Oatmeal and Yogurt
This mask is suitable for all skin types and is simple to prepare. It will clean and rejuvenate the skin.
- 1 tablespoon of oatmeal, ground
- 1 tablespoon of organic yogurt
- A few drops of honey
Add the yogurt to the oatmeal in a small bowl and mix together.
Heat a few drops of honey. To do this, warm a spoon under hot water for a minute, then add a few drops of honey to the spoon.
Mix the yogurt and honey in the mixture of oatmeal.
Apply the mask on your face. Leave it for 10 minutes, then rinse with hot water splashes different. Follow with a warm washcloth.
Pineapple Melon Cleansing Mask
- 50 g Pineapple
- 50 g Muskmelon
- 100 ml Water
- 8 g corn starch
* If you don’t have cosmetic corn starch , add as much cornmeal, oatmeal or any binder of your choice, as needed to produce a paste.
Combine pineapple, melon, water starch/cornmeal/oatmeal in a blender. Apply formed paste to face and let set for about 10-15 minutes. Gently wipe off with a damp wash cloth.
Green Tea Face Mask
Leave the tea bags in for an hour. Take it out, mix in the sugar and lemon juice, pat it onto your face and either use it as a facewash or leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash off and moisturise.
- Green tea
- A tablespoon of granulated sugar
- Half a tablespoon of lemon juice
Green tea is famously good for problem skin. It can help with your acne, but it’s also great at soothing sensitive skin of all kinds. Make a cup of green tea (two teabags if you use tea bags).
Pumpkin offers over 100 beneficial ingredients for the skin, including retinol , ascorbic acid , beta-carotene, a natural form of salicylic acid, and more.
- 2 tsp pumpkin puree (see below for instructions, or substitute with canned pumpkin)
- 1/2 tsp honey
- 1/2 tsp milk
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon spice
Mix the ingredients into a paste and apply to a freshly cleansed face. Let dry for about 15-20 minutes and rinse off with water.
For the puree: Cut pumpkin and reserve just the flesh. Puree in a food processor or blender until smooth, but not watery.
Camomile tea face mask for fair skin
- Camomile tea
- oatmeal powder 1tblsp
- Honey 2 tblsp
- Almond oil 2 drops
Make a mixtuer of chamomile tea and oatmeal in equal proportions , 2 drops of almond oil and 2 tsp of honey. Use this face mask for getting fair and glowing skin for 10-15 minutes.
Nutmeg Honey Cinnamon Mask
Nutmeg and honey act as natural anti-inflammatories, which can reduce swelling and redness in skin. They’re also great for soothing acne scars and preventing infection. In addition, the nutmeg and cinnamon also work to exfoliate your skin when you wash this mask off.
Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with a teaspoon of cinnamon and a teaspoon of nutmeg. The consistency should be like a thick paste. Apply the mask to your face and let it sit for 30 minutes.
Wash it off with warm water, scrubbing softly in circular motion for exfoliation.
Blueberry Lemon Mask
- 4 tablespoons fresh blueberries
- 3 teaspoons powdered oats
- 1 teaspoonfinely ground almonds
- 2 teaspoons distilled water
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 drop lemon essential oil
Put everything except the essential oil into a small food processor and process until combined evenly.
Transfer to a plastic container and add the essential oil. Stir to mix. To use, apply to freshly cleaned skin using upward sweeping motions to spread an even paste over the skin surface. For a thick application, use all of it.
Potato and lemon face mask for getting fair and glowing skin.
- Potato Juice
- Lemon juice
Mix both the juices in equal quantity. Apply on your body parts that are exposed to the sun . Wait till 15 minutes and wash with water. This remedy for fair skin will lighten the colour . Both ingredients have proven to be very good skin lightening agents.
Banana and Vitamin E Mask
- 1 medium to largeBanana; soft and peeled
- 4Vitamin E gel caps
Vitamin E can help heal the skin while the banana will energize the face. Mash the banana and squeeze the liquid out of the gel caps. Mix well with the banana. Avoiding the eye area, apply the mask and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
Moisturizing Beer, Egg and Yogurt Face Mask
The yeast in the beer helps to clean your skin while the yogurt and egg moisturize it.
