10 Homemade Facial Treatments
Why invest in face masks, creams and expensive facials done in beauty facilities when there are so many natural treatments that are more efficient, fresh and convenient?
The natural ingredients that maintain the health of the body have real benefits for keeping the skin beautiful, if they are chosen according to properties, are intelligently combined and applied according to skin type.
Homemade treatments are very helpful for skin affected by low temperatures. We propose a selection of the ten most effective natural treatments for the face that are easy to make and deliver great results:
1. Avocado mask for dehydrated skin
Mix the pulp of the fruit with a few drops of olive oil and apply the mixture on your face. Allow the mask to set for 10-15 minutes and rinse the skin with lukewarm water. This mixture of vitamins and nutrients will keep your skin hydrated and supple, ready to face low temperatures without peeling.
2. Oatmeal mask for combination skin
Oats are ideal for combination skin and the one with problem, as it is a natural exfoliant, gentle with the skin, but effective in cleaning it. To make your oatmeal mask for combination skin, first prepare a porridge of oatmeal boiled in water. Mix with half a grated apple and a tablespoon of lemon juice. Leave on for 15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
3. Clay beauty mask
Clay hydrates and absorbs excess sebum and is known among all green beauty treatments aficionados as the perfect ingredient for the skin with tendency to become greasy. We propose a face mask with clay, egg yolk and mashed avocado, which will control the excess sebum.
4. Mask with herbs for mature skin
Medicinal plants have been and are still used both to preserve the health of the body and to restore beauty. Plants have many benefits for the skin, many of them soothing, moisturizing and toning it, but also acting as a wrinkle or acne treatment.
To achieve such a mask, start by mixing the juice of half an orange, two tablespoons of honey, a tablespoon of chamomile infusion, a tablespoon of wormwood infusion and 5 drops of propolis tincture. The mixture is applied using a cotton disk and washed after 30 minutes.
5. Honey mask for fading wrinkles
Honey is one of the most popular ingredients in homemade beauty treatments, as it largely contributes to improving skin tone. Suitable for fading wrinkles, acne removal and skin irritation, moisturizing and rejuvenating the skin. Depending on the type of skin you have, mix honey with lemon juice or egg whites (for oily skin), olive oil (for dry skin) or chamomile infusion (for normal skin).
6. Yogurt mask for sensitive skin
In order to have a smooth skin with a natural pH restored, you need a yogurt mask for sensitive skin. Mix yogurt with a teaspoon of honey and apply the mask on the face avoiding the eye area. Rinse after 15 minutes.
7. Egg white mask for removing blackheads
Egg whites fight wrinkles and are also effective in cleansing pores of impurities. For a moisturizing effect, mix an egg white with a teaspoon of olive oil and another of honey. Wait 15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
8. Banana mask for combination skin
Bananas are the most popular fruit of all time and also have incredible effects on your skin. Mix a mashed banana with a teaspoon of cream (the one you use when cooking). Keep the mask on for 30 minutes then rinse. You’ll enjoy smooth, soft skin which is well hydrated.
9. Face mask with cucumber
Cucumbers are known for their ability to revitalize both skin and tired eyes. To revitalize the skin, put into a blender a cup of oats, quarter cup of milk, a quarter of a cucumber and some fresh coriander. Allow the homogeneous mixture to act for 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
10. Jojoba oil for skin with problems
Jojoba oil is very similar to the natural oils produced by our skin, it’s easily absorbed and has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. All this makes it an ideal candidate for the treatment of skin with problems such as acne or eczema, psoriasis etc. Simply rub jojoba oil all over the face, neck and décolleté and apply a soft cloth soaked in lukewarm water and keep it there for a couple of minutes.
What other natural homemade treatment do you use for you skin?