5 DIY Face Masks

You don’t have to buy really expensive face masks to get glowing and radiant skin. You can easily make them yourself with things you already have in your kitchen! Here are 5 simple recipes you can make at home! 

Oatmeal Face Mask

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What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup raw ground oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp. honey 

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Let it cool, apply to your face, and rinse after 15 minutes. 

Benefits: 

  • This mask will manage your breakouts and moisturize your skin! 
  • Honey can make your skin smooth and soft.
  • Milk is anti-inflammatory, so it will calm any redness.
  • Oatmeal will gently exfoliate your skin.

 

Coffee Face Mask

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What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup ground coffee beans
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. honey

Instructions:

Mix the ground coffee and cocoa powder together. Add in the milk and stir until it creates a paste. Add in the lemon juice and honey and apply to the skin and let it dry for up to 20 minutes. 

Benefits: 

  • Coffee beans reduce inflammation, redness, and the appearance of under eye circles. It also removes dead skin and “wakes up” a tired complexion.
  • Cocoa powder is a good source of antioxidants that helps repair skin cells. 
  • Lemon juice contains natural vitamin C to lighten, tighten and brighten your skin. 

 

Turmeric Face Mask

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What You’ll Need:

  • 1 tsp. plain yogurt
  • 2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 a squeezed lemon

Instructions: 

Thoroughly mix the yogurt, honey, and turmeric powder together. Squeeze the lemon into the mixture – making sure the mask has a thick paste-like consistency. Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. (This mask will STAIN! Make sure when you use this mask to be careful and wear old clothes and use old towels when rinsing your face.) 

Benefits: 

  • Turmeric has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. It helps with acne, blackheads, acne scarring, psoriasis, and even more! If you want to learn more about its benefits, check out this article
  • Yogurt contains lactic acid that dissolves dead skin cells which helps to create a natural glow, prevent breakouts, and diminish the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

 

Banana Face Mask

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What You’ll Need: 

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tsp. of honey
  • 1 tsp. of lemon juice

Instructions:

Take a ripe banana and mash it with a spoon or a fork in a bowl till it forms a smooth lump free pulp. Add the honey and lemon juice and mix thoroughly. Apply one or two layers of the mask and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. 

Benefits: 

  • This face mask is good for fading dark spots, removing blemishes, and brightening dull skin.
  • The 3 powerful ingredients in this mask will hydrate, lighten and brighten your skin.

 

Avocado Face Mask

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What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 tsp. plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp. honey

Instructions: 

Mash the avocado until it’s soft and then mix in the yogurt and honey until it forms a paste. Apply to your face and leave on for 10-15 minutes.

Benefits:

  • This moisturizing mask is great for stressed-out skin from a day outdoors.
  • Avocados have a high healthy fat, vitamin and antioxidant content which can leave the skin looking softer and younger looking. 

 

Which one of these face masks are you excited to try out or if you have any tried and true DIY face masks, let me know below! 

Thanks for stopping by!

xoxo, jenny

 

 

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41 thoughts on “5 DIY Face Masks

  1. liviaclaireblog says:

    I usually just use honey as an anti inflammatory mask. I will try adding some oatmeal to the mixture. Thanks for the suggestions.

    Livia,
    liviaclaireblog.wordpress.com

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  2. Corinne and Kirsty says:

    my skin is being so dry and difficult at the moment that I would really need a mask! these are all great ideas! I need to try one of them out! xx corinne

    Liked by 1 person

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