10 Best DIY Face Masks That Will Give You The Skin Of Your Dreams

Can you only dream of having gorgeous, healthy, glowing skin? Trying to achieve it can be expensive and sometimes a little disappointing when you see no real benefits. Unfortunately, some of the products you may be using could be aggravating your skin, only making the problem worse. Luckily for you, we’ve found 10 of the best DIY face masks out there designed to target specific skin problems, be kind to your purses and are packed full of nutrients that your skin love, as well as your body,  The best part? These are all-natural and most of these ingredients can be found in your kitchen cupboard.

Hydration Mask

For those who need a boost of hydration.

Is your moisturiser just not cutting it? Give your skin a much-needed hydration boost with this face mask from The Everygirl, it will leave your skin feeling rejuvenated and beautifully nourished. Avocado is rich in omega-3 fatty acids making them excellent moisturisers that penetrate deep into the skin. As well as its moisturising benefits, yoghurt contains lactic acid which helps to kill bacteria and works as a mild exfoliant. Finally for an extra boost of hydration honey, as a natural humectant, it draws and holds moisture from the air making it a wonderful addition to this facemask.

  1. Mash half an avocado in a small bowl.
  2. Add 1 Tbsp of plain yoghurt and 1 tbsp honey and combine until smooth.
  3. Apply a thick layer to clean skin for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Remove with a warm washcloth and finish with a splash of cold water and your favourite moisturiser.

Calming Mask

For those with sensitive skin.

If your someone that suffers from sensitive skin, you probably already know that trying to find products that don’t aggravate the skin can be quite a task. Allot of drugstore products contain fragrances, parabens and sulfates, which can act as irritants and cause inflammation to the skin. We’ve kept this one super simple as loading your skin with too many products can also be another cause of irritation. Made with just oatmeal and plain yoghurt, this mask from Hello Glow is designed to calm and reduce any inflammation.

  1. Mix together 1/3 of a cup of cooked oatmeal and 2 tbsp on plain yoghurt
  2. Apply a thick layer to clean skin and leave for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove with lukewarm water.

Tightening Mask

For those with oily skin.

Not the kind of glow you had hoped for? No matter how many times you wash your face or apply mattifying powder your ‘natural glow’ keeps creeping through. Thanks to your overactive sebaceous glands, excessive oil production can lead to clogged pores and pesky breakouts. This facemask from Hello Glow is made from just egg whites, which helps to tighten, tone and essentially dry out the skin. Ground oats absorb oil and exfoliate dead skin cells and honey for its antibacterial and healing properties.

  1. Whip together 1 egg white and 1 tsp of honey until frothy.
  2. Add ground oats until you reach a paste consistency.
  3.  Apply a thick layer to clean skin and leave for 10 minutes.
  4.  Remove with lukewarm water.

Acne Mask

For those with breakouts.

No matter your skin type at some point most of us have experienced breakouts. Breakouts can be caused by a variety of reasons such as, diet, hormone imbalances and genetics, which can cause your skin to produce excessive amounts of sebum. This can clog pores and if infected by bacteria, hello acne! We’ve found this charcoal based facemask from Lia Griffith packed full of acne fighting ingredients. Activated charcoal’s super porous surface makes it a fantastic deep cleanser and detoxifier as it draws out the impurities from the skin. The bentonite clay works in a very similar way to charcoal and is also an excellent detoxifier, whilst the coconut oil’s lauric and capric acid kills bacteria. Goodbye Acne!

  1. Mix together 1/2 tsp of activated charcoal, 1/2 tsp of bentonite clay, 1/4 tsp of coconut oil, 1/4 of baking soda and 1 tsp of water into a consistent paste. Make sure not to use any metals with this recipe as bentonite clay absorbs metals and becomes less effective.
  2. Apply to clean skin and leave for 10 minutes, making sure to get any on clothes as charcoal can stain!
  3. Remove with warm water.

Brightening Mask

For dull skin that deserves to glow.

Who doesn’t want skin that’s healthy, radiant and glowing? it’s the ultimate sign of healthy skin. When transitioning into warmer months our skin faces been exposed to a multitude of harsh weather conditions over winter, leaving our skin a bit bleurgh. Turmeric is a strong antioxidant that inhibits free radicals and prevents the skin from oxidative stress, leaving skin bright and glowing. You’re bound to give people serious skin envy with this facemask from Root and Revel!

  1. Mix together 1 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of raw honey and 1 tsp of plain yoghurt or kefir into a consistent paste.
  2.  Apply onto clean skin and leave for 15 minutes.
  3.  Remove with warm water, then applying your favourite moisturiser to finish.

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