfer to a sealed container for storage.
2. To make the mask, take 2 teaspoons of the dry mixture and place in a small bowl. Add 2 teaspoons of chosen liquid and stir to make a paste. Add more liquid if necessary, so that the mask has a spreadable consistency.
3. Apply the mask in a thick layer to the face. Keep the mask on for about 15 minutes, then gently rinse off using warm water and a soft washcloth.
4. Follow up with a light moisturizer.
5. Use 1–2 times a week, after cleansing the face.