Looking to amplify your beauty regime? At-home masks are a perfect way to give your skin a boost of added hydration, treat sensitive skin or combat acne. Masks that are formulated for one time use and then need to be discarded can become expensive.
Try this at-home recipes using a tissue or Kleenex as an alternative to a sheet mask. Just separate the tissue pieces, fold each piece in half. Now you’ve got two pieces to use, one for the top half of your face(forehead, eyes, tops of cheeks), and one for the bottom (chin, lower cheeks, jawline). Or you can use a piece of cotton or silk to make your own reusable sheet mask. Rosehip seed oil is full of vitamins and essential fatty acids which hydrate and treat aging skin, while honey draws moisture into the skin.
Nature’s energy booster–honey, has been used as a natural remedy for centuries to treat several ailments. According to Style Craze, honey can do wonders for your skin. That’s the reason why you will find it in many skin-care products today. Honey acts as a great anti-aging agent and moisturizer. It is rich in natural antioxidants that have anti-microbial properties. They help protect your skin from harmful UV rays and facilitate the skin’s ability to rejuvenate. Honey also has the ability to absorb and retain moisture and this helps in keeping the skin well hydrated, fresh and supple. It is known that ancient women used honey and milk to keep the skin youthful, radiant and smooth. Here are some easy recipes of facial mask and exfoliators that you can try at home.
- ¼ cup distilled water
- ½ teaspoon honey
- 5-7 drops rosehip seed oil
- In a bowl, combine ¼ cup distilled water, 1/2 a teaspoon of honey and 5-7 drops of rosehip oil.
- Mix together with a spoon or fork.
- Gently dip the tissue into the bowl until it is fully saturated.
- Place tissue over face and press into skin.
- Leave on for 10-15 minutes or longer.