How to make an egyptian face mask

Written by jillian downer
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This mud mask is made from the ingredients that you have just sitting around in your kitchen and is an easy and simple way to whip up a quick spa-quality treatment right at home. The milk in this Egyptian face mask helps to nourish dry skin, while the natural proteins found in raw eggs greatly improve the appearance of dull, tired skin. Here’s how to make an Egyptian face mask using the ingredients you can find right now in your kitchen.

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Things you need

  • One egg
  • 1/2-tsp olive oil
  • 1-tsp milk
  • 1/4-tsp salt
  • 2-tbsp flour
  • 2-drops lavender essential oil (optional)
  • Food processor
  • Small bowl
  • Fork
  • Whisk
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Two small bowls
  • Food processor
  • Towel

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  1. 1

    In a small bowl, beat the egg by hand with a fork. Set aside.

  2. 2

    In a separate bowl, combine the olive oil and milk and throughly combine. Add the egg and mix quickly with a whisk.

  3. 3

    Pour the salt and flour into your food processor and then add the wet mixture. Process the mixture for about one minute or until the mask is a smooth paste.

  4. 4

    To use, spread a think layer of the mask over dry skin and let dry for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a towel.

Tips and warnings

  • If your mask it too runny, add more flour.
  • If your mask is too thick, add a bit of milk.
  • If you don’t have any essential oil on hand, you can make this mask without using an essential oil and it will still work just fine.
  • For extremely dry skin, substitute the milk for heavy whipping cream.
  • This recipe has no shelf life. It should be used immediately or refrigerated and used the same day.

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