Blueberries Can Keep Winter Skin Beautiful
Try this DIY Blueberry Smoothie Mask Recipe from our Spa
OGUNQUIT, Maine — Cold temperatures and dry air are notoriously rough on skin this time of year. Blueberries are a surprisingly smooth solution to soothing dry winter skin. The powerful anti-oxidant is one of nature’s super foods and a great way to naturally nourish skin. This recipe for a do-it-yourself facial mask is from The Cliff House Resort & Spa, an Ogunquit, Maine hotel. The Cliff House Spa, one of the premier spas in Maine, uses native Maine blueberries in many of its signature treatments. The DIY version is a breeze to whip up using blueberries of any kind and ingredients from a local health food store.
Blueberry Smoothie Mask Recipe
1 T. spirulina algae
1 t. blueberries, puréed
1/4 cup aloe vera gel
4 drops of lavender essential oil
Gel from 2 capsules of chamomile extract
Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl. Wash face. Steam face over basin of boiling water to open pores. Apply Blueberry Smoothie Mask to entire face and leave on for 20 minutes. Remove with warm face cloth and rinse with cool water to close pores. Apply facial moisturizer. For external use only; do not ingest.
For a full body treatment, visit cliffhousemaine.com for details on their do-it-yourself Blueberry & Brown Sugar Scrub.