10 homemade brightening and refreshing facial masks
As you already know, the sun’s rays aren’t at all beneficial to your skin and its fresh look. To this add the 8 hours spent at work almost every day, often in dry air, and you’ll definitely get some skin damage.
To wake up with fresh and bright skin, you should regularly ‘feed’ your skin with different natural homemade masks containing vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. And the best part is that you can prepare these DIY homemade brightening and refreshing facial masks at home, with things that you already have in your kitchen.
If you want to give more brightness and freshness of your skin you can do something quick and completely natural to restore it. Here are 10 homemade brightening and refreshing facial masks:
Refreshing homemade face mask with lemon
This refreshing lemony homemade face mask is great for oily skin because it’s cleansing and refreshing. Take one tablespoon of egg white (or the egg white from a small egg), add 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice, two pinches of grated lemon zest (the yellow part only) and beat until foamy. You can also add 1-2 teaspoons of oat flour or oatmeal if you want to make the mask thicker. Apply the refreshing homemade face mask on your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Finally, rinse the face mask with cold water.
For a quick, cooling and refreshing facial treatment, take two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice, four tablespoons of water and one teaspoon of grated lemon zest and mix well. Transfer the mixture in an ice cube tray and freeze it. Massage your face with one ice cube whenever you need a quick refreshment.
Cooling homemade facial mask with yogurt
In a bowl add 1 teaspoon of plain unsweetened yogurt, 1 teaspoon of thick honey and 1 teaspoon of orange juice. Mix well and apply the mixture to your face and neck, leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water. If you can, rinse the fresh homemade facial mask with cold chamomile tea to freshen and calm your skin even more and then apply your favorite moisturizer.
Hydrating homemade facial mask with cucumber
The cucumber contain some vitamins and minerals, but the main thing is that it’s rich in water. For this hydrating homemade facial mask you’ll need: Take a small chunk of cucumber, wash it well and put it in a blender along with one teaspoon of lemon juice. Blend everything well until you get a chunky paste. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it until it dries (10-15 minutes). Rinse with cold water.
To get the most of this DIY hydrating facial mask, all you have to do is to take the leftover cucumber mixture and freeze it in a ice cube tray. Then when you need a quick refreshment, take one ice cube and massage your face with it. Your face will feel refreshed in no time.
Refreshing homemade face mask with avocado
Avocado is a fruit that’s suitable for any skin type and when combined with other natural ingredients it turns into great refreshing homemade face mask. In a bowl add 2 teaspoons of soft avocado, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Mash the mixture well with a fork until you get a chunky paste. Apply the mask on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes, it won’t dry because the mask contains honey. Rinse with cold water and pat dry your face with soft towel.
Rejuvenating homemade facial mask with banana
This is natural rejuvenating homemade facial mask with banana. With a fork mash half ripe banana, add one tablespoon of plain unsweetened yogurt and stir until you get a creamy mixture. Apply this DIY rejuvenating homemade facial mask and leave it for 20-30 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
Brightening homemade face mask with orange juice
For this cirtusy homemade face mask you’ll need: Two teaspoons of thick honey and two teaspoons of freshly squeezed orange juice. Mix the ingredients together and apply the mixture on your face. Leave the mask on your face for 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water and you can also do the last rinse it with a glass of cold water in which you’ve added 3 tablespoons of freshly squeezed orange or lemon juice.
Nourishing homemade facial mask with honey
This homemade facial mask is really nourishing and incredibly easy to make. In a bowl place on egg yolk, add one teaspoon of thick honey and one teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Mix the ingredients well until they’re nicely incorporated and uniformly apply the mixture to your face and neck. Leave it for 15-20 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water and splash your face with cold water at the end.
DIY homemade face mask with kale and yogurt
Kale is rich in vitamins and minerals and it’s great in smoothies and as a snack, but it’s also great for your skin too. In a blender add 1-2 kale leaves and 1-2 tablespoons of plain unsweetened yogurt. Blend well until nice and smooth and apply the DIY homemade face mask on your face. After 20 minutes rinse it with lukewarm water first, then with cold water.
Tightening homemade facial mask
In a bowl add one egg white and beat until stiff. Then add 1 teaspoon of thick honey, 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 2 teaspoons of oat flour (or fine oatmeal). Apply the DIY tightening homemade facial mask to your face and rinse with lukewarm water after 25 minutes. Then splash your face with some cold water to freshen it up.
Cleansing homemade face mask with yeast
For this cleansing homemade face mask you’ll need fresh active yeast, the one that’s sold frozen in cubes, but if you can’t find it you can also use the dry one sold in small packets. For this homemade face mask you can also use brewer’s yeast. Take 1/2 cube of frozen yeast (around one tablespoon) and start to dilute it with cold water until it becomes a paste. Apply it on your face, leave it until it dries, and then rinse with warm water. Then splash your face with cold water couple of times.