Everyone desires for the most beautiful, soft and glowing skin. Most of us don’t have enough time to take proper care of our skin. The chemicals present in facial cleansers dry the skin and draw out the natural oil. The skin loses its charm in the pollution. Facial creams also work for some time, and then they also start damaging the cells of the skin. So what to do to get that radiance on your skin? Well, put your worries aside. Just open your refrigerator and you will get a lot of ingredients to apply on your face. Homemade face masks are not only cost-effective, but are also free from side effects. Try out these DIY face masks and be a head turner.
Homemade Face Masks for Beautiful Skin
1. Chocolate Face Mask
A chocolate face mask is good and beneficial for the skin. Cocoa provides a natural glow to your skin. Put cocoa powder, oatmeal, honey, fresh cream and two capsules of vitamin E oil in a bowl. Use this face mask for wonderful and glowing skin. Wash with lukewarm water.
Banana is a superb home remedy for nourished and healthy skin. Mash a banana. Add butter, egg white and plain or Greek yogurt to it. Spread it on your face and then rinse off after some time.
3. Avocado & Olive Oil
Avocado is great for your skin, as well as for hair. When mixed with olive oil, it works like a charm. So, add a few drops of olive oil in the mashed avocado pulp. Mix well and apply on the face.
Honey and rosewater are the most useful ingredients for the skin. Rosewater makes your skin rosy, and honey nourishes your face. All you need to do is, mix a few drops of rosewater in honey, and dab it on your face.
Whether applied on your hair or skin, yogurt alone can provide the needed nourishment to your scalp and skin. On the other hand, honey works as a natural bleach and cleanser. A combo of honey & yogurt will make your skin glowing, soft, and supple.
Extract the juice of carrot. Mix some honey in it. Apply the mixture on your skin to make it radiant in minutes.
7. Egg Face Mask
Egg white is a natural and effective toner. You will feel the difference in your skin right after one wash. If you want toned, nourished and glowing skin at the same time, then mix olive oil, honey, and lemon juice in egg white. This Mask will brighten your skin.
8. Gram Flour
Gram flour is an effective home remedy that has been used for many years to enhance the beauty. Gram flour helps remove the dirt from your skin, giving it a fresh look. Add ½ tablespoon of turmeric powder, yogurt, and powder of dried margosa leaves to the gram flour. Apply this paste for clear skin.
Almond is good not only for our brain, but for our skin too. Blend overnight soaked almonds. Add the saffron (a few strands), honey and lemon juice. Apply this Mask for an irresistibly soft skin. Alternatively, soaked (overnight) and blended almond paste can also be applied.
You can apply tomato juice or tomato pulp for an instant glowing skin. Add yogurt & oatmeal in tomato pulp for excellent results.
Juice of grape is beneficial and healthy for your skin. You can either apply the juice or pulp of the grapes. Both work wonder in imparting you the glowing skin.
Papaya is an amazing face cleanser. Either applied alone or mixed with honey, papaya acts like a magic wand for the dull and dry skin.
13. Cucumber Juice
Cucumber can be used in many ways to the skin. You can apply the juice of cucumber or mix equal amount of lemon juice in it to make the mask even more effective.
Apply the pulp of strawberry. If you feel that the pulp is too thick, add water to it. It acts as a yummy treat for your dull and tired skin.
Kiwi is highly rich in vitamins. Kiwi pulp can be mixed with yogurt and applied to the face for smooth and soft-looking skin.
16. Fruit Mask
Mixed fruit Mask is very good for the face. It provides the glow, beauty and charm at the same time. To make this mask, take the pulp of all the fruits available in the kitchen. Mix them and apply it at least once a week.
17. Cucumber & Glycerine
Dice and blend cucumber and put it in a bowl. Add ½ tablespoon of turmeric, 5-6 drops of glycerine, and a few drops of lemon juice. It is an easy-to-make face mask for getting glowing and fair skin in 15 minutes.
18. Jasmine Face Mask
Jasmine is capable of providing shine to your skin. Mix crushed jasmine flower in Greek yogurt. Add white or brown sugar. This Mask will help you retain the natural glow.
19. Milk Powder
Milk powder is known to give the extra soft skin. It is one of the best homemade face masks. Take milk powder, almond oil, honey and lime juice. Mix them and spread on your face. People with dry skin can add a tablespoon of fresh cream to it.
20. Peach & Cream
Peach and cream give you soft and glowing skin, especially in winters. You can either rub a peach on your face or mix the peach pulp with cream and use it as a face mask. Add whisked egg white in peach pulp to make your mask more beneficial.
21. Egg White
Whip egg white till it becomes frothy. Spread it on cleansed skin. Let it stay for 15 minutes. Soak a cloth in warm water and remove the egg white. It will leave you with fresh and radiating skin.
