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5 Easy DIY Face Masks to Try This Spring

September 14, 2016
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Whether a special event is on the horizon or you just want your skin looking its finest every day, face masks are an easy and enjoyable way to treat your skin to all kinds of nourishing benefits. But don’t worry, no need to scour your local beauty store and spend your life savings on a bunch of high-end products to achieve a flawless complexion – these DIY face masks are the beauty loophole you’ve been searching for!

1. Apple Cider Vinegar Mask

Your secret weapon for combatting breakouts and improving the appearance of acne scars and pigmentation.

Ingredients
1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons of cooled green tea
1 teaspoon of organic honey
5 teaspoons of organic sugar

Method:
1. Combine apple cider vinegar and cooled green tea into a bowl. Add sugar and honey, and with a little elbow grease, stir mixture well.
2. Generously spread the scrub over your face, massaging it in well. Leave for 10 minutes and then rinse! For best results, use this mask twice a week.

2. Egg White Mask

Great for tightening and toning skin. It also minimises the appearance of pores and helps reduce acne.

Ingredients:
1 free range egg white
1 teaspoon of organic orange juice
1/3 teaspoon of organic turmeric powder

Method:
1. Combine ingredients in a bowl and whisk well until the consistency is thick.
2. Spread over your face and leave on for 15 minutes. Once the mask has dried, rinse your face well.

3. Honey Mask

A skin saviour for calming irritated and inflamed skin. It also works wonders in reducing the appearance of dark spots.

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons of warm organic honey
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 wedge of lemon

Method:

1. Combine honey and cinnamon in a bowl, and then squeeze in lemon. Stir mixture well.
2. Massage mask onto your face and leave for 20 minutes, then thoroughly rinse off.

4. Oatmeal Mask

A great natural exfoliating mask for stressed, tired and dry skin. It also has super power soothing properties for burnt or irritated skin.

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons of organic raw oats
1 teaspoon of organic honey
½ ripe banana

Method:
1. Combine oats and honey in a bowl and mash in banana to create a paste.
2. Massage mixture over face and leave for 10-15 minutes. Once mixture has dried, rinse off thoroughly.

5. Chocolate Mask

I know what you’re thinking – yum! But this mask not only looks delicious, it works wonders topically too. Boasting a plethora of anti-aging properties, this mask will greatly help the production of collagen.

Ingredients:
½ cup of organic cocoa powder
2 tablespoons of organic oats
4 tablespoons of organic cream
¼ cup of organic honey

Method:
combine cocoa powder, honey, oats and cream into a bowl and stir mixture well to form a thick consistency. Apply a thin layer to your face and leave it for 10 minutes. Bask in the delicious smell and then gently rinse off!

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