1. Mattifying Mask
- Combine one egg yolk, one tablespoon of raw honey, one tablespoon of olive oil, and half a cup of rolled oatmeal
- Stir well, then apply it onto your face
- Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water
This face mask is perfect for those with oily or combination skin types. Oatmeal does a great job in soothing irritated skin. Raw honey also has loads of antibacterial properties and is packed with antioxidants. It helps unclogs pores and at the same time, gives your skin the moisture it needs to give you that glow. Lastly, olive oil is a great anti-aging remedy and a source of hydration that will also give your mask that extra boost!
2. Lightening Mask
- Blend together two tablespoons of honey and half a cup of mashed papaya
- Apply on your face and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes
- Rinse with lukewarm water
This mask is great for those who have hyperpigmentation, sunspots, and uneven skin tones. Papaya is one of the best fruits that you can put on your mask because it has an enzyme called papain that is responsible for skin whitening, reducing unwanted hair, exfoliating dead skin, repairing aging skin, etc. Papain enzyme is present in maximum concentration just under the peel of unripe papaya. Mix that with raw honey and you have yourself a mask that not only whitens, but also moisturizes your skin amongst others.
3. Glow Mask
- Combine three tablespoons of freshly squeezed orange juice with a quarter cup of raw honey
- Rub the mixture lightly over you face and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes
Orange juice cleans clogged pores and prevents acne, pimples, wrinkles, and fine lines. The vitamin C in citrus fruits also prevents free radicals and gives your skin that freshness. Mixed with raw honey, this mask will surely give dull and dry skin the caring that it needs. For this mask, you may also use other citrus fruits such as calamansi, lemon, or lime.
4. Hydrating Mask
- Mash one quarter of an avocado in a small bowl
- Add one tablespoon of cocoa powder and one tablespoon of raw honey
- Mix well before applying it onto the face and letting it sit on dry skin for 10 minutes
- Wash off with lukewarm water and gently pat dry
Avocado not only moisturizes the skin, but it is also rich with omega-3 fatty acids and other antioxidants, as well as Vitamins A, B, K, and, E, that can all help the health and wellness of your skin. It also heals acne and inflammation, exfoliates skin, and even decreases the oil on your face. Mixed with cocoa powder, which is rich with antioxidants called flavonols that help fight free radicals, making your skin look youthful longer.
5. Anti-Acne Mask
- Brew one cup of chamomile tea with two bags and let it cool completely until it is room-temperature
- Add one tablespoon of raw honey and a teaspoon of nutritional yeast
- Stir well and feel free to adjust the amount of the ingredients until your mixture becomes a thick paste that is still runny enough to spread across your skin
- Apply a thin layer on your skin and let it sit for 20 minutes
- Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry
Chamomile tea helps fade spots, eliminate acne scars, and even fights breakouts. It is rich with antioxidants, which protects skin from free-radical damage. Mixed with its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, chamomile tea will definitely give your skin that added glow. Furthermore, mixed with raw honey and nutritional yeast, which helps treat acne and helps calm the skin barrier, this mask will definitely help combat any active acne that you may have. You may even opt to use other kinds of tea such as green tea, black tea, and jasmine tea.
Remember that you can also mix and match the ingredients of your mask to what your skin needs! Your skin type may be similar with others, but it is also different in many ways. And who knows your skin type better than yourself?
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