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5 DIY Facial masks with ingredients right from your kitchen


By Patricia Uyeh

The secret of a glowing skin is not far-fetched. You don’t need artificial products, and your skin gets a healthy organic glow. What you need is right there in your kitchen. Take time to pamper yourself with this homemade facial masks:

1.Egg White Lemon Mask
Beat the egg white and lemon juice until it turns thick. Thoroughly clean your face and apply the mask with a brush, avoiding the area around your eyes and lips. Then allow the mask to dry completely . Your skin will feel tight whilst the mask dries. To remove, just rinse using warm water. Finish the process by gently rubbing an ice cube over your skin. For those with blemishes, you might need to add honey to the mixture before application. Honey is known to have healing effects on skin eruptions.

Lime is not a good substitute for Lemon as it might be too harsh.

2.Oatmeal Olive mask
Oatmeal is another great ingredient that can help prevent clogged and enlarged pores. Simply mix one-half cup of cooked oatmeal and one teaspoon of olive oil. Then apply it on your skin and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wipe off with a wet washcloth and then rinse thoroughly with cool or cold water. Do this once or twice a week.

3. Organic Banana Face Mask
This facial masks is recommended for all skin types. Start with mashing one half of a banana. Mix in a tablespoon of orange juice and a tablespoon of honey Then apply to the face and keep the mixture on for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and then moisturize.

4. Honey and Pawpaw lightening masks
This mask is specifically for those who have hyperpigmentation, sun spots, and uneven pigment. All you need to do is to blend together two tablespoons of honey and half a cup of mashed ripe pawpaw. Apply on the
face evenly and leave for about 15 to 20 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water and then make sure you moisturize.

5. Honey and Orange facial masks
Start with combining three tablespoons of orange juice with half a cup of honey. Apply to the face and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water followed by cool water, then moisturize.

Consistency and knowing which one suits your skin is the key.

Pamper yourself with any of the facial masks listed and watch your skin glow with pride.


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