QUICK AND EASY NATURAL HOMEMADE BEAUTY FACE MASK

February 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Tips for Ayurveda



natural quick and easy face masksFace packs done at home makes your skin look young, it is very economical too. Skin treatment products are available abundantly in the market, they are expensive too. Every one cannot afford  expensive creams and lotions to moisturize and do skin care. However it is important to take good care of your skin. As it is popularly said that face is the mirror of our feelings and expresses our emotions too. Taking care of the face, eyes, lips , nose becomes extremely important.

Lime or Lemon is a common ingredient used in several homemade face masks due to its natural skin whitening property. Face masks, facial masks, and body masks made from ingredients available at home save a lot of money. You can ascertain benefits of facial masks only after some time.

Do a test prior to know if it suits your skin . Apply a little on the inner side of the wrist. If you feel itchy or redness of skin appears then do not apply on skin and neck.

You should follow a mild massage prior to application of face masks.  It helps exfoliation of dead skin cells.

Caution for Dry Skin: – Always wash your face with lukewarm water; do not wash with hot or cold water. While making face packs do not add water as an ingredient, you can add rosewater instead of water. Do not use soap to clean the mask.

Caution for Oily Skin: – Wash your Face with lukewarm water and then with cold water. While washing with lukewarm pores on your skin open’s and you can wash off the oil present in the pores. After that you need to close the pores, so that dust does not move inside, for that wash your face with cold water. Do not use soap to clean the mask.

How can you do this. Follow the quick and easy natural home made beauty face packs as per your type of skin .Some of the popular face masks with fruits and veggies are:

Papaya Egg mask

Natural home made beauty face masksPapaya Egg face mask will brighten the skin complexion and cure tan.

Ingredients used:

  • ½ cup blended papaya ( skin firming, anti aging and helps skin tone)
  • 1 egg white (smooth complexion, tightens skin, high protein content)
  • 5 teaspoons yogurt ( helps moisturize, fight acne, prevent premature aging )
  • 1 teaspoon honey  (anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial property)
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice  (improves complexion,  helps skin whitening)

Preparation of Papaya Egg face mask:

Blend all the ingredients in a mixer to form a thick fine paste. It will be foamy and smell unpleasant due to presence of egg white . Transfer into a plastic bowl.  Apply the pack gently over moist face. Retain it for 15 minutes.

Rinse it off with lukewarm water.  Recommended once a fortnight.

The lime rind can be applied over the nails. Very good on dark neck too.

Tomato mask

Natural homemade beauty face masksThe benefits of tomato face pack is for individuals exposed to sunlight daily. Tomatoes absorbs oil from your skin and moisturizes skin , gram flour exfoliates your skin making it glowing with radiance.

Ingredients used:

  • 2 medium sized tomatoes (improves complexion, anti-oxidant, wrinkle free effect, helps skin whitening)
  • Besan / gram flour (deep cleanse, exfoliate the skin )
  • 1 lime  (improves complexion,  helps skin whitening)

Preparation of tomato face mask:

Cut tomato, add lime juice and blend it in a mixer to a thick puree . Transfer the puree into a plastic bowl. To this add gram flour to maintain thick consistency. Apply the paste all around your face and let it remain for 10 to 15 mins.

Wash the face pack gently with cold water . This pack can be applied daily .

Cucumber mask

Natural homemade beauty face masksCucumber pack is ideal for normal skin and oily skin. Cucumber pack is quick and easy to make and therefore very popular among women across the globe. This pack is highly beneficial for the individuals who have dark circles and blemishes.

Ingredients used:

  • 1 cucumber (moisturizes skin, cooling effect )
  • 1 teaspoon honey  (anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial property)

Preparation of cucumber face mask:

Peel the cucumber , cut into small pieces and blend it in a mixer. Transfer the cucumber puree into a plastic bowl. To this add honey and mix thoroughly to form a fine paste. Place the plastic bowl into the refrigerator for about 30 to 45 minutes . Apply the cool pack on your face and let it remain for 10 to 12 minutes.

Wash the face with cold water and gently pat with a soft towel. Can be done twice a week. Cucumber pack absorbs impurities from skin, rejuvenates skin and prevents discoloration and skin darkening due to sun rays.

Note: To minimize dark circles below eyes , place used tea bags on the closed eyes . You can also dip thick cotton pads in tea and place it on the eyes. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. This posture also relaxes your body. Keep thinking positive and keep your mind away from stress.

Banana yogurt mask

Natural homemade beauty face masksBanana yogurt mask makes your skin feel young and lively.

Ingredients used:

  • 1/3 banana  (anti-bacterial property, cures acne and warts)
  • ½ cup yogurt ( helps moisturize, fight acne, prevent premature aging )
  • 1 teaspoon honey  (anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial property)

Preparation of Banana Yogurt face mask:

Mash banana in a mixer along with yogurt and honey. Transfer this to a plastic bowl. Mix and apply gently over moist face and neck. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes.

Wash off the mask with cold water. Wipe with soft towel and you will be amazed with the result. Your face will be radiating with the fresh glow. Your skin will feel soft. Can be done twice a week.

Mashed banana mixed with yogurt or honey is ideal for hair. Relieves dryness, dandruff and makes hair shiny and smooth.

Apple face mask

Natural homemade beauty face masksIngredients used:

  • 1 apple  (skin tone, relieves sunburn, anti-bacterial property )
  • 1 egg yolk (anti-aging, prevents acne formation, natural moisturizer)
  • 3 teaspoons milk ( improves skin complexion, prevents sun burn)

Preparation of Apple face mask:

Peel the apple and blend in a mixer . To this add egg yolk and milk and blend again. Transfer this to a plastic bowl. Apply the mask gently over your face and neck in circular motions. Leave it for 8 to 10 minutes. This mask gives a unpleasant smell due to the presence of egg. But not to worry the results are excellent.  Wash the face pack gently with lukewarm water. Remember to use some room fragrance to remove bad smell from the rooms.

You can grab any of the above ingredients from the kitchen and make your day. There is no wastage and the masks are very easy to make and economical too.

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