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10 DIY Face Masks To Leave Your Skin Glowing

10 DIY Face Masks To Leave Your Skin Glowing

These 10 DIY Face Masks will leave your skin radiant and glowing! And the best part is that you can make them easily at home with basic household ingredients. Instead of raiding Sephora, head to the kitchen and start raiding your fridge, 

1. Face Mask with Avocado, Honey, and Oats 

This mask is essential when the dry weather comes around and your skin needs an easy quick pick me up. If your skin is starting to feel dry or become flaky, this mask is perfect to deliver that intense hydration. 

All you need is: 

-1/2 an avocado 

-1 tablespoon of honey 

-Handful of oats 

The honey and avocado combined help the skin retain moisture easily without leaving a residue on the skin that feels uncomfortable. Honey helps with healing acne scarring and the oats are essential in leaving a radiant glow. Mix all of it together and spread an even layer out on your face. It’s up to you whether you want to spread it all over your face, or only on the areas that are the driest. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. 

10 DIY Face Masks To Leave Your Skin Glowing

2. Face Mask with Yogurt, Honey, and Turmeric

This DIY face mask is critical for those who have uneven skin tones, and want a more cohesive texture to their skin as well. If you have particularly sensitive skin, this mask may not be for you because of turmeric’s tingling sensation. 

All you need is: 

-1 tablespoon of plain Greek yogurt 

-1 tablespoon of honey 

-1 tablespoon of turmeric powder 

The plain Greek yogurt contains lactic acid which enacts a visible difference to your skin by removing dull surface cells on your face to regenerate newer, brighter ones. Turmeric combats the pigmentation in your skin by trying to even your skin tones. Mix everything together and apply an even layer on the face. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes. 

10 DIY Face Masks To Leave Your Skin Glowing

3. Face Mask with Papaya, Cacao Powder, and Aloe Vera Gel

For a glow that no highlighter can compare too, this DIY mask blows out all the other DIY face masks when it comes to that youthful look. Out of all of the DIY face masks in this, this one is also most useful to anyone who has sensitive skin. There’s no overbearing strong ingredients that can irate your skin in this mask 

All you need is: 

-1 tablespoon of cacao powder

-1/4 papaya

-1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera Gel 

Cacao powder is known for its brightening effects, and its ability to promote circulation to the skin leaving a more plump youthful look. If you don’t know what a papaya is, it’s a tropical fruit that you can get at your local supermarket and it’s packed with enzymes that will gently exfoliate your skin. Think of it as a chemical exfoliant without the big bucks. The Aloe Vera you can either get as a gel and scoop that into the face mask, or you can purchase the actual plant and slice it in half scooping out the natural gel with a spoon. Aloe Vera is best known for its healing properties. Mix everything together and spread an even layer on the face. Leave it on for 20-25 minutes. 

4. Face Mask with Egg Whites, Honey, and Lemon Juice 

This face mask not only puts more life back into your skin, but it cleans out those pores of yours! There’s no way to actually shrink your pores, but by using weekly masks  like this one they’ll be sure to unclog your pores and reduce visibility to them

All you need is: 

-1 egg white

-1 tablespoon of honey 

-A teaspoon of lemon juice 

The egg whites and lemon juice tighten up your skin and detox your pores by cleaning them out, and making them less visible. It’s a perfect quick mask to do before a hot date or a special night out when you want your foundation to look it’s best, and your skin to look airbrushed. However, it’s not intended to do all over the face because of how drying the egg whites and lemon juice can be. Mix these ingredients together and apply only to your T-zone. Leave it on for a max of 15 minutes. 

5. Face Mask with Avocado and Cucumber

Probably the quickest out of these DIY face masks, this mask only requires two ingredients. This mask is great to use in combination with the egg white mask because you can apply this right after on the T-zone to target oily skin. 

