Is that wine? Yes, that's wine! Mixing it up in here today, making a red wine body mask for some luxury indulgence.
Red wine has excellent benefits for skin, including being high in a special antioxidant called resveratrol that fight signs of aging, prevent sun damage, and promote collagen growth. This is a great way to give your skin a lift, plus pamper yourself in a new way! Many of the spas here in Napa Valley offer luxurious wine treatments, but you can easily make your own with a wide variety of pantry ingredients.
We mixed our red wine with Mineral Mud for skin clearing and nourishing benefits, but you can also mix your wine with different types of clay, arrowroot starch, yogurt, or ground oatmeal for a body mask application. Clay will be more absorbent with excess oils on skin, so add a few drops of a good, non-comedogenic body oil to your mask mixture if your skin is really dry.
You can use a ratio of about equal parts wine and your mixer, but start with a small amount of wine. You can always add more!
Apply anywhere and everywhere your skin needs a rejuvenating lift.
Leave on 15-20 minutes to let your skin (and you) drink up the benefits. Good reason to grab a bottle for the weekend!