are a few homemade facials that will help make your skin beautiful
Citrus and grapefruit mask for oily skin type:
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
Fruit Masque for dehydrated skin:
1 cup of mixed mashed fruit (try melon,
peaches, strawberries, and bananas)
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
This mask leaves your skin smooth, refreshed and tightens
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 water.
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
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 apply.
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.