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How to do Your Own Elmer’s Glue Face Mask

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There are different things that you want to do in order to get the smooth and clear skin that other women seem to have. Will you be shocked to know that one of their beauty secrets is using an Elmer’s Glue face mask? It seems that this has garnered a lot of attention lately.

Kids have always played with Elmer’s glue. How many times have you placed the glue on your fingers and even your whole hand? You would wait for it to dry before peeling it off. The best part is that you can see the markings of your hands or your fingers when you remove the glue. It can have the same effect when you place it on your face.

A lot of people who have tried an Elmer’s glue face mask have said that they like using this face mask for many reasons:

  • It is inexpensive – Even though people would like to find ways to improve their appearance, they know that they cannot always achieve the type of look that they want because they lack the funds to do it. Using Elmer’s glue as a face mask is considerably cheaper than other face masks online, or from specialty stores.
  • It works in removing blackheads – For people who have always had problems with blackheads, this glue can get rid of the blackheads immediately. The best part is that you can see the blackheads being removed.
  • It is non-toxic – This is being used by kids because it is non-toxic. But, you still cannot help but wonder if it would be safe enough for your nose.

Elmer’s Glue face mask process to follow:

  1. Start by placing the glue in a clean container.
  2. You can use an old makeup brush in applying the glue on your face.
  3. Once you are sure that you have applied it all over, you can start waiting.
  4. The wait time can last between 5 – 15 minutes.
  5. You may have to remove the mask earlier if your face starts to itch.
  6. If your face does not start reacting to the glue, you can wait until the glue becomes transparent.
  7. Scrunch up your nose to see if the edges will start to remove.
  8. Peel off the mask and look at what Elmer’s glue has pulled from your face.

There are some mixed reviews about how effective this face mask is. There are some people who swear by it, and they say that they will do it again. There are also some people who say that they will try it again, but only if they would put it on their noses. They do not want to risk placing the glue near the eyes as this can be problematic.

Some people may find it funny to do, while others see no problem with doing this whenever they need to. If you have sensitive skin, you may want to avoid this face mask. You can do further research about an Elmer’s Glue face mask, so that you can be sure of what you are getting into.

Valerie Stitt lives in New York as a professional freelance writer, blogger, and content marketer. Follow Valerie on her health blog, Halfmile Fitness