Glowing skin is a strong indicator of good health and therefore, it’s no wonder face masks have gained so much popularity. They’re fun, easy to apply and have a ton of benefits that gives your skin a significant boost.

Face Masks For Glowing Skin

Masks can help deal with issues such as reduction of the size of pores, removing extra oil, removing impurities, and hydrating skin among others. 

Additionally, they help you feel like you’re indulging in spa-like pampering without breaking the bank!

Here are 8 homemade face masks for glowing skin that is cheap, effective, and healthy.

#1. Strawberry Honey Face Mask

Strawberry

 

Packed with Vitamin C and alpha hydroxy acids, strawberries make up for excellent exfoliators. Try this face mask to exfoliate your skin (minus the harsh chemicals).

You’ll need:

  • A few drops of your favorite essential oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil mayonnaise
  • 5 tsp raw honey
  • ¼ cup bee pollen

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

#2. Avocado Egg Face Mask

Avocado

 

Egg and avocado will work wonders for your skin. Avocados are considered superfoods for your skin and therefore, can be used for facials. Take advantage of egg’s protein and avocado’s vitamins to nourish your skin.

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You’ll need:

  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 egg white at room temperature
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and mashed

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 25-30 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

#3. Cucumber and Tomato Face Mask

Cucumber and tomato are natural astringents that help tighten pores. Apply this mask to revitalize your skin in no time!

Cucumber

You’ll need:

  • ¼ cucumber, peeled
  • ½ ripe tomato

Directions:

  • Blend the tomato and cucumber and transfer to a bowl.
  • Gently apply this on your skin and neck in a circular motion.
  • Allow it to sit for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

 

#4. Honey Face Mask

Honey

Dealing with dark spots or scars? Our Honey face mask to the rescue. 

 

You’ll need:

  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp raw honey

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine both the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 25-30 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

Note: Lemon is a strong ingredient, therefore, limit the use of this face mask to two times per week.

 

#5. Aloe Vera and Almond Oil Face Mask

Aloe Vera

 

Bid goodbye to flaky, dry and dull skin and say hello to hydrated, soft skin.

You’ll need:

  • 1 banana, peeled and mashed
  • 3 tsp almond oil
  • 6 tsp aloe vera gel

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.
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#6. Banana Yoghurt Face Mask

Banana Yoghurt

 

Banana is loaded with nutrients that can benefit the skin. Why not use it to hydrate your skin?

You’ll need:

  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsp thick yogurt
  • Few slices of banana, mashed

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 3-5 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

 

#7. Turmeric and Coffee Face Mask

Turmeric

 

The main benefits of applying this face mask are antioxidants and caffeine. The antioxidants help the skin glow and caffeine helps reduce puffy eyes and inflammation.

 

You’ll need:

  • 3 tsp greek yogurt
  • 3 tsp powdered turmeric
  • 3 tsp ground or instant coffee

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

 

#8. Chocolate Mask

Dark chocolate not only helps brighten your mood but also gives your skin the antioxidants it needs. 

Chocolate

You’ll need:

  • ¼ cup honey
  • 4 tbsp cream3 tbsp oats
  • ½ cup cocoa powder

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until a smooth paste is obtained.
  • Gently apply to the face and neck and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.

 

The Takeaway

Try these homemade face masks for glowing skin. As always, don’t forget to check with your dermatologist first if you’re not sure about any reactions you might have because of the ingredients listed here. 

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With regular usage, these face masks will definitely give your skin the nutrition it deserves and help you reduce acne, pores, inflammation, and dark spots.

Which was your favorite face mask and why? Do let us know in the comments section below!

 

Author Bio: Shristi Patni 


Shristi is a content writer and owner of F and B Recipes. She enjoys writing about Intuitive Counseling and Spiritual Mind Treatment. Formerly the Chief Content Officer at Raletta, she is currently working on her second cookbook.