Blueberries are a surprisingly smooth solution to soothing dry winter skin.
Ogunquit, Maine (PRWEB) February 11, 2013
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.
The Cliff House Resort & Spa, located on 70 oceanfront acres in southern Maine, offers premier guest services, fine dining, a Condé Nast-rated spa and conference facilities. Owned and operated by the Weare Family since 1872, the resort has been welcoming guests for more than 140 years. More information can be found at cliffhousemaine.com, on Facebook or by calling (207) 361-1000. Media inquiries should be directed to Jessica Gilman at Vreeland Marketing & Design: jgilman(at)vreeland(dot)com or (207) 846-3714.