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Robin's Budget Beauty Recipes

"Feeling great at any age is a passion of mine," says Robin. To feel and look young, it helps to know a few secrets. Robin shares her special recipes for making at-home beauty products that will keep your skin glowing.

 

Facial Scrub

  • 1 cup of oatmeal
  • 1 cup of almonds
  • 1/2 cup of honey

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth. Scrub on face. Remove with a washcloth and then rinse with cold water.

This scrub can be applied every day.

Body Scrub

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons of avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite liquid soap
  • Juice from either 1/2 a grapefruit or 1 lemon
  • Grated lemon or lime peel
  • 1/2 cup chopped cranberries
  • 1/4 cup of rose salt
  • 2 tablespoons of an essential oil " Lavender is Robin's favorite

Mix together all ingredients in a bowl. When in the shower, rub all over from head to toes. Rinse with cold water " as cold as you can stand it.

Use once a week.

Corn Starch Facial

  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water

Mix into a paste. Moisten face and then apply paste in a circular motion. After face is completely covered, rinse with cool water.

Morning Drink

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

Robin says, "This mix is a great way to start the day. It not only cleanses the body, but boosts the metabolism."