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  • How to make Face Masks at home

    How to make Face Masks at home

    DIY Face Masks Recipe

    Are you struggling with acne, eczema or other facial skin problems? Do you have an avalanche of pimples proudly displaying on your face? Or perhaps you want to restore your natural skin glow and leave your face soft and supple. Then a face mask might be just what you need for that extra bit of glow.

    Wouldn’t you proudly wake up and show your face in the morning, instead of hiding your skin problems under makeup? Whether you wear makeup or not, a smooth and glowing skin can do wonders for your natural face or even with makeup. Yeah, we know it’s not always easy to achieve this, with the unpredictable elements coupled with stress. Worry no more! I bring you the good news of face masks. No, I don’t mean face masks (surgical or cloth masks) for protection against Covid 19, I mean face mask for restoring your facial glow.

    Face masks are the perfect skin care treatment to eliminate your skin problems. The right face mask leaves your skin hydrated, removes excess oils and improves the overall appearance of your skin. Face masks are also an excellent way to deal with impurities.

    The best part is, you can totally make yours all by yourself. Perhaps you should pick out a Saturday and try out these DIY face mask recipes to guarantee a glowing skin.

    *The Cocoa Dream Hydration Mask*

    This is a yummy and fully edible mask, which works wonders on your face. Avocado is extremely hydrating and a soothing balm for acne. Cocoa is a splendid antioxidant which soothes the skin, while honey is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. Here’s how to make it:

    -Mash about 1/4 of an avocado in a small bowl.

    -Add one tablespoon each of cocoa powder and honey and mix well.

    -Ensure your skin is clean and dry before applying the mask for 10 minutes.

    -Wash off with warm water, then moisturize.

    *The Nourishing Honey Mask*

    Honey acts as a natural antibacterial and draws moisture into the skin which leaves it feeling soft. It is also an excellent use against acne. Yoghurt has a creamy texture which is thought to lock in moisture when applied to the face. It is also suggested to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Here’s one way to make the nourishing honey mask with yoghurt.

    -Mix one tablespoon of raw or Manuka honey with two tablespoons of plain yogurt.

    -Apply to face and leave for about 20 minutes.

    -Rinse off with a warm washcloth and moisturise.

    *The Radiating Banana Face Mask*

    “This gentle tropical face mask will leave your skin healthy and glowing resplendently! Banana is highly rich in moisture and antioxidants. It has the ability to nourish and smoothen rough and aging skin. You can totally try it out if you have oily skin and prone to acne. Here’s how to make it.

    -Grind one-half of a banana in a bowl.

    -Mix with one tablespoon of orange juice and honey each.

    -Apply gently to your face (you can also apply directly to lumps) and let sit for 15 minutes.

    -Rinse off with warm water and then moisturize.

    *Fair and Light Papaya Face Mask*

    Did you know, papaya is a nourishing fruit with a rich source of vitamins and minerals. It aids the body system to function optimally and leaves your skin glowing from within. Papaya also has natural bleaching properties which lightens dark spots on the face. It has a high water content which leaves your skin smooth and moisturised. Here’s how to make this tropical wonder.

    -Blend two tablespoons of honey and a half-cup of mashed papaya.

    -Apply the mask softly on your face and leave for 15-20 minutes.

    -Rinse off and moisturize.

    *The Hydrating Avocado Mask*

    Avocado face mask is very beneficial to the skin. It is able to add moisture, exfoliate, decrease oil content, heal acne and inflammation as well as reduces the appearance of wrinkles on the face. This mask is also great for improving the strength and appearance of your hair. Here’s an easy way to do it:

    -Mash 1/2 of a ripe avocado

    -Add one teaspoon of honey and plain organic honey

    -Apply to your face and leave on for 10-15 minutes

    -You can also 1-2 teaspoons of virgin oil for extra dose of hydration for a softer and smoother skin.

    Now you know how to make your face mask and smoothen your skin. No more excuses, now is the time to arise and glow! So get glowing girl!

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