Nature has given us a vast array of ingredients we can use to make the most hydrating face masks. We don’t necessarily need to make trip to the spa to pamper our skin. You an definitely do it yourself, at home. Of course, there is nothing wrong with getting pampered at a spa, but it is refreshing to know that you can also do something great for your skin from the comfort of your own home.
Did you know that homemade mayonnaise can also be spread on your face, not only bread?
Due to the egg and oil, it nurtures the skin in depth, making it silky smooth. If you added lemon, it is even better, due to the fact that the vitamin C in the lemon acts as a powerful antioxidant, helping your skin to stay younger and it also helps to dry out the pimples, if you have any.
Banana, full fat yogurt and egg yoke is also a mixture made in heaven for your skin. The banana rejuvenates the skin, while the yogurt cleans and hydrates it, the yoke containing vitamin A, which works as a whole army. It repairs the cellular structure, it exfoliates, it decreases sebum production, meaning less acne, it helps with the eradication of skin lesions, and at the same time, it hydrates.
Avocado and honey is another match made in heaven, when it comes to skin nurturing. The fruit brings along the necessary fatty acids, while the honey acts as an antiseptic and hydrates. You can also mix honey with orange juice or milk.
Carrots are also rich in vitamin A, therefore don’t avoid it, whether you use their juice or the whole thing, grated.
To reduce wrinkles, here’s something you probably did not hear about, until now: salad leaves. Here’s how you use them: wash and dry a few salad leaves. Leave them for 5 minutes in hot olive oil. Apply on skin while warm and leave them on for 15 minutes. Afterwards, rinse with warm water and do not wipe. Just gently touch the towel on your face to get the water off.
To reduce pores, grade half an apple, mix in a spoon of honey, and leave on for 20 minutes.