Homemade facial scrubs and masks are easy to make and very effective for both men and women for getting rid of dry skin, acne, wrinkles, oily skin, dark skin and many more skin problems. Honey, aloe vera gel, baking soda, lemon, papaya, strawberry etc are some of the natural products required for making the face masks at home. Since these cleansers are free from chemicals they do not have any side effects and can be used for making skin beautiful and healthy.

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Steps for making scrubs and face masks at home

Home-made face scrub for oily skin

  1. Add half spoon of lemon and orange juice each to gram flour and now add rose water to it for making a paste. Apply this mask to your face and allow it to dry. After drying, wash it with warm water and then use oil free moisturizer to moisturize your skin.
  2. Mix 1 spoon tomato juice plus half spoon lemon juice to 3 spoon honey. Stir the mixture for 2 minutes so that it mixes well. Now apply this cleanser to your face, rub it for 5 minutes and then wash it. This helps in removing the dirt, oils and other impurities from the skin, making it fair and oil free.
  3. Papaya face mask is a great home remedy for clearing the oils and impurities in our skin pores. Papain enzyme in papaya has the ability to deeply clean skin pores that helps in getting rid of oils from the face.

Home-made facial mask for acne

  1. Papaya and aloe vera gel face mask is very effective in reducing acne and preventing it from spreading. Papaya helps in clearing the dirt and oils from skin pores. Aloe gel is anti-septic, it contains anti-oxidants and various skin cleansing extracts. This helps in killing the bacteria of acne and clearing it from its root without leaving any scar.
  2. A research has found that neemleaves are anti-microbial in nature and can be a useful remedy in getting rid of acne quickly. These leaves contain aspirin like properties that helps to calm the itching and irritation from acne. Make a paste of neem leaves and cover your face with it. These leaves will kill the germs on skin, making your skin healthy and glowing.
  3. Add water to baking soda and apply it to your pimple everyday for 30 minutes. Baking soda is one of the quickest remedy to get relief from acne.

Home-made facemask for dry skin

  1. Make a cucumber paste and mix few lemon drops to it. Cucumber is full of moisture that helps in getting rid of dry and rough skin and making skin soft. Lemon in this case helps in removing the dry skin flakes from face and making it clear. Apply this paste to your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Now wash it with cold water.
  2. Take a bowl of honey and add little rose water or cucumber paste to it. Now apply this mask to your face for deeply moisturizing skin and making it silky and soft.
  3. Mix milk cream and add olive oil to it. Milk cream contains enzymes that act as lubricants for moisturizing our dry skin. Also, vitamin E in olive acts as a natural skin moisturizer. This face mask is a simple and effective remedy for combating dry skin.
  4. Avocado is also widely used in skin moisturizing products. Add drops of olive oil or almond oil to avocado paste. Now this is optional, but if you have cocoa butter or honey you can add it to this paste. Apply this moisturizing mask to face for 20 minutes and then wash it with cold water.

Natural face scrub for reducing wrinkles

Natural products containing antioxidants and retinol are helpful in removing wrinkles from face and making you look young. Antioxidants have the power to slow down the process of aging which reduces wrinkles and fine lines on skin.

  1. Make a homemade facial scrub from tomato, carrot and egg.
    1 teaspoon- carrot juice
    2 teaspoons-tomato juice
    2 teaspoons-aloe gel
    1 egg
    Mix the above ingredients well and apply it to your face. Tomato contains lycopene and anti-oxidants which help in cleaning skin and making it look young. Carrot, egg, aloe-vera and tomato are all anti-ageing foods that help in erasing wrinkles from the face.
  2. strawberry is also considered to be full of antioxidants and skin friendly compounds. Mixture of strawberry paste and apple works well on repairing the skin cells. Add both apple and strawberry paste together and add a few drops of olive oil to it. Now apply this fruit scrub to your face and leave for 20 minutes. Wash your face with water and repeat this method twice a week. This fruit scrub helps in getting rid of old looking skin and making it look young and beautiful.
  3. Vitamin C rich foods are also helpful for treating wrinkles. Vitamin C helps to build collagen that stimulates the skin renewal process. Papaya, strawberry, lemon, oranges and pineapple are all vitamin C rich foods. A fruit mask with a mixture of papaya, oranges and pineapple is very benefitial for eliminating wrinkles from the skin.

Natural face scrub for glowing and fair skin

Vitamin C, anti-oxidants and various other enzymes can restore the lost fairness and make skin beautiful.

  1. Below is the recipe of face scrub that can lighten your skin tone and make it fair.
    1 spoon turmeric
    3 spoons aloe gel
    1 spoon potato paste
    Mix the above items well and use it for your skin. Keep it for 20 minutes and then rinse it with cold water.
  2. Mixing lemon juice to sandalwood powder and adding honey to it make this paste effective in reducing the dark skin making it glowing and beautiful.
  3. Fruit scrub with strawberry, orange and papaya is also very effective for making skin fair. These fruits contain various vitamins, minerals and skin lightening extracts that help in making skin fair and glowing.

Tips for using homemade face masks and scrubs

  1. Wash your face immediately in case of any eye contact with the applied scrub. Use cold water for washing your face. These scrubs may contain lemon, tomato and other acidic products that can lead to irritation and red eyes.
  2. Remember to moisturize your skin after using the above scrubs.
  3. For getting quicker and better results steam your face first and then apply the face pack.
  4. These natural processes are very effective but takes time. Hence patience is required to solve your problem.

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