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Daily Tip: De-Stress with an Edible Mask

By New You Editorial
Posted On Nov 13, 2012

New You Beauty Tip:?To ensure a face free of stress, pick up ingredients for an edible face mask on your way home from work and set aside thirty minutes of me time.

The question is not whether or not you experience stress, but how often and how you deal with it. You have a job, you have bills, you have a significant other (aka a second job) and you have a family. Yes, stress is an inevitable part of your days, but it doesn’t have to show on your face. You can avoid developing aging stress lines by creating a face mask out of ingredients from your local farmers market The key is papaya. Papaya has enzymes similar to alpha hydroxy acid, which helps minimize wrinkles, and in turn makes you look less stressed. In addition to being wallet-friendly, this homemade facial mask is simple to concoct. In fact, this island flavor home remedy only involves oatmeal, honey and, of course, papaya.

Directions: Mix all of the ingredients together. Spread mask over your face and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse off the homemade mask with warm water.