Face Masks You Can Make Right At Home

If you want to give your skin a little spa-style pampering without paying spa-style prices, then get a load of these awesome you can make at home. Not only are the DIY creations amazing for your skin, most of them contain ingredients you probably already have in the kitchen so you never even have to leave the comfort of home. 

This list will teach you how to use yummy snacks in your cosmetic routine, and some of the old beauty tricks will even explain why Cleopatra used to bathe in milk. Heads up, it’s great for the skin so you might start doing that, too. Best of all, if you use these hacks at your next slumber party, all of your pals will thank you for years to come. Get ready to toss those chemical-laden skin products for good.

This Moisturizing Oatmeal Mask Is Great For Acne

Not only is oatmeal a soothing snack for a cold winter night, it’s also the main ingredient in a facial mask that your skin will love. Whether you’re struggling with acne or redness, doing an oatmeal facial three times a week is a great way to get smoother, happier skin. This particular mixture includes honey, which is antibacterial and an egg, a vitamin-rich food that delays the aging process.

What you’ll need:

4 tablespoons of rolled oats
1 small bowl
1 tablespoon of honey
1 egg
1 spoon

Directions:

Once you’ve gathered the ingredients, grind the rolled outs into a powder using a coffee grinder or blender. Put the oats in the bowl and mix them with the honey. Separate the yolk from the egg white, add the yolk to the mixture, and stir ingredients into a paste. Then spread the blended mixture evenly onto your face and let it set for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water afterwards and then gently pat your face dry.

Try A Tomato And Lemon Mask For Oily Skin

If you struggle with oily skin then the acidic properties of tomatoes and lemons may be just the thing to help balance your moisture levels. Try out this simple face mask to leave your skin feeling silky smooth.

What you’ll need:

1 tomato
1 lemon
2 tablespoons of oatmeal
1 knife and cutting board
1 bowl
1 spoon
Directions:

Use a cutting board and knife to finely dice the tomato; add the pieces to the bowl. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice from each half over the diced tomatoes. Blend the oatmeal into a fine powder using a blender and stir it into the tomato and lemon juice concoction. Once everything is well mixed, spread the mix on your face but be careful to avoid your eyes. Leave it on for 15 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water.

This Avocado Mask Is Great For Dry Skin

Avocados aren’t only great for your diet, they’re awesome for your skin as well. This is a great, deeply penetrating mask for dry skin that can also help heal any facial blemishes.

What you’ll need:

œ avocado
1 tablespoon of honey
1 fork
1 spoon
1 bowl

Directions:

Scoop half of the avocado into a bowl and use a fork to mash it into a creamy paste. Add a spoonful of honey mix the two ingredients until the solution is well blended. Apply the mixture to your skin and relax for at least 20 minutes before removing it thoroughly with warm water.

 

Nourish Your Complexion With This Banana Facial Mask

As it turns out, your favorite fruit can also double as your new favorite facial mask. Bananas contain vitamins such as manganese, vitamin C, potassium, and biotin. All of them can be great for your skin and complexion. The honey in this mix can act as a great moisturizer and the lemon juice exfoliates.

What you’ll need:

1 ripe banana
1 tablespoon of honey
10 drops of lemon juice
1 small bowl
1 metal spoon

Directions:

Peel the banana and place it into the bowl. Use a spoon to mash it into a paste. Add in the honey and lemon juice and stir everything until you have a creamy paste. Apply the mixture to your face for about 15 minutes and then wash it off with a warm washcloth.

 

Trade In Your Toner For An Apple Cider Vinegar Mask

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One of history’s best facial toners is also one of the cheapest and most natural. If you’ve been looking for a product that can regulate your skin’s pH balance, help treat acne and redness, act as an exfoliant, reduce wrinkles, and keep your skin looking toned then look no further than apple cider vinegar. If you’re into essential oils, you can even add in some lavender or frankincense to help increase the vinegar’s effectiveness.

What you’ll need:

Filtered water
Raw apple cider vinegar
Lavender essential oil (optional)
Frankincense essential oil (optional)

Directions:
If you have normal to dry skin, mix the apple cider vinegar and filtered water at a one to three ratio. Add in a few drops of lavender or frankincense (optional).

