Homemade Biore Strips

Barefoot Blonde
Being 39 weeks pregnant and having not been feeling too good, I asked Olivia to model one of my FAVORITE beauty DIY’s !! This is a recipe on how to make your own Biore strips that you can use just on your nose, like you would a Biore strip, or you can do it to your whole face which is what I like to do and is what I had Olivia do in the photos! (And yes it is sickening how amazing her skin is without any make up!!) But this little concoction will leave your skin as smooth as ever and you’ll feel amazing.

So here is the recipe and directions…

1. Mix 1 TBSP Knox Unflavored Gelatin (make sure you get unflavored!!) with 1 1/2 – 2 TBSP of milk (totally preference! I have done both and prefer to do 1 1/2 Tbsp.) in a plastic cup or something you can throw away after.

2. Microwave concoction for 10-15 seconds and apply to face immediately (it hardens quick!)

*I mix and apply mine with the thick wooden little ice cream spoons from Wal-Mart – or you can use popsicle stick or whatever you have laying around :) and if you don’t have a microwave or something you can always heat up the milk in a pot beforehand and then add it to the gelatin.

3. Wait til the mixture on your face has dried completely and then peel off!

*Word to the wise – if you have peach fuzz it may pull on it! And hurt haha. So avoid those areas like around your ear and hair line and what not if you don’t want to experience that.

And that is it! Just two ingredients and your face will feel like a million bucks after no joke! It seriously makes it feel so smooth and flawless and your make up will go on like a DREAM the next day! Hope you guys all like it!! xoxo

Photography by Amanda from Jessica Janae Photography

PS I originally got the idea from this blog, here!BFB

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151 Responses to “Homemade Biore Strips”

  1. Mira June 11, 2014 at 6:06 am Permalink

    Wow awesome diy. I can’t wait to try it :D

    xx Mira


    • amber June 11, 2014 at 9:07 am Permalink

      Yeah totally try it, you will love!

  2. Dalas June 11, 2014 at 6:46 am Permalink

    Also, a quick note from experience, be careful not to get any of the mixture on your brows as I once had a dreadful accident when I accidentally got some on my right brow and lost a couple key hairs :( other than that I love this DIY!!!

    • amber June 11, 2014 at 9:07 am Permalink

      Oh yikes.. Yours must have been really strong!! Mine tugs on peach fuzz but does pull any out! Good to know though, avoid the brows haha :)

  3. Andrea June 11, 2014 at 12:35 pm Permalink

    Amazing DIY.Thank you for sharing.

    • amber June 11, 2014 at 5:59 pm Permalink

      Of course! Glad you like! xx

  4. Rachel @ Blonde with a Chanse June 11, 2014 at 1:04 pm Permalink

    Wow this is such an awesome idea! I have been having some skin issues lately, so hopefully this will help. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that your baby boy comes soon. I remember waiting in the end was super hard! Good luck :)


    • amber June 11, 2014 at 5:58 pm Permalink

      Oh yeah definitely try it out then! I have been having skin issues too, especially with my stupid sun spots and I feel like this has helped! And ah yes please keep those fingers crossed haha :)

  5. Ash June 11, 2014 at 1:06 pm Permalink

    This is interesting! I am definitely going to try this!!!

    Xo Ash
    Sincerely Miss Ash

    • amber June 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm Permalink

      Yeah try it out!! Your skin will feel amazing!

      • Zeleeha July 23, 2015 at 7:56 pm Permalink

        Can’t wait to try it☺️

  6. Adri June 11, 2014 at 1:33 pm Permalink

    First totally thought I got the wrong blog with seeing someone else’s face! But love this easy and cheap DIY! Going to give this a whirl tonight!
    xo Adri

    • amber June 11, 2014 at 5:56 pm Permalink

      Haha I wondered if some people would be confused!! But yes totally try it its honestly amazing!!

  7. Michelle j June 11, 2014 at 2:59 pm Permalink

    Shes a cutie!!! Im gonna have to try this recipe it looks awesome! Im sorry those last weeks are rough. Just take it easy. I went two weeks over w my first then ended up c- section. Youll have him in your arms soon enough. I pray everything goes good in your delivery! Good luck gorgeous. Hugs from mapleton. Not to far from you;)

    • amber June 11, 2014 at 5:14 pm Permalink

      Aw thanks Michelle! Yeah the last weeks are pretty dang rough! Thanks for your sweet words, means so much!! xx

  8. Fashion Snag June 11, 2014 at 6:33 pm Permalink

    Great idea!


