5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

Whether you like them in sheet form, splash or clay, there’s no denying that putting on face masks are one of the few relieving beauty rituals for some good ol’ TLC. And while there are some amazing ready-to-purchase options out there, for times when you want to go the natural route, look no further than your kitchen. Organic and all-natural DIY face masks are effective and inexpensive, all within the comforts of your home. So tie up that hair, get those hands dirty and get those face masks going. Glow is what you want, glow is what we’ll give ya!

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

1. Organic Banana Face Mask

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

There are some potent vitamins and minerals in bananas that make them Mother Nature’s incredible beauty fix! Banana face masks show instantaneous results. It’s a strong source of Vitamins A, B and E along with a good dose of Potassium. Bananas gets rid of dry skin by moisturizing and hydrate cells, remove dark spots and blemishes. Orange juice, on the other hand helps to make you look young and enhances the beauty of your skin. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and is known for many minerals such as magnesium, potassium, Vitamin B6, beta carotene, calcium, folic acid, and having low fats and no cholesterol. This skin-lightening mask bring togethers a burst of fruity goodness to your face.

To make the face pack:

  1. Mash half a ripe banana and mix it with 1 tablespoon of orange juice and honey each. Make sure the consistency is thick enough and gooey, but not so much that it slides off your face.
  2. Apply to the face and keep the mixture on for 15 minutes.
  3.  Rinse with lukewarm water and then moisturize.

2. Summer Strawberry Face Mask

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

This mask is ideal for any skin type and gently exfoliates and brightens over time. Strawberries are known as the Queen of the Fruits and rightly so. It’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it an exception delight to not only savour but use for skincare as well. Yogurt helps in dissolving dead skin with the help of lactic acid while lemons act as a natural astringent and honey does the deed with its healing and anti-bacterial properties. This berry delight is a treat to your face and all other senses! Face packs that do good and smell good. Mmmm!

To make the face pack: 

  1. Mash together 3 strawberries, with half a cup of yoghurt and 2 tablespoons of lemon and honey each.
  2. Place the mix in the fridge or freezer to let it cool down.
  3. Apply on your face for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove with warm cloth.

3. Glowing Papaya Face Mask

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

The enriching qualities of Papaya are known to all and lost on none. This underrated fruit is an excellent source of goodness when consumed or used in homemade beauty rituals. It’s a natural skin detoxifier, relieving it off dirt and grime. It adds a long lasting moisture to your skin along with softness and glow. Malai also provides similar properties along with tightening your pores, preventing wrinkles and removing dark spots. Besan, has of course been passed down through generations for its excellent skincare properties that always show instant results. Multani Mitti has been another age old natural favourite for its antiseptic properties. This face pack is a natural treat and a total delight to your skin. Trust us!

To make the face pack: 

  1. Start off by mixing 2 tablespoons of Papaya paste, 1 tablespoon of besan, 1 tablespoon of Multani Mitti and 2 tablespoons of Malai.
  2. Combine the mix well and start applying it onto your face and neck in the upward direction.
  3. Leave it on for 15 minutes to dry and let it work its magic.
  4. Rinse using cold water.

4. Oatmeal Tomato Curd Mask

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

The everyday Tomato is a rich source of antioxidants and is a natural astringent helping you skin stay young and fresh. They’re also high in Vitamins A, C and E that help nourish the skin. Additionally, oatmeal helps in naturally and gently exfoliating of your skin. Yogurt has a mild bleaching effect and helps in removing blemishes and pimples. This comes together to make an excellent face pack that not only freshens up your skin but also removes tan and dead skin.

To make the face pack: 

  1. Take the juice of 1 medium sized tomato, half a cup of yoghurt, 1 teaspoon of oatmeal and mix.
  2. Once the ingredients are mixed, gently massage it on your skin for 5 minutes before letting it rest away for 20 to 30 minutes or until it’s dry.
  3. Wash off with lukewarm water.

5. Carrot Potato Mask

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

As much as the face pack may sound like a bunch of ingredients coming together for a recipe of sorts, it is unfortunately not. Carrots contain large quantities of beta-carotene that gets converted to Vitamin A by the body. Not only are they known for their skin lightening properties but the Vitamin A from carrots also helps rejuvenate your skin and fight wrinkles. The humble potato on the other hand is packed with essential vitamins and minerals like Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Phosphorus and Riboflavin. Potatoes help reduce dark under-eye circles, remove sun tan, enhance complexion, fade dark spots and prevent wrinkles. No wonder they’re a great option to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Both the ingredients act as natural skin rejuvenating agents, making them an ideal combination.

To make the face pack: 

  1. Take 1 medium sized potato and a small carrot. Peel off the skin. Chop both into small pieces and boil together.
  2. Once the vegetables are soft, mash them together into a fine consistency and add a teaspoon of olive oil.
  3. Apply the pack and leave it on for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash it off with normal water after.

 

So many face packs to choose from. What will be your pick?

Happy Skin, Happy You!

5 Super Easy Face Masks For Glowing Skin

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