last minute face mask ideas
Facemasks works like magic. It gives you a subtle, glowing and smooth skin. They can work wonders when you get stuck in work and have a wedding to attend the next day. Other than that, it rejuvenates your skin with moisture and nutrients essential for your skin. During summer, our skin deals with the harsh weather pollution that clogs our pores and cause damage to our skin. It dulls our skin and makes it look worn out and textured. Here are some of the diys you can try out at home.
Facemasks works better on clean and clear skin. Please make sure your skin is cleansed before applying. Or else the impurities will penetrate into your skin and cause you more harm than good. After applying the facemasks keep that for about 20 minutes. Letting it stay on your skin after that can cause dryness, itchiness and rashes on your skin. Wash it off with lukewarm or cool water according to your preferences and tab dry your face with a clean towel. One of the main reasons of pimples on our skin is dirty pillow cases or towel. Make sure the towel is washed regularly. After washing off the facemasks, apply your moisturizer to lock the moisture in your skin.
· The classic gram flour, turmeric and honey paste:
This DIY face mask was passed onto us from generation to generations. Take a teaspoon amount of gram flour, half a tea spoon of haldi (wild turmeric) and honey. Mix it well and leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off. It will give you a shine to your face and add moisture. You have your glowing skin in few minutes.
· Curd and honey face mask:
Curd and honey adds moisture to your skin. If you are someone who have an extremely dry skin, this one is for you. Honey and have anti bacterial properties that can prevent skin diseases.
· Rice water mask
We often think that the more is better. But when it comes to skincare, the less is always better. Just because certain things are natural, it does not mean it is good for our skin. But, plain rice water is helpful to cure dryness and patches of your skin. Soak your rice in a bowl for about an hour and keep it in the refrigerator. Then apply it on your skin and keep it for about few minutes
· Aloe Vera gel, rose water and milk
Aloe Vera has soothing effects that can cure skin burns, rashes and pimples. When mixed with rose water and milk it gives you a moisturized soft skin.
· Coffee face mask or coffee face scrub:
Coffee has many benefits. It can make our skin shine and glow. It works as a scrub too. It removes extra dead skin cells and removes impurities from our skin. When mixed with sugar pieces, it acts as a scrub
The facemasks may or may not work for everybody. Some people are allergic to natural ingredients and can causes burn. So make sure you decide according to your skin type and preferences. If it causes breakouts avoid using those products. And never ever use LEMON on your face. It alters your skin pH. There many beauty influencers and you tubers who recommend using turmeric from kitchen and lemon which can cause tremendous effect on sensitive skin. Lemon contains ascorbic acid that can alter your skin pH. If you have no time and is extremely lazy like me, you can opt for face masks from brands such as good vibes, caffeine etc. They glow up your skin and work wonders for last minute glow and shine.