Self-care at Home: DIY Natural Face MaskWiebke Venter
If you’ve been looking for
new things to add to your self-care list, you’ve come to the right place! Now,
during lockdown, is the perfect time to treat yourself and pamper your skin
with a completely natural face mask.
Today, we’ll be sharing easy, inexpensive DIY face mask recipe ideas with
you that you can try making with ingredients you’ve already got at home.
How it works is, all you have to do is combine a
basic ingredient with an anti-inflammatory, cleansing, anti-aging or peeling
ingredient. Whichever you choose to combine will depend on what you want to
Below, we’ve listed a couple of ingredients and placed them into their
respective categories, allowing you to select and combine according to your
skin needs, and create a lovely homemade face mask that your skin will really
🥒 Basic ingredients: cucumber, avocado, banana, milk, yogurt,
vegetable oil (olive), cream, aloe vera, honey, egg yolk.
🍏 Anti-Inflammatory mask: 1-2 tbsp oats, 1 tsp cider vinegar, 1-2
tsp pure cacao, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tbsp turmeric.
🍅 Cleansing: 1-2 tomatoes, 1 handful strawberries, ½ -1 cubes of
yeast, 1 tbsp lemon or orange juice, 1-2 tbsp pumpkin (cooked).
🥕 Anti-aging: 1 egg white, 1 apple, 1-2 tbsp carrot juice, 1
handful grapes, 1-2 tbsp melon.
🥜 Peeling: 1 tbsp ground coffee, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp
oats, 1 tbsp ground nuts.
A few insider pointers from our team on creating a natural scrub:
- Sugar and olive
oil is a good body scrub especially for dry skin. Olive oil works well as a
- I loved coffee
ground (used from the morning coffee) plus honey as a face scrub.
- Oats and mashed
banana didn´t really work as a scrub. I think oats (plus banana or yoghurt) works
better for a face mask.
And there you have it!
Which one of these simple and easy, yet amazing face scrub ingredients would
you love to combine and try as a mask at home? Let us know and feel free to
share and tag us in your face mask photos on social media. We would love to see
which mask you decided to make!
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