- 1 tablespoonbeer
- 1egg white
- 1 large teaspoons yogurt
- 1 teaspoonolive oil
- 1 teaspoonlemon extract
- 1 teaspoonalmond extract
Using a blender or handmixer, mix for thirty seconds on low speed. Wet, then slather on your face, leaving on your face for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Sugar Cookie Facial Scrub Mask
Get a healthy glow to your skin by using this fun and festive facial scrub.
- 1 cupsugar
- 1 tsp.sweet almond oil
- 1 tspvanilla
Stir together the ingredients and apply to face in circular motions. The sugar to exfoliate your sikn bt be careful not to scratch your face.
Peachy Face Mask
Use this on normal or combination skin. I love the smell of this mask, perfect for a summertime refreshing skin care day.
- 1 soft mediumpeach; fork mashed
- 1 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 cupoatmeal
Mix ingredients together. Apply to freshly cleaned face and leave on for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water and pat dry.
Honey mask (for all skin types)
Apply a thin layer of honey to the room temperature moderate to moist skin, and stay that way for 5 minutes. Carefully washed with warm water, then with cold water, then use a towel if it is still stick.
Yogurt mask (for oily skin)
Mix a half cup of yogurt for yeast. Apply to face in the circle for such of 5 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Banana mask (anti aging)
Crushing a ripe banana until it is smooth and apply a thin layer on the surface. Leave for 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water and pat dry.
Avocado mask (for all skin types)
A ripe mashed avocado until creamy smooth it, then apply a thick layer on the surface. While waiting 15 minutes to dry the mask. Rinse with warm water, then cold water and leave dry.
Oatmeal mask (for oily skin)
Mix two tablespoons of unprocessed oats with a spoon of baking powder - baking soda, then add a little water to make it more dense. Apply through circle on moisture the skin then rinse with warm water.
Apple Facial Mask
Take a nicely ripe 1/4th apple and mash it with a fork and add 1 teaspoon oatmeal and 1 teaspoon honey to it and apply it on the face and leave it on till the mixture dries on the face thoroughly and then rinse it off with ordinary water. This is especially good for all types of skin in the autumn.
Oatmeal Facial Mask
Take 2 tsp oatmeal and 1 tsp baking soda and add water to make paste. Apply to face and all over the skin and rub gently.
Lemon Facial Mask
Squeeze half a lemon and mix the juice with one beaten egg white. Apply on your face and leave for overnight. Wash your face with warm water.
Clay Facial Mask
Choose the right clay for your skin type. Add plain water or floral waters or try wetting agents such as fruit purees. Make a thick paste of the clay. Apply the mask to your skin and let it dry for 20 minutes. Rinse well with warm water and pat dry. Repeat weekly.
Vitamin C Mask
Combine 2 tbsp. plain yogurt, 2 tbsp. orange juice and 1 tsp. almond oil in a mixing bowl. Stir the mixture until it thickens.
Wash your face and neck with mild cleanser and pat your skin dry, leaving just a little bit of moisture on your skin.
Apply the mask over your face and neck evenly, avoiding your eyes, nostrils and mouth. Allow the mixture to sit on your skin for 20 minutes.
Rinse the mask off with warm water, dry your face gently and apply a thin layer of moisturizer to boost this mask’s hydrating benefits.
The almond oil will help hydrate your skin and the vitamin C in the orange juice can help minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, explains Renee Rouleau, the founder of Renee Rouleau Skin Care.
Citrus Honey Mask
Mix 3 tbsp. orange juice and 1/2 cup honey in a clean mixing bowl. Stir the mixture to a spreadable consistency, folding the honey into the juice.
Spread the mixture over your face after cleansing and rinsing your skin. Leave the mask on for 30 minutes to allow the honey to moisturize your skin.
Remove the mask by rinsing your face with warm water and follow up with your favorite moisturizer to keep your skin fresh and smooth
Combine a packet of plain instant oatmeal, 2 tbsp. honey and 2 tbsp. buttermilk in a blender until the ingredients are mixed together well. Pour the mixture into a bowl and set it aside.
Blend 1/2 cup skinless blanched almonds in the blender until they are chopped into fine pieces. Pour the oatmeal, honey and buttermilk mixture back into the blender with the almonds and blend for another 60 seconds or until the mixture is smooth.
Massage a gentle cleanser over your face and rinse it clean. Apply the mask over your face and allow it to sit for 10 minutes.
The almonds will help exfoliate your skin, while the oatmeal soothes it and the buttermilk locks in moisture, explains Lydia Sarfati, founder of Repechage skin care.