Homemade Mask Recipes

12 Best Homemade Skin Masks

Written by Lisa Scholfield

12 Best Homemade Skin Masks

Daily life is so busy, don’t you think so? Between work, home, bills, your spouse, children and problems that can come out anytime, breathing even for a second is difficult. All this stress features itself with wrinkles, stains and paleness on our faces.

When we face the facts of not being able to go to beauty centers or not being able to afford expensive creams, we worry about how we’re going to deal with it. Don’t worry! We have the solution. Let us give you the best 12 skin mask recipes!

You can revive your skin and add more beauty to your beauty by using ingredients you can find at home. We are presenting mask recipes that we worked on for months: 12 Best Homemade Skin Masks!

What Effects Our Skins?

Our skin is the widest organ of our bodies and it’s the first and most effective barrier to substances potentially causing diseases. Here are some of our skin’s duties: Balancing our body tempature, protect our body and provide feelings like touching.

A firm and shiny skin is a big giveaway of healthiness. Still, there are many factors effecting our skin in a negative way.

Main Factors Effecting Our Skin

  • Too much exposure to direct sunlight
  • Too much usage of makeup and cosmetics
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Unbalanced – unhealthy diets

From an aesthetic look, skin is the symbol of beauty in many cultures. In the preset, many companies work very hard to protect and revive our skins. But you won’t be needing these expensive masks. You can prepare the best masks in natural ways.

Face Masks: Beauty and Health

Nothing is more cleansing than a refreshing natural mask for your face. A natural face mask removes all the dead cells off your skin and makes your facial lines firmer.

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There are different face masks depending on the effect. You need to consider your face’s needs before choosing between them.

Face Masks Depending on Effects

12 Best Homemade Skin Masks

Firming Mask : Applied wet. It makes your face firm when dry.

Peeling Mask : It removes dead cells.

Moisturizing Mask : It protects and creates a layer for your skin

Cleansing Mask : It sucks up extra melanin and fights acne.

Refreshing Mask : It refreshes your skin.

You must not forget, everybody has a different skin type and effects varies on different peoples. The most important factor of skin care is skin type; effects depends on oily, combination or dry skins.

If you know what your skin needs, keep reading !

12 Best Facial Masks

Spare an hour for your face during the day or a night time.

Your skin needs care and attention. You need to clean your face before applying any mask. You need to remember, you must prepare each mask in the amount of your need. Some masks can be preserved in the fridge till next day. You can apply face masks every day, but it’s always the best to rest your face at least a day.

Peeling Masks

12 Best Facial Masks

Mask #1 Honey and Almond

To prepare this great mask, you only need a table spoon of honey and 2 almonds. Smash the almonds till it’s in a dusty form and mix it with the honey. Add a tea spoon of lemon juice. Apply to your face and wait 15 minutes to dry. Wash off with warm water. Your skin will feel refreshed.

Mask #2 Honey

You have a firm and a soft skin? Apply honey to your face. Wait 15 minutes and wash off with cold water. You will see how good it feels.

Mask #3 Oatmeal and Softness

You will not believe how soft your skin will be after this mask. Smash a half cup of oatmeal and add half tea spoon of honey, 2 table spoons of milk, two drops of geranium and two drops of lily oil.

Mix them well and apply to face with gentle moves. Wait 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. Your skin will be like a baby. If your skin is oily, add 5 drops of lemon juice.

Moisturizing Mask

Moisturizing Mask

Mask #4 Fruit

Some fruits contain a lot of water and is very successful at moisturizing the skin. For example, smash a peeled banana and apply to your face. Wait 15 minutes and wash off with cold water.

Mask #5 Cucumber

Cucumber is a great vegatable. You will not believe the differences it makes on your skin.

Peel a cucumber and smash it. ( Do not forget to have 2 slices for your eyes ) Rub on your face and wait 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water. 

Refreshing and Reviving Masks for Under Eyes and Wrinkles

Mask #6 Firm Face

Again, honey and egg is a great mixture for our beauty. Mix two table spoons of honey with egg white. Add a table spoon of lemon juice and massage your face with it. Wait 20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

Mask #7 Rose and Youth

Yes, women in old ages used to tell that short living rose is the key for youth potion. Would you like to try? Smash 5 leaves of fresh rose and apply. Wait 15 minutes and rinse off.

Mask #8 Yogurt

Nobody likes wrinkles, even though they are the symbol of experience and maturing. You can get rid of wrinkles with this mask. Mix a water glass of yogurt with a table spoon of smahed fennel seed and a leaf of fennel. Apply to face and wait 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.

If you apply everyday, your skin will thank you! 

Acne, Spots and Blemish Masks

Acne, Spots and Blemish Masks

Mask #9 Tomato

There are many effects of tomato on your skin; moisture, firmness, peeling. If you want to get rid of troubling blackheads and acne, cut a tomato in half and rub it on your face. Wait 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.

Mask #10 Lemon

Lemon has so many usage. Who could know it also gets rid of blemishes! Mix a table spoon of honey with a table spoon of lemon juice. Apply to face with cotton pad and wait 20 minutes. Rinse off with a cotton pad soaked with soda. Make sure you clean it well, if lemon stays on your face, sunlight can cause blemishes.

Mask #11 Strawberry

Use this natural mask if your skin feels dry. Take couple strawberries and smash them. Mix it with honey and apply. Wait 20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

Mask #12 Cream

It is very useful to use this after a peeling. A table spoon of honey, a table spoon of soda, a tea spoon of rose juice, a table spoon of yogurt or milk and mix. Apply with a cotton pad and wait 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water.

Help Your Skin

You can choose any mask you want. Don’t forget, your skin gives away your health. You should eat balanced, drink more than 2 lt of water every day, stay away from cigarettes and alclhol to remain young.

About the author

Lisa Scholfield

Hi, I'm Lisa,

I offer ideas and information about face masks, natural formulas, up-to-date skin care topics, and cosmetic products that will be made at home by you precious readers. Pleasant readings my language :)

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