Your kitchen holds secret ingredients that can be used to create your own spa experience… To keep the cost of a good pamper low, these facial masks will accommodate your skin type and uses everyday items in the kitchen!  Stay safe and smooth at home by making these masks to keep you feeling fresh!  Wearing a mask often to stop the spread of Covid-19?  Then you should applaud yourself and definitely consider giving your face a lovely little facial…

So what are some of these ordinary food ingredients?  Well here are some of the key players and the benefits they offer our skin!

  • HONEY: anti-bacterial + anti-inflammatory
  • AVOCADO: moisturizing + soothing
  • OATMEAL: soothing
  • CINNAMON: anti-inflammatory
  • LEMON: exfoliates + reduces redness
  • SUGAR: exfoliating
  • OILS: moisturizing
  • EGG: tightens

There is no reason you could mix and match ingredients to create a mask of your own!  However, if you want to target certain skin types here are some recipes for masks. 

INSTRUCTIONS: mix ingredients + rub onto skin + let it sit 10-15 minutes + rinse and moisturize!

Acne-Prone Skin?

  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Sensitive Skin?

  • 1 TBSP yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder

Oily Skin?

  • 1/2 cup cooked and cooled oatmeal
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice

Dry Skin?

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 TBSP plain yogurt
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP honey

Tired Skin?

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 TBSP sugar
  • 1 TBSP olive oil

Rough Skin?

  • 1/2 pureed cucumber
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 TBSP honey
  • 1TBSP brown sugar or cane sugar

            **This can simply be massaged into the skin and rinsed off!

Maybe you just want to feel fresh so try these masks…

Calming Skin

  • 2 TBSP of warm, pure honey
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 wedge of lemon

Exfoliating Skin

  • 2 TBSP of brown sugar or cane sugar
  • 2 TBSP of virgin coconut oil or olive oil

            **This also works for dry, chapped lips!

Hopefully, these masks will be good for your face and easy on your wallet!  Did you make your own facial mask from these basic ingredients?  Let us know!