Every gal wants perfect skin. Here are some of our favorite homemade recipes.
Facial Masks for Oily Skin:
Apple Zinger Mask
This is good for Oily or Acne Prone skin. Take 1 medium size apple, grated fine, 5 tbs. honey. Mix the grated apple and honey well. Smooth over skin and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water.
Cucumber Yogurt Mask (For Normal/Oily Skin)
Puree 1/2 cucumber in blender mix in 1 tbsp plain yogurt, apply to face. Leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse well.
Honey Mask (For Oily & Blemished Skin)
Massage a small amount of slightly heated honey onto skin. Wheat germ may be added for its abrasive action, protein and nutrients.
Mash 1 tablespoon ripe avocado, add 1/2 tsp honey and mix. Stir in a little almond meal until creamy. Apply to clean skin, leave on for 15-20 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Finish with a rinse of the vinegar pH balancer.
Take 2-3 large carrots and 4 1/2 tablespoons honey. Cook carrots , then mash. Mix the carrots with honey. Apply gently to the skin, wait 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water.
1. Whisk together 1 tablespoon honey, 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon glycerin and enough flour to form a paste. (Approximately ¼ cup). Smooth over face and throat. Leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
2. Banana mask. Mash up a very ripe banana. Add just enough honey to make a soft pulp. Apply over face and hair. This is such a great firming mask that aging movie stars have been known to put it in the cups of their bras to make their breasts perky.
Homemade Facial Masks for All Skin Types
Lemon/Egg Mask (For Oily Skin)
Squeeze half a lemon and mix the juice with one beaten egg white. Apply to face avoiding the area around the eyes. Leave on your face overnight or if during the day, for about 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Oatmeal Mask (For Oily Skin)
Make a creamy paste of oatmeal and water. Apply to face, let dry completely. Remove by very gently rubbing off with your fingers.
Peach Mask (For Dry Skin)
Mash a fresh peach and mix with enough warm olive, peach kernel or almond oil to form a spreadable paste.
Lettuce Leaf Mask
Lettuce leaves are best home remedies for normal skin. Dip two large lettuce leaves in olive oil and sprinkle on them a few drops of lemon juice. Place them on both sides of your face, and then cover them with a paper towel dipped in mineral water. Wipe your face with a cotton ball soaked in warm milk, then rinse with boiled warm water.