You don't always need to run to the beauty store to give your skin a spot of pampering. Sheet masks and tins of goopy product may be the first resort when you want a face mask but this time, why not try an alternative that's fresher and cheaper which you can make at home? DIY face masks can be personalised as per your skin concern and whipped freshly in your kitchen. Not just that--they can also give you the glowing skin you've always wanted right at home.
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If you've got free time on your hands, head to the kitchen to make these 5 DIY face masks at home and get the radiant skin of your dreams.
Use a shallow bowl to combine 1 mashed banana with 2 tablespoons of honey and 3 tablespoons of milk to form liquid consistency. Mix well and apply on face and neck. Let it sit for 40 minutes, then wash off with warm water. Super hydrators honey and banana will moisturise and milk will gently exfoliate.
Scoop the pulp of 2 small tomatoes and mix it with 5-6 small cubes of mashed papaya. Blend till smooth and apply on the face and neck. Papaya has enzymes which help reduce the appearance of blemishes and dissolve dead cells settled on the face. Tomatoes are known to be nature's best astringent for pimple-ridden skin. Keep it on for an hour and wash with cold water.
Blend 3 teaspoons of honey with 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed orange juice to a runny consistency. Apply over the face, leave it for 30 minutes and rinse with cold water. Brimming with ingredients that invite moisture and vitamin C, it's a quick boost for bright skin.
Soak 4-5 almonds in water overnight. In the morning, crush the almonds into a paste. To it mix 2 strands of saffron and 3-4 tablespoons of cold milk. Apply the mixture to your skin and leave it for an hour before washing it off. Saffron and almonds are known for their brightening properties and can also be used for de-tanning purposes.
In a bowl, combine 3 tablespoons of yogurt with 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder. Blend into a thick mixture and apply over face and neck. Leave it for an hour, then wash with warm water. This one is perfect to nourish and lend radiance swiftly to the skin.