  9. Haley Valerie June 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm Permalink

    Great DIY!


  10. Haley Valerie June 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm Permalink

    I love this DIY!


  11. Cherilyn June 11, 2014 at 9:08 pm Permalink

    This question is unrelated to this post which this is great post by the way, I’m going to try this on my face! :-) I was wondering, in your post, Life Lately via iPhone, there is a picture of you wearing sunglasses, it’s the Sunday Somewhere picture and you have on a purplish lipstick, which one is that?? I love it!!

  12. Melody June 11, 2014 at 9:27 pm Permalink

    Random question.. but can you use coconut or almond milk?
    & hope all is well with your pregnancy! best wishes! x

  13. Hannah Krueger June 12, 2014 at 5:41 am Permalink

    What type of milk? Is almond milk okay? (:

  14. Christina Storm June 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm Permalink

    Love this!! I need to try!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  15. natalie June 12, 2014 at 2:36 pm Permalink

    I’ve tried this before and loved the results. But it was extremely hard to pull off and came off in tiny pieces..someplaces i couldn’t even get it off so i gave up and had to wash it off. In other places it actually pulled off a little of my top layer of skin.

    Do you know what would cause that to happen? maybe more milk would help or something. I just saw yours came off in one piece so and tips would be helpful!


    • Nicole June 17, 2014 at 8:10 pm Permalink

      This same thing happened to me! It took me about 15-20 minutes to peel it off and I am still finding chunks on my skin. More info would be helpful!

    • Ann May 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm Permalink

      Did you use skim milk?? That happened to me the first few times I tried this. So I bought a mini bottle of 2% milk to see how that worked. It made ALL the difference!!! :)

    • Jessie June 4, 2015 at 4:22 am Permalink

      I believe thickness of application may be key here. When it’s thin in random various places, it will prevent full face peeling. I didn’t use a wooden spoon to apply. At first I tried a plastic butter knife but I couldn’t achieve a consistent thickness so I went straight to the fingers. Before it dries, any thin parts just add a bit more. Hope that helps

  16. Megan Schaltegger June 12, 2014 at 5:12 pm Permalink

    Obsessed with biore strips! Even if my skin was looking good before, I always feel 10x healthier after. And generally my nose doesn’t have break outs or blemishes, but my chin does so this is perfect.


  17. Katie Matthews June 13, 2014 at 12:16 pm Permalink

    What an awesome idea! I’ll definitely be trying this out at home, before my holiday next week!

    Thanks lovely,


  18. Christina June 15, 2014 at 3:20 am Permalink

    What about oily skin? Will this cause more oil? I desperately need SOMETHING for my face because it is loaded with acne scars and blackheads but I can’t find anything that works! I will try this one, fingers crossed! Thank you for sharing! And you are gorgeous! Love the baby bump photo :)

  19. Therese June 17, 2014 at 4:34 pm Permalink

    15 seconds in my microwave left this mixture VERY HOT!!! All the stress about it hardening super fast left me blowing on it once and then applying it to my face, ended up burning my cheek a little bit. Be careful, it hardens quickly, but not that fast! Other than that slight hiccup, I loved this DIY and it worked great!

  20. Allie June 17, 2014 at 5:39 pm Permalink

    Is it sopposed to smell like stinky cheese? I have it on right now and it seems to work. Thank you for posting this!

  21. Nicole June 17, 2014 at 8:05 pm Permalink

    I tried this stuff and it did not work out at all. I made it and followed the rules exactly. It hardened and I was super excited about it, but it wouldn’t come off. It took me over 15 minutes to peel this off and my skin feels exactly the same. I am even still finding pieces of it here and there and I am very disappointed with this.

    • Jackie October 6, 2014 at 2:13 am Permalink

      I found it easier to pile on thick layers. Apply one layer then keep on layering it so it looks like a gel. If you make it thick enough it comes off very easily in one piece. It only breaks into pieces if you apply a very thin layer.

