How to Make Home Made Face Masks for Dry Skin

How to Make Home Made Face Masks for Dry Skin

Love how your face feels after a pricey facial mask treatment? Love that sensation but would love to have it at home, and cheaper? Then these face mask recipes are perfect for you. These recipes are specifically designed for dry skin types, these face mask recipes will be a treat to do for yourself or for a nice gift for a friend or relative.

Dry Skin Face Masks

Nourishing Face Mask
2 ounces ripe avocado
1 ounce orange juice
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon molasses
5 drops chamomile essential oil
Blend all the listed ingredients in a blender or by fork in a bowl. Add some more OJ if the mixture is too thick. Spread this mix over your face and neck and leave on for at least 30 minutes for it to start to dry. It doesn’t have to completely dry to be effective. Use warm water to rinse off the mask with a rough cloth to exfoliate while removing. This mask will keep for a few days if refrigerated.

Butter Face Mask
1 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1 egg yolk
Beat both the above ingredients together and apply to face, leave on for 10 minutes and then wash face with lukewarm water. Pat your face dry with a soft towel.

Honey and Oatmeal Face Mask
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon honey
instant oatmeal enough to make a paste
Mix all the above ingredients together with enough of the instant oatmeal to make a good paste consistency. Smooth this blend all over your face and neck. Leave on the face for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water. Pat dry with a soft towel.

Avocado & Cucumber Face Mask

Step One:
1 cup cucumber, peeled and chopped
1 cup avocado
3 tablespoons finely powdered oats
3 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey

Step Two:
8-9 tablespoons clay (you can get this from most any health food stores)
2-3 drops of essential oils (citrus or floral)

In a blender, mix cucumber, avocado, water and lemon juice until smooth. Then add rest of ingredients listed in Step one and blend slightly. Pour this into a bowl and whisk in the clay and the essential oils. Apply to clean dry face and neck and leave on for about 30 minutes. Rinse off afterwards with lukewarm water and then pat dry with a soft towel. Apply toner and good moisturizer. It will keep well in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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