Tuesday, January 15

Natural facial masks


How to get clear glowing skin, naturally? 

Making time for face masks is one of the biggest favors you can do for your skin. Fruits and vegetables are good for health as well as for your skin. 
If your complexion could use a little radiant glow, this is for you.
Practice good skin care and use natural masks to create radiant, healthy, acne-free skin. You will be amazed at how something as simple as some fresh fruit on your face every morning can make a difference in how soft your skin feels.  
Pamper yourself with these mask recipes, they're fresh, natural and easy

''Love''
 Dusana

 


Apples
Apples are wonderful skin toners, helping to tighten the skin and stimulate blood circulation to the skin surface. Apples also have anti-oxidant properties. 

Raw apple or apple juice can be applied on the skin daily.  


Avocados
Applying mashed avocado decreases the appearances of fine lines and wrinkles. The natural oils in the avocado will moisturize and nourish your skin, and your skin will look beautiful and more attractive.
Avocados are an excellent and effective remedy for reducing eye wrinkles.



Banana 
That’s right, banana.
You can use a banana as an all-natural face mask that moisturizes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer. Mash up a banana into a smooth paste, then gently apply it to your face and neck. 
Let it set for 10-20 minutes, then rinse it off with warm water.


Coconut oil
Coconut oil is ideal as a skin lotion because it not just makes your skin soft, it can protect your skin against damage and can make your skin younger looking. Pure virgin coconut oil is the best natural ingredient for skin lotion, if you want to experience the maximum healing effects.  It can help bring back a youthful appearance. 


Cucumber
A cucumber hydrates, softens, relaxes, strengthens your skin tissue, prevents water retention, reduces swelling, relieves you from irritations, soothes sunburns and cools you down.
Cucumber helps in loosening the blackheads.  
Cut cucumber into slices, place the cucumber slices on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Later, wash your face and dry it properly.


Lemon

Full of vitamin C and citrus acid, lemon is your best friend when it comes to skin lightening. Applying lemon juice on your face regularly can fade dark marks, freckles and lighten your skin tone by a few shades. 

If you want to get rid of dark spots on your face, such as age spots (liver spots), cover them with lemon slices and let them sit for 10-15 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water and pat dry. Do this 2-3 times a week. You will notice the dark spots becoming lighter and gradually fade out.
If you feel a slight tingling sensation from the citric acid, wash it off and moisturize your skin. 



Onion
Onion is known for its skin lightening properties. Slice a red onion and rub on the dark spots. The juice of onion will impart its bleaching action and help lighten the dark spots. Onion is also an exfoliating agent and will help in removing the surface layers of skin to reveal the new and clearer skin underneath. Apply onion two times a day and leave it on without washing.

   
Orange
Orange is good too to be used on your skin.
Cut orange in 2 pieces and massage it on your skin, leave it for 10-15 minutes. Do it 3x per week. Your skin will become shiny and glowing within one month. 


Pineapple
Cut two round slices of your fresh pineapple. Place the pineapple slices over the common problem areas on your face. Just lay back and relax, let the pineapples do their work for about 5 to 10 minutes. You'll be able to feel the natural enzymes and acids inside the fruit absorbing and dripping away those harmful agents hiding in your skin.  Rinse your face with warm water and pat dry.


Strawberries 
Strawberries are powerful anti-oxidants and therefore help to prevent oxidation damage, which leads to ageing signs, like lines, wrinkles, sagging skin
Here's an easy way to get some of strawberries benefits in a minute:
Cut berry in half, rub it over your face and let it sit there for a few minutes, then rinse with warm water. Strawberries thoroughly cleanse the skin and remove excess oil and impurities. 
They help to tone the skin, lighten any pigmentation problems and keep smoother and softer skin.

 
Tomato 
The lycopene, vitamins and minerals found in tomato makes dull skin clear and blemish free. Lycopene also protects skin from free radicals and boosts your skin's natural SPF.
Applying tomato slice over your pimple for 10 minutes daily can reduce the formation of scars.



You can also try ''Yogurt''
To cleanse your skin and tighten the pores, put some plain yogurt on your face and let it sit for about 20 minutes. 



Extra tip:
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Keep your skin moisturized. This is the first thing that you should concentrate on. No matter what cosmetics you use, you should pay much attention to your skin. Especially, before you apply foundation, it is important that you apply a good moisturizer and leave it for 10 minutes till it is absorbed completely. 



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