Extreme Makeover Dermatology Expert, Dr. Ava Shamban will be cooking up some amazing AT HOME remedies using all natural ingredients that you can find at the grocery store! She will concoct these recipes using fresh berries, avocados, oatmeal and other pantry staples, all in a blender or using other household items.
Whether its adult acne, problems with the skin during pregnancy, menopause, trauma and more, Dr. Ava's book will show you a complete method to have the most beautiful and shiny skin at ANY AGE.
For Adult Acne:Sweet Pineapple Scrub1/3 cup pineapple1 teaspoon lemon juice2 tablespoons cornmeal
In a blender, puree pineapple and lemon juice. Mix puree with cornmeal in a glass bowl. Gently massage the mixture onto your clean face for a few minutes, and then rinse off with warm water.
For Menopause/Sensitive Skin:Chamomile Mist¼ cup chamomile water2 tablespoons rose water
Combine ingredients in a bottle. Shake well. Mist your face after cleansing or if your skin feels dehydrated during the day.
For Dry Skin:Baking Soda Cleanser1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon honey1/3 cup milk
Mix all ingredients in a small glass bowl. Dampen your face and dip gauze into the cleanser. Gently wipe your face and rinse off with warm water.
For Pregnancy Acne:Milk Mask2 tablespoons powered milk¼ cup yogurt½ teaspoon honey
Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl until well blended. Apply to your face, neck, or chest. Leave on for fifteen minutes. Rinse off with room temperature water.
For Dry Cuticles:Dry Cuticle Mask1 teaspoon almond oil½ teaspoon honey¼ avocado
Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl. Massage the mixture onto your cuticles. Leave on for twenty minutes and than rinse off with warm water. Apply hand cream.
Dr. Ava Shamban's book, Heal Your Skin, is available on Amazon and in bookstores nationwide.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times