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Minty Beauty

By New You Editorial
Posted On Aug 22, 2013

New You Beauty Tip: Add minty skincare products or DIY for minty fresh face. 

Mint is one of the oldest and most popular herbs grown around the world. It has been used for centuries for its refreshing aroma, healing properties and cooling effect. Today, mint is found in an assortment of products from shampoos to lotions to cleansers. mint a beneficial component in skin care due to its ability to act as a anti-pruritic agent. The oil soothes and calm itchy skin. The vitamin A that makes up mint also helps regenerate skin tissue and reduce oily skin.

 

DIY Mint Mask
In a blender or food processor, mix one whole cucumber, 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of essential mint oil, or ¼ cup fresh mint leaves and 2 tablespoons of sterile water. Apply to your face and let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.