Homemade vegetable face masks for all skin types
By using homemade face masks made from natural and fresh products, we help our skin to shine in all its glory. And why not take advantage of the gifts of nature? They are fresh and easily available. There are tons of DIY face masks made with fruits, but vegetables also contain many vitamins and minerals so they’re great for a face masks too. Here are some homemade vegetable face masks that have a wonderful refreshing and moisturizing effect.
Refreshing homemade vegetable face mask
In a food processor add your favorite vegetables that you have in your fridge (you can use zucchini, eggplant, cabbage, beets, etc.). Process them until they are finely grated and if the mixture is too runny, drain the excess juice. Apply the DIY vegetable face mask on your face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Homemade carrot face mask
This homemade carrot face mask will remove the excess oil from the skin so it is perfect for oily and acne prone skin. Take one small finely grated carrot (you can also use carrot juice) and mix it with a little oat flour or corn starch. Apply on clean skin and leave it for 15 minutes. After that, rinse with lukewarm water.
Homemade eggplant face mask
This DIY face mask with eggplant is great for dry or any skin type because it is very moisturizing. Cut one small eggplant into thin long strips (you can use mandolin or a potato peeler). Apply the thin slices on your face (avoid the eye area), and cover it with paper towels or cheese cloth. After 10-15 minutes remove the eggplant strips and rinse your face with lukewarm water.
Homemade cabbage face mask
This DIY face mask with cabbage is great for every skin type because it is revitalizing and cleaning. It also has healing properties so it is great for acne scars and pimple blemishes. In a food processor add 3-4 leaves of cabbage and process until you get a wet pulp. With a cheese cloth, strain the cabbage pulp to get a cabbage juice. Mix the cabbage juice with 1-2 teaspoons of oat flour to thicken it. Apply this DIY cabbage face mask and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Homemade potato face mask
Boil one medium potato with the skin on (just wash it thoroughly), mask it with a potato masher and leave it to cool slightly. Apply the DIY potato face mask on your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. You can also make a refreshing potato face mask by grating one small raw potato and applying it on your face. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse.
Homemade beetroot face mask
For this DIY beetroot face mask it is best to use yellow or white beetroot because the red beetroot can stain your face and make it red. Grate one small fresh yellow or white beetroot. Take 2 tablespoons of the grated beetroot and add 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt and 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix everything together and apply it on your face and neck. Leave it for 20-30 minutes and rinse with warm water. This homemade face mask with beetroot is suitable for any skin type.
Homemade tomato face mask
Tomato juice contains a huge amount of organic acids which dissolve the top layer of skin, thereby enabling the new young skin to breathe, grow and develop. Dice tomato chunks or squeeze fresh juice and apply it on the face for 25 -30 minutes. Wash it with warm, then cold water. It is recommended for oily skin and dilated pores.
Homemade parsley face mask
This mask is great for sensitive skin and also for acne prone skin that has been treated with harsh products because it soothes the irritated skin. Take one bunch of parsley and grind it with a mortar and pestle. Grinding it with mortar and pestle will extract the parsley juices. Apply the parsley paste on your face, leave it for 15-20 minutes and rinse with cold water.
Homemade celery face mask
This DIY homemade celery face mask is nourishing, cleansing, and ideal for all skin types. You will need: two medium stalks of celery, 1 teaspoon of walnut or almond oil, 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt and 1 tablespoon of oatmeal. Grate the celery stalks (you can use food processor too), add the oatmeal, oil and yogurt, stir well and apply the homemade celery mask on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Refreshing homemade face mask with cucumber
Beat one egg white until you get stiff peaks, and mix it with two tablespoons of freshly grated cucumber. Apply the DIY cucumber face mask on a clean skin (face and neck) and cover it with a damp cheese cloth so it will not dry too fast. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water.
Homemade face mask with kale
In a blender or food processor and 3-4 large kale leaves and add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Blend everything together until you get a thick paste. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse your face with warm, then cold water. This DIY kale face mask is great for dry and aging skin.
Homemade zucchini face mask
Take one small raw zucchini and with a mandolin or a potato peeler slice it into long thin strips and place them on your cleaned face and neck. After 20 minutes, remove the strips and wash your face with milk and water. If you mix 2 tablespoons of grated zucchini with 1 tablespoon of oatmeal, you’ll get an excellent DIY homemade zucchini face mask for oily skin. This mask will remove the excess oils and the impurities from your pores.
Homemade rejuvenating face mask with peppers
For this DIY homemade pepper face mask you will need: 1 bell pepper, 1 teaspoon of milk, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of oatmeal. Grate the pepper (or use a blender or food processor) and add the milk, honey and oatmeal. Mix everything together. Apply on your face and neck. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Homemade white bean face mask
When you make a tasty meal from white beans, set aside a few tablespoons for a nourishing face mask Mash 3 tablespoons of white beans and add one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply the mask to your face, leave it for 15-20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. This DIY homemade white bean face mask has a nourishing and smoothing effect.
Homemade green pea face mask
Mix 1 tablespoon of cooked green peas with one egg yolk and 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt. Apply the face mask in a thick layer on your face and neck, and leave for 15-20 minutes, then rinse.