Summer is upon us and so is crackly dry skin. The heat and dryness that comes with the months of summer can dry out our complexion, making our faces seem gaudy. Face masks are a good way to relax and calm down after a stressful day. They can relieve the symptoms of acne and sun spots.
Not everyone, however, wants to coat their face in those chemical-based face masks that you can find at the grocery store. Thankfully, you do not have to. There are hundreds of easy and natural face masks that you can use for any time of year, without having to worry about the effects that some chemicals may have on your complexion.
Let me show you seven fabulous and all natural face masks to wear for any hot and dry summer day. With all of these, it is best to mix them all together and spread them evenly over your face. Keep it applied for a good 15-20 minutes before removing them and feeling refreshed.
1. Honey and lemon
For this face mask, you need 2 teaspoons honey and 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Honey is not only easy to apply, but is good for clearing the skin. This face mask can help is clearing up blackheads as well.
2. Aloe and turmeric
This mask only requires 2 tablespoons aloe vera and 1 teaspoon turmeric. Aloe vera goes back ages as a good way to heal the skin and can make your pores feel great.
3. Coffee and honey
The caffeine in coffee can help tighten the skin and make you look thinner over time. You just need 2 teaspoons coffee ground and 2 teaspoons honey.
4. Coconut and turmeric
Mix 1 tablespoon coconut oil and ¼ tablespoon turmeric. Coconut oil is a wonderful butter alternative, but it also makes a good all-natural face mask. Turmeric also has incredible health benefits and is even known to be able to reduce the risks of cancer in some cases.
5. Banana parfait
Combine 2 tablespoons honey, 1/4 cup plain yogurt, and 1 medium banana for an all-natural summer face mask. Yogurts and bananas are the perfect matches. They just go together, so it is only natural that it makes for a healthy face mask.
6. Full breakfast mask
Add 2/3 cups cooked oats and 1 tablespoon honey to a mixture of 2 tablespoons plain yogurt, and 1 small egg white. This is like a full breakfast on your face. Oats are a nutritious part of any balanced breakfast and they are high in protein. They also help clean the skin and give it a more glowing look.
7. Summer smoothie mask
Mix ½ avocado, ½ cup mixed berries, and 1 tablespoon plain yogurt. Avocado is full of healthy fats and omega 3 fatty acids, which can help to rejuvenate the face and keep it feeling younger for longer.
So you do not have to worry about those harsh chemicals during the summer. These seven summer face masks are easy to make, are cost effective, and help to rejuvenate your skin in a variety of ways. Try them out during the harsh and dry months of summer, and just relax with smooth, healthy skin!