Following are a few homemade facials that will help
make your skin beautiful and vibrant.
Citrus and grapefruit mask for oily skin
½ lemon's juice
½ cored apple
1-2 egg whites
30-40 seedless grapes
Mix ingredients together in a blender. Apply on your face and leave
for fifteen minutes, then rinse off with warm water.
Grapefruit unclogs pores and lemon is an excellent astringent and
clarifier, while egg whites tighten the skin. Expect a tingle with
this mask-that means its working but if your skin is dry it could
start to burn. If this occurs, wash it off immediately.
Fruit Masque for dehydrated skin:
1 cup of mixed mashed fruit (try melon, peaches, strawberries, and
2-3 Tbsp. Double cream
3 tsp. cottage cheese
1 tsp. brown sugar
4 tsp. oatmeal powder
Blend all the ingredients together and apply on your face. Relax
for ten minutes, and rinse off with warm water.
The luscious combination of cream and juicy fruits works wonders
after a hot day in the sun and helps refresh the skin.
1½ tbsp. honey
1 egg white
2 tsp. glycerin
1/3 cup flour
Whisk the honey, egg white and glycerin, and then add the flour.
The result should be a thick paste. Apply to face and rinse after
15 minutes This mask effectively moisturizes and tightens the skin,
making it smooth and soft.
1 egg white
Separate the egg white from the yolk. Put the egg white on your
face and relax for about 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.
This mask leaves your skin smooth, refreshed and tightens your skin.
Separate the yolk from the egg white. Mix the yolk and apply over
clean skin. Let it set for about 15 minutes, then rinse with warm
The egg yolk acts as an ant-oxidant and does wonders for your complexion
as it pulls impurities out of your skin, leaving it soft and healthy.
Yoghurt Moisturizing Mask
Smooth yoghurt over your face and let it set for about 20 minutes.
Rinse with warm water.
This mask is super-simple and will add lots of moisture to your
skin. Especially a treat to people having dry skin. Plus, it's great
for those of us who hate spending time in the kitchen and want something
that's quick to prepare and easy to make.
Egg and Honey Facial
1 egg yolk
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. vitamin E oil
1 tsp. almond oil
Mix all ingredients together, stirring until smooth. To use, apply
to face and rinse with warm water after 15 minutes.
This easy mask is suitable for all skin types. It clarifies and
moisturizes the skin, leaving it cleansed and silken. Egg yolks
contain anti-oxidants, which are very beneficial to our skin.
1/2 tomato, mashed (remove seeds and skin)
2 tsp. curd
1 tsp. mashed cucumber
3-4 tsp. oatmeal powder
3 crushed mint leaves.
Mix ingredients together and apply on your face. Wait for ten minutes,
and then wash off with warm water.
This mask works well for oily skin, since it absorbs the surplus
oils. Tomatoes are excellent anti-oxidants, and the curd prevents
Crush strawberry and apply on face and leave it on for 2/3 minutes
and then rinse with plenty of water.
Strawberry is rich in vitamin c and is very refreshing for your
skin. However some people are allergic to strawberry so before applyinh
test it on your skin and if there is any irritation then do not
Crush papaya and apply on face and leave it on for 5 minutes. Rinse
off with plenty of water.
Papayas contain an enzyme 'papain', which is useful in exfoliating
Crush watermelon and apply on the face for 5 minutes and then rinse.
Watermelon cleanses the skin.