All you need is: 

-1/2 avocado 

-1/4 cucumber, blended 

This mask ends up leaving your skin feeling like you just left a facial from the refreshing benefits of the cucumber, and the moisturizing properties of the avocado. Cucumber has a high retention of water, therefore it will hydrate your skin by replenishing it. Sometimes an overproduction of oil in the skin means that your skin is dehydrated, and so it’s producing excess oil to combat the dryness. Mix these two ingredients together, and apply to whichever areas you feel your skin would benefit from this mask the most. Leave on for around 15-20 minutes.

10 DIY Face Masks To Leave Your Skin Glowing

6. Face Mask with Almond and Olive Oil

This DIY face mask is proactive in guarding your skin against any pollution in the air, and also leaves your skin looking radiant. Not many people realize the harmful effects that bacterial particles in the air can have on your skin, which is why it’s important to introduce masks like these into your weekly skincare routine.

All you need is: 

-A hatful of ground almonds 

-1 & 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil 

The almonds contain fatty acids that are able to get below the surface of the skin and really clean out any bacteria, leaving the skin looking clean and fresh. While the olive oil contains vitamin E which coats the skin and prevents any free radicals, which are basically highly chemically reactive atoms that wreak havoc on cells, to penetrate the skin. Combine these ingredients together, and apply all over the face. Leave on for 20-25 minutes. 

7.  Face Mask with Apple Cider Vinegar

This face mask is a great way to take a staple product such as apple cider vinegar, and use it to its full advantage. It’s perfect for tightening the skin, leaving a glow from within, and fighting off any bacteria in the skin. 

All you need is: 

-1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 

-1/4 cup water 

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Since apple cider vinegar is very strong and can be damaging if not diluted, you must dilute it with equal concentrations of water. Apply this like you would with a toner, on a cotton pad. Leave it on for around 20 minutes, and then rinse it off 

8. Face Mask with Banana, Baking Soda, and Turmeric 

Compared to the other DIY face masks, this one in particular is not only useful in giving off glowy skin, but also combating acne. This mask is for those with acne-prone skin who need stronger ingredients to penetrate under the skin.

All you need is: 

-1 mashed banana

-1/2 teaspoon baking soda

-1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

Bananas are a central ingredient because of their packed nutritional value of Vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential in promoting new cell growth and cleansing out pores to give off a supple look. Whereas, the baking soda absorbs any excess oil in the skin and the turmeric powder fights off bacteria that could lead to breakouts. Mix all of the ingredients together, and apply all over face. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off. 

9. Face Mask with Pumpkin, Cinnamon, Oatmeal, and Honey

Since it is Fall, a face mask that had pumpkin in it had to be included! But aside from it being a seasonal favorite, it’s skin benefits are numerous similarly to the rest of these DIY face masks. This mask may not be for those with highly sensitive skin however, since it can cause slight burning because of the powerfulness of the ingredients 

All you need is:

-1/4 cup pumpkin puree

-1/4 cup oatmeal

-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 

-2 teaspoons of honey 

Pumpkin is filled with fruit enzymes and antioxidants such as Vitamin A & C which soften the skin, and promote collagen production for a youthful look. Cinnamon is great for inflammatory purposes and fighting against acne. Both these ingredients encourage new cell growth for healthy glowing skin! Combine the ingredients together and apply an even layer to your face. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off with water. 

10. Face Mask with Avocado, Mango, Olive Oil, and Honey

Last but not least, a combination of ingredients out of these DIY face masks for a hyper hydrating mask. Since this mixture contains ingredients out of the DIY face masks that are the most soothing and gentle, this mask is great for aiding common skin problems such as dry skin and inflammation. 

All you need is: 

-2 tablespoons of honey 

-1/2 avocado 

-2 tablespoons of olive oil 

-1/2 mango 

Mango are packed with rich nutrients such as Vitamin A, C, & E which are antioxidants that help breakdown any dull cells on the surface of your skin, and promote new cells for a glowing complexion. While the honey, avocado, and olive oil all promote supple soft skin. Mix the ingredients together, and apply an even layer on the face. Leave on for about 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with warm water.

Let us know in the comments below if you end up trying out any of these masks! Any DIY face masks that you make at home?

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