Do Face-masks Work? Here Are 7 DIY Homemade Face Masks That Do!

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You must have come across articles in magazines a hundred times featuring the goodness of natural products as well as numerous benefits of using them for daily skin care. If you are unsure if any of those home remedies actually yield results, we are sharing 7 homemade natural face masks which are proven to rejuvenate skin. Without further delay, here they are!

1. Lime Juice and Cucumber Face Mask

We know how beneficial cucumber is for the skin. It’s soothing, healing properties leave the skin fresh, soft and supple. If you still have a lot of outdoor activities pending before the wedding then try this cucumber mask at home to prevent your skin from sunburn.

You will need:

  • 1 tbsp cucumber juice
    1 tsp lime
    1 tsp turmeric paste
    1 tsp glycerine (optional, for dry skin only)

Mix all ingredients together and apply the mask on your face using cotton balls. After 15 minutes, wash your face with cold water for instant fairer skin before the wedding day.

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2. Besan or Gram Flour Face Mask

One of the easiest face masks to do at home, you can make this anytime in just a few minutes.

You will need:

  • 1 tbsp besan or gram flour
    1 tsp lime juice
    1 tsp turmeric paste
    Few drops of rose water

Make a paste of all the ingredients and apply it on your face. Let it dry and then wash off with cold water after 15-20 minutes. Perfect for all the skin types, this besan face mask can give your face a natural glow and fairness.

3. Banana and Curd Mask

It’s not always possible to look after your skin due to the pre-wedding rush of activities. For those super-busy schedules, keep this facial mask handy.

  • You will need:
    1/2 banana mashed
    1 egg white
    1 tbsp curd

Mix the egg white and curd with the mashed banana well. Apply the pack on your face and leave for 15 minutes. Later, wash it with cold water. You will be surprised to see the finish of a parlour facial right at your home, that too without putting any effort.

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4. Easy Almond Face Pack

One of the most power-packed nuts, almonds are rich in antioxidants and are universally used in beauty products and skin treatments. Here is a super easy face mask that you can make at home with just a few soaked almonds.

You will need:

  • 4-5 almonds
    2-3 tbsp milk

Soak almonds in the milk overnight. The next morning, mash them into a fine paste. Add some more milk, if required. Apply this face pack right before going to bed, so that you can leave it overnight on your face. Use cold water to wash your face the next morning and pat dry. Your face will be lighter, glowing and fairer, too! Use this face pack daily for one fortnight and surprise everyone with a softer, smoother skin on the big day.

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5. Oatmeal Face Pack

Try this easy home remedy for a glowing, fair skin.

You will need:

  • 2 tbsp oatmeal
    1 tbsp tomato juice
    2 tbsp yogurt

Take all the ingredients in a bowl and make a fine paste of it. Apply it on your face and leave for 20 minutes before washing it with cold water. As oatmeal acts as a natural scrub, it helps wipe away dead skin and dirt from the surface opening the clogged pores.

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6. Watermelon and Cucumber Face Mask

While we have already talked about the goodness of cucumber, watermelon too does not lag far behind. In fact, watermelon is a natural cleanser and toner as well. This face mask can be a wonderful way to remove the blemishes before your big day.

You will need:

  • 2 tbsp cucumber juice
    2 tbsp watermelon juice
    1 tsp yogurt or curd
    1 tsp milk powder

Mix everything together to form a paste and apply it on the face. After 15 minutes, wash the face with cold water and pat dry with a towel. Besides lightening your skin tone naturally, this watermelon and cucumber face mask will also soften and tighten the skin, making it look wrinkle-free.

7. Papaya Instant Glow Face Mask

Papaya is full of papain, a natural exfoliation agent which works its way through clogged pores and go deep to do its magic. Here’s a simple yet wonderful face pack that ensures instant glow.

You will need:

  • Half bowl of mashed papaya pulp
    1.2 tsp sandalwood powder
    1/4 tsp aloe vera gel
    Rose water

Mix all the ingredients well in a bowl and make a fine paste. Apply on your face and neck area, and leave for around 30 minutes to dry. Wash the face with normal water and pat dry.

Try these simple natural face mask formulas regularly at home before your wedding and feel the difference.

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