If you believe that it’s only after spending big chunks of money at the spa that you can get the desired glow on your face, then rethink this thought.
A high-quality face mask that cures all skin problems and enables the skin to shine from within is a luxury hard to obtain by spending a few pennies. Moreover, these face masks are chemical-ridden, and they might give your skin the instant glow it seeks, but overusing them will leave harmful side effects. Not to mention, these expensive masks suck out the natural glow of your face, so don’t get befooled by the short-lived glow on the surface.
If you are not too lazy to step into the kitchen, then there is the place where you find the ingredients that hide in them many potential beauty benefits. You do not have to rely on that costly charcoal face mask from your favorite brand and rather, make a face mask recipe for your skin after knowing your skin and it needs well.
There are a lot of DIY face masks you can try and even miss and match different ingredients to provide your skin with the care it needs.
Don’t fret, if you know nothing about making face masks, as here in this article you would find the best recipes for making face masks that would make your skin glow like glass.
1- Oatmeal Face Mask
Oatmeal is precisely one of the best ingredients that can be utilized to make efficacious homemade face masks. Besides the incredible health benefits that this fiber-rich food, you will be dazzled by the effects it leaves on your skin. Also, if you are short on time, then this mask is the quick beauty treatment you need. Oatmeal face masks can be created by combining with different ingredients like milk, coconut oil, yogurt, and apple. Here, for the ease of doing these, is the recipe of oatmeal mask made with a mixture of yogurt and honey.
For making this mask, you would require-
To prepare this, take a bowl, and add 2 tablespoons of oatmeal with half a cup of hot water to create a thick consistency paste. Stir for two minutes, add 2 tablespoons of yogurt and 2 tablespoons of honey, and one egg white. Create a perfect blend of this mixture and let it cool for a while. Wash your face with warm water, dab it with a towel, apply the mixture, let it stay for 15 minutes, and in the end, clean your face off with warm water. This face mask is best suited for combination skin.
2- Mustard and Sesame Oil Face Mask
Mustard seeds are packed with bacteria dissolving properties, and the sulfur in them produces healing effects for the skin conditions like acne, inflammation, and greasy skin. For an invigorating facial experience, the mask made using this ingredient will help nourish your skin and encourage healthy skin cells regeneration. Let’s get right into the recipe for this incredible mustard and sesame oil face mask.
To make this face mask, you need to gather-
- Mustard seed powder
- Gram flour
- Sesame oil
Take a bowel, pour and mix all the given ingredients to make a thick fine paste. For the quantity, take a half tablespoon of mustard seeds powder, half teaspoon sesame oil, one tablespoon gram flour, and water as needed. The consistency of the paste should not be too thick or thin, as it has to settle on the face and get dry effectively. Apply the mask on the face and leave it for 20 minutes or till it dries off completely. You may feel a mild itching, but if the skin starts burning a lot, rinse your face with warm water immediately.
3- Avocado Face Mask
Avocados are amongst the most nutritious foods rich in protein, potassium, and vitamins such as Vitamin A, B, D, and E. With its amazing potential as food, applying it on the face is sure to create lasting effects and will help improve the quality of your skin. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the recipe for an avocado face mask. Also, for the best results, it is recommended that you use ripe and organic avocados.
For making this face mask, you need-
Make sure the avocados are fresh and soft, as this will aid in making a better paste. Take one avocado, cut it into two equal pieces, and use one of the pieces, mash it, and mix it with ¼ cup of honey. Apply this paste for 15 minutes on the face, clear off the mask with a washcloth.
4- Coffee Mud Mask
This is another mask gaining popularity owing to the many benefits it offers to the deteriorating skin. The coffee mud face mask is ideal for rough skin and will rid your skin of the problems like blackheads, and will help exfoliate the skin, reduce inflammation, clean clogged pores, smoothen the skin, and balance the pH of your skin.
To make the masks, the required ingredients are-
- Bentonite clay
- Coffee grounds
- Apple cider vinegar
Take a small bowl, add 4 tablespoons of bentonite clay, and 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds and mix to create a perfect infusion. Then, add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, you can add more if needed to make a good thick paste, but do not add more than 5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Gently apply it on your face using a circular motion, and let it stay for 10-15 minutes. Rinse it off with water when the mask hardens. Make sure to apply a moisturizer to your skin to prevent your skin from over-drying.
5- Turmeric Face Mask
The healing properties of turmeric are hidden from none. And when these ingredients are mixed with the goodness of oats and honey, the benefits are innumerable. This DIY face make will make you appear bright and glow like anything. For making this mask, you don’t have to stick to the ingredients mentioned and add or subtract ingredients to your liking.
To make the turmeric face mask, get-
- Rolled oats
Take a bowl, put half teaspoon turmeric, one tablespoon rolled oats, that are slightly boiled in hot water, and one teaspoon of honey. Mix these well to create a paste consistency that stays on the skin. You can add lemon juice as well to get better results. Smear the paste over your face, let it sit for 15 minutes, and wash it off with warm water.
6- Coconut and Tea Tree Oil Mask
A quick fix to your skin problems and give your skin instant glow in a few minutes-this mask is all you want. It is the easiest mask to prepare, and the results are highly visible in a single application. The combination of these oils results in a magical potion that helps in sweeping away intricate skin problems like acne, redness, rashes, and inflammation.
For making this mask, you just need-
- Coconut oil
- Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is a strong ingredient, so you are required to mix only 2-5 drops of this oil with a tablespoon of coconut oil; this will help subvert any negative effects or irritation that tea tree oil might bring to your skin. Mix it well until both the ingredients are perfectly incorporated and the mixture looks like a serum. Apply it on your face before you sleep and rinse off in the morning.
7- Banana Face Mask
Concocting a banana face mask is certainly an easy task and all you need is 3 ingredients from your kitchen to prepare this amazing mask. The range of ingredients can differ or increase based on what you are trying to achieve with the mask. Nevertheless, here is the quick recipe to make this one magical mask.
- Coconut oil
- Egg white
Plug in your mixer grinder, take the mini food processor, and it in, pour half a banana, one egg white, half teaspoon cinnamon, and a teaspoon honey-mix it all and grind it until turned into a fine paste. You can use the mixture, and keep the remaining in the refrigerator to use later. Apply this paste to the face, wait for it to dry, and wash off with warm water. Use this face mask twice a week to witness the most amazing results.