Helena Rubinstein once famously declared: “There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.” I’m definitely lazy.
I’ve been too lazy to look at myself in the mirror nowadays let alone go to facial appointments. The good news is, it’s better late than never and there are so many easy ways to look after your skin! If you are like me who’s decided to give home made facial mask a go, here are a collection of 12 easy DIY facial mask for healthy, glowing skin that you could try!
For dry skin:
- Avocado + Honey:
Mix half mashed avocado and 2 teaspoons of honey. Apply to face and leave for 10 minutes.
- Cucumber + Avocado:
Blend half cucumber and half avocado. Apply the mixture to clean face.
For oily skin:
Mash some apple and apply to face immediately.
- Organic yogurt + egg:
Mix 3 table spoons of yogurt and half egg well. Apply to face and leave for 20 minutes. Use once a week.
For dull skin (aka my skin type, mine is also dry)
- Plain yogurt
Got some left over yogurt? Apply it evenly on your face. Wash it off with warm water once the yogurt’s been absorbed.
- Potato + Milk + Flour
Mix the juice from 1 potato with 2 tea spoons of milk and some flour. preheat face with warm tower first then apply the facial mask. Wash it off until it’s 80% dry.
- Apple + Tomato
Blend half apple and half tomato. Apply the mix to clean face for 15 minutes. Really good for summer.
For skin soothing:
- Oatmeal + Honey
Mix oatmeal and honey (optional olive oil and coconut oil). Apply to face for 10 -15 minutes.
- Banana + Yogurt
Mix one mashed banana with yogurt. Banana: yogurt ratio = 2:1. Seal the mixture with cling wrap and leave it in the fridge for 15 minutes. Apply it to face.
Anti – ageing
- Avocado + Banana + Egg
Blend half banana, one avocado and a whole egg with little water. Apply to clean face for 15 minutes.
- Brown Sugar + Water
Cook brown sugar in water, stir until water is boiling. Apply to face (avoid area around the eyes) evenly after the mixture is cooled. Leave for 15 minutes.
- Honey + Tomato
Blend one tomato, 5g of honey and some flour. Apply to face and leave for 20 – 30 minutes before going to bed.