All-Natural Chocolate Face Mask
What’s better than tasting chocolate? Using it as a beauty treatment. With this DIY Facial Mask for normal skin, your face will feel soft and silky by the time you wash it off. With oatmeal to clear your face of dead skin cells and honey and cream that both moisturize, it’s easy to kick back and relax with this delicious-smelling beauty treatment.
1/3 cup cocoa
3 tablespoons heavy cream
3 teaspoons cottage cheese
¼ cup honey
3 teaspoons oatmeal powder
Mix ingredients together, and then smooth onto your face. Wait 10 minutes, and then rinse off with warm water.
Banana Face Mask
A banana is a natural moisturizing solution that will leave your skin feeling soft. Try this recipe for your first banana facial.
1 medium banana
¼ cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
Mash the banana into a smooth paste, add the yogurt and honey, and then apply to your face. Relax for 10 to 20 minutes, and then rinse with cool water.
Red Wine Facial
Red wine contains powerful antioxidants that can help combat wrinkles and damage caused by sun exposure. Mixed with kaolin clay—which you can find at health food stores—grapeseed oil, and organic oat flour, it makes a well-rounded facial cream that will draw out impurities, moisturize, and exfoliate all at the same time.
¼ cup red wine
¼ cup kaolin clay
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1 tablespoon organic oat flour
Combine all ingredients, and then apply to your face and neck. Feel free to sip a glass of wine while you wait 10 minutes, and then rinse with warm water.
Easy Vinegar Mask
Vinegar acts as a natural toner and is packed with healthy nutrients and antioxidants that are good for the skin. This face mask is simple.
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup water
Mix these two ingredients, and then gently apply them to your face. Let it dry, and you’re all done!
Not only are strawberries rich in vitamin C, but they help exfoliate the skin. Combined with these other ingredients, you can nourish, exfoliate, and moisturize all at once. The lavender adds an aromatherapy component to help you relax.
10 fresh strawberries
¼ cup bee pollen
3 tablespoons raw honey
1 tablespoon olive oil mayonnaise
A few drops lavender essential oil
Simply combine the ingredients, kick back and relax for 20 minutes, and then rinse with warm water.
The Breakfast Mask
The Breakfast Mask is ideal for individuals with oily skin, and it’s simple!
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup oatmeal
Combine ingredients and then apply to your face. Let sit for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse with lukewarm water. Apply moisturizer if needed.
Honey Citrus Mask
This mask will help give your face a healthy glow. With just two ingredients, it’s easy to whip this one up on short notice.
3 tablespoons orange juice
½ cup honey
Combine these two ingredients, and then apply the mixture to your face. Relax for half an hour, and then rinse with lukewarm water. Moisturize if needed.
For a homemade hydrating mask, try avocado. It will help with stressed-out skin to make you feel rejuvenated again.
½ ripe avocado
1 teaspoon plain organic yogurt
1 teaspoon honey
Mash the avocado until it’s soft and smooth, and then add the yogurt and honey. Mix until the ingredients form a paste. Leave on your face for 10-15 minutes before rinsing off.