Your skin is your friend; it protects you from the elements and literally keeps you together. You in turn do your best to protect it from any kind of damage. The teen years can leave acnes scars on the face, and as years passing by, wrinkles and stains can also damage your skin. Some healing procedures of pimples and acne on the face can often leave traces in the form of dark spots and scars.
If you have uneven or problematic complexion, stains or spots on the face due to acne and pimples, skin full of wrinkles, the regular use of these superb face masks will do wonders for you.
Honey Nutmeg and cinnamon pack
Cinnamon possesses anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-microbial properties so it helps reduce the risk of diseases caused by bacteria. Nutmeg is an anti-inflammatory and helps your acne scars disappear. Honey is an anti-bacterial agent and helps disinfect and speed the healing process of acne. It will soak up impurities and help detoxify your skin. Lemon will aid in lightening blemishes, any scars and will even out the skin tone.
For this magical face mask you will need one teaspoon honey, one teaspoon fresh lemon juice, half teaspoon cinnamon and half teaspoon nutmeg. Mix all the ingredients together into a paste. If you have sensitive skin, dilute or omit lemon. In such cases, add a little more honey to the mixture be thick. Apply the paste to the face, but avoid the eye area and mouth. Let it stand for 30 minutes or at least 10 minutes if you cannot stand the burning sensation. Tingling calms down in the first 5 minutes, then disappears. In the end, flush the mask with warm water and apply the cream you usually use. Note that you should not use this mask to exfoliate the skin.
Aloe Vera and turmeric pack
Aloe Vera and turmeric is a great source of nutrients, enzymes and polysaccharide that acts as antifungal, help remove the toxins present in the skin and also balances natural moisture level of the skin. Make a paste of fresh turmeric and mix one teaspoon of Aloe Vera pulp with it. Apply this pack onto the pimple marks, wash off after 20 minutes.
Milk and honey face mask
While there is a quite a bit hub bub around dairy products causing acne, applied topically it seems that milk can improve your outbreaks and skin tone. For most part, it just soothes the irritated skin, and helps tone down the redness. For this pack you will need; one tablespoon plain yogurt or milk and one tablespoon of natural raw honey. Mix one tablespoon of milk or yogurt thoroughly with one tablespoon of honey. You can apply the mixture with a cotton pad, let it set for 10-15 minutes and wash off your face getting rid of loosened dead skin.
Avocado and banana face mask
Avocado and banana are the fruits that contain lot of essential vitamins and minerals, helping to regenerate skin, make it soft, and whiten it efficiently. You just need to chop the avocado, banana and put them into blender to puree them together. It can be mixed with pure honey or olive oil. After washing your face, apply this mixture onto your skin. Leave it for 20-30 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. Not only effective in fading acne scars, this mask can also help you moisturize your skin gently.
Papaya honey face mask
Papaya is one of the best skin firming and anti-aging fruit that can be effective for removing deep wrinkles and dark skin. Papaya also contains an enzyme called papain, which reduces inflammation and helps prevent the pus from forming. Mix mashed papaya with honey for making a hydrating skin care facial mask. Apply it all over your face and neck; let it set for about 10 minutes which could be effective to remove wrinkles. This anti-aging fruit mask exfoliates damaged and dead skin cells and makes the skin smooth, tight and firm.
Everyone wish to have soft and glowing skin. For those who don’t have time to escape to a spa for relaxation, these homemade masks are a great solution for giving skin a boost. Even better, they are all made from non-toxic ingredients. These ingredients help in promoting elasticity, reduces blemishes, protects your skin from sunburn. It also hydrates your skin and locks in moisture. Another advantage of these face masks is that it is suitable for all skin types. The ingredients are neither too dry nor greasy.