  22. Courtney June 18, 2014 at 4:29 pm Permalink

    My skin feels amazing!!! Thank you so much for this wonderful diy!!!

  23. Allyson June 25, 2014 at 9:52 pm Permalink

    Do you have a vegetarian friendly option instead of the gelatin? I love the idea!

    • Karlah July 17, 2014 at 2:20 am Permalink

      Agar is vegetarian gelatin. It’s made from seaweed. You can get it from health food stores.

  24. Kate June 27, 2014 at 12:17 pm Permalink

    I love ready about HOMEMADE products. I for sure going to try this. And I’m also going to put the recipe on one of my Cards and put it in my Avon Brochure, when I hand them out to clients and let them know where I got it. I love giving them little Health an Beauty suggestion.
    So Thank you!
    Avon Lady/ Cosmetolgist

  25. Kate June 27, 2014 at 12:21 pm Permalink

    I love reading about HOMEMADE products. Im for sure going to try this. And I’m also going to put the recipe on one of my Cards and put it in my Avon Brochure, when I hand them out to clients and let them know where I got it. I love giving them little Health an Beauty suggestion.
    So Thank you!
    Avon Lady/ Cosmetolgist

  26. Marcela June 30, 2014 at 9:37 pm Permalink

    I saw at petitielefant.com and have tried it a few times and love it! A tip is that if you get it on your hair/eyebrows, just wash it off with water! Also, avoid the under eye area since it’s super sensitive!

  27. Jessica July 1, 2014 at 8:29 am Permalink

    She looks so happy…I did this last night and I’ve never felt so much pain in my entire life lol I usually have a high pain tolerance, but not on my face apparently…lol!

  28. samra manzoor July 1, 2014 at 4:32 pm Permalink

    can u please tell me something to use instead of gelatin

    • Jessie June 4, 2015 at 4:26 am Permalink

      Egg whites! Beat 1-2 egg whites, brush over nose, apply a section of toilet paper a crossed nose, then brush another on. Wait for it to dry, then slowly peel away. You can see the dirt and blackheads just like a strip

  29. Samantha July 2, 2014 at 1:31 am Permalink

    How often can I use this? Like once a week or once a month?
    I did try it and my skin feels amazing!!!

  30. Faby July 12, 2014 at 7:28 pm Permalink

    Waiting for it to dry now. We shall see shortly :). Thanks!

  31. Brooke July 14, 2014 at 1:28 am Permalink

    I use Elmer’s glue. Works fantastic. I’m not sure how my version compares to yours. :)

    • Maggie July 11, 2015 at 5:34 am Permalink

      I assume that glue will be worse for your skin considering its strength and harshness. Good idea though! Maybe do a cleansing facial after?

  32. Ana July 14, 2014 at 3:48 am Permalink

    I love this! I always try different DIY beauty tricks, just to see what works best for my skin (and doesn’t cost an arm and a leg!). This one makes my skin feel soft and look lovely! Definitely keep in mind that it pulls on peach fuzz… I didn’t think about that the first time I tried it and contemplated just leaving the mixture on until it came off on its own because it hurt to pull on it haha.
    Highly recommend, even to those who aren’t big on DIY. :)

  33. eva July 26, 2014 at 5:06 am Permalink

    This is a real popular one but seriously, it hurt me like hell! No joke. Very discomforting. But no pain no gain I guess???

    • Rebecca July 20, 2015 at 1:04 am Permalink

      if you have tried biore extra strength strips; the pain is the same. Beauty hurts! Maybe on more sensitive areas use water to aid in removal. Also try 2 tbsp of milk instead of 1/2 to make it less strong

  34. Hallie July 31, 2014 at 10:02 pm Permalink

    Do you use both milk and gelatin ?