Give a total fresh look to your skin by applying juice of mint leaves. It will provide you a refreshing experience. This mask is an excellent treatment for acne.
23. Apple Face Mask
Apple possesses not only health benefits, but also several beauty benefits. Apple pulp is an excellent cure for dry skin. However, you can mix more ingredients to this mask to make it more effective. Add lemon juice, egg white and milk cream in apple pulp and apply.
24. Onion Juice Mask
Though the smell of onion is almost intolerable, but it is good for your skin. Mix ½ tablespoon of honey in onion juice. Smear it on your face. Wash off after 12-15 minutes.
25. Olive Oil, Honey & Sugar Face Mask
Make your scrubby face mask by adding a few things, like lime juice, olive oil honey, and sugar. It is a greasy face mask that works great for dry skin.
26. Vitamin C Face Mask
Vitamin C makes our skin gleaming and bright. All you need to do is mix kiwi, honey, and orange essential oil. Put this face mask on for 15 minutes. Then rinse off with water.
27. Pumpkin Mask
Mix the pulp of pumpkin with egg white and almond oil. Add apple cider vinegar (you can also use cranberry juice instead of ACV) and honey. Use this mask to make your skin hale and hearty.
28. Aloe Vera Gel
Extract the gel from the aloe leaf and apply it before sleeping. Wash off in the morning. If you feel a slight tingling, that it is completely okay.
29. Sandalwood Face Mask
Sandalwood, which is known for its refreshing aroma, is used in several cosmetic products. Add a few drops of rosewater in sandalwood powder to make a paste. Apply it on your face to get soft and supple skin.
30. Lavender Face Mask
Lavender essential oil has excellent effects on skin, but using lavender in its original form can be far more effective. Add rose petals, almonds and oats in dried lavender flowers. Blend them to prepare face mask.
31. Papaya & Pineapple Face Mask
Pineapple is highly enriched with vitamin C. Adding papaya in it will make your skin rosy and attention grabbing.
32. Mayonnaise & Baby Oil Mask
Mayonnaise can also be applied to get soft and nourished skin. The addition of baby oil in it will make your skin super soft. This mask improves the complexion of your skin.
33. Avocado & Cucumber Face Mask
Avocado is highly nutritious and beneficial for the skin. Just adding the right amount of cucumber pulp in it will make your skin wonderful. Mix egg white in this mask to make your skin tight and firm.
34. Orange Juice & Cornmeal
Orange juice and cornmeal go perfectly together. Applying this mask will give glowing skin in minutes.
35. Cucumber & Sugar Mask
White sugar is good for the skin, but brown sugar is even better. What if we mix both white and brown sugar? Well, your skin will look amazing, but we need a binder to make this mask. The pulp of cucumber will do that. Your skin will appear, as if you have stepped right out from a salon.
36. Cocoa Face Mask
If you are going somewhere, then we suggest you to make this mask two days before the occasion arrives. Just mix mashed banana, honey, cocoa powder, and yogurt. Apply it and rinse off after some time. After two days, your skin will appear as if it has been treated in the parlor.
37. Honey & Lemon
Add a few drops of lemon in honey. Spread this Mask on your face for a beautiful look.
38. Bread Crumbs & Milk Cream
Bread is highly effective in removing tanning and dirt from the face. Prepare a paste by adding bread crumbs in milk cream. Apply it for a milky and fresh appearance.
39. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile tea is good for detoxification. Soaking oatmeal and adding honey and almond oil in the tea will provide charm to your tired skin.
40. Watermelon Juice
Watermelon juice hydrates your skin and gives your face rosy color. For additional benefits, add milk powder and cucumber juice to it.
41. Rose & Milk
Rose petals render pinky glow to your skin. Blend fresh rose petals with milk to make a perfect face mask.
42. Sunflower Seeds & Milk Mask
Sunflower seeds (soaked overnight in milk) can be blended and applied to the skin for the desired glow.
43. Milk & Turmeric Mask
Milk naturally whitens your skin. When turmeric powder and lime juice is added to milk, it will make your skin amazing.
44. Orange & Rosewater
Don’t throw the orange peel as it can work great for your skin. Add rosewater in dried orange peel powder. Apply it. Rinse off when it dries. It will provide natural shine to your face.
45. Walnut Mask
Mix walnut powder, honey, and lime juice to make a paste. Add cream if you have dry skin.
Tips to be Followed while Applying Face masks
- Wash your face with lukewarm water before applying the masks. Then close all the pores by splashing cold water.
- Do not use face masks on a regular basis, as it can dry your skin.
- Test all the face masks on your hand. In case, if you feel strong tingling, don’t apply it.