Face Masks

There is a widely accepted trend today of using face masks for various health purposes. This trend is not only a good habit but also can help the skin look its best. Face masks are convenient and helpful because although there are various skin types there are also multiple types of face masks all made to produce specific results. Face masks are also good to help one relax, deeply cleanse the skin, and unclog the pores while removing dead skin cells. It is best to apply a face mask to freshly cleansed skin, unless the directs on the face mask packet says otherwise. Be sure to apply a healthy amount of the mask onto damp skin and follow the instructions on the face mask for how long to keep it on. Some easy at-home face mask recipes are:

  • *For Acne and Blemishes
    • 1 tablespoon of honey
    • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
    • ½ teaspoon of sea salt
    • Mix the three ingredients together well, apply to face, and leave on for 10-15 minutes, rinse off with warm water
  • To Hydrate:
    • ½ Avocado (Can be substituted with 3 tablespoons of milk)
    • 1 tablespoon of honey
    • A handful of oats/ oat bran
    • Mix the ingredients together well and leave on skin for 10 minutes, rinse with warm water
  • For an Even Skin Tone:
    • 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon of honey
    • 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder 
    • Mix ingredients together well, leave on skin for about 10 minutes, rinse with warm water

Also, be sure to check the expiration date and freshness of any ingredients before applying them to the skin. There are also reputable and effective face masks one can purchase from a local store such as Target, Walmart, Ulta Beauty, and Sephora. Face masks are simple and quite beneficial when added to ones skincare routine. 


*Face mask recipes were found on Elle.com