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How to Make an Antioxidant Mask

What can antioxidants do for your skin?

Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and enzymes that can help prevent and repair damage to your body’s tissue. Antioxidants do this by slowing or preventing the effects of free radicals, which start oxidation. This is why it’s important to constantly replenish your supply of antioxidants to avoid damage from oxygen that can lead to cell dysfunction.

 

Benefits of this mask:

This pomegranate/orange mask is rich in antioxidants which helps to boost the immunity of the skin and prepare it for the winter weather. This mask combines strong antioxidants with heavy cream, which helps to calm down irritation, while oatmeal and olive oil help skin to heal and soothe.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. of mashed pomegranate
  • 1 tbsp. of heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. of fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 tbsp. of oatmeal
  • A few grains of turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp. of Olive Oil

 

Directions: 

Mashed pomegranate and combine with the heavy cream, oatmeal, olive oil and turmeric. Add the fresh orange juice and mix thoroughly. Apply for 15-20 minutes and remove with cotton pads and water.


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