Do you want glowing skin, that too without covering up your flaws with makeup? Does it sound unbelievable? It may seem far-fetched, but it is surely achievable. But to make this dream a reality, there is a slight catch. You must put in some serious hard work to get the required results.
So, how is it possible? Simply use homemade face masks
Why Face Masks
Glowing and healthy skin not only brings a positive impact on your personality but shows how healthy you are. Of course, to an extent, chemical-based beauty products and skin care masks might satisfy your requirements, but it is temporary. Also, in the long run, these chemical filled products will damage and harm your natural skin. Going for natural means consuming vitamin-rich food items, using natural homemade face masks and creams.
Just check out the below infographic, where you can know the list of veggies and fruits that contain the required vitamins to make your skin soft and radiant-
With natural remedies at your disposal, you can take care of your skin without spending any extra money and avoid the side effects of synthetic beauty products.
Natural Homemade Masks
1) Avocado Honey Mask
Do you know that avocados are one of the best sources of antioxidants and healthy fats which are commonly used in many skincare products? They are considered to be a skin superfood. Also oatmeal is one of the best exfoliator and lemon juice and apple cider vinegar makes one’s skin bright and reduces inflammation.
To make this face mask, you need ¼ cup of oatmeal (uncooked), ½ avocado, 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and lemon juice. Now you need to mash the avocado and add rest of the ingredients to it. Mix them well and apply the required amount on your face for a desired amount of time. Then wash your face with warm water.
This is one of the best face masks that can be integrated into your summer beauty regime either twice or thrice a week for supple skin.
2) Strawberry Face Mask
To make this face mask, you need one tablespoon of honey and 7-9 fresh strawberries. First, you must mash the strawberries. You can use a mixer or hand blender and then add honey. Make sure that you don’t use strawberries that are frozen, canned, tinned or in packed pulp form which is often found in the market.
Now apply the mixture to your face and leave it for 20-30 minutes. Then rinse it off with water (lukewarm), followed by cold water.
3) Milk And Almond Face Mask
This face mask helps you experience the wonders of almonds which brighten and tone your skin. Tested by various beauty experts, this face mask is commonly used by various celebrities and famous individuals. Plus, they are better than most of the skin care products available in the market.
To create this face mask, take 4-5 almonds (this depends on your requirements) and soak them in milk for about 12-14 hours. Then mash the almonds and create a fine paste. Before hitting the sack, apply this homemade mask to your face. After getting up, wash your face with cold water. This particular face mask is suitable for dry and oily skin and must be used 2 times a week.
4) Banana Honey Face Mask
The ingredients for this face mask consist of two tablespoons of raw honey, 1/2 a banana (ripe one)and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. This particular face mask works best for people who suffer from acne prone and oily skin. Bananas are filled with potassium and antioxidants which are used to fight acne. Honey is the perfect solution for dehydrated skin.
Now take the banana and mash it. Continue mashing it until you get a semi-liquid consistency. Add some honey and cinnamon to the mixture. Mix the ingredients and apply the paste that is formed to your face. Allow it to remain on the face for 15-20 minutes and wash it off with warm water.
5) Egg Face Mask
To make this face mask, you need 6-7 drops of almond oil and 2 eggs. First, beat the eggs till it becomes frothy. Then add the almond oil to it and mix them well. Apply this mixture to your face and allow it to remain for 15-20 minutes. Clean it with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
6) Yogurt And Strawberry Face Mask
For this face mask, you need three tablespoons of plain organic yogurt, 1/4 cup of dried rolled oats, 3-4 strawberries, and two tablespoons of honey. This is a hydrating mask, and it works wonders for the dull and dry skin.
Besides being one of the best summer snacks, strawberries are the best addition to any natural face mask. They are packed with vitamin C and is one of the best exfoliates for dry skin. Vitamin C is extremely beneficial for skin. For tips on selecting the best Vitamin C serum, check out Fix Your Skin.
First, you need to blend the oats into a powder-like consistency using a food processor. Then in a bowl, mash the strawberries using a fork and add the blended oats as well as the yogurt and honey into it. Mix the given ingredients until they form a mixture and apply it to your face for as long as possible. Then rinse it off with warm water.
Indulging in sweet-smelling and high-end brightening creams and scrubs might seem like a good idea. But you do need to realize that luxurious moisturizers can drain your wallet and medicine cabinet. Plus, the presence of dangerous chemicals can damage your skin.
So, if you want to convert your bathroom into a mini-spa gateway which leads to getting a smooth, bright skin, then head to your kitchen to create the best face masks. Not only they are easy to make but are natural and safe.