Using a gentle facial mask weekly can help remove dirt, dead skin and pollutants commonly found in the air and water. Learning how to take care of skin at an early age creates healthy hygiene habit that last a lifetime. For a child's facial mask, it is important to choose organic ingredients that will add nutrients and nourish the skin and forgo harsh chemicals and pesticides.
Peel and pit the avocado. Put it into the blender.
Peel the banana and it and the remaining fruits to the blender.
Blend the fruit until pureed. It will be a thick consistency.
Scrape the pureed fruit into a bowl and stir in the yogurt. Yogurt has lactic acid, which helps soothe irritation and soften the skin.
Wash the child's face using a mild soap or cleanser. Pat the skin dry with a towel.
Apply the mask to the child's face and throat, while avoiding the eye area.
Keep the mask on for 20 minutes, then help the child rinse it off using cool water.
Tips and Warnings
- Choose fruit that are fully ripe for best results. Refrigerate and use mask within six hours. Discard any unused portion.
- Never use ingredients that a child is allergic to. Discontinue use and consult the child's physician if any irritation occurs.
Things You'll Need
- Yogurt, plain