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Enhance your beauty with honey

The expert, planner and stylist, Hilda Gabriela Hernandez, offer teens and their parents the perfect honey-based beauty regime.

 

FIRESTONE, Colo., - As the Director of the Miss Quinceañera Pageant, Hernandez shares some of her best-kept beauty pageant treatments using one of nature's best humectants: honey.

 

Honey-vanilla body scrub

Makes 1 application

 

Ingredients:

1 cup honey

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon strawberry extract

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons baby oil

 

Preparation:

In a mixing bowl, combine honey, sugar, baby oil, strawberry and vanilla extracts until all ingredients are well blended. Apply to the desired area and massage onto skin for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

 

Honey and avocado moisturizing mask

Makes 1 application

 

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon honey

1 avocado

 

Preparation:

Remove the skin and pit of the avocado. Then mash the avocado fruit in the mixing bowl and stir in the honey. Continue mashing until the honey is blended well into the avocado mash. Apply the mixture to your skin and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse the mixture off with warm water. (SOURCE: National Honey Board)

 

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