Homemade Facial Masks For Every Skin Type

There are  facial masks made for every type of skin and most of them can be made at home using simple ingredients you already have. When applied to your skin, they help to deep clean, tighten pores, and soften and smooth your skin. You can probably already find most of the ingredients you'll need in your cupboard or refrigerator.

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Facials have been used by women since early times, by women who wanted to achieve beautiful looking skin! When it comes to your skin, these should be part of every woman's anti aging arsenal!

They are beneficial to your skin as they often contain minerals, vitamins, or fruit extracts, such as avocado and cucumber, that add nutrition to the skin. Done regularly, masks can revitalize, rejuvenate, and refresh your skin. Most typical facial masks are are applied from 10-20 minutes and are typically removed with warm water and a wet wash cloth.

Before you apply facial masks, be sure your skin is clean and dry. After you've removed the mask, be sure to follow up with a good toner to remove any residue and a good facial moisturizer. You can apply them any time of the day or night and use them once or twice a week for the most benefits.

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Homemade Facial Masks for Different Skin Types

Normal Skin

1 T natural yogurt, room temperature
1 tsp. honey

Combine ingredients then apply to your face. Let dry for 10-20 minutes. Remove the mixture with warm water or use a wet wash cloth.

* For dry skin, add an extra tsp. of honey
* For oily skin, add a few drops of lemon juice

Normal to Oily Skin

2-3 large carrots; cooked and mashed
4 1/2 tablespoons honey

Mix ingredients together. Apply to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water and pat dry.

1 tsp. grapefruit juice
1 tsp. sour cream
1 egg white

Beat the egg white until it is fluffy. Mix in the sour cream and grapefruit juice until blended. Apply to your face for 15 minutes then rinse with warm water.

Oily Skin

1 very ripe tomato; inside scooped and mashed
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. instant plain oatmeal

Whip all ingredients in a blender. Apply to your face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Remove with warm water or use a wet wash cloth.

Dry Skin

1/2 avocado
1/4 C. honey

Mash the avocado in a bowl, then stir in honey. Apply to your face and leave for 10 minutes or longer. Remove with warm water.

1 tsp. powdered milk
1 T. honey
1 tsp. aloe vera gel

Mix ingredients and apply to your face. Wait for 15 minutes and remove with warm water. This recipe is enough for two applications so keep the leftovers in the frig until you have another opportunity to use it.

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Homemade Facial Masks for All Skin Types

Hydrating Mask

2 egg yolks
1 tablespoon yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon organic oil (any type)

Mix ingredients and apply to your face. Let dry for 10-20 minutes. Remove the mask with warm water or use a wet wash cloth.

Energizing Mask

1 medium to large Banana, ripened
1/3 to 1/2 cup oatmeal

Mash 1/3 C of the oatmeal into the soft peeled banana a little at a time. Continue until all of the oatmeal is moistened. Use a bit more oatmeal if you need it. Apply to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water or wet wash cloth.

Tightening Face Mask

1 egg white
1/2 C. plain oatmeal

Whip the egg white till its stiff. Mix in the oatmeal and wait a few minutes till the oatmeal swells a little. Apply to your skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash off the mask with a very warm washcloth. It may take several times of rinsing to get it off.

Soothing Face Mask

1/2 C. Pepto Bismol
1/2 C. plain oatmeal

Mix the oatmeal with the Pepto Bismol and wait a few minutes till the oatmeal swells a little. Apply to your skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash off the mask with a warm washcloth.

*You can also use plain Pepto Bismol as a mask too. Works great!

Or maybe you'd like to indulge in a chocolate facial mask?

Use these facial masks to perk your skin up anytime! The older you get, the more benefits you'll need! Use them every other week for best results. Because masks bring up bacteria from deep in the dermis, you may experience a light outbreak of acne after using them. For that reason, use a facial toner after using masks to neutralize your skin afterward and keep you from breaking out as much.

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