Smooth skin How to make face masks for dry skin

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There are easy, cheap home-made ways to make facemasks for dry skin. play There are easy, cheap home-made ways to make facemasks for dry skin. (Inhabitat)

If you want to tame dry skin at a cheap cost then you need to learn how to make a face mask for dry skin at home.

Dry skin can be irritating and uncomfortable. It is caused by lack of water in the epidermis layer of the skin. As a person ages, dry skin becomes more rampant because the skin starts losing its elasticity. The skin also loses its sebum production.

 Dry air may also cause dry skin. Dry air could be a result of several factors such as air conditioners and heaters.

Here are home-made solutions to treat Dry skin:

Tools and Supplies needed

  • Honey
  • Eggs
  • Bananas
  • Sunflower oil
  • Cucumber and Aloe Vera
  • Avocado
  • Oatmeal

Steps

1. Egg and honey facial mask for dry skin

Add a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of sunflower oil with the white of one egg in a bowl and mix them till they thicken slightly. Spread the mixture onto the face and let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Rinse it off afterwards with warm water.

Honey has strong antibacterial properties and hydrates skin, locking the moisture to give it a soft feel. The bright yellow egg yolk contains water and fats that not only nourish and hydrate your skin but also work to lock in moisture.

2. Banana, yoghurt and honey dry skin face mask

play A banana face mask will not only moisturize the skin but will also smoothen it. (Health Resource 4U)

 

Put 2 fully ripe bananas, a tablespoon of honey and 125 ml of yoghurt in a blender. Blend the ingredients together to form a uniform paste. Apply the paste onto the face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. When it dries up rinse it with warm water.

3. Cucumber and Aloe Vera Face Mask

play Cucumber's moisturizing properties can be used to quell dry skin. It can be mixed with aloe vera to make a face mask. (Style Craze)

 

Peel a cucumber and place it in a blender. Add two tablespoons of aloe vera to the blender. Blend the ingredients together to form a mixture. Smear the mixture onto your face and leave it for 25-30 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water.

4. Avocado and Honey for dry skin

Mash ½  soft, ripe avocado into a creamy pulp in a bowl. Stir the pulp in two tablespoons of honey to form a paste. Apply the paste onto the face and leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with a washcloth.

5. Aloe Vera and Avocado face mask

play Avocado can be combined with aloe vera to make an incredible face mask for dry skin (Natural Living ideas)

 

The natural face mask works to hydrate and soften dry skin.

Take 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, ½ ripe avocado (eat the other half), 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of almond or coconut oil and 1 ½ teaspoon of dry oatmeal.

Mash the avocado in a bowl till it forms a consistent pulp which has no lumps. Stir in the aloe vera gel, runny honey, coconut oil and oatmeal. Mix the ingredients together to form a uniform paste. Wash your face meticulously. Wipe and immediately apply the paste. Let the paste remain for 15 minutes.

Rinse the face with warm water and if need be apply a moisturizer on the moist skin.

Oatmeal is rich in anti-inflammatory properties and amino acids that help repair and heal skin. Oatmeal can effectively treat red, itchy skin. It removes dead skin cells and dirt from skin while also moisturizing and soothing it.

6. Milk Facial Mask for Dry Skin

play Milk face mask. Milk has been used for ages and is a well-known moisturizer for dry skin. (Home-made mask)

 

Raw-milk is a good moisturizer that hydrates dry skin. Take a teaspoon of powdered milk, 1 tablespoon runny honey, 1 teaspoon aloe vera gel and 2 drops of an organic essential oil. Mix the ingredients together well and apply onto the face. Let it sit for about 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with warm water.

The mixture is rich in fats and works to nourish and moisturize skin.

Milk is a skin moisturizer that hydrates dry skin and has been used for ages. It is also used as an ingredient in many body lotions.

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