Homemade face masks

By Caroline Roers

facialFacials are a fantastic way to keep skin glowing, but they can be pricey.
Try these simple homemade face masks that will replenish, rejuvenate and help with anything from stress to acne.

Moisturizing mask for
Dried and Stressed Skin
Ingredients:
2 Tbsp. honey
2 Tbsp. flour
2 Tbsp. milk.
Directions:
Mix all ingredients until creamy and smooth. With a brush, spread the mask on the area of skin to be treated (face and/or body). Let sit for 15-20 minutes before rinsing. Apply every two weeks.
Organic Banana Face Mask
This will give skin a healthy glow.

Ingredients:
1/2 banana,
1 Tbsp. orange juice
1 Tbsp. honey

Directions:
Mash banana and mix in orange juice and honey. Apply to face and keep mixture on for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and then moisturize.
Firming
Egg White Mask
This will help to tighten skin.
Ingredients:
1 egg
1/2 Tbsp. honey
Recipe:
Break egg and separate the yoke. Combine egg white and honey with a whisk. Pat mixture onto a clean face and let dry for 10 minute until tight. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Gentle Oatmeal Mask
for Oily skin
This will leave your skin looking and feeling beautiful.

Ingredients:
1 Tbsp honey
1 egg yolk
Oatmeal

Directions:
Mix honey and egg yolk in a small bowl. Slowly add enough oatmeal to create a thick paste. Smooth mask over face and neck and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Tea toning eye treatment
This helps de-puff, relax, refresh and energize your skin.

Ingredients:
Chamomile or green tea

Directions:
Brew a cup of tea and allow it to cool. Soak two clean makeup sponges in the tea; remove and squeeze out excess liquid. Place one on each eye for 15 minutes daily.

Baking Soda Acne Treatment
This will help remove excess oil that leads to breakouts and fight blackheads.

Ingredients:
8 Tbsp. baking soda and water

Directions:
Stir water into baking soda until the mixture is creamy and soft. Apply mixture to face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse paste off and apply moisturizer. Repeat every two weeks.

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