Homemade Face Masks - Recipes That are Effective

Milk of magnesia for oily skin
What do you use face masks for? Along with the normal cleansing, moisturizing, toning session, applying a face mask is what you need to get that wonderful glow. Sometimes skincare using homemade products can be exactly what you need in order to rejuvenate your skin. A homemade face mask uses products that are easily available at home to create a skin product that suits you. Read on this article to know more about some of the best homemade face masks.
Ideally it is important that while looking for different recipes for making facial masks, you ensure that you search for a recipe that is specific for your skin type, so that you can get the maximum benefits.
Young Woman With A Mud Mask
While applying face masks ensure that you always clean your face before. Wipe your face clean and then apply the mask evenly all over your face. Always keep the face mask on for the recommended time period. Wash it off well and ensure that you do not leave any remnants on the face.
Facial Mask Recipes For Dry Skin
If you have dry skin, then it is important that you use homemade masks that provide your facial skin with the moisture that it requires.
Egg & Almond Face Mask
Egg & Almond Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Egg, 1
  • Almond oil, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Beat the egg properly and add almond oil to it. Ensure that you mix the two together well. Once the mask is made, apply it on your face and let it rest for ten to fifteen minutes. Wash it off with cold water.
Honey & Egg Face Mask
Honey & Egg Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Egg yolk, 1 egg
  • Honey, 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil, 1 teaspoon
  • Vitamin E oil, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients together. Apply it all over your face and let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Ensure that you do not allow the mask to enter your eyes. Once the mask dries, wash it off with lukewarm water.
Strawberry & Clay Face Mask
Strawberry & Clay Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Strawberries, 2
  • Honey, 1 teaspoon
  • Clay, 1 teaspoon
  • Vitamin E oil, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Take the strawberries in a small bowl and crush them well to extract the juice. While stirring the strawberry extract, add honey to it slowly. Now, add the clay also while stirring the same. Apply the mask and let it rest for 15-20 minutes. Once dry, wash with cold water.
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Homemade Masks For Oily Skin
Oily skin tends to be prone to acne and other skin conditions. In order to get rid of the excess oil on one's face, it is important that you use suitable face masks. Milk of Magnesia is often used by people with oily skin. All you need to do is rub it on your face, keep it on for five to ten minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Avocado & Egg Face Mask
Avocado & Egg Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Egg white, 1 egg
  • Avocado, half
  • Lime juice, 1 tablespoon
Procedure:
Beat the egg white properly and mix in the avocado so that you have a soft pulp. Now along with the lime juice, put the pulp in a blender so that you get a smooth mix. Apply this on your face and wash it off after five minutes.
Oatmeal Face Mask
Oatmeal Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Oatmeal, ground, 2 teaspoons
  • Apple, boiled, half
  • Honey, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Oatmeal absorbs the excess oil in the skin and the apple removes dead skin cells. When the two ingredients are mixed together with honey, you get a face mask that works wonders for oily skin. All you need to do is mix all the ingredients together, apply it on your face, and wash it off after 10-15 minutes.
Walnut Face Mask
Walnut Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Walnut, ground, 2 tablespoon
  • Yogurt, 2 tablespoon
  • Yeast, squashed, 1 tablespoon
  • Cucumber, mashed, half
Procedure:
This face mask could also work as a face scrub if the texture of the walnut powder is allowed to remain a little coarse. Just mix all the ingredients together well. Wash your face and apply the face mask. Allow it to rest for at least twenty minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.
Face Masks For Combination Skin
If you have combination skin, then there are parts of your face that can be dry and parts that would be oily. It is therefore important that you take proper care of your skin.
Dead Sea Mud & Honey Face Mask
Dead Sea Mud & Honey Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Dead Sea mud powder, 2 tablespoon
  • Milk, 2 tablespoon
  • Green tea powder, 1 tablespoon
  • Honey, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Mix milk and green tea powder together to make a smooth paste. Next add the dead sea mud powder to the paste. Add a little more milk if the mixture seems a little less paste like. Before applying the mask, apply a little honey under your eyes. Ensure that you do not apply the mask under the eyes. Wash it off after ten minutes with warm water.
Coconut and Pineapple Face Mask
Coconut and Pineapple Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Coconut milk, 1 teaspoon
  • Cornstarch, 1 teaspoon
  • Pineapple juice, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Take the coconut milk and warm it a little. Next add cornstarch to the milk and stir it. Now add the pineapple juice to the solution. Apply this mixture to your face and wash it after 10-15 minutes.
Sugar and Spice Face Mask
Sugar and Spice Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Sugar, half a cup
  • Brown sugar, half a cup
  • Almond oil, half a cup
  • Vanilla extract, 2 teaspoon
  • Oatmeal, ground, 1 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon
Procedure:
Take all the ingredients and mix them all together. Now apply the mask to your face and massage it using circular strokes for about two minutes. Allow it rest for about fifteen minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.
Homemade Face Masks For Normal Skin
If you have normal skin, then you are one of those lucky individuals who is not afflicted by worries about their facial skin. Given here are some face masks that will help you bring an added glow to your face.
Peach and Honey Face Mask
Peach and Honey Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Peach, medium, 1
  • Honey, 1 tablespoon
  • Oatmeal, 1 tablespoon
Procedure:
First you will need to cook the peach till it's soft and mash it. Add honey and oatmeal to the peach pulp and mix them together properly. Now apply it on your face, let it rest for ten minutes, and wash it off with cold water.
Oatmeal and Olive Oil Face Mask
Oatmeal and Olive Oil Face Mask
Ingredients:
  • Oatmeal, cooked, half a cup
  • Olive oil, 1 teaspoon
  • Egg, 1
Procedure:
Take the oatmeal and the olive oil in a bowl and mix together. Next add the egg to this mixture and stir it well. Apply this mixture to your face, let it dry, and then wash it off with normal water.
Mustard and Rose Petals
Mustard and Rose Petals
Ingredients:
  • Mustard seeds, half a cup
  • Water, 2 cups
  • Rose petals, 1 rose
Procedure:
Take the mustard seeds, add water to it and grind it in the mixer till you get a paste of a smooth consistency. Next add the rose petals to the paste and grind it further. Apply it on your face and wash it off after half an hour.
Disclaimer: This article is for informative purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for expert advice.
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