Skin type: dry, oily
A lot of people have acne problems. Acne is very hard to get rid of and a constant battle for most people. The best way to treat acne and clear your skin is to give it constant attention. You have to be committed to clearing up your face if you want o see long lasting results. One way to do this is by using home made face masks. Regularly using home made face masks can do wonders for your skin. Home made masks are much better than store bought masks since they don’t contain harsh chemicals that can irritate the skin. Plus, you can save money by making the masks yourself. The following article will give you recipes for a few different home made face masks that are sure to help clear up your skin.
The first mask you can make is a banana facial. Bananas are super cheap and they’re a really great mask to start out with. All you have to do is mash up a banana until it is a smooth, pasty like consistency. Apply it on your face and neck for ten to twenty minutes and the remove it with warm water. This mask will help moisturize your face and help it feel softer. It will smooth out any wrinkles and calm your face from harsh chemicals that you might have used. If you feel like getting fancy, you can add in a fourth of a cup of yogurt and two tablespoons of honey. These ingredients will just help soften your face more.
Vinegar facial mask
Vinegar facial masks are really easy and effective. Vinegar is a great ingredient to use if you want to keep your skin oil free. To do this mask, just wash your face and mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with two cups of water. Apply this on your face and then wash it off with water. You should only leave in on your skin for a minute.
Oatmeal face mask
To relax your skin after washing it with a harsh facial scrub, use an oatmeal facial mask. To make this mask, use half a cup of hot water and a third of a cup of oatmeal. Let the oatmeal and water rest for three minutes and then mix in two tablespoons of plain yogurt and two tablespoons of honey. Also, add a small egg white. Mix all the ingredients together and then apply a small amount all over your face. Let this mask rest on your face for ten to fifteen minutes before rinsing with warm water.
If you want a facial mask that will exfoliate, try incorporating lemon. To make a lemon face mask, mix the juice of one lemon with a fourth of a cup of olive oil. Rub this on your face and let the solution sit for a few minutes before removing it with warm water. You may choose different oil depending on your skin. Other popular oils are tea tree oil and jojoba oil, that also can be used in face masks.
For an all around awesome face mask that will help tighten and clear your skin, use a whole egg. Beat the egg and then apply it all over your face. Let the mask rest for thirty minutes before you remove it. You’ll notice your skin feels much tighter and free of oil after you have used an egg face mask.
There’s many more face masks you can use to clear your skin, but the ones listed above are all solid “basics” that will breathe new life into your skin. You should have most of the items on hand, since they’re basic household products. Remember to test each mask on a small portion of skin before you apply it to your whole face in order to prevent irritation.