Nutrient-rich foods don’t only belong in your healthy meal plans. When correctly combined, they can create a super-efficient face mask, minus all those nasty chemicals found in store bought varieties. That is why we've compiled a list of 4 amazing DIY face masks for every skin type.
Oily Skin: Banana, Yoghurt, Peppermint Essential Oil & Clay
This magical face mask will nourish and hydrate your skin, whilst naturally regulating oils. Simply combine 1 tbsp. of banana and natural yoghurt, 5 drops of essential peppermint oil and ½ tbsp. of clay and let it rest of your skin for 20 minutes. Finally, rinse with cool water and repeat this self-pampering process every week.
Combination Skin: Peach & Sour Cream Face Mask
Nurturing your body whilst following a healthy meal plan is a given, but making sure your skin gets that special kind of treatment isn’t. It’s time you started giving your skin a little TLC and this peach and sour cream face mask is the perfect way to do so. The vitamins and minerals of the peaches will hydrate your skin, whilst the lactic acid contained in the sour cream assists in retaining this moisture.This simple to make, anti-ageing face mask will soon become your skincare hero.
Dry Skin: Avocado & Honey Face Mask
Avocado may be the holy grail ingredient on your healthy meal plan list, but it works wonders on your skin too. Rich in natural oils, the avocado will moisturise your skin, whilst the honey naturally hydrates it. Perfect for mature-aged or dry skin, after regular use you will certainly notice a difference. Tip: Add brown sugar and voila, you have a hydrating exfoliator.
Sensitive Skin: Coconut Oil & Raw Honey Face Mask
This super simple, two ingredient face mask featuring coconut oil and raw honey will soothe and calm your sensitive skin woes. The coconut oil is antifungal and contains natural healing properties, making it ideal for acne-prone skin. Once combined with honey, this face mask has truly been transformed. If your healthy meal plan doesn’t allow your to consistently splurge on the office cookies, we suggest treating your skin instead.
By Madeleine Necco from Eat Fit Food