The Brightening Remedy is a blend of anti-inflammatory, astringent, and cell renewing all in one. This treatment will clean, rejuvenate and soften the skin for optimal glow and radiance. Brightening Remedy can help with tone, hyperpigmentation and overall clarity of the skin.
This is an active exfoliating mask due to its formulation and is not recommended to those who experience more sensitive skin constitutions.
Julia Advice + Insight:
Many of the ingredients in the Brightening Remedy has been an intramural part of my skin care routine for years, especially as I worked on scarring and discoloration due to acne. I created this treatment with issues like scarring, discoloration and hyperpigmentation in mind. Regular, consistent use of the Brightening Remedy can help improve and even out the over all tone and texture of the skin.
The preparing this treatment, have fun and mix it up! I enjoy mixing this mask with honey, apple cider vinegar, witch hazel, hydrosols, floral waters, yogurt or aloe vera to amplify the properties of the mask.
Sandalwood powder is thought to soothe inflammatory skin conditions and calm irritated skin. In Ayurvedic texts it is known to relieve the pitta dosha, meaning it’s cooling and astringent properties can help treat and calm any active acne or breakout. Sandalwood powder is thought to even out skin tone.
Honey has so many beautiful topical benefits. Containing natural antimicrobial, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, honey powder when used to treat the skin aids in self repair and rejuvenation.
Orange Peel is jammed packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C which helps amplify the skin's healthy and natural glow. Orange Peel can help soften the skin and brighten the skin’s overall tone, minimizing any scarring, pigmentation or sun damage concerns. Rich in phytochemical nutrients such as vitamins A, B, and C, potassium, copper, choline, calcium, phosphorus, folate, and magnesium.
Use once a week for best results.
Can be used as an exfoliant and treatment mask all in one.
Measure out about 1 teaspoon of Brightening Remedy and mix with 2 teaspoons of your preferred liquid. About a 1:2 ratio.
Mix until you have a paste, like the consistency of yogurt.
Apply to skin. Leave on for about 10 minutes.
Do not let the mask dry completely on the skin.
When ready to remove, dampen your hands and slowly start to work the mask in circular motions on the skin.
Gently remove the remaining mask with tepid water or washcloth.
Follow with your favorite hydrosol and moisturizing treatment.