Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, girls! Is your dress ready? Are your heels sorted? Is that special gift for bae wrapped and ready? With everything else in place, is your skin also ready for V-day? Obviously, you don’t want your skin looking dull and lifeless on the special day. It’s only ideal to give it some TLC before you step out for your date. To help you glow through Valentine’s Day, here are some DIY face mask recipes that your skin will thank you for!
- Avocado + yoghurt + honey
- Brown sugar + coconut oil
- Banana + orange juice + honey
- Egg yolk + honey + olive oil + oatmeal
- Papaya + honey
Avocado + yoghurt + honey
Prepare a face mask by using half an avocado, one tablespoon yoghurt and one teaspoon honey. Avocado being rich in healthy fats, vitamins and antioxidants, makes for a hydrating ingredient. Yoghurt acts as a chemical exfoliant and honey adds an extra boost of hydration. This face mask provides light exfoliation and a super boost of hydration, just what you need to glow like a star on V-day.
Brown sugar + coconut oil
Mix two tablespoons of brown sugar with two tablespoons of coconut oil to prepare this hydrating face mask. Sugar is a natural source of glycolic acid and acts as a physical as well as chemical exfoliant. This exfoliation will leave you with a smooth and bright complexion. The coconut oil present in the mask will give you a surge of hydration during and post-mask, so your skin won’t dry out after all the exfoliation. This face mask is sure to leave you with moisturised and hydrated skin.
Banana + orange juice + honey
This tropical face mask will give your skin a healthy, natural-looking glow and is gentle on all skin types. To prepare this mask, all you need to do is mash half a banana in a bowl, mix one tablespoons of orange juice and honey each. Apply the mixture on your face and let it sit for about 15 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. Finish it off with a moisturiser.
Egg yolk + honey + olive oil + oatmeal
Calm and mattify oily skin with the help of this Breakfast Mask. To prepare this face mask, combine one egg yolk, one tablespoon of honey, and one tablespoon of olive oil with half a cup of oatmeal. Stir well before applying the mask on your face. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes before rinsing away with lukewarm water. And lastly, moisturise! The Breakfast Mask does wonders to your skin, making it look radiant and hydrated.
Papaya + honey
For all those who have hyperpigmentation, sun spots and uneven skin tones, must give this DIY face mask a shot. Prepare the mask by blending two tablespoons of honey and half-cup of mashed papaya. Apply the mixture gently over your face and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water and moisturise.