1) Pomegranate Exfoliating Scrub
This DIY Pomegranate Exfoliating Scrub recipe helps remove dead skin cells for smooth, soft skin. Pomegranate is a natural antioxidant that is loaded with Vitamin C. The seeds contain high levels of anti-aging compounds.
Pomegranate Scrub Recipe
2) Strawberry Face Mask
Strawberries are full of Vitamin C, which is a natural anti-aging compound. They also protect your skin from environmental stress. Of course, eating them helps your anti-aging efforts, but you can double the effect by trying this strawberry face mask to help fight free radicals, which can harm skin cells and break down collagen.
1 Cup Strawberries or 1 Cup of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry Mix
1 Cup Yogurt, Vanilla or Plain
1 1/2 Tablespoons Honey diluted in 8 ounces of water
3) Yogurt Face Mask
Did you know that plain Greek yogurt is an excellent skin soother and purifier? Yogurt contains lactic acid. Lactic acid is an all-natural that helps slough off the outer layer of skin. It acts as a chemical peel and diminishes the look of discolorations, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, plus minimizes blemishes.
4) Green Grape Fine Line and Crow's Feet Reducer
Grapeseed oil naturally contains acid that helps to exfoliate the skin's outer layer and minimize the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
5) Mint Dark Eye Circle Banisher
Flavonoids work well to help your skin healthy from environmental damage and free radicals. Mint helps to refresh the eye area.
6) Skin-revitalizing Citrus Face Peel
Navel oranges are a super source of AHAs & vitamin C- but did you know that this has been clinically proven to prevent wrinkles and fine lines? Yep, it's true! This peel works wonders because the egg yolk firms and moisturizes. The honey is a natural humectant; it pulls in moisture from its surrounding for added hydration. Plus, the citrus juice is a natural exfoliant that sloughs off dead skin cells, which encourages new cell production.
7) Avocado Body Mask
Avocados are the holy grail of anti-aging. They have vitamins A, D, and E plus proteins, lecithin, potassium, and beta-carotene. They are also high in emollient qualities that restore sun-damaged skin, scarring and can fade age spots.
If you have leftovers, they will last in the fridge for 2-3 days.
Why pay for chemical-filled, store-bought face masks when you can use every day, 100 percent organic ingredients quickly found around the house to come up with custom masks? Outlined below are a few super simple natural face mask recipes you might want to try:
1. Egg White Face Mask
Egg whites have incredible potential for toning and tightening your skin. It can work wonders for oily, greasy skin since it shrinks large skin pores, thereby reducing extra sebum. Large facial skin pores are breeding grounds for bacteria that are responsible for bulbous cysts and zits. Lysozyme is another fantastic ingredient found in egg white that is potent in eradicating bacteria that causes acne. Here are four skin-beneficial nutrients found in egg whites:
Egg whites have been utilized in face masks since ancient times, particularly in Asia, to achieve fine-looking, radiant skin. Here is a super simple pimple fighting egg white face mask recipe:
2. Banana Facial Mask
If you are not familiar with bananas used in skincare, you will be surprised to know that they have many benefits. Bananas can work miracles when it comes to your skin. It increases hydration levels with added moisture. The potassium works by increasing microcirculation to reduce under-eye bags, puffiness, and dark circles. Beta Carotene is a natural form of Vitamin A that is the most useful antioxidant that repels free radicals, minimizing the aging process. Adding a banana mask to your weekly skincare routine will result in softer, smoother, and younger-looking skin.
3. Chocolate Face Mask
Chocolate has numerous cosmetic properties. Although we are regularly told about the adverse effects it can have on our health; chocolate can be beneficial for our skin if used right. It is known for:
The cocoa in chocolate helps your skin to be thoroughly hydrated and smoothed. If you love chocolate and have some to spare, why don’t you try the following chocolate face mask recipe?
4. Baking Soda Face Mask
The very same baking soda that bloats our bread freshens the fridge, and acts as a whitening agent in our toothpaste, might also be utilized as an acne-fighting, oil-zipping face mask. Baking soda, an all-purpose powder that most people already have in their kitchens, can be a significant facemask ingredient that keeps your oil glands and acne calm. It just needs to be diluted and should not be used neat.
Avocado is an ideal source of iron, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, copper, vitamins, etc. Here is a simple avocado face mask for your skin:
One of my favorite things to do is create custom fruit masks with organic fruits. Making custom skincare is so easy and fun to do. Whether you are looking for a facemask that provides moisture, reduces the appearance of wrinkles, or tightens up the jawline, making a homemade facial mask is so easy. Just a few minutes in the kitchen, and you will have a fantastic, all-natural mask made with organic fruit and great anti-aging ingredients.
If you love to make skincare and cosmetics at home, stop by the local Farmer’s Market and buy local, organically grown fruit. You can also pick up organic produce at your local supermarket or Whole Foods. Or use ingredients from your garden.
Below we have a few sample recipes for you to try. But don’t stop with our recipes. You can mix and match different fruits from our lists below to make a unique mask specific to your skin’s needs. You can also use a base of one of Skin Perfection’s Clay Masks, using two parts clay mask to 1 part Liquid. The possibilities are endless.
Directions to make a mask:
Blend all ingredients in a blender. Apply a thin layer of the facemask to your face and jawline. Leave on your skin for 10 to 20 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water. Any remaining mixture may be placed in the refrigerator for no longer than one week.
Summer Fruit Mask
Mix and Match Ingredients. Use these ingredients for a custom formula and the specific needs of your complexion:
Skin Tightening & Firming
Anti-Aging/Reduce the Appearance of Wrinkles
Beneficial Juices or Liquid’s