Learn how to make your skin lightening using this 23 facial mask recipes. Here we go
Aloe Vera, Oatmeal, and Cucumber Mask
Cucumber has a number of benefits for aiding in beautiful skin. It’s contains a high amount of silica which is a mineral that keeps our connective tissue together and keeps it strong. Silica helps keep skin looking younger by stopping the aging process and repairing weak skin by retaining more water in the skin.
Normally skin ages more rapidly when water can’t be held well because the connective tissues become too weak. Silica strengthens skin tissues.
Cucumbers also help with skin that is damaged by the sun or that is acne-prone.
This vegetable hydrates your skin properly without making you oily.
oats work as an amazing gentle exfoliator for your skin, removing dead skin cells so fresh skin can surface. Pores become unclogged when you exfoliate your skin.
Aloe Vera, in its natural and pure form, has been known to help reduce pain and suffering from sunburns but many skin care companies have started adding Aloe Vera to skincare products because it really does help with skin irritants from acne and can reduce acne breakouts as well.
- 1 Small Cucumber
- 1 Tablespoon Uncooked Oatmeal
- 1 Tablespoon Pure Aloe Vera Gel
- Peel the skin off the cucumber and dispose of the skin.
- Puree the cucumber in the
blender until all the pieces are smooth.
- Grind the rolled oats in the coffee
grinder until you have a powdery substance.
- Mix all three ingredients together
in a mixing bowl until blended well.
- Apply to your clean face and neck and leave on your skin for 25-30 minutes then rinse off with warm water.
- Gently pat dry with a soft hand towel and apply an oil-free moisturizer to add more
moisture to your freshly hydrated and exfoliated skin.
Apple Face Mask for Dry Skin
Apples contain a high level of glycolic acid and when combined with the granules of the apple that you have blended, which creates an awesome exfoliator for the skin! It helps minimize scarring from acne, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and removes cellular build-up from the skin, stopping oils and bacteria from getting trapped under the skin’s surface. Glycolic acid is found in a numerous amount of skin care products so don’t be afraid to try out this face mask.
Olive oil will hydrate dehydrated skin and this is an especially ideal mask for the winter season. The olive oil will gently seep into your skin without clogging your pores or causing you to break out. It’s one of nature’s most wonderful remedies for youthful, hydrated skin.
1 Tablespoon Pure Olive Oil
1 Medium Apple
Peel the skin off the apple then grate the flesh of the apple on a greater. In a small mixing bowl, combine the apple and olive oil. After blending well, apply the face mask to your clean face and neck then rinse off with warm water and pat dry with a soft hand towel. Follow with an oil-free moisturizer or a drop of olive oil on your face and neck. Your skin will feel amazing and super soft and hydrated!
Apple Face Mask for Mature Skin
Apples contain a high level of glycolic acid and when combined with the granules of the apple that you have blended it creates an awesome exfoliator for the skin! It helps minimize scarring from acne, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and removes cellular build-up from the skin, stopping oils and bacteria from getting trapped under the skin’s surface.
Heavy cream and olive oil will hydrate your skin while soothing irritated and inflamed skin. This combination will reduce fine lines and wrinkles as well. Enjoy!
1 Small Apple
1 Tablespoon Heavy Cream
1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
Peel the skin off the apple then grate the flesh of the apple on a greater. Combine all three ingredients in a small mixing bowl. When blended well, apply the face mask to your clean face and neck for 20 minutes then rinse off with warm water. Gently pat dry with a soft hand towel then apply an oil-free moisturizer.
Apple Face Mask for Oily Skin
Apples contain a high level of glycolic acid and when combined with the granules of the apple that you have blended, which creates an awesome exfoliator for the skin! It helps minimize scarring from acne, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and removes cellular build-up from the skin, stopping oils and bacteria from getting trapped under the skin’s surface.
Egg yolk is rich in Vitamin A, which is known to fight acne and prevent future break outs from occurring. Vitamin A will heal and repair your skin, aiding with the production of new skin cells to form. The yolk of an egg is extremely effective in fighting acne.
