DIY Natural Face Masks to Say Goodbye to All Sorts of Skin Problems

Skin diseases are not considered serious health issues, but they can be really disturbing at a psychological level. We all know how beauty is important to people and because of that these health conditions need to be treated quickly and effectively. For that purpose, in this article we shall represent 5 natural remedies that can be easily prepared at the comfort of your home. These remedies have been recommended by Doris Day, a renowned dermatologist at New York and author of Forget the Facelift. All of them are based on lemon and offer numerous benefits for your skin.

5 DIY Face Masks

All these remedies are based on the use of natural ingredients which makes you sure of the quality of products you use when preparing them. Each mask is based on the use of lemon that reveals powerful properties.

  1. Lemon and Egg White Mask

The use of egg white will tighten the pores of the face and decrease the appearance of wrinkles. The rose water shows antibacterial features that support the healing of skin in case of acne. Its use will revitalize the skin meanwhile deeply moisturizing and lowering the occurrence of wrinkles.

Required Ingredients:

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • A few drops of rose water

Preparation and use:

Nicely combine the egg white, lemon juice and rose water. The resulting mixture, use it onto your face applying it in an even layer. Leave it to dry out for 10 to 15 minutes, and then wash it off with cold water. Use this mask once a week.

  1. Lemon and Honey Mask

If you have dry skin, then this is the best recipe for you. The use of honey and almond oil will soften and soothe the skin. On the other hand, the lemon will nicely moisturize it meanwhile protecting against oxidative stress accountable for cellular aging.

Required Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Half a teaspoon of honey
  • A few drops of sweet almond oil

Preparation and use:

Just mix the listed ingredients and use the mask on your face. Leave it to act for 15 minutes and after that wash it off with cold water. Use this treatment two times per week.

  1. Lemon and Clay Mask

This combination will deeply detox your skin. The content of vitamin C in lemon which is a potent antioxidant will clean the clogged pores. On the other hand, the green clay is high in minerals like iron, silica, copper and potassium that will successfully exfoliate, clean and absorb the excess sebum.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of green clay
  • A few drops of rose water

Preparation and use:

First mix the lemon juice and the clay till you get a paste and after that add a few drops of rose water. Use the whole preparation onto your face and leave it till it completely dries out. After that wash it off with cold water. It should be done once a week.

  1. Lemon, Oat and Tomato Mask

This mask contains vitamin A and C that tighten the pores and at the same time lighten the skin by eliminating brown spots. The tomato shows strong antioxidant effect that fights against sagging skin and the presence of acidity will decrease the blackheads. The use of oats will better skin elasticity and battle against hyper pigmentation thanks to the content of minerals and vitamin B.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of ground oats
  • ½ teaspoon of tomato pulp

Preparation and use:

Mix the listed ingredients until you get a smooth texture. Apply it in even layer onto your face. Let it stand for 10 to 15 minutes and after that wash it off with cold water.

  1. Lemon and yoghurt mask

The sun exposure can cause sensitive skin and because of that the use of yoghurt that contains lactic acid and calcium will promote hydration and cell renewal thus providing you with glowing skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of yoghurt
  • A few drops of rose water

Preparation and use:

Combine the ingredients and the resulting mixture, and then apply it onto your face. Leave it to act for 10 minutes and after that wash it off with cold water. Use this mask every 3 to 4 days.

Note:

In order to be on the safe side in cases of allergic reactions make a skin test on patch of skin, and if there aren’t any, use it freely.

Have in mind that lemon is photosensitizing, and because of that it is wise to use the masks prior bedtime. Make sure to properly wash it off before going outside.

 

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