Body & Soul: Fresh Strawberry Mask

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Many natural ingredients have skin-soothing properties. Fennel is good for sensitive skin, while chervil helps moisturize dry skin.

<p>A member of the rose family, strawberries are rich in salicylic acid, a common ingredient in many commercial products for acne-prone skin. This mask deep cleans skin and removes surface impurities. <em>Makes 4 ounces.</em>
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• 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, mashed<br />
• 1 tablespoon plain yogurt or sour cream</p>
<p>1. Mix together ingredients to make a smooth paste.</p>
<p>2. Spread over face and neck and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat skin dry.</p>
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<em>Janice Cox is the author of</em> Natural Beauty At Home <em>(Henry Holt and Company, New York). For more information and recipes visit her website at</em>
<a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/contributors.aspx”>www.herbcompanion.com/contributors</a>
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<strong>Body & Soul: Make Natural Cleansers at Home</strong>
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