Face mask is a great way to keep your skin glowing, but it can be really expensive and out of your budget. You can just forget spending time and money at your local spa. The secret to perfect skin care is hidden nowhere else, but in your kitchen! We will present you some simple and easy homemade face mask recipes that will make your skin fresh, clean and moisturized.
To prepare your skin before any face mask, we recommend you to pour boiling hot water in a bowl and stand above it letting the steam open your pores.
Turmeric Face Mask
This amazing turmeric mask is definitely worth trying. It helps you to get clear skin and to remove acne as well as dark circles. To prepare this mask you need 1 tsp turmeric powder, 2 tbsp gram flower, 2 tbsp. milk and 1/2 tsp. almond oil. Mix it all together until you get homogeneous yellow compound and apply it on your face. Wash off with warm water. Splash cold water and pat dry. As a result you will get recovered, soft and moisturized skin.
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Milk Face Mask
Another way to give yourself a fancy spa facial at home is when using milk as basic ingredient. Make a mask by mixing 1/4 cup powdered milk with enough water to form a thick paste. Thoroughly coat your face with the mixture, let dry completely, then rinse with warm water. Your face will feel fresh and rejuvenated.
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Egg Face Mask
For a little pampering, head to the refrigerator and grab an egg. If you have dry skin that needs moisturizing, separate the egg and beat the yolk. Oily skin takes the egg white, to which a bit of lemon or honey can be added. For normal skin, use the entire egg. Apply the beaten egg, relax and wait 30 minutes, then rinse. You’ll love your new fresh face.
Cucumber Face Mask
All you need is 1/2 cucumber and 1 tbsp. yogurt. To make this mask, peel the cucumber. Next, make a puree using both the cucumber and the yogurt. Apply to your face and leave on for 15 minutes. Wash with cold water. Your face will look refreshed and hydrated.
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Banana Face Mask
Banana moisturizes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer. Mash up a medium-sized ripe banana into a smooth paste, then apply it to your face and neck. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes, then rinse it off with cold water. Another popular mask recipe consists of 1/4 cup plain yogurt, 2 tbsp. honey, and 1 medium banana. Mix it all together and apply it to your face and neck as mentioned before. Results are astonishing.
Coffee Face Mask
The coffee facial mask is a classic for injecting life into a dull, tired complexion. The mask will wake your face up, same as the cup of coffee that wakes you up in the morning. It’s actually an ideal mask for all skin types – with a few add-ins depending on your skin concerns.
You need 1/2 cup of ground organic coffee beans, 1/2 cup of cocoa powder, 1 cup of unsweetened whole milk, 1 tbsp. of lemon juice and 1 tbsp. of honey. In a bowl mix the ingredients until they create a paste. Apply to skin and let dry (up to 20 minutes). Wash off and store any extras in the fridge for up to 3 days.
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Cacao Face Mask
The mix of raw cacao, coconut oil and honey is just so soothing, it feels amazing on your skin and when you wash it off your skin is just so soft and happy. Plus the mask smells divine and it also tastes amazing! Ingredients needed for making this mask are: 1 tbsp. of raw cacao powder, 1 tsp. of raw honey and 1 tsp. of coconut oil.
Simply mix all the ingredients together in a bowl before applying it to your face. Leave the mask on for about 15-20 minutes, then wash it. You will be amazed of the results.
Yogurt Face Mask
To cleanse your skin and tighten the pores, put some plain yogurt on your face and let it sit for about 20 minutes. For a revitalizing facial mask, mix 1 tsp. plain yogurt with the juice from 1/4 slice of orange, some of the orange pulp, and 1 tsp. aloe. Leave the mixture on your face for at least five minutes before rinsing it off. The end result will be baby soft and glowing skin.
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Mayonnaise Face Mask
Why waste money on expensive creams when you can treat yourself to a soothing homemade facial mask with whole-egg mayonnaise from your own fridge? Gently spread the mayonnaise over your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Then wipe it off and rinse with cool water. Your face will feel clean and smooth. We all know that mayonnaise is far away from healthy food, but when it comes to your beauty, it’s definitely worth having it at home.
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Mustard Face Mask
Pat your face with mild yellow mustard for a bracing facial that will soothe and stimulate your skin. Try it on a small test area first to make sure it won’t irritate. If your skin accepts this bacteria killer, then you must try it immediately.
Vinegar Face Mask
You can also create a homemade facial mask by mixing 1/4 cup cider vinegar with 1/4 cup water. Gently apply the solution to your face and let it dry. Then clean it with water.
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Lemon Face Mask
Create a facial mask that both exfoliates and moisturizes your skin by mixing the juice from 1 lemon with 1/4 cup olive oil or sweet almond oil. Although you will feel uncomfortable at the beginning (because of the lemon), don’t give up on it. You will feel great at the end, having beautiful, smooth and fresh skin.
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Olive Oil Face Mask
The ingredients this mask is made of are really good for your complexion. it is suitable for all skin types. The ingredients are neither too drying nor too greasy. Put 1 tsp. of extra-virgin olive oil in a bowl. Add 1/2 tsp. of honey and 1 tsp. of baking soda as well. Mix the ingredients well to form a thin paste. If you want a thicker paste, add more baking soda. The results are incredibly glowing, soft and fresh skin you’ve ever wanted to have.
Have you ever tried one of the above mentioned masks? Share with us your experience in the comments section below.