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5 Top DIY Face Masks To Try At Home

While we’re all stuck at home, or at least spending the majority of time at home, it would seem like now is the best time to really take care of ourselves. Aside from all the workout videos people have been sharing, another good way to make yourself feel and look great is by trying out some of these DIY face masks you can make using ingredients you have in your kitchen! We’ll also put down some benefits of each ingredient as well. Whether you’re looking to banish some unsightly parched patches, minimise pores, or get rid of blemishes, any of these natural recipes will help with stress we’ve all been going through lately.
Disclaimer: The material on this website is provided for informational purposes only and should not be used in place of medical advice. Always consult your physician before beginning any therapy program or treatment plan.

1. To Treat Acne 

The issue with a lot of acne cleansers and masks you can buy at the store is they either do not work well for your skin type, or if they do, they are overpriced. It seems like having healthy skin free of acne is just always out of reach. Why not try an all-natural treatment instead? In this face mask, your skin will be naturally nourished by the honey, thus retaining its necessary moisture. As far as the oatmeal, it contains anti-acne properties that help keep skin clear and healthy. Oatmeal is also a great source of Vitamin B6 and B3.

Ingredients:

  • Dried Oats: Soaks Excess Oils, Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory Properties, Removes Dirt From Skin
  • Organic Honey: Fights Acne, Speeds Up Skin Healing Process, Antioxidant Properties, Antibacterial Properties, Smoothes Out Wrinkles, Rids Excess Oils, Moisturizes Dry Skin
  • Whole Milk: Contains Lactic Acid, Anti-Aging Properties, Removes Dead Skin Cells, Promotes New Cell Growth

Recipe:

  1. Blend 3 tablespoons of dried oats.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of whole milk.
  3. Mix until you’ve made a paste.
  4. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of organic honey.
  5. When you’ve blended enough to make a smooth paste, remove the mix from the blender and apply it to your face. Be sure to cover your skin evenly. Let the mask dry for 20 minutes and then wash it off with clean water. Finish the process by patting your skin dry with a soft towel. Acne-free skin here you come!

2. To Prevent Dry Skin 

This face mask is made with shea butter and coconut oil. The ingredients in this face mask all contribute to hydrate, soften, and even out your skin. It also serves as a way of helping the elasticity of your skin. As far as repetition you can use this mask every week if you so choose..

Ingredients:

  • Shea Butter: Moisturizes Dry Skin, Treats Acne And Blemishes, Reduces Skin Inflammation, Anti-Aging And Anti-Free Radical Agent, Provides Relief To Itchy And Peeling Skin.
  • Coconut Oil: Reduces Inflammation, Keeps Skin Moisturized, Helps Heal Wounds
  • Aloe Vera: Treat Burns, Acne, Moisturizes Dry Skin

Recipe:

  1. Measure 1 tablespoon of shea butter into a small mixing bowl.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil.
  3. Stir until completely combined.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of aloe vera (optional).
  5. Mix until smooth.
  6. Spread the mixture onto your skin. Add extra to especially dry areas. Let the mask dry for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

3. To Minimize Enlarged Pores 

Enlarged pores are caused by numerous factors such as oily skin, natural aging, sun damage, and genetics. Despite what you might have heard, there's actually no real way to 'close' your pores, but there are clever ways to obscure them. Combining the natural ingredients of egg white, manuka honey, and lemon juice will create a face mask that will help minimize the look of your pores, while also making your skin feel softer.

Ingredients:

  • Egg White: Helps With Greasy Skin, Prevents Pimples/Cysts, Helps With Sunburns
  • Manuka Honey: Balance Your Skin's pH Level, Helps Get Rid Of Dead Skin, Decreases Inflammation, Antibacterial Properties
  • Lemon Juice: Helps Get Rid Of Dead Skin, Alleviate Skin Patches, Brightens Up Skin

Recipe:

  1. Combine one egg white with one tablespoon of honey. Mix well.
  2. Add in a small squeeze of lemon juice. Mix that in.
  3. Just be careful not to get any in your mouth!

The addition of honey is important, as it'll boost your skin's moisture levels, provide suppleness and take away that uncomfortable, taught feeling.

4. To Fight Wrinkles

This face mask uses Papaya, Honey, and Milk. Papaya is a natural ingredient full of vitamins and antioxidants.They also contain Vitamin C, flavonoids, beta hydroxy acid, and papain, a compound found only in papaya that’s known for removing impurities and unclogging pores.

Ingredients:

  • Papaya: Nourishes Skin, Contains Vitamin A and Papain, Removes Dead Skin Cells, Rejuvenates/Brightens/Hydrates Skin
  • Honey: Fights Acne, Speeds Up Skin Healing Process, Antioxidant Properties, Antibacterial Properties, Smoothes Out Wrinkles, Rids Excess Oils, Moisturizes Dry Skin
  • Milk: Contains Lactic Acid, Anti-Aging Properties, Removes Dead Skin Cells, Promotes New Cell Growth

Recipe:

  1. Scoop half of the papaya into a blender or food processor and puree it. 
  2. Mix the papaya puree into a bowl with 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 teaspoons of milk.
  3. Stir the ingredients together until smooth and evenly mixed.
  4. Apply the mask and let it sit for about twenty minutes. Wash it off with warm water to reveal smoother skin.

5. To Soothe And Calm Your Skin 

Utilizing all the natural properties of these ingredients you can find in your kitchen, this is a great mask for moisture and to calm the skin. The honey and coconut oil will deeply moisturize your skin while the avocado will soothe any inflammation you may have, and the lavender oil will help with brightening skin and reducing wrinkles.

Ingredients:

  • Honey: Fights Acne, Speeds Up Skin Healing Process, Antioxidant Properties, Antibacterial Properties, Smoothes Out Wrinkles, Rids Excess Oils, Moisturizes Dry Skin
  • Coconut Oil: Reduces Inflammation, Keeps Skin Moisturized, Helps Heal Wounds
  • Ripe Avocado: Filled With Antioxidants, Omega-9, Great Source Of Vitamin C And E, Promotes Collagen Production, Soothes Inflammation, Gets Rid Of Dead Skin
  • Lavender Oil: Promotes Relaxation, Relieves Anxiety, Helps/Relieves With Allergies, Insomnia, Eczema, Nausea, And Menstrual Cramps.

Recipe:

  1. Mix together 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of coconut oil, ¼ ripe avocado, and 2 drops of lavender oil in a bowl 
  2. Paint it on with a face mask brush for the ultimate at-home spa experience.
  3. Let it rest on your face for 5-10 minutes

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