  35. Cristi August 2, 2014 at 5:38 am Permalink

    OMG!!!!! I just now did this and my face is sooooo soft. I was so excited that a) I actually had the ingredients in my kitchen and b) it was so simple, that I ran to my kitchento do this without first reading through the comments. A few seconds into it I started reading the comments, I started to panic. I had gotten a good amount onto my eyebrows, I have sensitive skin so the pain I thought I was about to endure had me panicked, and I hadn’t spread it evenly bc I was afraid of it hardening, that I spread it quickly.
    A few tips from my experience:
    It won’t harden THAT fast. Mix it a little and blow into it before applying to reduce the heat, mine was warm. Apply in sort of globs, not too thin and not too thick, this will help it come off in one piece. Avoid eyebrows and under eyes. Some hairs were pulled!! Dont be afraid once it dries, it’s kind of a scary feeling but it’s not so bad. I made faces to loosen it just a little bit in a small area so that i could grab and pull. I don’t know it that reduces effectiveness, but I wasn’t ready to pull my face of (as I read in a previous comment). The “pain” wasn’t horrid like I expected, it honestly didn’t hurt. I did pull it off as soon as it hardened though, I wouldn’t let it sit like that for too long. I did have a few remnants on the side of my face and under my chin, which I wiped off with a cloth and warm water. My face feels soft and so far so good; my nose and chin are the worst areas of my face and they look and feel clean!

  36. Ashley August 5, 2014 at 1:44 am Permalink

    Does it have to be Knox gelatin or can it be any unflavored gelatin?

  37. Megan Simpson August 7, 2014 at 6:50 pm Permalink

    Can’t wait to try this! Always looking for great DIY beauty tricks.

  38. Nachomama August 8, 2014 at 8:11 am Permalink

    Did it! Love it. Do it.

    but one little tip….it dries hard and aint easy to get off. It was not without some pinchy ouch ouch moments. and not talkin hair removal either. Try to pull your skin or hold your face taught (just like for waxing) and move in little bursts. i’ll experiment with thinner formula or using less next time. could be a technique problem.

    still, worth it!

  39. Lina August 13, 2014 at 2:05 am Permalink

    Hi! It sounds amazing this DIY but I have a doubt, what douse it mean “TBSP”???
    Thanks for the recipe ((;

    • Megan August 20, 2014 at 2:18 pm Permalink

      It’s a tablespoon. Tbsp is short for tablespoon. :)

  40. Anna August 13, 2014 at 2:20 am Permalink

    Saw this on Pintrest and was really excited to try this mask. My excitement quickly faded as I began to peel off the mask. I don’t know what went wrong or if my skin is too young (age 18) or something but it HURT like CRAZY to pull off. I had so much pain that I got all hot and my eyes started tearing up. It was an absolutely terrible experience. Even though the mask was so strongly attached to my skin, it only got rid off a couple of blackheads on the end of my nose. I followed the instructions as directed but NEVER AGAIN will I do this mask.

  41. evelinne August 14, 2014 at 7:31 am Permalink

    I am actually trying it while I am typing this. I found this on Pinterest and I always have problems with having a lot of dead skin on my face even if I do not use foundation or concealer (and I might add – I don’t use them because I have problems with the dead skin). So when i found this tutorial I said to myself that if this works I am saved. What I can say right now is that it does have a bad odor. Maybe its just me, but the concoction smells really bad, once it started drying on my face, the odor went away. Its starting to feel cool on my face because of the gelatin drying but it kinda feels like the minty lip glosses out there (the ones supposedly making your lips bigger). … I took the mask off and My skin feels really soft. I like this mask!!! the mask peels easily off your face if you put it on thicker and not put it on really thin. I noticed that in some areas I put a thinner layer and it dried like a really thin crust on my face and it was harder to peel, but most of my face had the layer really thick, I pulled the mask right off. Awesome mask, will try it again!

  42. Courtney August 23, 2014 at 1:13 am Permalink

    This looks so simple and fun! Is it okay to use Almond Milk for the milk portion?

    • Jaz August 26, 2014 at 3:43 am Permalink

      I used coconut milk and it worked fine

      • Amber January 2, 2015 at 3:18 am Permalink

        Thank God! Because I used reg cow’s milk and GAG!! Smells straight up like poop! No joke. Port-a-pot on a hot summer day!

  43. Jaz August 26, 2014 at 3:42 am Permalink

    Just wanted to inform everyone that I did do this with Coconut milk, it works and smells like coconut cream

  44. alexis August 26, 2014 at 2:42 pm Permalink

    I tried this today and it works great! Can’t wait to do it again. Great tips, thanks!

  45. amy August 30, 2014 at 4:38 am Permalink

    Ack! No one mentioned the HORRIBLE smell! Or a caution that mixture is HOT when directly out of the microwave! Be careful!

