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Honey, Yogurt And Lavender.
Yogurt is the ultimate dairy delight for your skin. Packed with protein, it’s also full of antioxidants and vitamins, as well as lactic acid that gently peels away dead, dull skin. The naturally occurring milk fat moisturizes and soothes, while its antifungal and antibacterial properties help stimulate new skin. When it comes to essential oils that help turn back time, lavender tops the list. This powerful purple plant creates a regenerative oil that assists with signs of aging and calmsfrayed nerves. Honey attracts moisture naturally and has powerful antibacterial properties. It’s also loaded with antioxidants to help perfect and protect your skin against agingaggressors. Combine 3 tbsp yogurt, 1 tsp honey and 2 to 3 drops of pure lavender oil in a bowl. Nowapply a thick layer to your skin. Leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse clean with warmwater. Do you get weirded out when you have to apply food items on your face or are you comfortable with it? Tell us in the comments section below!
Matcha, Cucumber and Coconut Oil.
A super-hydrating and refreshing anti-aging mask, perfect for summer heat or for every time your skin gets dehydrated. It provides your skin with lots of moisture and vitamins, plumps it up and makes it youthful and glowing. Blend a cucumber. Take one tablespoon of it for this mask; you can freeze the rest in an ice tray. Melt the coconut oil. Add ½ teaspoon of matcha powder and mix well. In the end, add the cucumber puree and mix everything well together. Apply the mask evenly to a clean face. Leave it on for about 15 minutes. Wash the mask off using lukewarm water and a gentle cleanser. Apply a moisturizer while your skin is stilldamp, to lock in the moisture.
Turmeric, Sweet Almond Oil, Vitamin E Oil And Oatmeal Powder.
Both turmeric and sweetalmond oil have properties that can reduce wrinkles and fine lines while keeping your skin smooth and supple. Oat flour has an anti-inflammatory effect on your skin. Vitamin E is a powerfulantioxidant that protects your skin against free radicals. First mix 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 tablespoon sweet almond oil and 2 drops of vitamin Eoil. Add just enough oatmeal powder to get the consistency that you like. Wash your faceusing an exfoliating cleanser. Apply the mask and leave it on for 10 – 15 minutes.
Avocado And Apricot.
This is a rich and moisturizing fruity face mask, perfect for aging skin. It makes your skin soft and smooth, improves its elasticity, strengthens the sagging skin and improves its overall condition. Mash ¼ ripe avocado and ½ ripe apricot until you get a completely smooth paste. Add a few drops of any natural oil that you like and mix. Apply the mask and leave it on for around20 minutes. Remove it using a tissue or a towel. Rinse off the residue and apply a moisturizer.
Honey And Cocoa Powder.
A decadent, antioxidant-packed cocoa mask replenishes moisture and gives your skin a restored, youthful appearance. As your skin ages, the moisture barrier begins to break down leading to dryness and the immunity layer of the skin weakens. Hydration is the most important skin saver at this stage. Sour cream is a form of lactic acid that hydratesas it gently exfoliates your skin. Honey attracts moisture naturally, which also boosts hydration while the protein in the egg white tightens and firms your skin. Combine 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon sour cream, 1 tablespoon honey, and one egg white. Apply to your face and let it dry before rinsing.
Cucumber And Lemon.
Cucumber is popular for reducing puffiness, dark circles, and providinghydration to your skin. It also contains silica, which helps add a collagen boost and maintainelasti city for aging skin. Add this soothing cucumber mask to your skin care regime and watch your tired skin rejuvenate! Combine half peeled cucumber with half teaspoon lemon juice and blend in a food processor. Apply this all over to your face and neck. Let it dry for 20 mins. Wash this off with lukewarm water.
Apple Cider Vinegar.
Using vinegar as a skin toner dates back to the time of Helen of Troy, and it’s just as effective today. After you wash your face, mix 1 tablespoon of app lecider vinegar with 2 cups of water as a finishing rinse to cleanse and tighten your skin. You can also create a homemade face mask by mixing 1/4 cup cider vinegar with 1/4 cup water. Gently apply the solution to your face and let it dry.
This mask is made of fresh organic blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries—all of which are packed with nutrients like damage-fighting vitamin C and antioxidants. This mask can make your skin exfoliated, brighter, and very plump and supple. Rinse 5 blueberries, blackberries and raspberries before mixing and mashing them in a bowl. Keep stirring with a fork until it looks like a thick fruit juice. Apply to your face with your fingers over your kitchen sink just in case you drop some berries. Leave it on for10 to 15 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.