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Natural Face Masks with Food – A Step by Step Guide

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Posted on February 26 2016

Pamper yourself at home with this step by step guide to natural face masks with food. We wear so many hats in life and sometimes it can get a little stressful. Everyone needs to treat themselves and de-stress every once in a while, but we don’t always have the time or energy to take off to the spa. All you need is a few things from around the kitchen and we’ll have you set up for an at home spa night in no time. Pick out a good flick and pour yourself a glass of wine. Enjoy these face masks with a group of gals or for a mother-daughter night. Enjoy yourself! We’ve got you covered with our favorite DIY natural face masks with food.

Sweet Tropic Banana Face Mask

Ingredients & Their Benefits

Half of a banana

  • Softens the skin
  • Delays the aging process 
  • Reduces fine lines
  • Reduces the formation of aging spots

1 tablespoon orange juice

  • Shrinks pores
  • Prevents acne, pimples, wrinkles, and fine lines 
  • Citric acid reduces pimples
  • Keeps skin firm 

1 tablespoon honey

  • Antibacterial
  • Fights acne
  • Antioxidants fight the aging process, & protect you from oxidative stress, improving overall health
  • Soothes & moisturizes, creating a natural glow & improving complexion
  • It’s a humectant ,which attracts and locks in moisture.   
  • Speeds the healing of wounds.

Step 1 In a small bowl, mash one half of a banana.

Step 2 Add the honey and orange juice, then mix well.

Step 3 Using your fingers, apply the mask to your face.

Step 4 Let sit for 15 minutes.

Step 5 Wash your face using lukewarm water.

Step 6 Apply moisturizer to your skin.

Honey Avocado Mask

Ingredients & Benefits

1/2 Avocado

2 Tablespoons honey

Step 1 In a bowl, cut the avocado half into smaller pieces.

Step 2 Add the honey.

Step 3 Use a fork or a meat tenderizer to mash the avocado and the honey together.

Step 4 Using your fingers, apply the mask to your face.

Step 5 Let sit for 20 minutes.

Step 6 Wash your face using lukewarm water.

Step 7 Apply moisturizer to your skin.

Apple Oil Oatmeal Scrub

Use this face scrub to exfoliate and lift dead skin cells to soften your skin.

Ingredients & Benefits

2 Tablespoons apple sauce

  • Relieves dark circles
  • Prevents the appearance of wrinkles
  • Maintains elasticity of skin 
  • Removes blemishes
  • Balances oil production 

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 Tablespoon ground oatmeal

  • Treats eczema
  • Normalizes skin’s pH
  • Deeply cleanses 
  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Opens pores 

Step 1 In a bowl, mix the oatmeal, apple sauce and olive oil.

Step 2  Using your fingers, apply the mask to your face.

Step 3 In a circular motion, scrub the mixture gently into your skin for 1 minute.

Step 4 Wash your face using lukewarm water.

Step 5 Apply moisturizer to your skin.

Papaynapple Face Mask

This tingling face mask will exfoliate and reduce wrinkles, leaving your face feeling fresh and flawless!

Ingredients & Benefits

1/2 Peeled and seeded papaya

  • Contains an enzyme called papain which dissolves protein, lifting dry skin on the surface of your face to give a natural glow 
  • Vitamin C tightens skin
  • Decreases redness
  • Works as an exfoliant

1 Cup fresh pineapple

  • Has bromelian which helps with removing age spots
  • Fights skin damage
  • Improves skin texture
  • Has Vitamin C

1 Teaspoon honey

Step 1 Wash your face gently.

Step 2   Juice, mash, or blend the pineapple, papaya, and honey.

Step 3 Pour into cheesecloth or a fine mesh strainer to strain the pulp from the juice, over a glass or bowl.

Step 4 Apply the mask to your face using a cotton ball. Do not apply the mask near your eyes.

Step 5 Allow the mask to sit for 10-15 minutes while laying down and ignore the urge to scratch.

Step 6 Wash your face using lukewarm water.

Step 7 Apply moisturizer to your skin.

Egg Masks

Eggs have many different benefits for skin. Different parts of the egg can be applied for different purposes

Ingredients and Benefits

1 Egg

  • Tones and tightens the skin

Step 1 Whip an egg in a bowl, til frothy.

Step 2 Use a cotton ball to apply the mask to your face.

Step 3 Let dry, then rinse with warm water.

  • Egg white absorbs excessive oil and improves puffy eyes.

Step 1  Break an egg over a bowl, keeping the yolk in the egg by shifting it from one half of the shell to the other, separating the egg white into the bowl.

Step 2 Beat the egg white until it is foamy.

Step 3 Use a cotton ball to apply the mask to your face and let it sit for 20 minutes.

Step 4 Rinse with lukewarm water

  • Egg yolk  moisturizes dry skin.

Step 1  Break an egg over a bowl, keeping the yolk in the egg by shifting it from one half of the shell to the other, separating the egg white into the bowl, then place the yolk into another bowl.

Step 2 Beat the egg yolk.

Step 3 Use a cotton ball to apply the mask to your face and let it sit for 5 minutes

Step 4 Rinse with lukewarm water

While doing these face masks, you may want to relax by laying down and placing cotton pads soaked in our pure Rosewater over your eyes. You can also use it to refresh and tone after cleansing or to set your makeup. Carry it with you to re-hydrate your skin throughout the day as well. 

Don’t forget to apply Camellia Oil after these masks for a finishing touch. This organic potion is magic on your hair skin and nails! Just a few drops keeps your skin young, soft and beautiful. Camellia Oil is great for your skin! It moisturizes, softens wrinkles, improves complexion, heals scars, and protects your skin from harsh external elements such as UV rays. Camellia Oil is a natural anti-oxidant containing vitamins, A,B,C,E, K & P with minerals, P, Za, Ca, Fe, Mn, and Mg. It also helps prevent sunburn, freckles, age spots and wrinkles as it contains natural sun protection. Use as an evening treatment before bed to revitalize skin and help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and use as an eye treatment under eyes. It is an all-year beauty must have!

So, if you’re wiped out from a long day and find yourself in need of some pampering, just head to the kitchen! These homemade face masks will give you the spa treatment you love without having to set an appointment. Grab your robe and slippers and get relaxed. Set the bath and add a few drops of Camellia Oil for extra moisture. Give yourself and your skin a natural, healthy treat because you deserve it. Treat yourself and shop now!

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