For those of us who don’t have the time to escape to a health resort for relaxation, these homemade face masks are a prodigious solution for giving skin a helping hand.
Even better, they are all made from natural and totally harmless ingredients … In fact, you can eat most of them!
Making your own homemade face masks is relatively simple. Why pay for a store-bought face treatments, when you can use natural and simple fixings found around the house to make masks that cost pennies?
Cocoa Daydream Hydrating Homemade Face Mask
Avocado is very hydrating, cocoa is pore-refining and a prodigious antioxidant, and honey is calming and sterile, so this natural face mask is a perfect combination of products that can help hydrate and nourish your skin. Puree 1 quarter of avocado, stirring in 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon honey. Spread on to clean face for 10 minutes. Remove with warm water, tone and moisturise.
Straw-hat Strawberry Homemade Face Mask
This mask is prodigious for all skin types and will certainly exfoliate and improve your skin over time. Strawberries are great for revivifying, purifying pores and are a natural antioxidant. Lemon rejuvenates, whitens and acts as a natural antibacterial. Honey is antibacterial and nourishing as well, whereas Greek yogurt contains lactic acid that will help soften dead skin and naturally exfoliate.
Blend 3 strawberries and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, add 1 container of individual size Greek yogurt and 2 tablespoons of honey, then blend all together. Spread on to clean skin, leave on for 10 minutes and remove with warm cloth. Your skin will feel soft, nourished and glowing.
Refreshing Matcha Homemade Face Mask
This invigorating face mask is a wonderful way to wake up the skin. This mask can be done before an important event, as it gets your skin looking glowing and healthy in no time. It can be as simple as stirring Matcha with water to make a last minute, on-the-go, natural face mask. If you’re at home, feel free to play around and add in all the ingredients listed further, or even some manuka honey. Combine one teaspoon of Matcha and one teaspoon of chlorella in a small bowl, then add just enough water or aloe vera gel to create a paste. Apply a thin layer to the face and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Rinse off and pat dry. Your skin will thank you.
Soothing and nourishing Honey Homemade Face Mask
Honey has natural anti-bacterial properties and it makes a wonderful base for acne-fighting face masks. Nutritional yeast is also a prodigious bad skin combatant, as it’s rich in B-vitamins that help rebalance the skin. This mask is nutritious, and healing and can efficiently help with breakouts and redness.
Brew 1 cup of chamomile tea with two tea bags and let it cool totally. Stirring together one tablespoon of Manuka or raw honey and one teaspoon of nutritional yeast, add just enough chamomile tea to make a paste that is still dense enough to spread on your face. Apply a thin layer and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse off and pat dry. Your skin will feel nourished and refreshed.
Organic Banana Homemade Face Mask
Your skin will have a wonderful glow and radiance after doing this amazing face mask. This formula is appropriate for all skin types. Puree one half of a banana. Blend in a tablespoon of orange juice and a tablespoon of honey. Dons’ t it sound like a smoothie? Apply to the face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and then condition. This face mask will revive and gently exfoliate your skin, making it look more fresh and young.
The Oatmeal Homemade Face Mask
Complete with protein and whole grains, this breakfast-themed face mask is used to correct and calm oily skin. Combine one egg white, a tablespoon of honey, and a tablespoon of olive oil, add finely milled oatmeal to create a paste. Apply to the face for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and then moisurise.
Honey & Papaya Lightening Homemade Face Mask
This mask is especially suitable for those who have hyper-pigmentation, sun spots, and patchy skin discolouration. Blend together two tablespoons of honey and half a cup ripe papaya. Smear on the face consistently for 15-20 minutes. Rinse and pat dry. Your skin will look nourished, glowing and refreshed.
Honey & Citrus Homemade Face Mask
This honey-and-orange-based face mask is a fast solution to give your face a natural boost radiance. Mix three tablespoons of orange juice with one tablespoon of honey. Apply this face pack to the face and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse and enjoy glowing and beautiful skin.
Papaya Homemade Face Mask
More healthy-looking skin (and why wouldn’t you be?) if you’re searching for a happier, then try this wonderful natural papaya mask. The enzymes in the papaya are a natural exfoliator, so they go to work sloughing off dead skin cells, whereas the honey and egg white bind the mask together and nourish the skin. Combine:
- 1/2 cup papaya
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 whipped egg white
New Favorite Yogurt Homemade Face Mask
For sensitive-skin types that experience soreness, yogurt is the best base for a face mask: It’s rich in probiotics and has a soothing and calming effect on the skin. Flavanols calm irritation, whereas honey helps firm the skin and hydrate. Combine:
- 1 tablespoon yogurt
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon cocoa powder