Five DIY Face Masks That Will Save Your Life

Hello, beautiful skin. Whether your skin is breaking out or too dry or oily, everyone deserves to treat themselves with a good face mask.

Self-care just got a lot simpler with these five face masks you can make completely on your own!

Oatmeal and Coconut Oil Face Mask

Oatmeal holds pH balancing properties while coconut oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties. When you combine the two you get an acne fighting mask without throwing off your natural levels.

You will need:

  • Coconut oil
  • Plain Oatmeal
  • Warm water

Recipe:

  • Combine three tablespoons of oatmeal with 1/4 cup of warm water. Mix until you create a paste.
  • Add one tablespoon of coconut oil to the paste and mix.
  • Prewash your face and apply mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

Grape and Flour Face Mask

Grapes are good for more than just the taste. Acting as a natural exfoliator, grapes can also help remove dead skin. Combined with the flour, it creates a source of vitamin E to exfoliate but also lock in your skins natural hydration.

You will need:

  • 12 grapes (green or red)
  • Flour

Recipe:

  • Mash the grapes in a medium size mixing bowl until it creates a paste.
  • Add one tablespoon of flour and mix thoroughly.
  • Prewash your face and apply mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

Banana, Honey and Yogurt Face Mask

Bananas act as the “homemade botox” of fruits. Its natural properties leave the skin feeling rejuvenated and brighter. Honey is a natural antibacterial that is good for fighting acne and yogurt seals the deal with removing dead skin cells.

You will need:

  • One ripe banana
  • Natural Honey
  • Plain yogurt

Recipe:

  • Mash banana in a medium size mixing bowl until it creates a paste.
  • Add 1/4 cup of yogurt and one tablespoon of honey. Mix thoroughly
  • Prewash your face and apply mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

Cucumber Clay Face Mask

Cucumber is effective in ridding dirt and dead skin from the face while also tightening pores. Fuller’s Earth is a natural clay used to absorb excess oils while lemon juice strengthens the oil absorbing properties of the other ingredients.

You will need:

  • One cucumber
  • Fuller’s Earth Clay
  • One lemon

Recipe:

  • Mix two tablespoons of Fuller’s clay with two tablespoons of the cucumber’s juice.
  • Add one tablespoon of lemon juice and mix.
  • Prewash your face and apply mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

Strawberry and Honey Face Mask

Strawberries are good for treating breakouts, removing dead skin, and giving you brighter skin. Honey is also a natural antibacterial that is good for fighting acne and closing pores.

You will need:

  • 10 fresh strawberries
  • Natural honey

Recipe:

  • Mash strawberries in a medium size mixing bowl until it creates a paste.
  • Add honey and mix thoroughly.
  • Prewash your face and apply mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.