5 D.I.Y facials to try at home – A how to guide on making your own spa-worthy face masks at home. The secret ingredients are probably already hiding in your kitchen cupboard!

BRIGHTEN

 

This mask is an amazing quick fix to give dull skin a bright glow and wake up the skin.

 

1.Whisk together 2 teaspoons of olive oil, half a teaspoon of lime juice and 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder.

 

2.Apply mixture to your face and leave for 10-15 minutes.

 

3.Rinse off with tepid water and follow with moisturiser.

NOURISH & HYDRATE

If the icy Winter air is wreaking havoc on your skin, this is the perfect face mask for you to replenish lost moisture from the skin.

 

1.Mix ¼ cup yogurt with 1 tablespoon of honey, a squeeze of aloe vera gel and ¼ mashed avocado.

 

2.Apply mixture to your face (it’s okay if the mixture has a few lumps) leave to absorb for 15-20 minutes.

 

3.Rinse off with tepid water and follow with moisturiser.

SMOOTH & TIGHTEN

 

This is the mask for you if you are wanting to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

 

1.Blend together 1 egg white, a tablespoon of honey and a little squeeze of lemon juice.

 

2.Apply mixture to your face and leave for 15 minutes.

 

3.Rinse off with tepid water and follow with moisturiser.

PIGMENTATION

 

This face mask is great for those who have uneven skin tone, sun spots and hyperpigmentation.

 

1.Blend together half a cup of mashed papaya, two tablespoons of honey and the liquid from a vitamin E capsule.

 

2.Apply mixture over your face for 15-20 minutes.

 

3.Rinse off with tepid water and follow with moisturiser.

ACNE-FIGHTING

 

The anti-bacterial properties of manuka honey combined with the anti-inflammatory turmeric is a great facial for acne prone skin.

 

1.Mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder with 1 tablespoon of manuka honey and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice.

 

2.Apply the mixture to your face and leave on for 5-10 minutes.

 

3.Rinse off with water and follow with moisturiser.

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