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Skin Care

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Papaya’s skin benefits:
• If your hands look withered and full of age spots, take the peel of a ripe papaya, rub your hands with it and leave it on. Do not rinse.
 
Dead Skin Cells:
To remove the dead skin cells, prepare the following refreshing mask:
• 50 GR. Papaya
• 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt
Put in a blender. Apply to your face and neck and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
 
Dry Skin:
• Mash a ripe avocado and apply it to the dry area. Then rinse.
• Mix an egg yolk and six drops of vegetable oil. Apply and maintain this mixture on your skin for 20 minutes. Rinse.
• Apply warm olive oil compresses to those areas of your body that get really dry such as your elbows, knees, and feet. Leave for 10 minutes and remove with a           sponge. Your skin will feel very soft. 
• Apply Vaseline on your skin and humidify it with water.  Your skin will feel very soft. 
 
Oily Skin:
• Use a ripe tomato. Chop it, mash it or slice it. Apply over your face and leave for 30 minutes. Apply periodically.
• Mix a teaspoon of honey with the juice of half a lemon and blend well. Apply this on your face and then remove it with a mixture of soda water and baking powder.
• Mix fine grain sand, honey and 3 Tbs. of lemon juice. Apply carefully on your face. Leave it for 10 minutes and remove carefully.
 
Very Soft Skin:
• Wash your face with hand lotion instead of soap.
• To remove dead cells from the skin of your face and body, add sugar to your bath soap or gel. Scrub delicately. Your skin will feel softer.
• To have soft skin, prepare a mask made with fruit, egg, honey and rum. Mix all ingredients in a blender. Apply on your face once a week when your face is clean and    free from make up; preferably in the morning.
• Make a habit of applying almond oil all over your body before taking a shower. Apply body lotion after your bath. 
• If you have been on vacation and your skin looks and feels dehydrated from being on the beach or in the pool, recover the freshness of your skin applying milk of         magnesia. 
 
 
 
  • Apply the pulp of a fresh tomato on the blemishes that appear on the skin. Tomatoes will help ripen pimples so they can be removed easier.
  • Apply tomato on skin burns. It helps soothe the burning.
  • Put a ripe tomato in hot water that has come to a boil and leave it for about 3 minutes. Remove the skin and mash it in a blender. Use this puree as a mask on your face; it is excellent for cleaning and softening the skin.

Acne:

• Mix 4 cups of hollyhock in 1 ½ liters of water. Bring to a boil. Let it boil during 30 minutes. Let it cool off and sift. Save in a glass jar and keep it in the refrigerator. Apply with a cotton ball every morning over dry skin and on the critical areas.
• Mix honey, 3 Tbs. of lemon juice and extra fine sand. Apply over the face. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse off.
• Add cider vinegar to 2 liters of water. Apply over your face every day after washing. 
 
Fade away freckles:
• Mix water and peroxide or water and lemon, apply over your face. When you use this recipe YOU MUST WEAR SUNBLOCK AT ALL TIMES.
• Apply the skim of boiled milk over your face every night. Leave it for an hour. Repeat this procedure for a month. 
 
Pimples or blackheads on your face:
• Tap zits gently with a cotton ball soaked in curdled milk. Repeat every night.
• Conceal zits with an eyeliner pencil and make it look like a beauty mark.
 
Skin Spots or Blemishes:
• Sun spots can be faded using a mask of mashed strawberries over them. Do it before you go to bed.
• Apply Vic Vapor Rub over the spot before you go to bed. Leave it overnight and rinse in the morning.
• Oyster juice can stain your skin.
• Do not let any citric fruit juice fall on your skin when you are in the sun or you will get spots.
• Pregnancy spots disappear if you apply onion juice on them.  Use a green onion and cut the base or the white part next to the root in a cross. Apply the milky juice that comes out of it on the spot. Cover that liquid with castor oil. Leave it for minutes and wash your face with warm water. 
 
Dermatitis:
• Carrot juice compresses. Apply when you have eczema and dermatitis problems. 
 
Scars:
• Apply ground cinnamon mixed with beef fat on the scar.
 
Eliminate facial hair:
• Apply warm white ashes over the hair and rub. The hair will fall off. 
 
Whitened armpits:
To whitten your darkened armpits try the following mixture: 
  • 1 Tbs. of yeast or leaven 
  • 1 Tbs. of magnesia powder
  • 1 Tbs. of rose water 
  • 10 drops of glycerin 
Mix and apply. Let it work for 15 minutes and then remove with water. Use this mixture permanently.