    • amy August 30, 2014 at 4:40 am Permalink

      Oh! Read some more comments and there is one mentioning the smell (so bad!). May try next time with coconut milk, like some have suggested :)

  46. Nami Natural September 3, 2014 at 9:13 pm Permalink

    What an awesome idea!

  47. Quynn October 5, 2014 at 2:31 pm Permalink

    wherr do I buy this gelatin mix?

  48. Nakesha October 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm Permalink

    Wonderful idea!!!!

  49. Sara November 8, 2014 at 4:56 am Permalink

    I too tried this and it started out all right, my mixture smelled horrible but dried nicely it peeled off in peices and hurt like hell, but i wax on occasion so it didn’t surprise me… what did surprise me is the horrible horrible hives like rash that i got all over the sides of my face that showed up about 3 days after i tried this :(

    • trisha February 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm Permalink

      Maybe you have an allergy/sensitivity to milk

  50. Gita November 9, 2014 at 9:03 pm Permalink

    Oh I will definitely try this out.


  51. Amylou November 15, 2014 at 11:08 pm Permalink

    Pulling from the forehead down might help it not pull on you peach fuzz or at least not hurt as much since that’s the way those hairs grow.

  52. Tess November 17, 2014 at 11:30 pm Permalink

    How often do you recommend doing it??

  53. melissa November 20, 2014 at 6:01 am Permalink

    I tried this tonight and used regular whole milk. Heated it for 15 seconds in the microwave and then added the gelatin. Lathered it up really thick. It took a bit to dry–probably 20 minutes. It didn’t peel off all in one piece; the thicker layer came off altogether and the thin layers I had to get off with a wash cloth. It didn’t get rid of my blackheads but it made my skin very very soft. The smell wasn’t bad at all. It didn’t smell great but it wasn’t as strong as some of the others described. I would recommend this mask for someone looking to get baby soft skin.

  54. Tiara B November 21, 2014 at 5:58 am Permalink

    Now,..I don’t know if this has been asked already but: could you add ingredients such as honey for clarity, orange juice for tonic or would that ruin the concoction?

  55. michele November 22, 2014 at 4:49 pm Permalink

    What can u use instead of milk? I don’t have any and I don t drink it. Thx!

  56. Martina November 24, 2014 at 4:09 am Permalink

    Thank you so much for this! It didn’t get rid of a lot of blackheads, but it got rid of some and left my skin very soft. Such a great DIY!

  57. Em November 24, 2014 at 9:05 am Permalink

    Do you know if it would be possible to replace milk with something else? (Milk breaks me out.)

  58. alicia December 4, 2014 at 1:52 am Permalink

    The only tip i give is to add an essential oil. i personally don’t like the smell at all (resembles baby puke to me lol) other than that i love this mask!

    • Lynn December 27, 2014 at 7:28 pm Permalink

      Add a little Lavendar oil to it. The Lavendar is good for your skin also.

  59. Kayl December 11, 2014 at 8:04 am Permalink

    Hi! I have tried this once before and it WASSSS FABULOUS! The only downside though was it smelled icky. Is there a way for it to not smell like bad decisions?

  60. Reena December 11, 2014 at 12:32 pm Permalink

    From where I can find gelatine in Melbourne ?.?

    • Brittani January 6, 2015 at 7:27 pm Permalink

      You can find it at most grocery stores by the baking supplies (flour, etc)

  61. Niamh December 16, 2014 at 11:15 am Permalink

    I have been looking at the biore strips for a while now. I log love love their warming blackhead scrub but i just wanted something hopefully a quick fick to the blackheads on my nose, I will defiantly be trying this out and saving myself some money!! XX

  62. Lynn December 27, 2014 at 5:13 pm Permalink

    Love your site

  63. Amber Dub January 2, 2015 at 3:25 am Permalink

    This was so easy and super cheap! But. OH. MY. WORD!! You guys! The smell! Ill admit that my sense of smell is like that of a blood hound! But whooooooaaaa momma! POOP! It smelled like poop! Raw sewage. No lie! Other than that, I loved the end result. Even took off some of my mustache (lol)! Super soft skin. But will definitely try coconut milk next time.

