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Kiwi and Papaya Face Mask

Posted by: kim
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Cuisine

Other

Time

< 15 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

0

Courses etc.

Beauty and Remedies

You will need

IngredientAdd
1 kiwi fruit, peeled More products
juice of 1 lime

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1/2 papaya

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2 sachets vegetable gelatine More products

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Method

  • Mash the kiwi fruit into a bowl, this can be done by pushing through a sieve, blending or old fashioned elbow grease with a fork.
  • Add the lime juice to the kiwi mixture.
  • Scoop the seeds from the papaya, and mash the flesh.
  • Try mashing on a chopping board using a fork before pressing through a sieve.
  • Place into a separate bowl and mix with the vegetable gelatine using a fork.
  • Put the bowl with the papaya mixture over a saucepan of boiling water and stir constantly until it forms a consistency similar to wallpaper-paste.
  • Take off immediately and continue to stir.
  • Add the kiwi fruit juice slowly, bit by bit, stirring all the time.
  • Leave to cool.
  • USE: When cool or lukewarm and apply the gel to face, avoiding the eye area. Leave for 10 minutes to 1 hour. Wash off with warm water.
  • STORAGE: Most effective when used as soon as possible but will Keep in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.

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