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Lorna Jane Clarkson's 5 DIY Beauty Recipes For Flawless Skin

Raid your pantry for some serious at-home skin game.

If we’re being completely honest, the whole ‘Do It Yourself’ Pinterest movement hasn't always reaped the most picturesque, or even edible for that fact, results. You know, like that 7-layer rainbow cake you tried to make for your niece’s birthday, which came out looking more like a doughy Jackson Pollock. Sound familiar?

But there must be something behind ditching store bought, mystery-ingredient filled products and ransacking our fridges instead, right? It kinda follows the same ethos of healthy eating — no chemicals, whole foods, healthy fats, vitamins, et cetera — and since we've already spent so much time deciphering what to put in our bodies, figuring out what stuff to put on them should be no problem. And given that that’s pretty much Lorna Jane Clarkson’s, founder of her namesake activewear brand, maxim for staying healthy inside out; we had to have her mix up a few of her most effective at-home and all natural skincare recipes.

We mean, there’s also something to be said for the mere convenience of it all. Because, let’s be real, we pretty much have all these things in our pantries right now; meaning no grocery trip needed. Score one for watching Netflix in our underwear.

INGREDIENTS:

½ Lemon

3-4 Drops of Raw Honey

DIRECTIONS:

Banish those blackheads in 5... Read More

INGREDIENTS:

½ Lemon

3-4 Drops of Raw Honey


DIRECTIONS:

Banish those blackheads in 5 minutes flat, with this quick and easy skin remedy. All you need is half a lemon and 3-4 drops of raw honey. Rub the lemon on your face, emphasizing those problem areas (nose, chin, etc.). Leave the lemon and honey mixture on face for 5 minutes, and rinse with cold water. You will see results immediately as the lemon juice fades any marks/ spots and the honey helps restore moisture back to that beautiful face of yours.

BLACKHEADS BE GONE!

INGREDIENTS:

½ Lemon

3-4 Drops of Raw Honey 

DIRECTIONS:

Banish those blackheads in 5 minutes flat, with this quick and easy skin remedy. All you need is half a lemon and 3-4 drops of raw honey. Rub the lemon on your face, emphasizing those problem areas (nose, chin, etc.). Leave the lemon and honey mixture on face for 5 minutes, and rinse with cold water. You will see results immediately as the lemon juice fades any marks/ spots and the honey helps restore moisture back to that beautiful face of yours.

 


 

INGREDIENTS:

1 TBSP Raw Honey

2 TBSP Coconut Oil

1 Cup Brown Sugar

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INGREDIENTS:

1 TBSP Raw Honey

2 TBSP Coconut Oil

1 Cup Brown Sugar

½ Cup Sea Salt

2 TBSP Fresh Lemon Juice Plus

1 TBSP of Your Favorite Essential Oil


DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in bowl until it forms a paste. Apply to moist skin in a circular motion using your fingertips to help get rid of dead skin cells. Rinse off with warm water. Nourish your skin with your favorite moisturizer for super smooth, glowing skin.

BROWN SUGAR COCONUT BODY SCRUB

INGREDIENTS:

1 TBSP Raw Honey

2 TBSP Coconut Oil

1 Cup Brown Sugar

½ Cup Sea Salt

2 TBSP Fresh Lemon Juice Plus

1 TBSP of Your Favorite Essential Oil

DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in bowl until it forms a paste. Apply to moist skin in a circular motion using your fingertips to help get rid of dead skin cells. Rinse off with warm water. Nourish your skin with your favorite moisturizer for super smooth, glowing skin.

 


 

INGREDIENTS:

2 TBSP Natural Yoghurt

1 TBSP Raw Honey

2 TBSP Dry Oatmeal

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INGREDIENTS:

2 TBSP Natural Yoghurt

1 TBSP Raw Honey

2 TBSP Dry Oatmeal

1 TBSP Ground Almonds Squeeze of Lemon


DIRECTIONS:

Combine all ingredients in a bowl to form the exfoliating facial scrub. Massage gently onto face and rinse with warm water. Finish with some moisturizer.

HONEY & OAT FACIAL

INGREDIENTS:

2 TBSP Natural Yoghurt

1 TBSP Raw Honey

2 TBSP Dry Oatmeal

1 TBSP Ground Almonds Squeeze of Lemon

DIRECTIONS:

Combine all ingredients in a bowl to form the exfoliating facial scrub. Massage gently onto face and rinse with warm water. Finish with some moisturizer.

 


 

INGREDIENTS:

3 TBSP Green Clay Powder

1 Small Avocado Mashed

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INGREDIENTS:

3 TBSP Green Clay Powder

1 Small Avocado Mashed

½ Small Cucumber, Finely Grated

1 TSP Fresh Lemon Juice


DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. With clean, dry skin apply a thick layer to your face and neck, avoiding the eye and lip areas. Leave for 10-15 minutes and wipe skin clean with a damp cloth.

BALANCING AVOCADO FACE MASK

INGREDIENTS:

3 TBSP Green Clay Powder

1 Small Avocado Mashed

½ Small Cucumber, Finely Grated

1 TSP Fresh Lemon Juice

 

DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. With clean, dry skin apply a thick layer to your face and neck, avoiding the eye and lip areas. Leave for 10-15 minutes and wipe skin clean with a damp cloth.

 


 

INGREDIENTS:

1 TBSP Raw Honey

¼ Banana Mashed

1 TBSP Greek Yogurt

DIRECTIONS:

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INGREDIENTS:

1 TBSP Raw Honey

¼ Banana Mashed

1 TBSP Greek Yogurt


DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in a bowl, and apply to face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with cool water and pat dry face. That’s it. The yogurt and banana work together to exfoliate the skin, while the honey has antibacterial and moisturizing properties to give you that luminous glow.

EXFOLIATING BREAKFAST MASK

INGREDIENTS:

1 TBSP Raw Honey

¼ Banana Mashed

1 TBSP Greek Yogurt 

DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in a bowl, and apply to face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with cool water and pat dry face. That’s it. The yogurt and banana work together to exfoliate the skin, while the honey has antibacterial and moisturizing properties to give you that luminous glow.

 

 

Founder Lorna Jane Clarkson is an 'active living philosopher', founder and Creative Chief Officer at Lorna Jane. Lorna Jane inspires women to not only move their bodies every day, but nourish themselves from the inside and believe in themselves and their ability to achieve great things.

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