The natural products for skin trend has taught us to care about what we put on our bodies. Sure, we would all love to be able to go to a spa on a daily basis but not many of us have the money or time to do so. DIY facials are a great way to bring the spa to your own home and know exactly what you’re putting on your skin. Here are seven masks that will rescue your skin from a range of issues.
1.Reduce Redness And Get Rid Of Impurities
Get rid of dirt and impurities with an oatmeal facemask. Oatmeal has been used for a long time in homemade skin treatment and with good reason. Oatmeal serves as a mild cleanser that rids your skin from dirt and impurities while reducing redness. The second and last ingredient you’ll need is milk. Milk contains vitamin D, vitamin E and many minerals that help reduce redness and soften skin. Oatmeal and milk make a soothing cleanse mild enough for sensitive skin types.
- 1/4 Cup of Oatmeal
- 1/4Cup of whole milk
Place the oatmeal and milk in a bowl and let sit until the oatmeal has absorbed the milk. Squeeze the oatmeal and apply the liquid to your face then use the oatmeal as a scrub to gently cleanse face.
2.Fight Acne And Clear Dark Spots
Zap those pimples with different ingredients. Red onions and Apple cider vinegar! Red onions don’t smell pleasant and you might refrain from putting it on your face but her me out. Onions are high in antioxidants and possess anti-inflammatory properties. Its right-hand-man: Vinegar, can balance the skin’s PH levels as well as help clear scars and dark spots. Both vinegar and onions are acidic which makes them perfect for getting rid of acne.
- 1/2 red onion
- 1 cup Apple Cider vinegar
Blend the onion with the vinegar until liquefied. Apply the mixture to the affected area with a cotton ball. Set for a minute remove with warm water.
Rosemary, parsley, and mint are best for a skin detox. Steam opens pores allowing the parsley, rosemary, and mint to work their magic. Rosemary is found in many cosmetic cleansers and soaps. This herb cleanser gets rid of bacteria and impurities without drying the skin. Parsley enhances skin growth it also gets rid of blemishes and unevenness leaving skin smooth and healthy-looking. Mint has the ability to fight blemishes as well as skin infections ranging from mosquito bites to acne. Mint also contains Vitamin A that helps strengthen tissues and reduces oily skin. Here’s what you’ll need.
- 1 tablespoon Fresh Rosemary
- 1 tablespoon Mint
- 1 tablespoon Parsley
In a small pot place, two cups of water add a tablespoon of dry rosemary a tablespoon of dry parsley and 3 mint leaves. Heat until it boils then places the water and herbs in a large bowl. Put your face over the bowl and place a towel over your head so the steam will not escape. Make sure it is not too hot. It should soothe your skin not burn it.
Scrubs help get rid of dead skin and reveal younger healthy-looking skin. A very common homemade scrub is Sugar and honey because it is inexpensive and highly effective. Honey repairs skin cells making your skin appear softer and younger. Honey also tighten ups skin and helps in getting rid of inflammation. Even though this is a common home treatment many people have not heard of it. Here’s how to put it into practice.
- 1/2 Cup of Sugar
- 1/4 of a cup of Honey
The quantity of the sugar and honey you will use will differ. For example, if you want to make a scrub for your hands it’s a different amount if you want a body scrub. So you should know that the sugar should not be drowned in honey. Remember that the honey should just be holding the sugar together.
5.Get rid of dark circles
Get rid of dark circles with potatoes. Yes, potatoes. Believe it or not, Potatoes have been proven to moisturize and nourish the skin. Potatoes contain many vitamins and minerals that act as anti-aging agents these vitamins and minerals also tone skin and brighten the complexion. The key is to use cool potatoes when the potato is cool it provides your eye area with blood circulation which will minimize dark circles while nourishing and toning the eye area!
- 1 Medium Potato
Place a potato in the fridge until it is cool. When it is cool slice the potato into circles to better fit your eye area. Set the potato slices on your eye area until the potato gets warm. When applying make sure that the potato slices make sure that they aren’t too cold because your eye area is sensitive and it can get irritated easily.
6.Soothe and Brighten complexion
Soothe and brighten your complexion with cucumber and green tea. Cucumber is known to be a powerful healing agent it can even help heal burns. It has also been proven that cucumber doesn’t only help fight many skin problems it also soothes, nourishes and moisturizes the skin. Its partner in crime Green tea is high in antioxidants that help clean your skin. Here’s how to put it into practice:
- 1/2 cucumber
- 1 cup Green Tea
Blend half a cucumber with a cup of green tea and apply every morning. Keep refrigerated and sealed. Use within a week.
Fight to age and brighten the complexion with two simple ingredients tomato and mango. Mango is rich in antioxidants; it also regenerates skin cells and increases the elasticity of the skin which all helps fight-aging. The second ingredient, tomato, is rich in vitamin C and A which soothes skin and brightens the complexion. These two ingredients make an inexpensive facial that is sure to brighten your complexion and fight-aging. Follow these easy steps to make this facial:
- 2 thick slices of Mango
- 1/4 regular size