9 Perfect-for-Spring Homemade Skin Care Recipes
Now that winter is (finally) behind us, it's time to treat your skin to a few seasonal, easy-to-whip-up DIY treats
Lettuce cleansing lotionLettuce is abundant come spring and makes a perfect cleansing solution to soothe wind-burned or aggravated skin. It is packed with vitamins, sulfur, silicon and phosphorous -- all which help to naturally restore your skin's pH level and balance your complexion.
1/2 head of lettuce
4 cups of water
1/8 teaspoon of benzoin (found at the drugstore)
Directions: Put the lettuce in a saucepan and cover with the water. Place over medium heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat and simmer for one hour. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let cool completely. Strain all the solids and stir in the benzoin. Pour into a clean bottle and use the lotion to cleanse your skin in the morning or at night.
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