Home face masks

For each type of skin – there are individual recipes for masks. Home masks can have a moisturizing, emollient, nutritious, and cleansing effect. With a competent approach, natural masks can be more effective than those sold in stores. Moreover, any woman can afford to improve her skin with the help of masks.

Masks for dry skin

Mask from avocado

Avocado and honey are good nutrients. Most of all, they are suitable for dry and mature skin. Avocado should be used when it is fresh and ripe.

Mix half an avocado with honey, in a ceramic or glass bowl, so that a uniform creamy mass is obtained. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse the mask with a soft sponge and cool water.

Mask of milk

Mix 0.5 tsp. dry milk, honey and aloe vera gel and 1 drop of any essential oil. Mix all of the ingredients into a homogeneous mass. Apply to the face, leave it to dry (about 15 minutes), and rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizer.

Mask-scrub with brown sugar

Brown sugar excellently exfoliates dead cells and is suitable for all skin types. Initially, brown sugar and honey were good for treating weather-beaten lips. Then these components were used in the composition of anti-aging masks.

1 tbsp. brown sugar and 1 tsp. olive or coconut oil. Components should not be mixed in a container, but in your own palm so that the mass turns out to be pasty. Apply to the face and gently massage the mixture on the skin. Massage the face for 1 minute. Then rinse with warm water, with a soft sponge and apply a moisturizer.

Mask for combination skin

Mask of rose petals

Take 6 fresh rose petals, 2 tbsp. rose water, 1 tbsp. yogurt, and 1 tbsp. honey.

Soak the petals in the rose water, chop them and add the remaining ingredients. Apply on the face and rinse after 10 minutes.

Mask for sensitive skin

Mask from yogurt

This mask is effective for sensitive skin. Especially after sunbathing, as yogurt has a calming effect.

You will need: 1 glass of natural yogurt and 0.5 cup oatmeal. Mix and apply to the skin for 15 minutes. Remove the mask from your face with a sponge soaked in warm water.

Attention! Natural ingredients are contraindicated for those allergic to these ingredients. Before you start making these masks, make sure that you do not have any allergies to these ingredients.

Soothing banana mask

1 ripe banana, 1 tablespoon. honey, 1 lemon or orange.

Squeeze juice out of the lemon or orange. Mix it with honey and a banana, blending it. Apply to your face and leave it for 15 minutes, rinsing with lukewarm water.

Strawberry mask

Strawberries contain salicylic acid, which fights acne and pimples. Also, strawberry soothes the skin and neutralizes irritation (in the absence of allergy to this berry).

Mix a quarter of a cup of fresh strawberries with an equal amount of sour cream or natural yogurt. Mix everything together and apply to the face for 15 minutes. Then rise with lukewarm water.

Mask of milk of magnesia

A very effective remedy for the treatment of acne. This recipe first appeared in the book “Beauty Bible”.

The recipe is extremely simple: apply a lotion of magnesia to your face. After 10-15 minutes, remove the composition from the face with a damp sponge.

Green clay for oily skin

Green clay cleanses the skin of dirt and eliminates the cause of acne.

Mix 1 tablespoon of green clay with 3 drops of essential oil of palmarose and 1 tsp. apricot oil and a little warm water. Mix the oils with water, and then add the clay so that a paste-like mass is obtained. Apply on the face and keep until dry (about 15 minutes). Remove the mask from the face with a sponge soaked in warm water.

Honey mask

Honey is suitable for all skin types. How to use it for oily and combination skin?

Mix honey with warm water, and with combination skin – with milk. If the skin is dry, you can use jojoba oil instead of water. To get rid of acne, add the green clay (2 parts of the mixture to 1 part of clay). The fatter the skin, the denser the texture of the mask. Apply on the face and after 15 minutes, wash off the mask with a damp warm sponge.

Summer Mask for combination skin

Has a drying effect and treats inflammation.

1 egg white, 0.5 cups fresh strawberries, 0.5 teaspoon lemon juice, 1.5 tsp. honey. Mix everything and apply on face for 10 minutes, then rinse.

Egg white mask

According to expert opinion, this mask does a great job of moisturizing and calming the skin. How do you prepare it?

In a glass or ceramic bowl, mix 2 egg whites and 2 tbsp of natural yoghurt (not aromatized). Apply the mass onto your face. In 15 minutes, wash it off with warm water and slightly wipe your skin with a towel.

Oatmeal flower rejuvenating mask

This mask not only rejuvenates but also purifies the skin.

You will need: 1 tbsp of oatmeal flower, 1 tbsp of natural yoghurt, and 0.5 tsp of honey.

Warm up the honey and add it into the flower and yoghurt. Apply the mass onto your face and wash it off with warm water 10 minutes later. Wipe your face with a towel and apply the moisturizing cream.

Exfoliating rejuvenation mask

At the base of the recipe is pumpkin. This vegetable is rich in antioxidants and natural exfoliating acids. Pumpkin cosmetics are widely used in beauty salons.

0.5 of a cup of grated fresh pumpkin and 2 raw eggs. Fillers based on skin type: 2 tsp of almond milk (combined skin), 1 tsp of honey (dry skin), and 2 tsp of cranberry sauce, or apple sauce (oily skin).

Mix all the ingredients into a paste consistency. Apply the components onto your face in 20 minutes. Wash it off with water at room temperature and apply the moisturizing cream.

Honey and yoghurt mask

A simple rejuvenating mask for the face that suits sensitive skin. This mask also calms the skin after sunbathing and reduces irritation.

You will need 1 tbsp of natural yoghurt warmed to room temperature and 1 tbsp of liquid honey. If you have oily skin, add into the components a bit of lime juice.

Combine all the ingredients into a homogenous mass and apply this onto your face for 15 minutes. Wash it off with warm water.

Whitening Mask

An old Indian recipe that women have long since used for whitening their freckles and pigmentation areas.

You will need: a little bit of natural yoghurt and 1 tbsp of turmeric. Mix the ingredients and apply them onto your face for 10 minutes. Wash it off with cool water.

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