IMAGE: NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, DIVISION OF TOURISM, FILM, AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
How’s this for a spa-worthy toast? The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina, has crafted the perfect brew in honor of North Carolina Beer Month. Try this beer facial recipe at home, courtesy of The Umstead Spa Director Carolyn Doe. Your skin will drink in its benefits: The yeast in beer helps your skin’s pH balance and targets the bacteria that trigger breakouts.
North Carolina Beer Facial
For oily skin: 2 tablespoons of egg whites
For dry skin: 2 tablespoons of egg yolks and a vitamin E capsule
2 tablespoons of your favorite North Carolina Beer
Whisk together and apply to the skin with a cotton ball.
Allow to dry for about 20 minutes.
Apply a wet warm towel to loosen the mask.
Rinse well until the entire mask is removed.
Caution: If you are allergic to any ingredients noted in this recipe, please omit.