With the cold weather finally here, you might be wondering if you need to add a DIY face mask to your skincare routine.
The answer is yes. Yes, you do.
Not only does the cold weather dry out your skin faster, but the harsh climate makes makeup hard to stay on as well so the need to exfoliate is that much higher.
But, if you’re like us, and don’t want to rush out to pick up new masks every time your skin needs a jolt, we’re put together 5 great DIY masks that you can do at home in a few minutes flat.
Marine Salt Facial Mask
We can talk about how awesome marine salt is for ages. Not only does it contain almost all kinds of minerals which are great for keeping the smooth and free of wrinkles, as well as removing clogged pores. Actually, there are numerous masks based on this magical cosmetic ingredient and here is one of them.
How to use: Add 1 tsp. of marine salt into a glass of mineral water without gas and after mixing the liquid add 1 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice. For best results, cover the whole face with a cloth soaked with the mixture.
Potato Facial Mask
Potatoes enriched with Vitamin A serve as perfect antioxidants and boast having anti-inflammatory properties and accordingly having at your disposal one more express facial mask with potatoes will come right thing at the right moment.
How to use: Grate one piece of raw potato in a bowl and add 1 tbsp. of milk into it. After blending the substance add 1 raw egg, mix again and pour 1 tsp. of lemon juice. Apply the mask with cotton unto the face and you will see your face rejuvenated and toned up. Moreover, the mask will help you get rid of sebaceous plugs.
Olive Oil Facial Mask
Olive oil widely used in the beauty industry comes to be a strong antioxidant (including Vitamins A and E) able to repair damaged skin, restoring its healthy and smooth look.
How to use: Mix 1 tbsp. of olive oil, one yolk and 3 tbsp. fresh orange juice in a bowl and gently massage the substance unto your face with circular motions. The mask will help you struggle against ashy and pale skin, giving it that very desired healthy glow.
Egg Facial Masks
For a little pampering, head to the refrigerator and grab an egg. If you have dry skin that needs moisturizing, separate the egg and beat the yolk. Oily skin takes the egg white, to which a bit of lemon or honey can be added. For normal skin, use the entire egg.
How to use: Apply the beaten egg, relax and wait 30 minutes, then rinse. You’ll love your new fresh face.
Facial Mask with Teabags
This mask designed for the skin around your eyes is to remove the swelling, giving your eyes fresh look and feeling as if you have been sleeping with sweet sleep for days.
How to use: To achieve this effect brew tea-bags in a glass of hot water, let it rest for 5 minutes, then put it in the deep freezer for another 5 minutes. Only after that lay teabags on your eyes and relax in such a state for several minutes.
Oatmeal Facial Masks
If you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up that will leave you feeling and looking better, give yourself an oatmeal facial.
How to use: Combine 1/2 cup hot—not boiling—water and 1/3 cup oatmeal. After the water and oatmeal have settled for two or three minutes, mix in 2 tablespoons plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, and 1 small egg white. Apply a thin layer of the mask to your face, and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Then rinse with warm water.