    • Brittani January 6, 2015 at 7:01 pm Permalink

      I thought the same thing, the odor is very bad. I laughed when I saw your comment because I always tell people I have the nose of a hound dog! lol

    • trisha February 11, 2015 at 7:57 pm Permalink

      I’d love to hear how the coconut milk turns out!

  64. Sherry January 4, 2015 at 4:46 pm Permalink

    Can I make this in large portion and storage in a jar?

    • April January 5, 2015 at 3:38 pm Permalink

      I wouldn’t because it hardens will quick and might not work well if reheated. I’m not sure how many times you can reheat gelatin and have it harden again.

  65. April January 5, 2015 at 3:35 pm Permalink

    I am trying this right now. It feels nasty and smells kind of gross but I’m hoping it works.

  66. oddi January 6, 2015 at 3:30 am Permalink

    I’m doing this right now

  67. Brittani January 6, 2015 at 6:59 pm Permalink

    I used the exact recipe and was wondering if you are supposed to used the entire mixture. I threw half of it away. Also does the gelatin have a funny odor to it?

  68. Jessie January 29, 2015 at 12:06 am Permalink

    I liked this recipe but i had a little bit of a hard time removering it. any suggestions for next time?

  69. Liz February 5, 2015 at 4:37 am Permalink

    I found this on Pinterest and really want to try it. My main goal is remove blackheads on my nose. I’ve used Biore strips before, but don’t feel like that work very well. Hopefully this does. Thanks!

  70. Luna February 8, 2015 at 2:03 pm Permalink

    Can I use soymilk instead of regular milk?

  71. anissa February 11, 2015 at 5:11 am Permalink

    This does make my
    skin feel amazing!
    Thank you ♥

  72. trisha February 11, 2015 at 7:55 pm Permalink

    I am allergic to regular milk. Has anyone tried out with an alternative?

  73. Shannon Whelan February 11, 2015 at 10:40 pm Permalink

    Just tried it, wow! What an ingenious idea that really does work. How do people come up with these things?!! Thanks for the tip.

  74. KrisWagen February 15, 2015 at 12:41 am Permalink

    I am totally gonna try this! I have blackhead on my nose that bug me. I clean, clean, clean and they dont go away. I have been doing something a lil different lately that has helped but want to try this. Thanks.

  75. Natalie February 17, 2015 at 4:36 am Permalink

    If you have very stubborn black heads like I do I suggest putting a warm wet towel on the for 10 minutes before this.

  76. lola February 22, 2015 at 7:45 pm Permalink

    Great DIY. I did use a regular cup and a regular spoon to apply and it was fine and washed out easy.

  77. Evelyn February 23, 2015 at 1:57 pm Permalink

    Can’t wait to try it!

  78. alaina February 26, 2015 at 2:08 am Permalink

    It definitely worked! But it kinda hurt. My best friend and I needed some wine to finish the job… but it worked! Thanks for the pin!

  79. Tia February 26, 2015 at 5:48 am Permalink

    it smells so bad. Can’t you use water? Seriously smelled like dog vomit and I almost lost my cookies. On a side note it really does work and my problem nose area has been cured

  80. Jillian Peluso March 17, 2015 at 12:26 am Permalink

    Hello, sorry to bother you but I was wondering what if you do not have uncented jello just the flavored ones? Is it safe to use?

  81. Linda Wedge March 18, 2015 at 5:26 pm Permalink

    This causes broken capillaries. I feel bad for everyone who read this post. I bet you suggest lemon juice and baking soda, too, huh? Unsafe blogger, unsafe practices.

  82. Christina March 19, 2015 at 10:47 pm Permalink

    I’m sorry but this was a terrible experience. Once the mixture set, peeling it off was torture. Imagine peeling duct tape off every inch of your face. Now it’s red and irritated. Unless your skin is made out of leather, DO NOT USE THIS !

  83. Meghan March 21, 2015 at 3:53 am Permalink

    To prep for this I always veg for a few minutes with a hot washcloth/towel to open up my pores and make this more effective. Never forget to follow this up with a good cleansing and rinse with COLD water to tighten your pores back up!!

  84. Stella March 21, 2015 at 4:10 am Permalink

    Must you use milk?

