The masks below are for Combination skin types. Combination skin is usually normal to dry skin with an oily T-Zone. These masks are to balance, rejuvenate and brighten normal to combination skin. Doesn’t sound like your skin type? We also have masks for Oily or Dry skin.
With some of these masks containing natural fruit acids, tingling may occur on application. Be careful when using natural exfoliants as irritation may occur. If you do not like the sensation please remove, otherwise the tingling will increase then decrease and will stop after removing the masks.
These masks are vegan bar honey but you can replace this for agave nectar. Easy to make, and perfect while we are stuck at home during a global pandemic lock down to feel pampered. Look after your skin naturally with these quick and easy face masks.
Cooling Cucumber Mask
- 1 cucumber, grated
- Tbsp. of lemon juice
- 3 mint leaves, crushed
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Simply apply to the face and neck and leave on for 15 minutes. Finally, rinse off thoroughly and feel how fresh and clean your face is!
This mask is perfect for detoxing the skin and leaves the skin feeling fresh and clean. Cucumbers contain silica, which can help rejuvenate your skin, tighten your pores. Cucumber is also said to reverse tanning and sun burn so perfect for lightning the skin tone and healing during the summer months.
DIY Charcoal peel off mask.
Agave & Charcoal peel off mask by Style Craze.
- 1 teaspoon agar agar powder
- 1 capsule of activated charcoal
- ½ cup of water
- Boil the water in a pan.
- Transfer it to a glass bowl and mix the agar agar powder.
- Add the activated charcoal to it and mix well.
- Let it cool down a bit (check your heat tolerance). Apply all over your face, avoiding the delicate area around your eyes. Let it dry.
- Peel the mask off.
- You may follow this up with a light moisturizer.
I found this mask on style craze, and i loved the idea of creating a self peeling mask at home. Presumably you won’t have these items at home but you can have them delivered still. How satisfying is peeling off a face mask?
Vitamin C, Anti-aging Mask.
If you are suffering with dry skin and an oily t-zone, using the banana and papaya will help keep skin moisturised, while the orange will help soak up excess oil. Orange juice on skin is also great for anti ageing, fighting black heads and blemishes and is a natural exfoliant.
- 1/4 Banana
- 1/4 Papaya
- Fresh squeezed juice of a large orange
Mash together the fruit and mix with the juice of one large, freshly squeezed orange. You can also use a lemon instead of an orange. Apply to cleansed skin and leave on for 15 minutes. You may feel a tingling sensation, this is due to the fruit acids naturally exfoliating the skin.
Brightening Clay Mask. For blemishes, fine lines and wrinkles.
- tbsp Sandalwood powder
- 10-20 drops Rosewater
- tsp filtered water (optional)
Combine adding more rose water or filtered water if needed. Apply to cleansed (preferably steamed) skin and leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse and pat dry followed with moisturiser.
There are so many benefits to using sandalwood clay on your skin. Sandalwood powder is antibacterial therefore helps in fighting acne-causing bacteria, exfoliates the skin, can lighten skin tone and soothes sunburn. It is also brilliant for fine lines and wrinkles whilst balancing the skin.
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