7 Homemade Face Masks for Glowing Skin

If going to the spa is an expensive luxury you can’t afford yet, then why not make yourself a DIY face mask in the comfort of your home?

Homemade face masks do not contain harmful chemicals and toxins and it’s a cheaper alternative than going to a spa.

Blending the ingredients together may take a lot of time so If you’re a busy person, you can go to your local supermarket and purchase a blender or a puree machine to considerably lessen the preparation time.

But don’t forget to check out the reviews from sites like AuthorityAdviser before you make your purchase. It will help you choose and find out which brand offers the best bang for the buck!

So if you feel that it’s about time to give your face some TLC (and you don’t have any money to splurge on expensive masks), then these DIY homemade recipes will cure that.

#1 Avocado Face Mask

 

Avocados basically have all the essentials when it comes to skin. They are rich in antioxidants that help rejuvenate your tired and dull skin from the inside out, they also contain healthy fatty acids that help moisturize your skin. Avocados are also rich in vitamin E. This mask will protect your skin from being damaged by the sun’s UVB and UVA rays.

Ingredients:
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ cup avocado
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
Procedure:
  1. Wash your face and make sure it is clean.
  2. Pat with a soft face towel until all of the moisture is gone.
  3. Mix all of the ingredients together until well combined.
  4. Gently apply the mixture onto your face.
  5. Leave on until dry for about 20-30 minutes.
  6. Wash off with cold water.
 

#2 Carrot Face Mask

 

Carrots have natural antiseptic properties that protect your skin from pimples and acne. They are rich in beta-carotene which is a nutrient that your body converts into Vitamin A. Carrots help prevent wrinkles and helps your skin keep that soft, youthful glow.

Ingredients:
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 lemon
Procedure:
  1. Boil or steam the carrot until soft.
  2. Puree the carrot until it looks creamy.
  3. Pour into a small mixing bowl, add the honey and mix well.
  4. Squeeze in a few drops of lemon juice to the mixture.
  5. Cleanse your face thoroughly and pat dry.
  6. Gently apply the mixture all over your face avoiding your eyes.
  7. Leave on for about 10 – 15 minutes.
  8. Wash off using warm water.
 

#3 Oatmeal Banana Face Mask

 

Oatmeal is a great way to revitalize itchy, dry, and irritated skin. Oatmeal has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that also help prevent pimples and acne. It is good in absorbing the oils on the surface of your skin making it an ideal ingredient in face masks.

Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon milk (skim milk for oily skin or creamy milk for dry skin)
  • 1 tablespoon ground oatmeal
  • ½ banana
Procedure:
  1. Put the banana in a small mixing bowl then mash until creamy.
  2. Add the oatmeal and milk and mix until well combined.
  3. Wash your face and pat dry.
  4. Apply the mixture and leave on for about 10 – 20 minutes.
  5. Rinse with warm water.
 

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#4 Papaya Face Mask

 

Papaya is rich in Vitamins A, C, and E. It also has alpha hydroxyl acids which help exfoliate your skin naturally. It contains antioxidant compounds that keeps your skin soft and hydrated, and remove acne, dark spots and blemishes.

Ingredients:
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ ripe papaya
Procedure:
  1. Chop the papaya into small pieces.
  2. Puree the papaya and pour into a small mixing bowl.
  3. Add the honey and squeeze in a few drops of lemon juice.
  4. Mix until well combined.
  5. Wash your face thoroughly and pat dry.
  6. Apply the mixture onto your face and leave on for about 10 -20 minutes.
  7. Rinse off using cold water.
 

#5 Tomato Face Mask

 

Tomatoes are loaded with lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect your skin from skin cancer, the sun’s UVB and UVA rays, and delays your skin’s natural aging process.

Ingredients:
  • ½ ripe tomato
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
Procedure:
  1. Blend the tomato into a smooth creamy puree.
  2. Pour into a small mixing bowl and add the honey.
  3. Mix until well combined. Squeeze a few drops of lemon juice.
  4. Wash your face thoroughly then pat dry.
  5. Apply the mixture onto your face and let it stay for about 10-15 minutes.
  6. Rinse the face mask off with cold water.
 

#6 Aloe Vera Face Mask

 

Aloe vera is a good source of exfoliating enzymes that help remove dead cells. It also helps your skin boost its hyaluronic acid and collagen production which means it will prevent your skin from sagging and getting wrinkles.

Ingredients:
  • 1 thick Aloe Vera leaf
  • 1 lemon
Procedure:
  1. Wash the Aloe Vera leaf then slice the leaf in half.
  2. Get the aloe gel by scraping it out from the leaf
  3. Put it into a small mixing bowl.
  4. Add a few drops of lemon juice.
  5. Mix together until well blended.
  6. Apply on your clean face and leave for 10 – 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
 

#7 Potato Face Mask

 

Potatoes have catecholase enzymes that are excellent at fading dark marks, acne scars, and blemishes in addition to lightening the skin. It evens out uneven skin tones while nourishes your skin by protecting it from drying out.

Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • ½ potato
Procedure:
  1. Peel the potato and puree until well mashed.
  2. Pour into a small mixing bowl then add the yogurt.
  3. Mix until well combined.
  4. Wash your face then pat dry.
  5. Apply the mixture onto your face and leave for about 15 – 20 minutes.
  6. Rinse off with cold water.
 

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