Want to get healthier and youthful skin without spending too much money on those chemical products which often do not give the desired results? We all have been there, tired of trying thousands of different things, but still, nothing really works as per our expectations. When it comes to skincare, there are a lot of things that we need to take care of.
If you ask me, I love the natural recipes, which, first of all, are not going to harm your skin in any way and second of all gives you great results, just from the comfort of your home. Isn’t it cool? Just some stuff from your kitchen and a few tips and tricks and there you go. So, here I’ve come up with 8 best DIY face masks that your skin loves, which are easy to prepare and the results are definitely going to surprise you.
1. Banana face mask
Banana is one of the best fruit that can be used in your skincare routine and also the excellent homemade remedies for treating acne. Banana peel can be directly applied over your pimples which reduce inflammation by destroying the bacteria which causes acne. Apart from that banana can be used for preparing a very good face mask which will leave your skin more radiant and glowing.
To prepare the mask you will need one banana, baking soda, and a lemon. Start by mashing a half sliced banana in a bowl and add one tablespoon of baking soda and one tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients properly until a thick paste is made. Apply it for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with normal water and pat dry your skin.
2.Yogurt face mask
You don’t need to spend tons of money when you can make your own inexpensive face mask at your home by using all natural ingredients. This face mask helps to lighten your skin tone and also, is very effective in reducing blemishes. It unclogs the tighten pores in oily skin and moisturizes the dry skin. In a bowl, take one tablespoon of plain yogurt, freshly squeezed juice from a 1/4th slice of orange and some aloe vera. Mix all the ingredients and apply the mask using your fingers or a brush. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes and rinse with water.
3. Honey face mask
Honey along with some natural ingredients from your kitchen makes a very effective and inexpensive beauty treatment. It can do wonders for your skin by making it more youthful, healthy and radiant. To prepare this mask add some yogurt, one tablespoon of honey and lemon, and just a pinch of turmeric in a bowl. Mix all the ingredients well and apply it on your face and neck. Let the mask sit on your face for 10-15 minutes and rinse with water.
4. Papaya face mask
To prepare this nutritious mask you will need some mashed papaya, one tablespoon of lemon and one tbs. of honey. Make a thick mixture out of it and let it sit on your face for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with normal water and pat dry. Papaya helps in removing the excess sebum and unclogs the pores, which prevents acne. It also helps in soothing the irritated skin and its various enzymes help in treating sunburns.
5. Milk face mask
Milk has many amazing benefits for your skin and can help you in getting more younger looking skin. It acts as a great moisturizer and nourishes your skin, making it softer. This mask will require 2 tsp. of milk powder, 1 tablespoon of turmeric and honey. Apply this face mask and let it dry for 10-20 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. If you have dry skin, you can use this twice a week to get the best results.
6. Multani Mitti
Multani mitti, also known as Fuller’s earth is known for its oil-absorbing properties. It contains rich minerals which draw out the impurities and excess oil from skin, keeping your skin healthy and preventing acne problems. To prepare the mask you will need 2 tsp. of fuller’s earth, 2 tsp. of rose water and some mashed papaya. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until a thick paste is formed. Apply it using your fingertips or a brush and let it dry for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with normal water and pat dry.
7. Neem face mask
Neem has been used as a key ingredient in various beauty products for its various medicinal properties, which helps in curing acne, scars, blackheads, pigmentation, etc. If you have acne problems, then you must try this one. You will require 1/2 cup grated cucumber, 1tsp. of crushed neem leaves and 1 tsp. of argan oil. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and apply the paste on your face. Leave it to dry for 15-20 minutes and wash it off with normal water.
8. Gram flour face mask
Gram flour has been widely used in India for curing various skin problems. It controls the production of excess sebum and helps in soothing the inflamed skin. To prepare this magical face mask you will need 2 tsp. of gram flour, 1 tsp. of milk cream and few drops of lemon juice. Make a smooth paste out of these ingredients and apply it all over your face and neck. Let it dry for 20-30 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.