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DIY Face Mask Recipes for Different Skin Types and Skin Problems

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DIY face mask recipes can be sworn by when it comes to most skin types and skin problems.

Is your skin looking losing its glow? Are blackheads becoming a recurring problem? Are dark circles just part of life now?

What if we tell you that the key to healthy skin might just be sitting in your pantry or refrigerator? In this blog, we reveal some homemade face mask recipes, which will soon become THE solution to all your skincare woes.

Before we get to that, we'd urge you to spare 2 minutes to take a free skin assessment. It will tell you of the active and clean ingredients that your skin needs. A natural face mask made from those ingredients would be just wow!



Why We Vouch for All-Natural Face Masks

The efficacy of skincare largely depends on what it is made of. Toxic skincare ingredients end up deteriorating skin’s health.

Natural face masks not only feel great but are also absolutely chemical-free. Most of them can be prepared using ingredients that are easily available, cheap, and effective. Lastly, they do not have any side-effects, which makes experimentation a fun process. 😊


DIY Face Mask Recipes for Dry Skin

1) Avocado and Honey Mask

This power combo of avocado and honey has properties of moisturising and softening the skin. Not to forget, it’s very easy to make. Use this mask every week to get the best results.

Ingredients: Avocado, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of olive oil


  1. Crush 1/4th of a whole avocado with 1 teaspoon each of honey and olive oil.
  2. Apply it evenly on your face.
  3. Rinse with water after 15 minutes.


2) Banana Face Mask

Bananas are really good for rejuvenating and moisturising the skin. They also have anti-wrinkle and anti-aging properties.

Ingredients: A ripe banana, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of honey


  1. Mash half a banana with the above ingredients.
  2. Apply it evenly on your face.
  3. Rinse with water after 10 minutes.


DIY Face Mask Recipes for Oily Skin

1) Egg White Mask

Egg white works wonders for tightening pores and tones your skin. This mask is also a great deep cleansing treatment!

Ingredients: 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon ground oats, and 1 teaspoon honey


  1. Mix the egg white with honey thoroughly.
  2. Add the oats, stir to make a paste.
  3. Apply it to your face for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse with warm water.


2) Turmeric Powder Face Mask

Turmeric is very effective for acne. It also has skin-lightening properties and evens out the skin tone. Furthermore, it is very effective in reversing the effects of hyperpigmentation.

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of milk, 1 teaspoon of honey


  1. Whisk all the above ingredients together to make a firm paste.
  2. Apply it to your face evenly but avoid the eye area.
  3. Gently rinse with water after 20 minutes.


DIY Face Mask Recipes for Normal Skin

1) Papaya Face Mask

Papaya contains potassium which is great at hydrating the skin and removing any kind of dullness. It also helps in removing dark spots and blemishes from the skin.

Ingredients: Few pieces of ripe papaya and 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Mash the papaya and mix it with fresh lemon juice.
  2. Apply it evenly on your face for 10 minutes.
  3. Rinse with warm water.


2) Strawberry & Yoghurt Mask

Strawberries contain a number of powerful antioxidants and Vitamin C. Along with yoghurt, this mask is very hydrating and will brighten your skin.

Ingredients: 3 ripe strawberries and 2 teaspoons of yoghurt


  1. Whisk 3 ripe strawberries in a bowl.
  2. Add 2 teaspoons of yoghurt to the mix.
  3. Stir until you have a smooth paste and apply it evenly on your face.
  4. Rinse with water after 10-15 minutes.


DIY Face Mask Recipes for Combination Skin

1) Avocado and Coconut Oil Mask

Avocado and coconut oil make for some of the best face masks for combination skin. They have both hydrating as well as oil-controlling properties

Ingredients: Avocado and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil


  1. Mix 1/4th of a ripe avocado with 1 tbsp. of coconut oil.
  2. Apply the paste on your face evenly.
  3. Rinse with water after 15-20 minutes.


2) Green Herb and Yogurt Mask

Yoghurt can be a great exfoliator for your skin and give your skin a glow. Green herbs can help in reducing inflammation.

Ingredients: Yogurt, fresh mint, and chamomile


  1. Add a few tablespoons of yoghurt, a handful of fresh mint, and chamomile to a food processor.
  2. Spread it evenly over your face and leave if for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Rinse with warm water.


DIY Face Mask Recipes for Specific Skincare Problems

1) For Blackheads: Cinnamon and Honey Mask

Cinnamon is an anti-bacterial spice that can be very effective in getting rid of blackheads. Honey has both antibacterial and antiseptic properties. This helps to pull dirt and other debris from the pores of the skin, and clear blackheads. Together, they are a power combo!

Ingredients: ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon, 2 tablespoons of honey


  1. Mix ¼ tsp of cinnamon with 2 tbsp of honey.
  2. Apply it on your blackheads. Leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Rinse with warm water.


2) For Wrinkles and Fine lines: Orange Juice, Banana and Yogurt Mask

Bananas are good for your skin in more ways than just one. They have anti-ageing properties that help to reduce face lines and wrinkles naturally. Orange juice is also good for the prevention of wrinkles.

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of orange juice, 1 teaspoon of plain yoghurt, 1 banana


  1. Mash a banana with 1 tsp of orange juice and 1 tsp of plain yoghurt.
  2. Apply it gently to your face.
  3. Rinse with warm water after 10 minutes.


3) For Acne-Prone Skin: Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Oil Mask

Aloe vera has antibacterial properties that are very effective in treating acne. It also removes excess oil and dirt from the skin which further prevents acne breakouts. Tea tree oil has soothing properties and will not strip you off of your natural oils.

Ingredients: ½ tablespoon of aloe vera gel, 2 drops of tea tree oil


  1. Mix ½ tablespoon of aloe vera gel and 2 drops of tea tree oil in a bowl.
  2. Apply it evenly to your face.
  3. Gently massage 2-3 minutes before removing the mask.
  4. Rinse with warm water after 30 minutes.


4) For Dark Spots: Banana, Lemon and Honey Mask

Bananas can work wonders when it comes to the lightening of dark spots. Lemons and bananas have Vitamin C which can brighten your skin and provide an even skin tone.

Ingredients: 1 banana, 1 tablespoon of honey and lemon


  1. Mash a banana with 1 tbsp of honey and lemon.
  2. Apply it gently to your face.
  3. Rinse with warm water after 10 minutes.


5) For Dark Circles: Cucumber and Aloe Vera Mask

It’s no secret that cucumber helps in getting rid of dark circles. With aloe vera, the two ingredients are very effective in rejuvenating the skin and lightening dark spots.

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel


  1. Grate a cucumber. Mix it with 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel.
  2. Place the mix under the eyes.
  3. Let it rest for 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse with cold water.


Next time, save yourself a trip to the spa and give these easy, inexpensive and totally effective face masks a shot. Experiment and figure out which one is working for your skin!

If you're unsure about which one would work best for your skin, take some steps towards understanding your skin better. The first step could be as simple as taking a free skin test. Are you ready?



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