1 Small Apple
1 Medium Egg
Peel the skin off the apple then grate the flesh of the apple on a greater. Crack the egg into a small mixing bowl and blend the two ingredients together. Apply the face mask to your freshly cleansed face and neck and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water then gently pat dry with a soft hand towel. Apply an oil-free moisturizer to your face and neck to minimize oil from building on your skin.
Avocado and Acacia Honey Face Mask
Avocado is beneficial to your skin in addition to your overall health. Avocado heals
dryness on the skin, reduces age spots, minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, and
can even soothe skin affected by eczema. A large quantity of the protein, sterolin, is found in avocado and is able to effectively treat many skin issues. Sterolin is found in mass quantities in the oil of avocado which is why this oil is added to so many skincare products. Added bonus? Avocados do not clog your pores!
Acacia – honey contains antimicrobial properties which fight acne and acne-causing infections. Acacia honey will remove oil and bacteria from your clogged pores while leaving your skin feeling smooth and refreshed. It will not clog your pores and over time, will minimize acne on your skin. Such sweet goodness!
1 Ripe Avocado
2-3 Tablespoons of Pure Acacia Honey
Peel the skin off the avocado and mash it in a mixing bowl with a fork. Once you have created a creamy consistency, add in the acacia honey and blend well together.
Apply to your clean face and neck and leave on for 30 minutes then rinse off
with warm water and a gentle cleanser. Gently pat dry with a soft hand towel and apply an oil-free moisturizer.
Cabbage Face Mask
Cabbage in its raw form is full of tons of nutrients and antioxidants including Vitamins A, B, C, and K. This mask will help anyone who suffers from dry skin or mature, aging skin. All the vitamins in cabbage will help repair damaged skin from acne, the sun, and from the natural process of aging. Your skin will be tighter and better hydrated, while your fine lines and wrinkles will be minimized over time if you use this face mask regularly.
Egg whites are packed with vitamins that help fight acne. Vitamin B3 helps improve the blood flow of the body, thus opening your pores, helping to remove dirt and oils from clogging them. Vitamin B2 helps relieve stress and since stress is correlated with acne, egg whites will help minimize both! Zinc is also found in eggs and zinc is known to help regulate hormones and heal open wounds and sores more quickly.
Rice flour is a wonderful natural exfoliator for skin. It removes dry skin (cellular buildup) gently and effectively and will not irritate or tear your skin.
1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Raw Cabbage
1 Egg white
2 Tablespoons Rice Flour
Combine the three ingredients in a mixing bowl then apply the face mask to your clean face and neck. Leave it on for 20 minutes then rinse off with warm water and a gentle cleanser. Pat your skin dry with a soft hand towel then apply an oil-free moisturizer to your face and neck.
Carrot Face Mask
Carrots are a natural antiseptic and help soothe irritated skin, while leaving your skin feeling fresh and healthy. Beta Carotene is in carrots and is an excellent ingredient for anti-aging skin due to it protecting from free radicals which can damage and break down the skin. Carrot seed oil has been proven to cleanse the skin of impurities and acne-causing bacteria, causing your acne to decrease and allowing your skin to be clear and beautiful. Carrot seed oil will add
moisture to your skin without causing your skin to break out or feel greasy.
Extra virgin olive oil is great for adding hydration to your skin without making you break out or clogging your pores.
Honey contains numerous anti-microbial properties and is a natural antioxidant. Honey fights microbial infections that cause acne without irritating your skin. This
sweet goodness pulls out impurities from your pores that would normally stay clogged, festering bacteria that causes pimples. Honey will also help
restore your skin’s texture and reduce damage done to your skin by the sun and daily environments you come in contact with.
Lemon juice is a natural astringent and will leave your skin feeling refreshed and even your skin tone. It will also help reduce oil buildup on your skin.
1 Large Organic Carrot
1/2 Tablespoon Pure Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 Tablespoon Pure Honey
5 Drops of Lemon Juice
Peel the carrot then steam the carrot until soft. Mash the carrot with a fork in a mixing bowl until smooth. Pour in the honey and olive oil and blend well. Add the lemon juice then combine together. Make sure the carrot face mask is warm (not hot) then apply to your clean face and neck and leave on your skin for 20 minutes. Gently pat dry with a hand towel then apply an oil-free moisturizer.