If you have oily skin or struggle with acne, combine equal amounts of vinegar and water. Add in a few drops of lavender or frankincense (optional).

Store the mixture at room temperature in a glass container like a mason jar and apply to your face daily with a cotton ball or pad.

 

Make Your Skin Silky Smooth With A Milk Facial

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Given the many health benefits of ingesting dairy products, it may come as no surprise that milk is also great for the skin. Applying it topically can leave your face feeling silky smooth. Milk can also sooth dry skin, refine pores, and help decrease wrinkles. This particular version of the milk mask includes ingredients like brown sugar, which acts as a gentle exfoliant, and honey, which reduces inflammation.

What you’ll need:

œ cup of brown sugar
3 tablespoons of milk
1 tablespoon of all natural honey
1 bowl

Directions:

Combine the brown sugar, milk, and honey in a bowl and mix them all until they are thoroughly blended. Wash your face gently with warm water, pat dry, and gently massage the mixture over your face and neck. Relax and let it sit for about 20 minutes before washing it off with warm water.

 

Let Your Skin Soak Up The Benefits Of A Mayonnaise Mask

Though mayo may not be your friend when it comes to calorie counting, it definitely helps out when it comes to skin care. Mayonnaise is packed with eggs, vinegar, and oil. All of those ingredients are great for your skin on their own so imagine what they can do when combined. The next time you want to treat your face, skip the fancy creams and grab a jar of mayo instead.

What you’ll need:

4 spoonfuls of mayonnaise
1 small bowl
4 drops of lemon juice (optional)
1 pinch of baking soda (optional)

Directions:

If you’re taking the mayo out of the fridge, place it into a small bowl and let it sit for a few minutes until it reaches room temperature. If you have sensitive skin, simply apply the mayonnaise to your freshly washed face and leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off.

If you have oily skin or struggle with acne, you may want to mix in a few drops of lemon juice before applying. For dry skin, mixing in baking soda can be a great way to exfoliate. Just massage your skin gently as you remove the facial to help clear dead skin cells.

A Great Yogurt Mask Will Leave Your Skin Glowing

If you’re always on the lookout for a great moisturizer, stop by the Greek yogurt aisle on your next trip to the grocery store. Not only is it a tasty snack, yogurt contains lactic acid, which is a great natural cleanser. There’s also good bacteria and calcium that will leave your skin super silky and vibrant.
What you’ll need:

4 tablespoons of full fat plain Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons of honey
3 drops of lemon juice (optional)
4 blueberries (optional)
1 small bowl

Directions:

Put the yogurt and honey into a small bowl and mix them well. You can also add in a few drops of lemon juice if you’d like to help brighten your skin. Crushed blueberries will add antioxidants. Once all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, apply the paste to your face and neck and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash it off with warm water.

Enjoy The Anti-Aging Benefits Of This Mustard Mask

Not only is mustard an awesome addition to any hot dog, it’s also a great tool to prevent aging. This simple mustard facial mask can help firm your skin, unclog your pores, and even prevent acne. Mustard is also a great source of vitamin E and antioxidants, and has anti-inflammatory properties.

What you’ll need:

1 tablespoon of mustard
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
1 small bowl

Directions:

Put all of the ingredients into the bowl. If you have any open acne or other wounds on your face, you’ll want to leave out the lemon juice. Mix everything together thoroughly. Apply the facial paste and let it sit for about five minutes. Rinse it away with warm water.

Reinvigorate Your Face With This Coffee Mask

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Believe it or not, your face might enjoy a coffee pick-me-up just as much as you do. Coffee is a classic fix for reviving a dull complexion. The caffeine does wonders when it comes to tightening skin and reducing the appearance of dark circles under the eyes. You’ll find things like cocoa powder in this mask; it has a ton of antioxidants and is great for repairing skin damage and reducing acne.

What you’ll need:

œ cup of ground organic coffee beans
œ cup of organic, unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup of whole milk
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of honey (if you have oily skin, you may want to skip this)
1 bowl
1 mixing spoon

Directions:

Pour the ground coffee beans, cocoa powder, and milk into a bowl and mix them into a paste. Add lemon juice and honey and stir once more until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Apply the paste to your face and let it sit for up to 20 minutes. Afterwards wash it all away with warm water.