What if we were to tell you that you can make your own natural face mask recipes?
And you can do this in the privacy of your own home.
What if we also told you, it was, straightforward and the cost was minimal.
If this excites you, then you’ve come to the right place.
Low investment face masks take less than 5 minutes to prepare and are fun to create.
Types of face masks
- sheet masks
- moisturising masks
- treatment masks
- exfoliating mask
- sleeping masks
- hydrating mask
- post-workout mask
- hangover days mask
- clarifying deep cleansing mask
- masks from a jar or tube or bottle
The list is endless, and with so much choice, you could be forgiven for not knowing where to begin.
Masks can bring some really wonderful benefits to your skin, and the really great thing, you can create them with locally sourced ingredients that are simple and natural, and great for treating a range of skin conditions.
The following recipes are fast and effective, and your skin will thank you for them:
Rejuvenating face mask recipes
Do you suffer from oily skin conditions? If the answer is yes, then these clay mask recipes are for you, they will help to refine and brighten even the oiliest of skin types.
1 tsp aloe vera juice
1 tsp brewed black tea
1 tbsp fuller’s earth clay
1 tsp egg white, beaten until frothy
Mix the aloe vera juice and tea, add the egg white, and clay, and apply to your skin and sit back and relax, letting the wonderful ingredients work their magic.
Natural hydrating mask
If you want to know how to make a face mask for dehydrated skin, this is the recipe.
2 tbsp glycerine
1 tbsp cucumber juice
1 tbsp aloe juice
2 tsp xanthan gum
Combine the glycerine and juice, and sprinkle over the xanthan gum. Next, whisk everything together until the ingredients form a gel Finally. spread a thin film on your skin and relax
Papaya mask recipe
We love to include papaya in our exfoliating formulations. A little-known fact about papaya is that it is a natural, enzymatic, it gently lifts away dead skin cells due to the enzyme papain found within unripe papayas.
Papaya, combined with Sandalwood, is extremely healing; it is also great for brightening your skin.
1 tbsp mashed papaya flesh
1 tbsp macadamia oil
1 tbsp oatmeal
1 tbsp clay mask
2 drops sandalwood essential oil
Keen to learn more about papayas’ affinity with your skin? This article is an interesting read.
Antioxidant face mask recipe
This is a great anti-ageing face mask.
Green tea is an anti-inflammatory effect and is full of important antioxidants that help neutralise free radicals that can cause oxidation on your skin, leading to premature ageing. Sage also has wonderful anti-bacterial and astringent properties.
1 tbsp peeled and grated pear
1 tbsp calamine clay
3 tbsp green tea infusion
1 tbsp grape seed extract
Combine all the ingredients in a blender, once the mixture is smooth, apply, relax, and enjoy the pleasant aroma of this lovely mask.
Now you know how to make several face masks to treat various skin concerns, why not get even more creative; follow this link to learn how to create gel masks.