These Home Face Masks Will Make You Glow.

These Home Face Masks Will Make You Glow.

The face requires as much care as the skin. For mums on a busy schedule, this home face masks can easily be made at home to pamper your face.

A good face mask can do your face a lot of good. There's not much a face mask can't cure. Think skin problems like acne, dryness and blemishes. Interestingly, you don't need to raid a cosmetic store for the ingredients to prepare a facial mask. All you need for a natural, homemade mask may be lying around in your fridge. Find out exactly what your face needs and put some of those ingredients in your fridge to work. Here are a few ideas on how to make a home face mask for black skin. 

How to make a home face mask for black skin 

There are different recipes for a home-made face mask. We look at some recipes and how they can be prepared. 

  1. For glowing skin: Turmeric face mask 


turmeric home face mask

You can easily make this face mask if you have turmeric and honey. Turmeric helps in the brightening and toning of the skin. Also, it contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components that slow the growth of facial hair and controls oily skin and also helps with acne. While honey acts as the hydrator. 


 Mix turmeric and honey in a clean bowl. Mix until you get your desired consistency. 


  1. For dark spots: Honey, lemon juice and cinnamon face mask

honey home face mask

All you need for this effective face mask are two tablespoons of honey, the juice from one lemon slice, and one teaspoon of cinnamon. Mixed, honey, lemon juice and cinnamon work to remove inflammation and dark spots. Honey is a natural antibacterial that can reduce redness and swelling. 


Mix the ingredients well and apply to your face and rinse after half an hour. 


3. For hydration :Honey Avocado face mask


avocado home face mask

To prepare this face mask you'll need two tablespoons of honey, two tablespoons of avocado, two tablespoons of olive oil, and one mashed mango. To make this face mask avocado is the chief ingredient. It contains vitamin B and omega-3 fatty acids that leave your face softer, brighter and plumper. The vitamin C in olive oil and mango brings a gentle calm to your skin. 


Mix all the ingredients, apply and leave on for at least fifteen minutes. Then remove with a warm cloth.

4. For brightening :Papaya Honey face mask


Papaya home face mask

You'll need half a cup of mashed papaya, one whipped egg white and one tablespoon of honey. Papaya is a natural skin brightener that leaves a radiance on your skin. Papaya is also a natural exfoliator. 


Apply to your face and neck and let it stay on for fifteen minutes. Remove the mask with lukewarm water and dab your face dry. 


These facemasks work differently on each user. Sometimes you might have to use a few to find what works for you. Make sure you let it stay on for the required time. To close your pores, splash water on your face and apply moisturizer after.

However, because a certain face mask works for your skin doesn't mean you should apply it every night. Only apply once or twice a week. Also, discontinue face mask if you experience skin irritation or any allergic reaction. 

Read also: Five reasons your facial skin isn’t as beautiful as it should be

Written by

Lydia Ume