Homemade Natural Skin Care Recipes
As the warm days arrive, we never lack fruits and vegetables, and this is good not only for your health, but also for getting radiant, flawless skin with the help of natural beauty remedies. Besides having fresh fruits and vegs in your eating routine, you may also use them creating daily homemade skin care products, thus saving time, money and protecting your skin from various chemical ingredients that ready-made products usually contain. In case you need new homemade natural skin care recipes, check out the following list!
Lemon Cleanser for All Skin Types
As lemon is a citrus fruit, it has anti-bacterial properties, as well as serves as a natural source of alpha hydroxy acids and antioxidants. When used in face masks, lemon perfectly cleanses your face and makes all the breakouts vanish. The mask should be washes with warm water. The lemon facial is composed of the following ingredients:
• 1/8 cup of ground almonds or coffee grinder
• 2 tbs. of milk or cream
• 1 tsp. of natural lemon juice
Mix all the ingredients and apply the refreshing mask all over your face and neck. After about 10 minutes, wash it off. It’s better to apply this facial before going to bed in order not to use any makeup products afterwards.
Orange Peel Facial to Revitalize Your Skin
Orange peel face masks are perfect for all skin types. They will improve your skin tone, brighten and balance it. Orange peel masks will clean the pores of your face from oil, so your face will not have a shiny look, yet it will be bright and clear. The mask ingredients are as follows:
• 1 egg yolk
• 1 tsp. of honey
• 1/8 cup of fresh citrus juice (lemon, orange or lime)
• 1 packet plain gelatin
Mix all the ingredients together and apply your natural facial, leaving it on for about 20-25 minutes.
Avocado Body Mask
Avocado is rich in vitamin A, D, E and proteins. It not only improves your skin state instantly, but also comes to be a great product to fight against aging and heal sun-damaged skin. It nourishes and makes your skin soft and smooth. The avocado body mask ingredients are as follows:
• 2 mashed avocados
• 3 tbs of sea salt or kosher salt
• 1/4 cup of honey
• grated rind of 2 fresh lemons, along with its juice
• 1/4 cup of organic coconut oil
The ingredients should be mixed together, creating a smooth paste. Apply it on your face, leaving it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash the mask off with warm water.
Strawberry Facial Mask
Perhaps every woman is crazy about these sweet berries, which are also a powerful weapon for protecting your face from the dust and dirt that it gets during the day. They are rich in salicylic acid, which deeply cleans the skin, removing dead skin cells, while the antioxidants contained serve as great anti-aging agents. The strawberry facial mask ingredients are as follow:
• 1/2 cup of fresh strawberries
• 1 tps of fresh milk
• 1 tbs of rice flour or cornstarch
Mash the ingredients well into a smooth paste and apply it all over your face and neck. After 20 minutes, wash it off with warm water.
Carrot Facial Mask
It’s well known that carrots are very good for health, but they also can do wonders to your skin, as they are naturally antiseptic and rich in iron. Carrots tone and moisturize your skin, repairing skin tissues. Carrot facials are especially great for summer, as they protect your face from the harmful sun rays. The carrot facial mask can be made from the following ingredients:
• 2-3 large carrots
• 4 1/2 tbs of honey
Simply mix the ingredients and apply the mixture on your face. After 10 minutes, wash it off with cool water.
Apricot and Papaya Facial Mask
Apricots are not only good for your heart, but also for your face. They contain sub-acids, which nourish and exfoliate your skin. You can make an apricot and papaya facial, using the following ingredients:
• 1 tbs of grated apricot kernel powder
• 3 tbs of apricot pulp
• 3 tbs of papaya pulp
Mix all the ingredients and apply the facial, leaving it on for about 2o minutes. Rinse the facial off, gently scrubbing it.
Depending on your skin type and the results you want to achieve, try one or some of these easy homemade natural skin care facials and you’ll definitely feel the magic results soon!
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