Homemade face masks

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Before making your mask, it is essential to know what type of skin you have and what its characteristics are (oily, dry, combination). The result of the facial treatment is different in each one.

Why prepare homemade masks? Because the day-to-day routine is very stressful. We don’t have time to rest between friends, family, work, and other chores that come up. In the end, all this stress manifests itself on our skin through blemishes, wrinkles and fine lines.

If you do not know how to stop this because you do not have time to go to a beautician and buying a cream is not profitable (they are very expensive!), Do not worry. Natural products are available to everyone and are equally or more effective in restoring shine to your skin and restoring all its beauty. Today we will teach you how to make more than 13  completely natural homemade face masks.

What is the reason that my skin is damaged?

The skin is our first physical barrier against microorganisms. In addition, it performs dozens of functions a day such as preventing the entry of these pathogens, controlling the body’s temperature, it has receptors for the sense of touch, etc. Therefore, taking care of the skin is essential if you want it to look radiant and turgid.

Besides, there are more factors that cause premature aging of the skin, whether internal or external:

  • Drugs such as tobacco and alcohol.
  • A bad diet, with unhealthy diets.
  • Make-up and other aggressive products.
  • Oxidative stress.

If you do not want to spend money on expensive cosmetics, you do not have time to allow yourself an aesthetic treatment or you like homemade products, today we bring you several facial masks that will improve your beauty and the appearance of your skin. Here are the best face masks to make at home.

What are the best face masks?

The first time you try a homemade mask made with natural ingredients, you don’t want to buy commercial creams again. You get results of hydration, freshness, exfoliation of dead layers of skin, and a significant decrease in the signs of aging.

There are countless variants with different effects, so before preparing them you must know all their properties.

What kind of facial mask should I prepare?

  • Moisturizing. They preserve the natural moisture of the dermis, reduce expression lines and fight wrinkles. They are indicated mainly for dry skin.
  • For acne. With disinfectant and regulating benefits, they are appropriate for oily skin. Its function is to eliminate pimples, nodules and blackheads that cause acne or other similar diseases.
  • Exfoliants. Exfoliating masks are designed to remove dead cells, toxins and get rid of blackheads.
  • Anti-aging. They stimulate cell regeneration, provide a tightening, firming effect and fill in wrinkles. The result is younger, healthier skin.

Now that you know the different masks that exist, as well as the results they offer depending on the function you are looking for, you cannot forget about your skin type (combination, oily, sensitive, dry). As soon as you are clear about your face, we will show you which are the best natural masks for your face.

How to make homemade face masks

It is imperative that you pay attention to your beauty ritual for at least 40 minutes and, to achieve the best results, follow the guidelines below.

  • Before applying them you have to clean your face well, since due to the inclemency of the environment and daily stress, the skin is less receptive. With a deep facial cleaning every day (learn how to do it here ), you will remove the dirt that is present, but that we do not see, and when we put it on our face, you will see how surprised you are at the difference.
  • Do not make more than you need for one use. However, if you have any left over, store it in the fridge in a glass or clay container.
  • The eye contour is a very sensitive and fine skin, and it must be taken care of as it deserves. Avoid this area during the treatment, it is better to use a specific cream or serum.
  • If you have problems with your hair, we advise you to visit our article on how to make homemade hair masks.

Exfoliating masks for oily skin

Aspirin and water

To make this homemade scrub, you only need a couple of aspirin and a tablespoon of honey or two of water. Crush the aspirin, add it to the fluid of your choice and spread it over the face without touching the eye contour. Gently massage with your fingers and let it work for 6 minutes. Remove it with lukewarm water.

Oatmeal with lemon and honey

Here are three of the most beneficial natural foods for health, with which your face will benefit from this excellent mask. You will achieve smoothness when you have applied the crushed oats on your face, along with half a tablespoon of lemon and one of honey. Stir everything until you get a thick paste, apply to the face for 10 minutes and massage to exfoliate the epidermis.

Facial masks for wrinkles

Moisturizing honey and yogurt mask

The properties of honey are indisputable. It is a source of instant energy and has a great power of hydration, as well as vitamins to rejuvenate the face.

To make the facial mask, put a yogurt in a bowl and add a couple of tablespoons of honey. As we always say, you can add other active ingredients to improve its effectiveness, such as lemon or aloe vera juice, to combat wrinkles. Mix everything well to obtain a uniform paste, and then spread it over the face, avoiding the eye area. Let it act for 15 minutes and remove it with warm water.

The benefits of avocado

In Argan Web Oil we are fans of avocado, because it is not only a very nutritious food, but it has cosmetic uses both on the face and on the hair. Many natural cosmetic products include it in their composition because it is rich in vegetable and mineral fatty acids, which delay expression lines and wrinkles. In addition, the sensation to the touch is very pleasant.

In another article we tell you how to make avocado face masks. There are several combinations, all of them suitable for dry skin. On the one hand, we can integrate it with honey or coconut oil. On the other hand, if you have oily skin, add a few tablespoons of lemon juice.

Moisturizing skin mask recipes

Banana mask

Some fruits like bananas hydrate due to the high percentage of water they contain. Take a ripe banana, undo it with a cutlery and add a few drops of olive oil, which will provide extra vitamins and unsaturated fats. Stir it well and apply to the neck and face for a quarter of an hour. Mayonnaise for the face

The mayonnaise is made up of egg, olive oil and a splash of white vinegar. In conjunction, a truly hydrating emulsion is formed that even the driest skin will regain its moisture. You can make mayonnaise at home with the three previous foods and a mixer. Do you want to know how? Enter here and read how to make a mayonnaise mask for your face and hair.

How to prepare masks against acne?

Apple and lemon

If your problem is excessive sebum secretion, what you need are active ingredients for oily skin. Lemon and apple are very efficient in regulating sebum production.

In the preparation of the mask for the face, beat an egg in a bowl, add two tablespoons of squeezed lemon and a blended apple. Mix well until smooth and apply to face for 10 minutes. Remove with plenty of water.

Clay mask

It is possible that your main concern is the blackheads of the nose, those pores so difficult to eliminate that we end up turning to a beautician. On many occasions it is not necessary, with a good purifying mask and a facial routine this problem ends in a few weeks.

Walnut shell is probably the best exfoliating powder out there that you can integrate into your face mask. On the other hand, clays are great allies.

As a result, you will get a much smoother complexion right out of the box, and you can also combat many skin conditions, especially acne and pimples. Acne appears due to an alteration in the production of fat during adolescence, which ends up creating pimples on the face. If you stop it from the first moment by regulating the secretion of sebum, you will probably never suffer from it.

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