DIY Facials and Tips
It’s the weekend it’s time to relax. What better way to pamper yourself than a facial? If you’re saving the pennies, why not try a DIY face mask from the comfort of your own home. And the best thing is you can find all the ingredients in your kitchen. So turn on some soothing music, light a few candles and get ready to be pampered with our DIY facials!
Please note: It’s always a good idea to try the DIY facials mask on a small part of your face first, to check for allergic reactions. If you do have a reaction, wash the mask off completely and take medical advice if appropriate.
Revitalising Yoghurt Mask
Mix 1 teaspoon plain yoghurt with the juice from ¼ of orange, add a bit of the orange pulp and a teaspoon of aloe if you have some. Apply the mixture on your face and let it sit for about five minutes before rinsing off. The mask should leave your skin feeling revitalised and moisturised.
Soft Brown Sugar Scrub Mask
Get that soft skin feeling by mixing 2 tablespoons of brown sugar with 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply the mixture on your face in gentle circular motions, let it sit for no more than 5 minutes and rinse off with warm water. The sugar will remove dead cells from your skin and the coconut oil helps to moisturise resulting in your skin looking fresh and bright.
Calming Oatmeal Mask
Oatmeal is said to be great for face masks for those with sensitive skin. Create a paste, by mashing 2 tablespoons of oats with ½ ripe banana. Bananas are also good for moisturising your skin. Add a teaspoon of honey to bring it all together and help it stay on your face. Apply the paste to your skin and rinse off after 10 minutes.
Happy Chocolate Mask
Chocolate can improve your mood and make you happy, so why not try it in a face mask? This should leave your face smooth, soft and glowing. Mix, ½ cup of cocoa powder, 3 tablespoons of oats, 4 tablespoons of coconut cream and ¼ cup of honey. Gently massage the mixture onto your face and leave it for about 10 minutes before rinsing off.