You are probably wishing for a nice day full of pampering. Manicures, pedicures and a relaxing massage am I right? Below are a list of 5 easy home made face masks. They can be made from the ingredients in your kitchen and will give that tired mommy skin a nice glow!
1. Glowing Honey and Yoghurt
Honey has been used in facials for centuries and there are many reasons why. Honey is loaded with a lot of good benefits and are both healthy and delicious. It has anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties aswell as antioxidants. Yoghurt provides moisture and is at the same time soothing. It also contains lactic acid which dissolves dead skin cells. Wow! So if you have a sunburn or inflamed skin you can put some yoghurt on it to relieve the discomfort. This face masks will hydrate, sooth and purify your skin.
2. Refreshing Cucumber & Mint
If you are looking for a face mask that will lift your mood aswell as your skin look no further. Cucumber contains 96% water, silica, vitamin c and caffeic acid. These properties will hydrate and reduce inflamed and irritated skin. You can also place cool slices of cucumber on your eyes to reduce puffiness. Good-bye tired mommy eyes! Mint smells nice, tastes good and has a cooling effect. It is also used to lighten acne scars.
3. Brightening Oats & Milk
Oats are used in many skincare products and there are a reason why. Oats contain saponins, a natural skin cleanser. It has anti-inflammatory properties and removes dead skin cells. Oats also dissolves excess oil making it wonderful for oily skin. Milk contains vitamin A which moisturize dry skin. It also lightens skin tone. This mask will leave your skin feeling cleansed and pure.
4. Hydrating Banana & Lemon
Who would’ve guessed that you can put banana on your skin? Well you can, and here’s why. Bananas are rich in potassium and moisture making it perfect for dry or dehydrated skin. It also contains vitamin b that protects the skin from free-radicals. Lemon, an all time favourite are used to get rid of excess oil and treat acne, blackheads and scars.
5. Moisturizing Avo & Cocoa
Avo is a wonder fruit stacked with plenty of nutrition. When it comes to your skin an avos’s natural oils hydrates and sooths. Vitamins a and e found in avos will reward your skin with anti-aging benefits. Cocoa powder contains flavonoids which will help with dull skin and leave a brighter and healthier complexion.
Face masks are really beneficial for your skin and will leave remarkable results. It is recommended to have one at least once a month. Luckily all of the above face masks are made wit natural ingredients and they will be in your kitchen mommy. Treat yourself with a nice face mask and relax a bit.