Juggling things at work or home and at times both, leaves us with very little time to take care of our skin. Getting a professional treatment every week at the salon is not only expensive, but also exposes our skin to harmful chemicals. Low cost home-made facial remedies are best bets to keep your skin glowing and younger looking.
Facial rejuvenates your skin and makes you feel younger. Prepare your facial depending on skin requirement and age. Amongst various home made facial recipes, here are five of the best ones.
Best suited for all skin types, the naturally moisturising honey mask helps lighten skin shade naturally and cleans the pores leaving you glowing.
Preparation and Application: Rinse face with lukewarm water and apply honey all over for twenty minutes. Remove it with a wet towel or sponge soaked in warm water. Then wash with cold water as it helps close open pores of skin. A tablespoon of lemon juice or one part of cinnamon powder to three parts of honey, or even egg yolk of an egg with two tablespoons of milk can be used to obtain even better results.
Oatmeal Face Mask
Oatmeal mask has drying effect on skin and absorbs extra oil from the pores and also cures itchiness on skin and several other skin problems.
Preparation and Application: Blend oatmeal and add hot water to it, the paste thickens in a few minutes. Add a teaspoon of honey, a tablespoon of lemon juice and two teaspoons of yoghurt. Apply this paste evenly on your face, when the facial mask completely dries and tightens around your skin, rinse it with lukewarm water.
Avocado Face Mask
Rich in potassium, avocado face mask nourishes the skin and helps maintain its glow and health.
Preparation and Application: Mix mashed ripe avocado with a teaspoon of yoghurt and few drops of lemon juice. Apply the mixture all over face and wash with cold water after twenty minutes. This face mask can be stored in air tight jar if made in quantity.
Turmeric and Sandalwood Face Mask
An easy and fast way to get long-lasting and instant glow, this face mask helps to cure pimples and acne.
Preparation and Application: Mix 1 tablespoon sandalwood powder with 1 tablespoon turmeric powder and 3 tablespoons rose water, wash after twenty minutes of application.
Strawberry Face Pack
This multi-beneficial facial reduces puffiness and dark circle under the eye. Large content of salicylic acid in it removes dead cells from skin and makes the skin smooth and soft as that of a new born baby.
Preparation and Application: Mash ripe strawberries completely to get smooth paste. Add a tablespoon of olive-oil and two tablespoons of honey. Apply it on clean face and wash it once it dries.
Customise your home made facial according to your skin. Pamper yourself without worrying about the money in your purse and look gorgeous and glowing as never before.