Pamper Yourself With 5 Simple, Homemade Face Mask Recipes

Blackheads? Breakouts? We gotcha! Try out these homemade face masks amid COVID-19 lockdown because applying a face mask for good skin is one of the simplest and the basic rules of self-care. Right? So, go ahead and try one of them out once a week.

Banana Face Mask

This pack moisturises your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer. All you have to do is mash up a medium-sized ripe banana into a fine paste. Then apply it on the face and not to forget, neck. Keep it for 15 minutes and rinse it with cold water. Yup, that’s it!

Perfect for: Dry skin

Turmeric, Curd & Besan Face Pack

The next on the list is this pack which is a great way to nourish dry skin and remove dead cells. All you need to do is to mix two tablespoons of besan (gram flour), one tablespoon of curd and a pinch of turmeric to make the paste. If it feels thick, you can add a few drops of rose water or plain water. Apply evenly on your face and leave it for about 10 minutes and wash it off with cold water.

Perfect for: Dry skin

Aloe Vera Face Pack

Aloe vera is a wonder and we know it. It helps to eradicate a lot of skin issues. To make this pack, you just need to squeeze the gel out of the leaves into a bowl. Add a few drops of lemon in the gel (optional, if your skin is sensitive). Mix both the ingredients and apply it on your face. Keep it for around 20 minutes before washing it off with cold water.

Perfect for: All

Oatmeal & Baking Soda Face Pack

Oatmeal and baking soda have exfoliating properties. So it works wonder as a scrub. You have to take two teaspoons of oatmeal and one teaspoon of baking soda. Mix the oatmeal and baking soda in a bowl; and add a few drops of water to create a paste. Gently massage the paste over your face and let it dry. Wash off with warm water and apply a moisturiser. But if you have an acne issue, skip to the next one!

Perfect for: All

Lemon & Honey Face Pack

Lemon helps to clean the skin and at the same time, lightens the dark spots. Honey, on the other hand, helps in reducing oil secretion. So, if you have oily skin, try this pack out! Mix lemon juice extracts and honey in a bowl. Apply this mixture on the face and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. This will help to remove the excess oil from your skin and will make it look supple.

Perfect for: Oily skin