Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Skin Lightening Hand Pack

2 tablespoons (30 ml) ground oatmeal
1 tablespoon (15 ml) plain yogurt
1 teaspoon (5 ml) any quality oil
2 teaspoons (10 ml) fresh pineapple, lemon, or strawberry juice

Good for: sun-damaged, dry, unevenly colored hands

Use: two times per week

Follow with: moisturizer or SPF-15 sunscreen

Prep time: 5 to 10 minutes

Mix with: spoon and small bowl

Store in: Do not store. Mix as needed.

Yields: 1 treatment

Special: Leaves hands soft and smooth.

Combine ingredients to form a paste and allow to thicken for 1 minute. If too thick, add a bit of water to thin slightly. Apply mixture to back of hands and allow to dry for 15 to 30 minutes. Rinse with cool water. Pat almost dry and apply a good moisturizer or sunscreen.

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