DIY face masks involve using all-natural ingredients to achieve a clear face, while saving money and time. But then, it is important to know how your skin will react to these ingredients before applying them on your face.
A way to test is to carry out a patch test by putting the mask on your arm, leave it for some time, then rinse. If there is irritation, or if redness occurs, consider trying another ingredient.
Having dry skin is a common issue that most people encounter, spending a lot of money on fancy products is not really necessary as you can combat dry skin with DIY moisturizing skin-care at home.
Ingredients like avocado, honey, milk, and brown sugar are all wonderful for dry skin.
In the meantime, you have to consider some factors before using a DIY face mask.
1. Every skin has different needs. A particular DIY face mask must not work for you because it works for someone else.
2. Drink a lot of water.
3. Avoid alcohol and white sugar
4. Use a creamy cleanser
The above makes your skin ever ready for the healing qualities your DIY face mask offers. Now let’s dive in to the various types of DIY you can use for your facials.
1. Banana, Baking Soda, & Honey Face Mask
This mask contains properties that have anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the skin and prevent damages like acne.
Note: Baking soda causes irritation. It is advisable to do a patch test before trying this.
2. Turmeric, Honey, & Greek Yogurt Face Mask
This mask contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness, irritation, and acne. It also helps provide a gentle exfoliation that can improve the skin glow.
3. Avocado, Aloe Vera, & Olive Oil Face Mask
This mask is considered as the most moisturizing mask hence good for dry skin. It provides antioxidants to the skin, moisturizes the skin, and protects the skin. The mask also does a great job of keeping your skin hydrated.
4. Brown Sugar Scrub
Brown sugar is a natural exfoliator. This scrub will help clear the skin from dry skin cells. This mask can be Irritating so ensure you test it before use.
5. Homemade Milk Mask
Milk works to moisturize dry skin, it helps in removing dried skin cells. This recipe is made with powdered milk, honey, aloe vera, and essential oils. It is refreshing and can help keep even the driest skin looking and feeling healthy.
6.Coconut Oil and Cocoa Butter Moisturizer
Coconut oil and cocoa butter are a very good moisturizers that can help keep dry skin super hydrated.
7. Sugar or Salt Scrubs
This mask helps to battle against dry skin. It works as an exfoliator that removes dead skin cells leaving your skin renewed and clean.
If you have questions or other DIY tips to add, please drop them in the comments.