The world of facial care is linked to sky-high prices for quite exclusive cosmetic products. Not to mention the number of variations that exist for a single skincare routine.
But the truth is that natural cosmetics is becoming more and more fashionable, and although there are brands that have already launched to market completely natural products, you can also contribute your bit.
If you want, you can start by trying the simplest: natural homemade face masks .
Coffee, honey and lemon mask
To make this natural mask , surely you will not even have to go down to buy the ingredients.
Mix some coffee with a tablespoon of honey and the juice of half a lemon.
Once you have the mixture you can put it on your face, which must be clean, and let it act for 10 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water.
They recommend using it twice a week, but they warn that it should be at night, since sun exposure can cause spots on the skin.
When do I use it? If you need an exfoliating effect that reactivates blood circulation . It also cleanses, hydrates and gives a feeling of smoother skin.
Honey, flour and milk mask
No, you are not going to make a breakfast, it is a facial mask with natural ingredients that the blog Soy Carmin proposes , and you only need a tablespoon of whole wheat or normal flour, a tablespoon of milk and a tablespoon of honey (this is optional).
In the same way as with the previous one, mix all the ingredients and apply to the face, avoiding the area around the eyes.
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Let it act for 15 or 20 minutes until it has dried and rinse with lukewarm water.
Benefits : Helps reduce wrinkles , hydrates and nourishes dry skin, and is the quintessential mask to lighten the skin if you have blemishes.
Red wine and honey mask
If you are a lover of facial cosmetics, you probably know that grapes are widely used in anti-wrinkle creams. For example, the Caudalie brand has launched a grape-based face care line, it’s called Vinoperfect and it’s their anti- stain line .
In addition, there is also talk about the properties of the oil from its seeds, and its ability to hydrate and penetrate the deepest layers of the skin.
Therefore, do not be surprised by this mark that they propose in the newspaper El Comercio. You need 3 tablespoons of red wine and 3 tablespoons of honey . Nothing more!
Mix the ingredients well and apply. A tip is that you can put it in the fridge before putting it on for a cold effect . It can be used up to 4 times a week.
This natural mask prevents wrinkles, stains , is an antioxidant , exfoliates and eliminates dead cells.
Strawberry Yogurt Scrub
Although it seems that by crushing these 2 ingredients, the resulting mixture will be too smooth, strawberries have those very small seeds that will act as a natural exfoliant.
The recommendation of the Telva magazine is that you crush a handful of strawberries together with a natural yogurt and mix it. Apply to a clean face, massage gently, leave it on for 10 minutes and remove with water.
Your skin will look soft, hydrated and regenerated, due to the antioxidant properties of strawberries.
Orange and oatmeal mask
This is a natural face mask for oily skin.
You will only need 3 tablespoons of natural yogurt, 2 of oatmeal and 2 tablespoons of orange zest . Mix all the ingredients well, place the paste on your face and wait 15 minutes before removing it.
With this mask you can say goodbye to shine and excess fat.