5 Face Masks for the Skin

· June 26, 2015
When the skin loses it's elasticity and begins to wrinkle, our face's beauty is affected. Read here to see what natural face masks for the skin can help.

Honey can naturally add brightness to your skin and lemon can help you reduce the appearance of  age spots and scars. That’s why they’re often used in face masks for the skin.

When the skin loses its elasticity and begins to wrinkle, the overall appearance of your face is affected. Luckily, you can improve its appearance with natural face masks for the skin.

We all want to have glowing skin and look radiant and youthful at any age. Unfortunately, the years aren’t always very kind to us. Sun exposure, cosmetics, poor nutrition, hormones, and many other factors cause our skin to lose its firmness and elasticity. That can mean getting premature wrinkles.

Currently, many specialized skincare products are available at stores. They promise to rejuvenate your skin’s cells and reclaim its old elasticity. But many of these products are costly, putting them out of reach of the average consumer.

Luckily, however, there are some great natural alternatives out there. You can use natural and easily-to-find ingredients to make face masks for the skin at home. These may be able to effectively clean, exfoliate, and improve the appearance of your skin.

Honey, yogurt, and lemon – great ingredients for face masks for the skin

Face masks for the skin using lemon

 

This powerful and rejuvenating face mask is ideal for all types of skin. Honey hydrates and brightens the skin. Yogurt‘s acidic content eliminates dead skin cells. As such, it can help cover the signs of aging.

Lemon is a potent cleaner that reduces the appearance of age spots and scars.  This means it can help you keep a uniform skin tone.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of honey.
  • 1/2 cup of natural yogurt.
  • 5 drops of lemon juice.

Directions

In a container, mix all ingredients well. Once they are mixed, apply them on the skin. Let this solution sit for 20 minutes. Experts recommend that you repeat the process twice per week and see if you get good results.

Note:

  • To make these ingredients into an exfoliant, simply add 2 tablespoons of oats to the mix. Then apply this to the skin in a circular motion.
  • Lemon is a natural toner. You can apply this directly to your skin with a cotton ball. Be careful not to expose your face to sun for your skin health.

Facial Toning Mask

If your skin needs to get it’s youthful, firm look back, this face mask can help make it look its best.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of oats
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Directions

Mix both ingredients well, applying to the skin with soft, circular motions. Let the mask sit for 15 minutes and then rinse well with cold water.

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Homemade Mask to Rejuvenate and Tone the Neck

Face masks for the skin using honey

 

The neck is one of the first areas to lose its elasticity and firmness. This face mask is designed especially for the neck. It’s ingredients hydrate the skin, helping to give it a younger look.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of raw honey.
  • Two egg yolks.
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

Directions

Mix all ingredients well in a container. After washing the skin of your neck area, apply the mixture using small circular motions. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Then rinse with cold water.

Avocado Mask

Face masks for the skin using avocado

 

Avocado is known for it’s many nutritional benefits. One of these is its ability to hydrate the skin. An avocado face mask is just the thing to let the natural, healthy glow of your skin to shine at its best.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1 very ripe avocado

Directions

Remove the pit from the avocado and mash the fruit inside with the honey. When you have formed a consistent paste, apply it over your face and neck. Leave it there for 20 minutes. Afterwards, rinse it off with cold water. For best results, repeat this process twice per week.

Toning Egg Mask

Eggs have vitamins that help the skin stay healthy. If you want to reduce wrinkles and sun spots, this mask may be able to help with that. It does so by giving your skin some of the nutrients it needs to look its best.

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

Beat the egg white until it forms peaks, then add the honey and mix it in well. Moisten your skin with warm water before applying the mask, then let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water and repeat at least twice per week.