Nourishing homemade face masks with kiwi fruit
In today’s busy lives, we’re in a constant search of organic and natural skin care product that are not only effective, but also good for us. Home face masks are easy to make, doesn’t cost much and they are all natural. Best of all, we can experiment with anything until we find what works best for our skin type.
Kiwi is rich in vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin E so it’s great fruit to eat but also to use for a face mask. Kiwi also contains alpha hydroxy acid which is good for exfoliating, nourishing and fighting against wrinkles. So, if you have a kiwi on hand, try one of these easy homemade kiwi face mask recipes or make a different one every week.
Moisturizing kiwi and yogurt facial mask:
Peel and mash one kiwi fruit. Then add half a tablespoon of plain yogurt and a teaspoon of olive oil. Mix everything well and apply the mask on clean skin. Leave it for 15 minutes then rinse.
Nourishing kiwi and almond face mask:
In the evening soak few almonds in water to soften them. The next day, crush them with a mortar and pestle or blend them until you get a thick paste. Then add a peeled kiwi and mash or blend everything together. Apply the mask and leave it for 15 minutes. Almonds are very rich in vitamin E and combined with the vitamin C from the kiwi will make your skin radiant and glowing.
Kiwi facial mask for oily skin:
If you have enlarged pores and your skin is oily, try this homemade face mask made of kiwi and a few drops of lemon. Mash one kiwi and add a few drops of lemon (around half a teaspoon). Apply the mask to clean face, leave it for 10 minutes and rinse.
Kiwi mask for aging skin:
In a bowl mash one kiwi fruit and add a few drops of almond or apricot kernel oil. If you like you can add a teaspoon of raw honey or manuka honey. You should know that honey masks don’t usually dry on the skin and can be a bit messy, but they are extremely nourishing, so use honey whenever you can. Apply the mask to cleansed face and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Exfoliating kiwi face mask:
Mash one kiwi and add two teaspoons of poppy seeds (if you don’t have poppy seeds, you can use sesame seeds too). Stir well and apply it on your face. Leave the mask on your face for 10 minutes or until it is almost dry, then massage your face with a circular movements and let the seeds exfoliate your face. When you’re done, rinse your skin with cool water.
Quick and easy kiwi and honey face mask:
Mash one kiwi, then add one tablespoon of honey. Apply it on a clean face and neck, leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. This mask i very easy and fast an will give your face an instant boost.
Kiwifruit and banana face mask for dry skin:
Mash one kiwi and a third of a banana with a fork or in a blender and to that add one tablespoon of plain yogurt and one teaspoon of honey. Apply this mask on a clean skin and leave it for 10-15 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.