Jennifer Charm is an aesthetician who my daughter and I have been going to for years. I asked her what inexpensive home item can be used for facials. Specifically an exfoliant for me and an acne treatment for Paris. She recommended baking soda for me and honey for Paris. I just added a few drops of water to the baking soda in my palm and applied it in circular motions. (FYI, Its the same baking soda I brush my teeth with occasionally so its already in my bathroom cabinet) Honey is a humectant and therefore attracts moisture and relieves redness so I’m going to do it as well since mature skin in Los Angeles could always use moisture-Oy vey!. Organic honey is advised but whatever you have will be beneficial. The downside is it’s messy. You can use it several times a week, 10 minutes a day and you will notice softer clearer skin- as long as you’re not allergic to honey.

Egg white is also good for acne; apply and let it dry. Olive oil is a great make-up remover. I have a little plastic recycled cream container in my bathroom drawer that i keep olive oil in. As an Italian Im sure that doesn’t surprise you…. 😉

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