The weather is taking its toll on your skin making it lose its shine and radiance. Every skin type faces a lot of issues this season. Breakouts, acne, pigmentation and more, you are sure to notice your skin acting up. It is important to use face masks for monsoon to let it breathe and bring back the radiance.
These face masks are super easy to make and you can make this right at home with ingredients that are readily available in your pantry. Each of the ingredients used in the face masks have their own healing properties and they will help your skin breathe and radiate. So let’s get ready to blend some face masks for monsoon.
3 Face masks for monsoon
Banana Fruit Mask
Unclog pores, remove dead cells and exfoliate your skin with this hydrating banana fruit mask. Mash together a ripe banana, juice of half a lemon and tsp of honey to make a thick pack. Add a few zests of fresh orange peel if you have an oily skin. It will help to reduce the oil from the sebaceous glands. Apply on face and neck and let it stay for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water. Banana makes your skin soft and supple and hydrate it.
Sandalwood Rose Pack
Sandalwood has been long used for acne prone skin for its soothing properties. It is one of the best ingredients for skin that is prone to breakouts. Mix together 1 tsp of sandalwood powder with pure rose water. This mask is suitable for all skin types. Apply it on the face and neck and leave it to dry. Splash some water in your face and wet the mask. Now gently scrub your skin in circular movements to let it exfoliate your skin very gently. Rinse with normal water and pat dry. If your skin feels very dry, follow up with a natural moisturizer.
Cucumber Skin Toner
Cucumber is known to tighten the skin and rejuvenate tired and dull skin. Cucumber also contains a very mild bleaching agent that can help to clean your skin tone and reduce the intensity of tanning. You can also use this mask on your hands if you see traces of tanning. Grate a cucumber and strain it to remove the juice. Mix the cucumber juice with pure rose water. Add two drops of lavender essential oil to this. Mix well and store in a spray nozzle bottle in the refrigerator. Make fresh batches of this at least twice a week. Since the cucumber juice won’t stay long it is recommended to use this within 3 days of making it. Regular use of the toner can improve complexion and reduces fine lines, pigmentation and wrinkles.
It is very important for you to take care of your skin not just in the monsoon, but all year round. These simple face masks will keep your skin hydrated and toned this season. So which one are you going to try?