Facemasks for Keeping the Skin Fresh

We all want to achieve glowing, supple and soft skin. However, often, this goal is slowed down by our skin we are trying to improve. Excess oil, acne, and dryness leave that goal for smooth skin out of reach. If that wasn’t bad enough, pollution, harsh chemicals, and the sun’s piercing UV rays can make your skin wrinkled and dry. It is enough to make you want to stay at home.

However, that is not a great solution, so we must look at some other options that will keep our skin healthy and hydrated. We have compiled some of the best homemade hydrating face masks to help you achieve supple, glowing and soft skin without the need for any painful medical treatments or expensive creams.

Remove shine with banana and honey

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Oily skin can be pretty hard to fix. That is because the oil usually masks the dry skin that is underneath. If you want healthy and shine-free skin, you should try this banana and honey hydrating face mask. For this, you will need bananas, organic honey, and some fresh-squeezed orange juice, although the juice is optional.

First start by mashing 1 fully ripe banana in a bowl, add 2 or 3 tablespoons of organic honey and mix them thoroughly. You can also stir in a spoon or two of freshly squeezed orange juice if you want.

To use this hydrating mask, you will first need to wash your face with warm water. Then massage the banana mask into your skin, and make sure you completely cover your T-zone. Leave it then for about 20 minutes to get all those hydrating benefits. Rinse the mask off again with warm water and pat your skin dry with a towel.

If you want to find more homemade masks that will keep your skin fresh, healthy and smooth, we recommend that you check out Bright Stuffs.

Treat acne with a honey and oatmeal mask

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You don’t have to use harsh chemicals to treat your acne. You can try an all-natural way instead.

Measure 3 or 4 tablespoons of dried oats and put them into a blender. Then add about one or two tablespoons of whole milk and mix until you have made it into a paste. Finally, add 1 tablespoon of organic honey and blend thoroughly. Make sure you cover your face completely and wash off the mask after 15 minutes or so.

Hydrate skin with cucumber and Aloe Vera mask

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You have probably used aloe vera to treat your sunburned skin. This is because of aloe hydrates and heals dry or damaged skin.

Start by cutting half a cucumber into slices, then place these slices into a blender and blend until watery. Add two tablespoons of any aloe vera gel and blend to smooth paste. For the best results, make sure you put the mask evenly onto your face. We suggest you relax lying down while watching tv or reading a book while the mask dries. After 30 to 40 minutes, rinse off the mask with cool water and dry your face with a towel. Your skin will then feel rejuvenated and refreshed. There are many ways to keep your skin fresh. However, if you are still facing skin problems even after trying the above methods, read here to find out how to solve them.

Peter is a freelance writer with more than eight years of experience covering topics in politics. He was one of the guys that were here when the foreignspolicyi.org started.