BY: Lively Staff

February 21, 2017

Beautify and Restore: A 3-Minute Moisturizing Face Mask

As the drying winter months slowly come to an end, your skin could surely use a pick-me-up. One of the easiest and most effective ways to repair the winter damage is using a moisturizing face mask that will give you the glowing boost you love, just in time for spring. 

A great way to protect delicate facial skin is to treat it with moisturizing ingredients containing hyaluronic acid.  Research has shown hyaluronic acid wards off dryness by increasing moisture in the skin. In fact, a microscopic skin surface analysis showed increased skin smoothness in (1).  Hyaluronic acid is readily available in many foods, including root vegetables, leafy greens, and soy products. Vital Proteins Collagen Beauty Greens offers 80mg of hyaluronic acid that can support healthy skin and maintain moisture.

The windy and frigid weather conditions can wreak havoc on delicate skin, but relief is just three minutes away!  With an easy combination of Vital Proteins Collagen Beauty Greens, coconut oil, and lavender essential oil, your skin will look and feel like new.  Try our simple Moisturizing Face Mask and get a head start on a healthy glow:

Recipe for this Moisturizing Face Mask:

1 scoop Vital Proteins Collagen Beauty Greens

1 tbsp coconut oil

5 drops of lavender essential oil

Mix coconut oil and essential oil together in a bowl. Slowly add in beauty greens until completely dissolved.  Apply the mixture to your face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water and pat dry.

So, how do these three elements work together to renew and refresh your skin?  

Coconut oil is able to absorb into your skin on a deeper level than the average product due to its low molecular weight and the way it bonds with proteins (2).  The vitamin-E contained in coconut oil is essential for healthy skin growth, repair of wear & tear on the skin, keeping skin smooth and protecting against cracking and prevents premature aging as a result of antioxidant properties (3).

Vital Proteins Collagen Beauty Greens is a nourishing natural elixir for glowing skin and beauty.  Made with non-GMO Marine Collagen Peptides, combined with healthy organic greens rich in Vitamin A, the Collagen Beauty Greens offer 80mg of hyaluronic acid, which absorb into the skin to moisturize.

Lavender essential oil is one of the most versatile essential oils for skin-supporting properties including moisturizing and restoring smoothness.  Lavender is a natural ingredient that aids in combatting acne due to its antiseptic properties that fight bacteria.  


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