Egg, Kelp, and Mayonnaise Facial


Egg Mayo Mask

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Paint your face with raw egg yolk, concentrating on wrinkles and lines. While the egg is drying, make a paste of 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, ½ teaspoon fuller’s earth, and ½ teaspoon powdered kelp. Apply this over the egg yolk and rinse off after 10 minutes.


2001 Old Farmer's Almanac

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