Midday Fix: Holiday inspired DIY face mask recipes from Leah Chavie

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Leah Chavie


Peppermint Mocha Face Mask

1 Tbs cocoa powder
1 tsp coffee grounds (or instant coffee)
2 tsp honey
2 drops of peppermint essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a glass bowl with enough water to make a thin paste. Apple to clean face with mask brush. Leave on for 15 minutes then rinse with warm water.

Egg Nog Facial

1/2 packet of oatmeal
3/4 cup of egg nog
1/2 tsp of flax seed oil
3 dashes of clove powder

Mix the ingredients together in a small mixing bowl. Apply, let sit for 10 minutes, and rinse. This facial mask tightens, hydrates, cleanses and removes dead skin in just 10 minutes.

Gingerbread Cookie Face Mask

1 tsp blackstrap molasses
1 pinch of ground ginger
1 pinch of cinnamon

Mix the ingredients together and apply to your skin, avoiding the areas around your eyes. Allow the mask to sit until it dries, then remove with a warm, damp washcloth.

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