Masks and treatments are an easy and fun way to enjoy a nourishing home spa experience.
Home made facial masks can be made made from many different natural ingredients from seeds to fruits and oils, so the options for recipes are endless.
Some clay masks are excellent for absorbing excess oils and impurities, others are moisturizing and add minerals to the skin.
Some fruits such as Papaya and Pineapple or Kiwi have facial peel like qualities that lift off dead skin cells and stimulate new fresh skin cell production.
There are different homemade mask treatment ingredients you can add for specific skin types:
Rich cream masks replenish nutrients and oils in dehydrated skin as it supports cell renewal and improves circulation. Essential oils like menthol, parsley, neroli, camphor and rosemary to stimulate blood flow help to prevent circulatory congestion.
Masks with arrowroot, cornstarch, wheat protein are great for a quick facelift.
Emollient ingredients like sunflower, avocado, cream, coconut oil, wheatgerm, and Jojoba Oils condition the skin, and can be added to any mask.
Dull flaky or rough skin
Masks made of tropical fruits like pineapple, papaya, pawpaw and even kiwifruit contain enzymes that dissolve and digest dead skin cells while accelerating exfoliation. Other fruit masks may contain alpha and beta hydroxy and fruit enzymes to remove dead skin cells and also contain antioxidants and vitamins to further nourish the skin.
Oatmeal and ground walnuts, ground sunflower or flax seeds and almonds gently exfoliate and moisturize skin.
Chinese kaolin clay, bentonite and super absorbant green clays help to unclog pores. They draw by drawing out excess oil and impurities. Other clays like deep sea mud and glacial marine mud clays are even more purifying for skin.
Essential oils have natural antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, especially lavender and tea tree oils. Other oils like tangerine, red clover, clove, tea tree and lemongrass oils act as anti-inflammatories for the skin and control acne. Honey and extra virgin coconut oil also have soothing antibacterial properties making them a great addition to natural acne facial masks.
Chamomile, honey, extra virgin coconut oil, lavender oil, oatmeal and cucumber are soothing face mask ingredients.
As you can see there are so many masks and treatments to make…..
….Here are some mask recipes to get you going…
There are many more recipes and ingredients you can use in natural homemade masks, serums and moisturizers to make your skin glow. You can find them on this website or in a handy keep at home guide: Natural Homemade Facemasks And Skincare Recipes