There are literally millions of skin and beauty products available in the market. From high end luxury brands to drugstore ranges, they all make the promise of eternally flawless skin. Great news is, some of them work! But sadly they come with chemicals that most of us do not fully understand. An alternative to these mysterious formulations is to make your skin care supplies right at home. Not only will it give you the the freedom to make only however much you need, but will also let you experiment more. So if you are afraid of using a particular skin care product on your skin, you can make a DIY alternative for it.
Here are 3 awesome DIY face pack recipes that will leave your skin soft and glowing:
- Carrot Mask: The benefits of carrots for the body are endless. Not only does it help in shedding those extra pounds but also provides you with Vitamin C and beta carotene. To make a carrot face mask, grind a small carrot and mix the extract with one tablespoon of honey. Leave this mixture on for 15 minutes before washing it off with cold water. This mask will remove excessive oil from your face and reduce acne.
- Potato Mask: If glowing skin is what you are after, a potato mask is sure to rescue you. Smash a small potato piece into paste and mix it with a tablespoon curd. Leave the mask on your face for 20 minutes and rinse off.
- Oatmeal Mask: Oatmeal is the ultimate exfoliating agent on your kitchen shelf. Mix a tablespoon of oatmeal with two spoons of milk or rosewater. Let it sit for two minutes before you apply it on your face. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
If you find yourself out of things to do as the mask dries, you can read a good book or play some free online bingo games.
Not only will making a face mask at home save you money, it will also be an incredibly safe alternative as you would be putting on the things that you can safely eat!