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3 DIY Face Masks for Healthy and Luscious Skin

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There’s no denying that we are all crazy for face masks. Wether they come in the form of clay or sheets, we cannot resist the reviving results they muster deep within our skin.

As summer comes to a close, it is time to recover our skin from the blatant sun rays that can often cause our skin tone to become uneven and dappled. Even though it is hard to resist being pampered in the salon, it is not always a plausible option. This is where DIY masks save the day. Wether you are away on vacation, have a busy work schedule or are simply saving up, DIY face masks are a great alternative to give your skin a healthy glow.

1 . Coconut Oil & Brown Sugar Exfoliating Mask

Coconut Oil Mask

Benefits: This mask is ideal for restoring lost moisture to your skin. The brown sugar works as an exfoliator and removes dead skin from the face while the coconut oil packs moisture and gives your face a healthy glow.

Ingredients & Method: 

  • Mix equal parts of brown sugar and coconut oil to form a scrub
  • Apply the scrub to your face and gently exfoliate in small circular motions
  • Let the coconut oil sink in for 2-3 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water

 

2 . Strawberry & Lemon Brightening Mask

Strawberry Mask

Benefits: This strawberry and lemon mask is ideal for oily skin as it helps brighten your face as well as cleans and tightens your pores. Furthermore, strawberries are extremely beneficial in curing acne prone skin.

Ingredients & Method: 

  • Mix a 1/4 cup of mashed strawberries with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • Apply the the spread evenly on face and let it set for 10 minutes
  • Wipe off with a damp cloth or rinse with cool water

 

3 . Avocado & Coconut Oil Hydrating  Mask

Avocado MaskBenefits: Avocados not only make a tasty snack but are also extremely nourishing and enriching. This mask is perfect for dry skin as the avocado and coconut oil lock in moisture for a healthy and dewy glow.

Ingredients & Method: 

  • Mash half an avocado using the back of a fork until you get a smooth and creamy texture
  • Mix the avocado mixture with 2 tablespoons of honey and 1/2 a teaspoon of coconut oil
  • Leave the mask on for 15 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water

Enjoy your healthy glow!

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