Forget about spending time and money at the local spa. Follow these simple recipes and treat yourself to the perfect homemade mask.
Who needs Botox when you have bananas? That’s right you can use a banana as a totally natural homemade mask that moisturizes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer .
Crush a medium-sized banana until you get a smooth paste, then gently apply it to your face and neck. Let stand 10 to 20 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
Another popular mask recipe calls for ¼ cup plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey (a natural acne remedy), and a medium banana.
The use of vinegar as a skin toner dates back to the time of Helen of Troy, and is just as effective today. After washing your face, mix 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with 2 cups of water as a final rinse to cleanse and tighten the skin.
You can also create a homemade mask by mixing ¼ cup of cider vinegar with ¼ cup of water. Gently apply the solution to your face and let it dry.
This is another way to give yourself an elegant home spa facial with self-made masks . Make a homemade mask by mixing ¼ cup powdered milk with enough water to form a thick paste.
Completely cover your face with the mixture, let it dry completely, then rinse with warm water. Your face will feel fresh and rejuvenated.
If you are looking for a quick stimulant that makes you feel and look better, give yourself an oatmeal facial. Combine ½ cup hot water, not boiling, and 1/3 cup oatmeal. After the water and oats have settled for 2-3 minutes, mix 2 tablespoons plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, and a small egg white.
Apply a thin layer of the mask to your face and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Then rinse with warm water (be sure to put a metal or plastic strainer in your sink to avoid clogging the drain with the granules).
Why spend money on expensive creams when you can enjoy a relaxing homemade mask with whole egg mayonnaise from your own refrigerator?
Gently spread the mayonnaise on your face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Then clean and rinse with cold water. Your face will feel clean and smooth.
You don’t have to go to a spa to provide quick assistance to your face. To cleanse your skin and tighten the pores, apply a little plain yogurt to your face and let it sit for about 20 minutes. For a revitalizing homemade mask, mix 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt with the juice of ¼ slice of orange, a little orange pulp and 1 teaspoon of aloe.
Leave the mixture on your face for at least 5 minutes before rinsing it off.
Give your face a soft touch with a soft yellow mustard to soften and stimulate your skin. Test it first on a small area of your face to make sure it doesn’t irritate you.
Create a homemade mask that exfoliates and hydrates by mixing the juice of one lemon with ¼ cup olive oil or sweet almond oil.
To pamper yourself a little, head to the refrigerator and grab an egg. If you have dry skin that needs to hydrate, separate the egg and beat the yolk.
For oily skin, take the egg white to which you can add a little lemon or honey . For normal skin, use the whole egg