Some of our skins are acne prone, some already have acne, dark spots or dry skin and have been wondering how to combat the issue. Most of us, including me have tried several facial cleansers, creams, soaps and many other products with little or no avail. I’m going to share recipes of natural face masks for us that I have tried and know to work like magic. Although it might take a little while to see very effective results buy your skin will feel softer almost immediately.
I’m going to share with you four different recipes for specific skin types but before I do, I want to introduce you to the ingredients involved and their uses. The ingredients are – honey, lemon, cinnamon, avocado, yogurt and aloe vera.
This is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory source. It absorbs impurities from the pores and the skin. Ancient beauties used honey and milk on their skin regularly to keep their complexion young, radiant and smooth.
It brightens and exfoliates. It’s great for acne prone skin, aging and sunspots or uneven skin tone. It is a natural source of Vit C and rich in alpha hydroxy acids.
Helps with treatment of acne and pimples by drying out the scars and rejuvenating the skin of the face. It declogs pores and brings oxygen and blood to the surface and also acts as a good exfoliant used to remove dead cells. However don’t use very often to avoid skin irritation especially for sensitive skins.
It is extremely good for treating very dry, aging and dehydrated skin. It has amazing moisturizing abilities and will provide you with a deep and long lasting re-hydration of dry skin; leaving your skin nourished, rejuvenated and moisturized.
This moisturizes the skin leaving you with a soft and supple skin. It also contains natural bacterial and anti-fungal properties which helps to fight acne, keep the skin cleansed and reduce irritating break outs.
The plant contains 32 vitamins and minerals, 75 nutrients and hundreds of active enzymes. It helps improve blood circulation and is great for detoxification. It is also renowned for its excellent skin-soothing and healing properties. Especially useful for sunburns, irritations, allergies and acne. It was called “the plant of immortality” in ancient Egypt; and is widely recognized for both medicinal and aesthetic purposes.
Now that we know and understand the ingredients used, let’s go straight to the recipes.
To prepare your skin before using any face mask, pour hot boiling water into a bowl and bend above it letting the steam open your pores. Do this before any of the recipes and you can use cucumber slices to cover your eye areas.
Face Mask For Acne-Prone Skin
*3 teaspoons raw organic honey
*1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (Ceylon Cinnamom)
Mix together until a paste is formed and apply to your face avoiding eye areas.
Leave the paste on for 10-20 minutes. The antibacterial properties of both honey and cinnamon are beneficial for acne-prone skin.
Wash away with warm water, finishing with one splash of cold water to close your pores.
Face Mask For Scars, Oily Skins and Dark Spots
*2 teaspoons raw organic honey
*1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Mix with a spoon until it’s a liquid consistency. Apply all over your face avoiding the eye area.
The lemon juice will exfoliate your skin, brighten dark spots and fade scars.
Leave on for 15-20 minutes and rinse off with warm water.
Face Mask For Sensitive Skin
*2 teaspoons raw organic honey
*1 teaspoon raw aloe vera gel
Stir together till well combined. Apply the mask to your face covering all areas except the eye area.
The Aloe soothes and calms your skin, perfect for sensitive and irritated skin.
Leave on for 20 minutes and rinse off with warm water.
Face Mask For Dry Skin
*1 teaspoon mashed avocado
*1 teaspoon plain milk yogurt
*1 teaspoon raw honey
Mix ingredients until smooth. Spread the mixture over your face avoiding the eye area.
The fats in the avocado and yogurt are deeply moisturizing to the skin while the lactic acid in the yogurt smooths your skin, refined pores and stimulates collagen production.
Leave the mask on for 20-30 minutes before washing off with warm water.
>> After each recipe, rinse face with warm water and finish off with a splash of cold water to close your pores.
>> Pat your skin dry with a towel.
>> Apply moisturizer if desired or allow your skin to breathe.
Hope this was helpful. Kisses 💋💋