Homemade facial masks have deep cleansing properties onto the skin. In addition, such masks help to remove impurities, wastes and dead skin cells that clog the pores present in the skin and give raise to many health ailments associated with skin, pimples/blackheads or acne, being the most common and troublesome condition. The masks prepared at home favors your skin in any said matter. One of the good benefits of preparing such formulas in house is that you can modify the formula according to your skin type and in addition, you are damn sure about your quality since the raw material you have used never came from any company! They are chosen by you and you know how fresh they are!
The homemade facial masks can be altered in a way you want and unlike market products, you do not need to depend upon all those ingredients and formulas that come in that nicely pack tube or jar. If it does not suit you, your money is gone! Homemade beauty recipes, on the other hand, are far cheaper than any kind of cosmetic produce that is readily available in the market.
Favorable effects of a facial mask are several. However, such formula is to be applied and used in a particular manner to get their best possible benefits. For instance, such homemade facial mask must remain onto the skin for 10-15 minutes and are to be followed with a cleansing and a thin layer of moisturiser. The lively ingredients that you use preparing such homemade mask are to be washed and be assured about their quality and quantity.
One should understand that there cannot be a common facial mask that can be used by all the family members those have different skin and its texture. One should not speak too much while undergoing mask therapy since they are bit hard and they will break when you smile or speak. Instead, the masks that contain gel and cream are also good and allow some movements of your face.
The first thing that comes to everyone while preparing any beauty formula at house is using fresh leafy vegetables or fruits. True! This is indeed true! One can use realistically any fruit or vegetable to prepare homemade facial mask. One can mash cucumbers, strawberries, and tomatoes and apply the mask onto the face that all are ideal for oily skin. Crushed avocados and ripe peaches are considered to be great natural moisturisers for the facial skin and hence they are very good for dry and/or normal skin.
Another reliable material for face mask is natural honey. One can use a warm cloth to open pores, then blot on the honey and fix onto the face for about half an hour, wash them all off lukewarm plain water, and then use cold water to tighten the pores those were opened or widened. Practice this for about three consequently and then once a week. Mix very small quantity of oatmeal with the honey to empower the formula and to fasten the results.
Avocado facial mask can also be homemade. For this, mash ½ avocado and put it on the face perfectly everywhere and let it stay till it dries up completely and then wash it off with cold water.
One of the many grandma’s recipe for having attractive face is using a raw egg yolk. Mix one egg white, half a cup of cooked oatmeal, 1 tsp of branded olive oil and some drops of lemon juice until smooth. Smear this wonderful natural soother onto the face and neck and keep it for about half an hour and then rinse with lukewarm water. Apply the raw yolk onto the face and neck for about ½ hour and rinse with normal plain water. Egg yolks are rich source of vitamin A and hence, this homemade facial mask very effective in healing flaws.
Strawberry facial mask is another wondrous mask. For this, just boil and steep lemon’s leaves and then add ½ a cup of oatmeal plus four tbsp of wheat-germ and keep aside. Then mash ½ a cup of strawberries and mix it well with previous mixture. Apply thin smear onto the face for about one hour and rinse if off lukewarm water.