Do you wish you could have gorgeous, glowing skin without spending a fortune on beauty products? Here are our favorite simple recipes for homemade face masks that use ingredients right from your kitchen pantry.
Easy-to-make milk + honey mask moisturizes skin. These highly moisturizing and emollient ingredients nourish and soothe dry skin.. Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra famous beauty secret ingredient to keep skin smooth, milk. Honey is made from the nectar of thousands of wildflowers, to envelop your skin in a rich, floral scent. Ideal for all skin types.
Easy-to-make pomegranate mask firms sagging skin. Opt for pomegranate juice or mash up the seeds. Either way; pomegranates are rich in antioxidants, they not only nourish the skin, but also prevent damage caused due to free radicals. In addition to being effective anti-inflammatory and high in essential fatty acids, pomegranate possesses potent anti-aging compounds, which helps in stimulating keratinocyte cells (skin cells) thereby aiding cellular regeneration and increasing elasticity in skin. Plus, the subtle fruit punch fragrance will leave you with a smile. Ideal for all skin types.
Easy-to-make red wine mask tightens pores to create a smoother and more refined skin texture. Skin transforms from thick and leathery to more delicate and translucent. Why red wine and not grape juice? You can use either, but there is a much higher concentration of antioxidants called polyphenols, including resveratrol, in wine compared to grape juice.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid, so they can help brighten and lighten your skin when used over time. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant for neutralizing free radicals and boosting collagen production. That means it can help lighten age spots, dark spots, or a fake tan gone wrong. Remember to wear SPF when using lemon juice on your skin, though, since the citrus fruit can make your skin more sensitive to UV rays.
Aloe is known for its moisturizing, anti-aging and acne-fighting benefits. Adding aloe to a face mask forces hydration deep into skin barriers and leaves it baby soft.
Beta-carotene in carrot juice works to repair and revive sun damaged and aging skin. Cleanse pores, improve skin tone and color, and help rejuvenate sun-exposed, mature and sallow conditions.
Naturally acidic tomato juice helps maintain the skin's pH balance while it gently cleanses oily conditions, refines enlarged pores, and provides soothing relief for troubled complexions.
Fresh, succulent wild lettuce kale gently cleanses, soothes and refreshes sensitive and dry facial skin.
Easy-to-make orange juice mask smooths and revives skin's appearance to enhance your natural glow. Best for dull skin, Orange Juice contains antioxidant vitamin C which encourages collagen production, improves elasticity and protects against damaging environmental aggressors.