A spa day is a great idea, isn’t it? We want to destress after a day’s work, but not all spas are open late at night. In this situation, a simple face mask will work wonders. The good thing is that you can make one at home. Here are six DIY face masks recipes that you can easily make with ingredients from your kitchen. You’ll surely have a relaxing day at home with these.
Honey & Papaya Mask
This mask is great for sunspots and anytime you feel like your skin needs a little help evening out.
For this, mix:
- two tablespoons of honey
- half a cup of mashed ripe papaya
From there, leave on for 15-20 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water and moisturize afterward. You’ll feel great in no time!
Cocoa Dream Hydration Mask
Love chocolate? This one is for you! We never thought avocado and chocolate would be a great mix, but this one is truly one for the books.
For this, you’ll need to mix:
- 1 quarter of avocado
- 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon of honey.
Keep it on for about 10 minutes before cleaning face with lukewarm water and moisturizing. Feel invigorated. Rinse, Repeat!
Avocado, Yogurt, and Honey Mask
This mask is great for a multitude of reasons, and dermatologist Sejal Shah explains that this face mask is “rich in healthy fats, vitamins, and antioxidants, avocado is very hydrating.”
Yogurt can be an exfoliating agent and honey is full of hydration, so this is great if you’re looking for a face pack for glowing skin!
To make this max, mix:
- Half an avocado
- One tablespoon of yogurt
- One teaspoon of honey
Use a blender to mix everything. Apply to face and leave it on until desired. Rinse off and feel new life on your skin!
Coconut Oil and Brown Sugar Face Mask
This one was listed as a favorite among the ones tested at Self for its exfoliating powers!
While it was noted that it was a bit too abrasive as a scrub, the combination of exfoliation and coconut oil brought forth a brand new refreshing feel. Dermatologist Sejal Shah further explained that this face mask is so great because “it also has antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties.”
Simple Face Mask Using Egg Whites and Orange Juice
This one is super simple and easy to use! It’s best for people looking to get help with acne and tone skin.
For this, make a mix of:
- One egg white
- One tablespoon of orange juice
The mix is surprisingly easy, and while the smell is apparently not fantastic, it’s a great DIY face mask for blackheads and acne. After 15 minutes, wash with lukewarm water.
The Breakfast Mask
Love breakfast? This oatmeal face mask will be perfect for you! The ingredients in this oatmeal face mask recipe are a must-have for those that are looking for a way to control oily skin.
To make this, combine:
- one egg yolk
- a tablespoon of honey
- a tablespoon of olive oil (yes, olive oil)
- half a cup of oatmeal
From there, put a mask on your face for 15-20 minutes and you’ll be good to go! This oatmeal and honey face mask is also a good moisturizing mask for those who have sensitive skin.
All these simple face masks ideas are easily accessible at home. You can have a relaxing day after work right at your very home.
Source: Marie Claire/Self