Face mask is an important skin care routine which can be added to beauty plan. It is easy to prepare i.e can be done in less than 30 minutes or can be left overnight if the need be. Going for natural and homemade face mask is safe and more effective, no product build-up. It cleanses, exfoliates, removes dirt, unclogs pores and nourishes the skin.
Face Mask to Clear Blackheads
1 Egg white
2 tsp. lemon juice
HOW TO USE: Gently separate egg white in a clean bowl, add 2 tsp. of lemon juice and mix thoroughly. Apply the mixture on your face with the aid of cotton pad, leave for about 10 minutes and wash off with warm water then follow by cold water to close the pores. Finally apply moisturizing cream on your face. This can be done twice a week for effective result.
BENEFITS: Egg white contains protein, healthy vitamins and minerals that can keep face clear of dirt.
Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, it also has antibacterial and antifungal properties that can help clear blackhead and acne.
Face Mask for Brighten Skin
2 tbsp. of milk
HOW TO USE: Get a fresh ripe tomato; divide it into 2 equal halves, coat 1 half tomato with milk and apply gently all over the face in a circular motion. Wash after 15 minutes.
OR; Extract the juice of 1ripe tomato and mix with 2 tbsp. of milk, then apply as a lotion on your face.
BENEFIT: Tomato contains lycopene which correct cellular damage and skin inflammation. This can help soothe sunburn and brighten dull skin.
Raw milk contains lactic acid, calcium, B- vitamins and antioxidant properties that exfoliate and gives glowing skin.
Face Mask for Clear Skin
1 tsp. of lemon juice
2 tsp. honey
HOW TO USE: Mix 1 tsp. of lemon juice and 2 tsp. of pure organic honey, apply the mixture on your face and allow it saturate for about 10-15 minutes depending on how sensitive your skin is. Wash off using warm water.
BENEFIT: Honey is a natural antioxidant, it can attract and retain moisture therefore keeps face moisturize and reduce excess oil on the face. Naturally lemon juice is rich in vitamin C. Mixture of honey and lemon keeps your face radiant and clear skin because they are rich in antifungal and antibacterial properties.
Face Mask for Glowing Skin
2 tsp lemon juice
HOW TO USE: Mix 2 tbsp. of yogurt and 2 tsp. of lemon juice, apply the mixture on your face gently using make up brush or finger tips, leave it on for 20 minutes, and then rise with warm water and towel dry.
BENEFIT: Yogurt contain organic compound called lactic acid which help with fine lines and wrinkle to give youthful skin. Yogurt can also clear up dead skin cells. And lemon juice with it vitamins C richness gives a clear smooth skin.
Face Mask for Tighten and Firm Skin
2 tsp. coffee powder
2 tsp. honey
HOW TO USE: Get 2 tsp. of coffee powder and 2 tsp. of pure honey mix together to form a paste, and apply on face in a circular motion. Can be rinse off after 20 minutes.
BENEFIT: Coffee powder has a nice texture that helps exfoliate the skin and honey is known for its antioxidant properties.
Face Mask for Anti Ageing
1 tsp. egg white
2 tbsp. of aloe vera
HOW TO USE: Get fresh aloe vera and scoop 2ml of the gel, mix with egg white and apply on your face. You can leave overnight to acquire desired result.
BENEFIT: Aloe vera is suitable for all skin type. Is loaded with vitamin A and C. can revive skin damage.
Mask Face to Clear up Acne
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tbsp. honey
HOW TO USE: Make a paste with 1 tsp. of cinnamon powder and 2 tbsp. of organic honey. Apply the paste to cover up the acne and rinse with lukewarm water after 20 minutes.
BENEFIT: Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory property and with anti-microbial properties of honey can clear up acne.
Face Mask for Healthy Skin
¼ tbsp. turmeric powder
1 tbsp. coconut oil
HOW TO USE: Mix ¼ tbsp. turmeric powder with 1 tbsp. coconut oil. Apply the paste all over the face, leave for 20 minutes before washing face completely.
BENEFIT: Coconut oil contain vitamin E that keeps skin healthy and youthful. Turmeric can brighten skin leaving skin feeling pampered.
Precautions to take When Applying Face Mask
- Clean off any dirt or make up from face before applying any facial mask.
- Always test new product before applying on your face.
- Apply gently with finger, cotton pad, or facial brush.
- Less is more and better, don’t overcrowd your face, it should be light.
- Leave the eye area when applying face mask
- Stick to the appropriate time, don’t allow it stay too long unless otherwise.
- Always rinse with lukewarm water, this help to open pores.