Pamper yourself: 5 gorgeous homemade face-mask recipes

 

Since it's a wild Saturday night and we're all going to be staying in this evening, why not kick back and relax with a homemade facial? 

 

We've put together a list of our five favourite DIY face-masks that will leave your skin glowing.

 

 

1. Avocado mask - amazing for dry skin

 

What you'll need:

 

1/2 avocado

 

1 teaspoon plain organic yoghurt

 

1 teaspoon of honey

 

What you'll do:

 

Simply mash the ingredients together, and apply to your face for 10 minutes. 

 

 

2. Egg white mask - for unclogging pores

 

What you'll need:

 

1 egg whites

 

1 teaspoon of orange juice

 

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder

 

What you'll do: 

 

Mix the ingredients together and leave the mask on for 15 minutes. (NOTE: turmeric can stain, so don't wear anything you love).

 

 

3. Honey mask - for calmer, softer skin

 

What you'll need:

 

2 tablespoons of pure honey

 

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

 

1 wedge of fresh lemon

 

What you'll do:

 

Warm the honey in the microwave for a few seconds, then mix it with the cinnamon and the juice of a lemon wedge. Leave on your face for 20 minutes.

 

 

4. Sugar mask - a great exfoliant

 

What you'll need:

 

2 tablespoons of brown sugar

 

2 tablespoons of coconut oil

 

What you'll do:

 

Mix ingredients together and gently apply to face using circular motions. Leave to sink in for a couple of minutes. 

 

 

5. Chocolate mask

 

What you'll need:

 

1/2 cup of cocoa powder

 

3 tablespoons of oats

 

4 tablespoons of cream

 

1/4 cup of honey

 

What you'll do:

 

Apply a thin layer of the mixed ingredients to your face for 10 minutes, then rinse with cold water. 

 

 

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