Honey has been used as a skin beautifier since ancient Egyptian times. For dry skin types, substitute whole milk for the lemon juice.
• 1 tablespoon honey
• 2 tablespoons finely ground almonds
• 1 ⁄2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1. Mix together all ingredients until well-mixed.
2. To use: Massage gently into your face and neck and rinse well with warm water. Pat skin dry and moisturize well.
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