Yesterday, I shared with you 4 Essential Recipes for Problem Hair. Today, I’m sharing a few of my favorite DIY Face Masks that are sure to keep your complexion well nourished and promote a youthful radiance. Like any new skin treatment, results are not always immediate. It may take several applications and regular use to see lasting results.
When it comes to skin restoration, rejuvenation and moisture, there are two key ingredients to keep in mind – avocado and papaya. The avocado is a hydration miracle and great for sensitive skin. The papaya is a super fruit wonder (aka miracle worker) that works to naturally exfoliate. It’s rich in alpha-hydroxy acids, beta-carotene and Vitamin C for firmer, more elastic and younger-looking skin. Most of the facial treatments below contain these ingredients.
All you need for this simple mask is one ripe avocado, mashed into a paste. Leave on for 15 minutes.
Avocado Mash Up:
Thoroughly mix 1 ripe avocado, 1 beaten egg white, 2 Tbsp. olive oil and 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar. Leave on for 15 minutes
Moisture to the Rescue:
Mix together 1 ripe avocado, 1 Tbsp. plain yogurt, 3 Tbsp. olive oil and 1 Tbsp. honey. Leave on for 20 minutes.
Scrub Me Clean:
Mix together ½ of a pureed papaya, ½ cup granulated sugar, and ¼ cup oatmeal. Use as a scrub.
Revive and Alive:
Blend together 1 papaya, 3 Tbsp. plain yogurt, 1 egg white, 2 Tbsp. honey and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice. Leave on for 15 minutes.
Puree ½ of a small papaya, 1 cup of pineapple and 1 Tbsp. honey. Leave on for 20 minutes.
Good Enough to Eat:
Blend ½ of a ripe banana, ½ cup of plain yogurt and 1 Tbsp. honey. Leave on for 15 minutes.
Mix together ½ of a pureed cucumber and 1 Tbsp. plain yogurt. Leave on for 20 minutes.