DIY Face Mask Recipes
There’s really nothing more soothing for your face than a mask. Masks moisturize, de-puff, promote elasticity, and relieve the look of skin sensitivities. The 15-20 minutes minutes you spend wearing a mask is the perfect opportunity to sit back and relax. If you’re looking for a little self care time, but don’t have any masks at home, take a look at these simple recipes to make your own!
This light, oily mask hydrates, tightens pores, and reduces inflammation, making your skin noticeably brighter. The almond meal exfoliates, smoothing out wrinkles to help turn back the clock.
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
5 teaspoons almond meal
1 teaspoon warmed honey
2 drops rose oil
Clear Skin Mask
If you’re bothered by persistent breakouts or dull, oily skin, this soothing mask will help brighten, clear, and reduce surface bacteria.
1 cup plain yogurt
½ cup strawberries, mashed
½ cup almond meal
Splash of raw apple cider vinegar
If you’ve been outside, battling the elements, your skin may look as worn out as you are. This wrinkle-fighting mask boosts collagen production, diminishes the appearance of wrinkles, and prevents free radical damage.
1/2 cup pureed cranberries
3 tablespoons plain yogurt
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon honey
Pineapple Enzyme Mask
If you have dull, sensitive skin, this mask- rich in fruit enzymes- will exfoliate, resurface, and stimulate your lymphatic system, restoring your glow.
¼ cup pineapple, mashed
2 tablespoons almond meal
1 teaspoon coconut milk
Does your skin need instant glow? This silky mask will give you bright, pliable, hydrated skin in no time.
1 tablespoon green tea, made fresh from loose leaves or tea bag
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons plain yogurt
1 teaspoon coconut oil
Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and mix to form a paste. For one minute, rub the paste onto your skin using the tips of your fingers in upward strokes, then leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. Mix up a fresh mask everytime you plan to use one!