As an eco-blogger one of the most common questions I am asked is how to make home made face masks? Trust me, it takes zero effort and most of the products are already available at home, so you don’t really have to make too much efforts to make those masks except ensure that the ingredients are available at your home!
In this post on how to make home made face masks, I may recommend the usage of some essential oils that you could buy as they also would serve many other purposes than just being used in a diffuser.
How to make make home made face masks
The good thing about home made masks is that you know what is going in it and you can make these masks according to your skin type. These masks will also help to keep your skin soft and supple and maybe you may just switch over to making home made masks and stop going to the salon.
Here are some my favorite recipes that will help you learn about how to make home made face masks.
Moisturizing Avocado face mask
Avocado is skin elixir especially in the winters for its ultra hydrating moisturising capabilities. Peel an avocado, mash it , add a drizzle of honey and a drop of lavender essential oil. Apply to face and neck and let it stay for 30 minutes and wash it off with warm water. If you very dry skin, use a moisturising serum. I would recommend the Rejuvenating Serum from Daughter Earth because it keep my skin highly moisturised for hours together and the best part is that it is suitable for all skin types.
If you have sensitive or acne prone skin, add a pinch of turmeric and one drop of tea tree oil to combat the excess oil secretion and keep the acne at bay.
Honey and banana face mask
A refreshing and hydrating face mask. All that you need to do is mash a banana and add a drizzle of honey to it. Add a drop of lavender essential oil if your skin is very sensitive along with two drops Marula carrier oil by Juicy Chemistry.
Apply on the face and neck and let it stay for 5 minutes before you wash off with warm water. You’ll notice visibly moisturized skin. Honey and banana face mask will make your skin soft and radiant. A great solution if you have less time for makeovers and parties.
Moisturizing orange face mask
Peel fresh oranges and in the blender add the peels to make it into a coarse scrub. Add 1/4th tsp of brown sugar to this, two drops of rosehip oil and a few drops of lavender water. Mix this well and scrub your face and neck gently for 5 minutes. Leave it on for another 0 minutes and wipe off with a warm washcloth. You not only get rid of the dead skin but also get an added radiance thanks to the fresh citrusy oranges. If you have very dry skin follow up with a moisturizer.
Yogurt and multani mitti
Yogurt with its probiotic properties not just helps to clean the gut, when used in skin care, it helps to refine pores and plump your skin. Take a spoonful of fullers earth and mix with yogurt. Apply a thick layer on face and neck and let it completely dry. You can also add a few drops of honey to it. Honey keeps skin looking fresh, young and plump. Wash off with warm water.
Cinnamon, Honey, Brown Sugar and Nutmeg
If you thought these were just spices and sugar, let me tell you they work as a brilliant scrub for your skin. Packed with natural These are the natural anti-oxidants that remove dead cells from the facial skin gently. Take about 2 -3 pinches of each spice powder and mix with honey. Add any carrier oil of you want. Apply a very think layer on your face and skin and scrub gently for not more than a minute. It may tingle for a minute or two, but if its lasts longer cleanse your face immediately. If it doesn’t let the pack stay on for 5 minutes and wash off with warm water.
Well, these are some of the best homemade face mask ideas. Try any one of these and let us know about your experience in the comments section below!