Forget spending time and money at your local spa, the secret to great skin is as close as your kitchen. All you have to do is step into your kitchen and raid the beauty hall it might as well be named cuz your journey to great skin is about to start. This is especially true for those days when you wan to save up some cash and DIY your face mask routine. What I love about this is that each mask is so easy to whip together, and the results are undeniably good.
If you are already a DIY addict, you can testify to the power of a good DIY face mask. But if you are new to the business, we’ve broken down four best DIY face mask for every skin type–whether you are dealing with oily or dry skin. These masks also cover some skincare issues like uneven skin tone and texture. That is to say, you can combat most skin disorders with these home made DIY face mask.
Check out 4 DIY face masks for a variety of skin types and skin conditions…
1. DIY face mask for dry skin
Dry skin remedies usually involve heavy moisturizing that make your skin soft and nourished. And as such, avocado and honey DIY face mask is the legit ingredient. It is also very easy to recreate at home.
Avocados are full of fatty acids which helps to soothe and moisturize dry skin while honey is a natural hydrator and astringent that treats acne and inflammation without drying out or irritating the skin. Thus, making this the best combo. All you have to do is mix half avocado with 1 tablespoon of honey, rub all over the face, leave for 20 mins before rinsing off with warm water.
2. DIY face mask to improve uneven skin tone & texture
You don’t need to spend megabucks on facials or stock up on scrubs to achieve super-smooth skin. All you need is a tablespoon full of natural plain yogurt, honey, and turmeric powder. Just like milk, yogurt is filled with lactic acid that fades away rough and dead skin cells to discover new and bright ones. While honey makes skin feels soft and elastic, turmeric is useful in combating pigmentation. Mix the natural plain yogurt, honey, and turmeric all together, apply on your face and leave for 20 minutes. Then rinse with warm water and you are on your way to a more even skin tone.
3. DIY face mask for oily skin
Chemically processed face masks for oily skin tend to be filled with ultra-striping and harsh ingredients that end up doing more damage than good. But these two tasted and trusted ingredients–egg whites and aloe vera–help in absorbing excess oil without destroying the skin.
Egg whites contains natural antibacterial that can help prevent clogged pores while absorbing excess oil, and aloe vera is of course an MVP in calming, soothing, and hydrating the skin. So if your skin is overproducing oil as a result of irritation, this DIY home made face mask can help calm your skin down. All you have to do is mix the egg white with fresh aloe vera, dab unto the face, leave for 10-15 minutes, then rinse off with warm water.
4. DIY face mask to combat blackheads
Blackheads are essentially clogged pores that occur as a result of over secretion of oil and sebum. Blackheads become more vivid and take the form of dark spots and pigmentation caused by sun exposure, pollution, and lifestyle factors. To combat this problem, you need 2 teaspoons of unflavored gelatin, 1 tablespoon of mint, and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients together, dab a thick layer over your face, leave for 20 mins before rinsing with warm water.
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