Every woman dreams of perfect skin but with minimum maintenance. The harsh reality? Skin that good doesn’t come easy. So don’t fret, we’ve got you covered! Face masks, the simple yet effective treatment are the real knights in shining armor. The extraordinary invention can be worn anytime and anywhere. There is a face mask available for every skin type and needs of a woman. Be it gel based masks or homemade masks, this beauty ritual doesn’t disappoint anyone with its results. So, here are five benefits and easy DIY recipes of face masks that will convince you to try one:
The weather conditions and pollution can strip the skin of its natural moisture, leaving it dry and dull. In such a situation, face masks provide the skin with the right amount of moisture which regular serums and creams fail to do. Certain ingredients present in the mask boost the hydration of the skin and restore its moisture.
Blend half a cucumber and one tablespoon of yogurt into a paste. Once you reach the desired consistency, add the oats and one tablespoon at a time until you get a mixture which is thick enough to stick on the face. Apply the mask for 10-20 minutes and wash off with warm water. Rinse in a circular motion to gently buff away the dead skin cells too.
Certain problems like pollutants, chemicals, dirt, diet, and hormonal disorders can be toxic for the skin. It harms the skin leaving you with blemishes and dry patches. Using a face mask with detoxifying properties will help in eliminating the skin of toxins and restoring the natural glow to your face.
Squeeze the juice from 4-5 seedless grapes into an empty bowl. Add one tablespoon of flour till it thickens into a paste. To this, add a quarter teaspoon of baking soda. Apply the mixture to your face for 15 minutes and wash off.
One of the most common beauty problems faced by women is dull skin. For this skin issue, face mask provides just the right kind of radiance to leave you looking lit from within.
Combine three tablespoons rolled oats (powdered form), one tablespoon of honey, one teaspoon turmeric and one teaspoon of fresh lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Apply on a clean face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off gently with warm water.
Living the millennial lifestyle doesn’t leave much time to follow a proper skin care routine. In such a case, our pores get clogged, making our skin looks lifeless. The fastest way to unclog pores and get sparkling skin is using a good face mask.
To make this simple mask, mix two tablespoons of baking soda, one teaspoon of lemon juice, five tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Apply this mask to your face for 5-10 minutes and wash it off.
Aging makes skin lose its elasticity due to the decreased levels of collagen. This sagged skin can add years to your age. On the bright side, regular use of face masks can improve your skin’s elasticity easily at home.
Combine two or three tablespoons of Greek yogurt, one tablespoon of cocoa powder, one teaspoon of buttermilk (or regular milk), half of a banana mashed and one teaspoon of honey in a blender. Blend until the mask acquires a thick consistency so that it won’t be drooly on your face. Apply this mask for 20-30 minutes and wash it off with cold water.