Designing your own face mask recipes from the comfort of your own home can be fun and save you the expense this summer. You can make your own face masks with a range of ingredients from your kitchen and garden.
Make sure you know what skin type you have so you know what facial mask recipe to whip up. This will ensure you are giving yourself the best facial to suit your skin! To help you understand what skin type you are you can take a quick 5 minute online skin analysis test on the website at the bottom of this page. Remember in winter your skin is usually drier and in summer your skin is usually more oily from the humidity.
Choose a facial mask recipe below that will suit your skin and skin type!
Best Face Mask for Dry Skin
Hydrating & Soothing Facial Mask - A perfect mask to make in the winter months that will decrease irritation and sooth and give comfort to dry skin. The skin will be left feeling nourished and hydrated. Mix one tablespoon of warm honey and in a bowl with one egg yolk and one tablespoon of olive oil, blend until a thick cream texture. Apply the face mask all over your face, neck and decolletage. Relax and lie down with cucumbers on your eyes and let the mask work its magic for ten minutes and rinse off with warm water.
Home Made Face Mask for Acne
Healing Green Mask (Breakouts & Scarring) - This face mask recipe will suit acne prone skin, oily skin, whiteheads and blackhead prone skin. This mask will repair and rejuvenate the skin. Brew a very strong cup of green tea and leave it to cool for 15 minutes. Mix 1 teaspoon from the tea with 4 tablespoons of Aloe Vera Oil and two drops of rose essential oil in a bowl. If the mixture seems too thick increase the amount of Aloe Vera Oil. Cleans and scrub your skin and put the facial mask mixture onto the skin make sure you don't get the eye area. Relax and let the mask sit on the skin for 20 minutes. Wash the mask off with warm water.
Natural Anti-Aging Face Mask
Fruity Peach Tightening Facial Mask - This face mask recipe is great for aging, loose, damaged skin that needs a boost. As this mask is designed to lift, tighten and give the skin a boost leaving the skin feeling soft, radiant and healthy. Blend one peach, one egg white and half a cup of full fat yogurt in the blender. Apply the facial mask to the skin once you have cleansed and exfoliated, keep the mask on for 20 minutes and rinse off with tepid to warm water.
Combination Skin Home Remedy
Berrie Beautiful Mask - The skin will be protected from free radicals with antioxidant properties. The skin will also come alive with a rich supply of vitamins from the berries. The skin will feel balanced, soft and moisturized. Beat three tbsp of any type of berry (blackberry, blueberry, black current, strawberry etc.) and half a cup of full fat yogurt in a blender until it creates a smooth thick mixture. Apply evenly to the face in a soft motion being careful not to touch the eye area. Keep on for twenty minutes and wash off with warm water.
DIY Face Mask for Oily Skin
Balancing Vegetable Facial Mask - Suitable for skin with too much oil in the skin. This facial mask recipe will balance the oil leaving the skin feeling new, cleansed, refreshed and radiant. Mix half a peeled cucumber, a red apple, 1 big egg white, one teaspoon of lime and lemon juice and teaspoon of mint. Mix in two drops of essential lime oil. Put the mask on your skin after you have cleansed and exfoliated make sure you stay away from the eyes and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Making homemade facial mask recipes can be fun and save a lot of money. There are so many different homemade facial mask that are easy to make and can be very beneficial on the skin. It is important to always cleanse and scrub the skin before applying any facial mask as this will ensure the ingredients are penetrated deeply into the skin. Make sure you use a moisturizer after the mask to finish off hydrating the skin and protect the skin from the environment.
The homemade facial masks recipes usually stay on the skin for about 15 minutes. This will ensure you get the full benefits of the ingredients in the mask. Be sure to grab some soothing cucumber and chill out while you relax and let the facial mask recipes work their magic on the skin.
Food for Healthy Skin
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