2 tablespoons honey
Have two small bowls handy, one for the honey and the other filled with water as hot as you can bear. Wrap hair in a towel to keep it off your face (which should be clean), and dip your fingers first into the warm water, then into the honey. Spread the honey over your face and throat with an upward movement, patting it in well. Avoid eye, nose and mouth areas. Leave on for five to 10 minutes, rinse off with lukewarm water and blot skin dry. Leaves a complexion soft and glowing.
1 egg yolk
Juice of half a fresh lemon
Blend the egg yolk and lemon juice thoroughly in a basin. Smooth this thin paste over your face and throat and relax with your feet up for 15 to 20 minutes while it gradually thickens. It won’t really dry, but after the prescribed time, rinse it off with warm water, pat skin dry and smooth on a moisturizer.
Grate the cucumber coarsely and squeeze to remove the juice. Pour this into a small basin, add the powdered milk and a little egg white, and beat all together until blended. Apply over face and throat and leave for 15 minutes or until dry. Rinse off with cool water and moisturize your skin. The sulphur and silicon-rich cucumber juice combined with the calcium in powdered milk, and the tautening qualities of egg white, make this a very versatile mask for nourishing and toning the skin. If your complexion is inclined to be somewhere between normal and dry, leave out the egg white and apply only cucumber juice mixed with powdered milk; a wonderfully cooling face pack.