While going to the salon or spa for a facial is a nice luxury, it is slightly pricey. Thankfully, there is no need to spend extravagantly to make your skin glow, shrink your pores, or reduce inflammation or oiliness. You can accomplish the same outcomes as a professional facial by combining and applying some items from your pantry.
With the following DIY face mask recipes, you will find treatment for oily and irritated skin as well as cosmetic approaches to enhance your complexion without irritating your sensitive skin. However, follow the recipes exactly and use fresh ingredients.
1. Glamorous Pumpkin
Pumpkin is a nutrient-dense food containing antioxidants and vitamins A, C, and E. This recipe can help you reduce the appearance of fine lines, dark spots, and wrinkles while softening your skin. For this recipe, you will need:
- 1 organic egg yolk
- 1 teaspoon raw honey
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons oatmeal
- 2 tablespoons organic, raw pumpkin puree
You will need to thoroughly mix the ingredients before applying them to the face and under the eyes. Leave the mixture on for 15 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water.
2. Honey-Coconut Cleanse
Coconut oil provides deep hydration for the skin, and honey offers a collection of antioxidants to cleanse the face. The honey-coconut cleanse recipe also calls for lavender oil, which, aside from being soothing to smell, helps soothe sensitive and irritated skin. For this recipe, you will need:
- 1 ripe avocado
- 2 drops lavender oil
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon honey.
You will mix the ingredients thoroughly. Once mixed, apply the formula to your face using a brush. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing it off.
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3. Egg and Lemon Pore Reduction
While there is no way to close your pores, lemon and egg have astringent properties, which can tighten the skin, making pores less noticeable. This particular face mask recipe also calls for honey to moisturize the face, allowing for supple feeling skin. For this mask, you will need:
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 egg white
- Lemon juice
As usual, you will need to mix all ingredients before applying them to the face. After mixing the recipe, apply it to the face, avoiding the eyes.
4. Yogurt Hydrating Mask
Do you deal with dry, itchy skin? Using the combination of ingredients in this recipe, you will give your face a hydrating and replenishing bath. The olive oil and avocado will nourish your skin cells, while the honey and yogurt soften those dry areas. For this recipe, you will need:
- 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 avocado
Mix all the ingredients and apply the mask. Wait a minimum of 10 minutes before rinsing with water.
5. Avocado-Cucumber Tango
For people with oily skin, finding the right face masks and skin treatments is a challenge. Thankfully, avocado can help adjust oil production and reduce inflammation, and cucumber helps moisturize while reducing acne and breakouts because it is a rich source of vitamin C. For this mask, you will need:
- Mixed cucumber
- Half an avocado
Combine the ingredients into a paste. Apply to the skin, let rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse.
You do not have to spend money to look beautiful. The above recipes and corresponding ingredients can likely all be found in your pantry. Do you know of any other homemade face mask recipes? Leave a comment.