How to Make D-I-Y Face Mask



Do you find commercial facemask expensive or harsh for your skin type? Try these Do-It-Yourself face masks using ingredients that you can easily find in your kitchen:

Avocado and Honey Mask

If you have a peeling dry skin, avocado-honey face mask is a perfect natural moisturizing mask for your type. Avocado will give a replenishing effect while honey helps to heal dry skin areas.

You need:

1 medium sized ripe avocado

2 tablespoons honey


Mash avocado until creamy and mix honey. Refrigerate  for 10 minutes to make the mixture cool. Wash your face with soap and water, pat dry. Apply the mask to your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wipe your skin with clean damp or rinse with warm water.

Oatmeal mask

Are you suffering from acne breakouts and pimples? Your favorite breakfast can solve your skin problem. Oatmeal is great to help dry pimples fast.

You need:

1/3 cup fine oatmeal (instant)

1/2 cup hot water

1 tablespoon honey


Mix oatmeal with hot water and stir until creamy in texture. Mix honey and continue to stir. Add the water to your oatmeal and stir for a few minutes until it’s plumped up nicely. Apply the mixture on your face while it is still warm. Leave it for 10 minutes or more. Wash with warm water after.

Ripe papaya mask

If you want to have a brighter and glowing skin, you will definitely love papaya mask. The mask can help to peel old and dry skin cells too.

You need:

1 cup mashed ripe papaya

1/2 teaspoon honey

1/4 teaspoon lemon juice


Mix the ingredients until creamy in texture. For faster preparation, you can use a blender. Spread the mask over your face. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Wash well with warm water.

Coffee facemask

Reduce swelling and skin puffiness by applying coffee facemask. Coffee is full with anti-oxidants that can help to reduce skin aging.

You need:

2 tablespoons freshly ground coffee

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon coconut oil


Blend the ingredients and mix thoroughly. Apply on your face evenly and leave the mask. Massage the mixture on your face for five minutes using round motion. Leave it for 10 – 15 minutes.  Wash with warm water.

Fresh Cucumber Mask

Heal redness and moisturize your skin by using cucumber face mask. This is also great for your underarm after shaving.

You need:

1/2 medium sized cucumber seeded and chopped

1 tablespoon plain yogurt


Using a blender or food processors, crush the cucumber until smooth. Mix the yogurt. Put the mixture on the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Spread evenly over the face, and leave on for 10-15 minutes. You can also enjoy the facemask by placing cool cucumber slices on your eyes. Rinse with cool water and pat dry.

These Homemade facial masks are great to keep your skin healthy. Apply it 2-3 times a week for best results.


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