Great skin isn’t only dependent on good genes but also on how religious you are in maintaining an everyday skincare routine. This include cleansing, exfoliating, and moisturizing your skin. In addition to that, face masks also play a good role in keeping your skin healthy, vibrant, and also ensures that the dry hands of aging are far away. But did you know that some of the best face masks you can use on your skin are sitting right in your kitchen?
Some people visit the spa regularly to maintain a healthy and youthful glow but this can become expensive over time. Though, the benefits of routinely getting a facial are indisputable but what if you are unable to go there regularly? Well, you can as well pay a visit to your kitchen to save yourself some travel time and money.
Using ingredients from your kitchen to make DIY face masks can actually give you the same result as visiting the spa if done right. Nourishing oils, vitamins, and antioxidants in food items like avocado, olive oil, honey, and banana are among the ingredients contained in the beauty products we buy from stores, so why not whip it up ourselves to rip the benefits in their natural state.
Check out 4 nourishing DIY face masks for supple skin…
#1. Turmeric Face Mask
Turmeric is a beauty staple that is best known for brightening the skin because of its excellent exfoliating properties. It’s most effective for fighting acne and fading scars among other benefits. You can make a turmeric face mask by mixing in a bowl turmeric powder, apple cider vinegar, milk or yoghurt, honey and lemon juice. You can also blend the turmeric if you don’t have the powder form available. Apply the mixture onto clean face and leave for 20 minutes before washing with warm water.
#2. Avocado face mask
Avocados naturally contain fatty acids and oils that moisturize the skin and also vitamins that calms the skin. You can apply avocado straight unto your face but for extra hydration, you can mix with honey which also has lots of skin benefits. Apply the mixture to the skin, leave for 20 minutes then wash with warm water. Do this regularly and you are on your way to flawless skin.
#3. Cucumber face mask
Cucumbers are excellent exfoliators that are used even in spas, so you will truly feel like you are in the spa and not in your kitchen with this mask. The cucumber face mask soothes the skin, reduces redness and also exfoliates the skin leaving your face looking softer in just one use. You can mix cucumber with yoghurt, honey and brown sugar for a wonderful result.
#4. Manuka honey mask
Manuka honey has anti-bacterial qualities that aid wound healing, reduce inflammation and also fight dark spots and scars. This honey which soothes the skin like the regular honey can be mixed with tea tree oil for people with severe acne. This ingredient can also be mixed with Greek yoghurt and other food items as you’ll see in the video below. Apply the mixture to the face and leave for 20 minutes, then clean with a warm washcloth for best result.
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