A homemade face mask is not only affordable, but it can be fun to make! Using a face mask may look silly, but the end result will be smooth skin that is beautiful and radiant. There’s no reason to purchase expensive face masks when you can easily make them at home. The best part about these is that you may already have the ingredients lying around your kitchen!
1. How to Make a Rose Mask
Great for oily skin, rosewater is a gentle astringent.
- 3 Tablespoons of rosewater (can also be found at most drug stores)
- 2 tablespoons of natural and organic yogurt
- 1 tablespoon organic honey
Start by microwaving the honey for a few seconds so that it’s pliable and easy to mix with the other ingredients. After mixing the ingredients, dip your fingers into the mixture and apply it to your face in circular motion. Leave this on your face for approximately 12 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. Pat your face dry and then apply moisturizer to finish!
2. How to Make a Banana Mask
The vitamins in bananas are known to improve complexion and smooth wrinkles when applied to your skin.
- 1/2 ripe banana
- 1 tablespoon organic honey
- 1 lemon (juiced)
After juicing the lemon, mix the ingredients in a blender. Rub mixture on your face and leave for fifteen minutes. From here rinse your face with warm water and then dry it with a clean and soft towel. Apply moisturizer when you’re done.
3. How to Make an Avocado Mask
Avocados are packed with vitamins and unsaturated fats that work well on acne-prone skin as well as sensitive or dry skin.
- 1/2 of an avocado
- 1 teaspoon organic honey
Take half of an avocado and mash until it is smooth. Put the avocado in the fridge for around 20 minutes to make it cold. Next you will mix the organic honey in with the avocado until it’s fully combined. Rub mixture on your face and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water before patting dry. Avocado is full of great oils so this mask can help give you soft and beautiful skin.
4. How to Make an Oatmeal Mask
Oatmeal is very effective at cleansing and moisturizing skin. It can also soothe sunburned skin.
- 1/4 cup ground oatmeal
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 3 teaspoons whole milk
Mix all of these together until you get a thick paste. If you find that it’s too thick you can add more milk. If you find that it’s too thin you can add some more ground oatmeal. Once finished mixing, use your fingers to gently apply it to your face. Leave this on for 15 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. This will soothe your face and clean it without causing any irritation.
5. How to Make a Peach Mask
Peaches contain natural alpha hydroxy acids which gently exfoliate the skin. They also have Vitamins A and C to strengthen and protect your skin.
- 1 small peach mashed up
- 1 egg white whipped up
- 1 teaspoon honey
Combine ingredients and then rub it on your face. Leave it on your face for about 10 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. Splash with cold water and then apply your favorite moisturizer to finish. This mask smells great and will cleanse your skin with all of the antioxidants that are inside of the peach. It’s best to use a fresh, organic peach.
General face mask tips
- Wash face with a gentle cleanser prior to applying a face mask.
- Avoid getting mask in eyes. If you do, rinse with warm water.
- Whenever possible, use fresh, organic ingredients for best results.
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