Vitamin C Antioxidant Face Mask Formulation
(with Matcha, Honey and Orange Blossom)
This is a wonderful anti-oxidant & mineral rich, detoxifying and cleansing mask. This is suitable for most skin types (except very sensitive). It’s antioxidant power make it excellent for improving the signs of aging skin.
This is a dry anhydrous mask that the consumer (or yourself!) mixes with water just before use.
There are a few benefits of creating (and selling) a dry powder based mask like this:
- As it is anhydrous it doesn’t need a preservative
- They have a long shelf life
- They are fresh and potent when you apply it (especially important when using ingredients such as L-ascorbic acid).
We hope you enjoy it!
Vitamin C powder (L-ascorbic acid) is a potent antioxidant that can improve signs of aging such as fine line and wrinkles, and age spots. It can also lighten and brighten the skin and make it firmer by improving skin elasticity.
Green clay – absorbs impurities from the skin – helps to detoxify, cleanse and purify, rejuvenate and nourish the skin due to its high mineral content.
Tapioca Starch – extracted from cassava root, it’s used for its excellent absorbency of oils and to give the product a fine and smooth feel.
Matcha Green Tea – originates from Japan. It contains very high levels of antioxidants called catechin polyphenols, enzymes, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. It detoxifies the skin, stimulates and rejuvenating skin cells.
Honey powder – attracts dirt from pores and dead skin cells from surface of the skin. Moisturises and possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Also acts as a natural cleanser by softening and smoothing the skin.
Neroli essential oil – Neroli is also known as Orange Blossom because the oil is extracted from the flowers that blossom from the Orange tree. A regenerating and healing essential oil that is excellent for mature skin and that is also an anti-depressant and aphrodisiac!
Vitamin C Antioxidant Face Mask Formula/ Recipe
|Ingredient||% in formula||Amount in grams (for 100g)|
|Vitamin C powder (L-ascorbic acid)||1%||1g|
|Neroli Essential Oil||0.5%||0.5g|
Directions: How to make
This is really simple to make! Weigh out each ingredient in turn and mix together well. Transfer into packaging of choice.
Directions: How to use
Mix approximately 2 teaspoons with enough water to make a paste. Apply with a brush or finger tips. Leave on for 5-15 minutes and rinse off.
What other ingredients can you add to face masks?
These dry powder based face masks lend themselves really well to a whole range of gorgeous ingredients such as:
- Vitamins & Minerals – Vitamin C, Pro Vitamin B5, MSM (the beauty mineral) and more
- Botanical Extracts
- Milk powders
What could you create?
How about something inspired by a yummy beverage but with a MUCH longer shelf life:
- Matcha Latte mask
- Coconut Chai mask
- Pina Colada
- Superfood Berry Smoothie
Or something with specialist ingredients like Spirulina, Activated Charcoal and raw Cacao
- Activated Charcoal Deep Cleanse Mask
- Green Goddess Superfood Mask
- Raw Cacao Antioxidant Boost