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Natural Facial Masks and Home Recipes

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Today, there are so many facial treatments available, it’s hard to know what to choose.  What will cause a reaction, what might cause a breakout?  There are many great facial masks and treatments such as face lifts, chemical peels, botox, laser resurfacing and others, but many are expensive, can be risky, while some offer only a short term result.  If you want to really remove wrinkles and have healthier, glowing skin you need to use natural remedies and creams to help you improve your overall facial look.

Some of the basic things you need to know to avoid wrinkles is to: use sun protection, have a healthy diet, avoid stress, have proper sleep, eat your fruits and vegetables, take vitamins and drink plenty of water.

As an alternative to more expensive spa treatments, using some home remedies for skin care can also be very helpful in improving the health of your skin naturally. For example you can use a natural anti wrinkle face mask or a skin brightening mask.

Below are some ingredients and different types of facial masks that you can make at home:

Honey Mask
Egg cream mask
Cornflour mask
Apple facial mask
Egg white olive oil face mask
Egg white lemon mask
Banana Mask
Egg white cucumber min anti wrinkle face mask
Papaya cream face pack
Peach lemon face pack

Let’s start with the honey anti wrinkle mask

You will need:

1 and a half tbsp honey, half tsp carrot juice, and a pinch of baking soda

You then mix honey and juice of carrots, apply it and leave it on your face for 20 minutes. Remove with a cotton wool (or wash cloth) soaked with warm water with a pinch of baking soda added.

DIY Green-Papaya Brightening Mask

Enrich and beatify your skin with honey, yogurt,and papaya.  Well, this is a great recipe to feed your skin the beauty it needs.

1/2 cup unripe papaya, diced
1 teaspoon plain yogurt
1 teaspoon raw honey

1 large glass or ceramic bowl
1 bath towel
1 small spray bottle

1. You will need ½ cup of unripe, diced papaya. This contains natural alpha-hydroxy acids and high levels of
papain, an enzyme that helps dissolve dead skin cells.

2. 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt. The yogurt adds lactic acid (another alpha-hydroxy) and gives the mask a creamy texture.

3. 1 teaspoon of raw honey helps the skin to retain moisture.

4. Blend the ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Apply to clean skin using fingers; leave on for 8 to 10 minutes. When left on, the mask should tingle slightly. If you have sensitive skin or prefer a gentler exfoliation, use ripe papaya, which has less papain. Rinse off using cool water and pat dry. Finish by applying a gentle moisturizer.

There are infinite varieties of  cosmetic face masks that can help as well.

Clay face masks, are great for oily skin, it detoxifies, opens up clogged pores and remove blackheads.

Firming Masks, massaging in the contours of your face will firm up your skin.

Radiance masks, use vitamins and add glow to lifeless skin.

Hydrating face masks, or Anti-Aging Masks, moisturize dry skin

You have to choose what is best for your skin, based on your skin type. A homemade mask can be very useful and easy to do with simple natural ingredients that you can find at home. If “cooking” is not your thing, then try out some of the more natural options on the market for facial masks and treatments. Don’t forget to ask for samples as well!  Natural anti aging face masks with organic ingredients can do wonders to restore your fresh facial look and return reduce wrinkles.