  85. tabitha March 21, 2015 at 5:18 am Permalink

    Question.. if you don’t have milk but have heavy whip cream can u use that? If not can u use anything else them milk?

  86. Ingrid March 28, 2015 at 4:00 am Permalink

    Just tried it and it worked great! You have to apply it a little thick but not too thick or else it will never dry. :) Great substitute for pore strips, my skin does feel smoother now.

  87. Annie April 4, 2015 at 3:37 am Permalink

    It hurt so much taking it off! I had to apply water to get it off. My face turned all red when taking it off it was like a bandaid but worse ! Why?

  88. Angie April 6, 2015 at 1:37 am Permalink

    is it possible to reuse any extra?

  89. Lisa Savelli April 9, 2015 at 1:18 am Permalink

    Trying this tn can’t wait till blog about it!!

  90. Haley Kammeyer April 9, 2015 at 4:48 am Permalink

    Omg! the smell is the worst thing in the world! but really could notice it pulling stuff out of my skin! thanks so much and love the cost friendly products!!

  91. Lilly April 14, 2015 at 1:03 am Permalink

    i tried this and I could not even put it on my face! The smell was awful! Worse than puke! Kinda disappointed, but oh well.

  92. Carmen April 21, 2015 at 10:23 pm Permalink

    will this take out blackheads?

  93. Madi May 2, 2015 at 11:58 am Permalink

    how often can I do this? Is this something I can do daily?

  94. Kensie May 4, 2015 at 6:33 pm Permalink

    It doesn’t seem to be working for me.
    I’ve followed the instructions and it seemed to get rid of dead skin cells but none of the blackheads.
    Can you help me out?

  95. Fuchsia May 15, 2015 at 1:23 am Permalink

    thank you!!

  96. Amanda May 25, 2015 at 2:01 am Permalink

    Oh my gosh, I must be tired because I just did this and used water instead of milk!! Lol, but I think it still worked the same. The area under my chin is burning but the rest of my face is fine. I wouldn’t say it’s amazing or a brand new face but it does look better. I just hope I don’t wake up all irritated tomorrow morning!

  97. Ana María Pedraza June 11, 2015 at 10:42 pm Permalink

    your page is awesome, I love all your posts

    Ana from Colombia

  98. samra June 12, 2015 at 12:29 pm Permalink

    what does it mean knox gelatin please what can i replase it for please i need a quick answer pleeeeeeeeeease
    if you can helpme with recepice for my dry face

    • krissy June 15, 2015 at 2:31 am Permalink

      any brand of gelatin works, I used plain ole gelatin packets, store brand.

  99. Millie June 14, 2015 at 4:11 pm Permalink

    I tried this face mask this morning and it worked great! At one point I almost ripped out my eyebrow but I figured out you can use make up remover to get little bits out of your eyebrows or hairline if you don’t want to peel it off and risk tearing out your hair. Thanks for this DIY I’ll definitely use it again!

  100. Krissy June 15, 2015 at 2:29 am Permalink

    Loved it! But you missed a few disclaimers, such as this smells awful and it is super hot (at least mine was) after it comes out of the microwave… I had to wait about as long as I microwaved it before putting on my face.

  101. TheBiboSez June 17, 2015 at 12:38 pm Permalink

    I bet one could make some interesting Halloween zombie effects by leaving the mask on as a base for other makeup etc. A lot less harsh than spirit gum and appliances, and so forth.

  102. Brandon June 27, 2015 at 5:36 pm Permalink

    Does this take blackheads away to? I can’t stand having blackheads.

  103. Tristenlee03 July 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm Permalink

    Do gelatin leaves work

  104. Siri July 19, 2015 at 1:32 am Permalink

    Thnx for the tip….can wait to try it ,but I have a very sensitive skin and also dark tone will this work for me

  105. Carolann July 27, 2015 at 3:27 pm Permalink

    When I have done this in the past the mask really sticks to my face and causes a lot of pain when pulling it off. After heating the mixture up I add some vegetable glycerin or aloe vera (or both) and it helps it come off easier.

  106. brenda July 28, 2015 at 5:49 am Permalink

    If i have some peach fuzz on my cheek will it hurt if i pull of the mask.

  107. Aunda July 31, 2015 at 9:39 pm Permalink

    Thank you for the great tips, I plan to try them today.


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