This simple facial mask is a winning trilogy for your skin. Spirulina offers natural, anti-bacterial properties and is antioxidant-rich, which helps keeps pores irritant/clog-free and lessens the effects of sun damage and fine lines. Ripe banana enriches and hydrates your skin, while lemon juice brightens.
1/2 tsp spirulina powder
1 mashed ripe banana
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
Directions: Whisk all ingredients together gently, then apply to clean face (avoiding eyes) and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse well with warm water. Pat dry with soft, absorbent towel.
Courtesy of RealSimple magazine, April 2014 edition.