Skin care is one of the most important components of natural beauty, no matter what your age, skin tone or skin type. We aim to provide you with all the resources you need to take good care of your skin.
All the beauty products out there ranging from natural (fruits and vegetables) to laboratory synthetics cannot make your skin glow if you are stressed, sleep-deprives, eating junk food and sedentary. You should know your skin type to maximize yourself care.
- Oily: Oily skin is when you start to feel some oil on your face. Most people can fell a little oil by late afternoon but if you have oily skin you feel oil around midday.
- Dry: Dry skin can be flaky and easily irritated. The skin looks dehydrated and is sensitive skin
- Dry and Oily: Dry skin matches your cheeks and oily skin matches your “T-zone” like nose, brow area primarily so that you have combination skin.
The basic of proper skin care includes daily cleansing, toning and moisturizing treatment suitable for your skin type.
Homemade face masks for dry skin
Egg yolk and olive oil
Mix 1 tablespoon of olive oil with one egg yolk and apply it on your face. Leave it for about 5-10 minutes. Wash off with warm, then cold water. Your skin will feel soft, supple and nourished.
Yogurt and honey
Mix 1 tablespoon full fat, plain yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply it and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wipe with a warm washcloth.
Honey and milk
Mix 2 table spoons of milk with 1 tea spoon of honey and wipe your face with this mix using a cotton pad. Wait for some time (don’t wait until the mask is completely dry) and then rinse.
Recipes of face masks for oily skin
Take 1 over ripe banana, 1 tablespoon of honey and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Mix all ingredients until smooth and apply. Leave it for about 15 minutes and then wipe clean with a warm washcloth.
Mud and clay
Apply mud and clay which is very effective on oily skin.
Clay, egg and oil
Prepare a mixture of 1 table spoon of white clay with 1 egg white and 1 table spoon of jojoba oil. Apply this mix on your skin for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm, then cold water.
Banana and yogurt
Take half mashed banana, 2 tablespoons of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey and mix them well. Apply on face excluding the eyes and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water.
Yogurt and orange
Take 1 tablespoon of yogurt and blend juice from quarter of an orange. Mix them well to be applied on face avoiding the eye region. Leave it for about 5 minutes before rinsing it with normal water.
Recipe of face mask for normal skin
Oatmeal and olive oil
Mix 2 tablespoons of oats with a little bit of warm water and wait until it gets supple. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Apply the mask on your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with water.
Chamomile facial cleansing gel (For all skin types)
The oats in this cleansing gel help to gently exfoliate your skin. Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan, turn off heat, and drop in the tea bag. Allow to steep for 5 minutes, then remove the bag and add the flax seeds. Return to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow it to cool. Strain into a glass jar. Sprinkle a small amount of ground rolled oats in the palm of your hand, and mix with a small amount of the flax gel. Scrub face gently, and rinse well. Store the gel and the oats separately in the refrigerator.
Lemon and yoghurt whitening mask
Many drugstore skin lighteners contain hydroquinone, which readily kills melanin making cells to remove skin coloration. It is highly beneficial in fading acne marks due to the bleaching property of lemon. The mixture smooths the skin and let it glow.