DO-IT-YOURSELF | HOMEMADE FACE MASKS

Thursday, November 27, 2014

What's awesome about homemade face masks is that they are natural and you avoid using bad chemicals on your face, because you know exactly what you put in them. These will all last 4-5 days in the fridge, so you will have time to use them twice a week.

ACNE MASK | ORANGE PEEL MASK
This is a great mask to use if you have acne prone skin, with scars and large pores.

Cleanses pores
Fades scars
Brightens skin
Reduces oilyness
Treat blackhead

INGREDIENTS
1 orange (1 teaspoon orange peel)
About 1 tablespoon honey (to make mask smooth)

Mix all ingredients
Apply to face, avoid eye area
Wear for 5-10 min.
Now use mask to exfoliate skin, by massaging the mask all over your face
Wash off
Apply moisturizer

CALMING HYDRATING MASK | OAT MASK
This mask is great for dry, red or irritated skin. If your skin has been acting out, this is the mask to use.

Calms skin
Hydrates
Anti-inflammatory
Absorb bad oils from skin surface
Anti-aging

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons oatmeal or oats
2 tablespoons natural yogurt
1 teaspoon honey

Mix all ingredients
Applies most easily with brush (old, flat foundation brush) 
Wear for 15-20 min.
Wash off
Apply moisturizer 

ANTI-AGING ACNE MASK | EGG WHITE MASK 
This mask is perfect for tightening the skin and preventing wrinkles, while combating oily skin and blackheads.

Helps combat blackheads
Tissue repair and growth
Hydrating
Anti-aging
Eliminated toxic radicals that create wrinkles
Reduces excess sebum (what makes skin oily)

INGREDIENTS
1 egg white
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon honey

Mix all ingredients
Apply to face, avoid eye area
Wear for 5-10 min.
Wash off
Apply moisturizer