Happy Sunday!!!Many of you will understandably be avoiding the supermarket at the moment, and for this we commend you, we understand how stressful it is to have restricted supplies….especially with hungry little ones at home!
So to take the pressure off of your shoulders, we wanted to share our top secret DIY face mask that you can make from the contents in your cupboard – meaning no long queues, but most importantly no risks! Remember, stay home, stay safe!
Take some time for yourself and exercise some self-care with this rejuvenating face mask that will act to not only calm your anxieties but also reduce the signs of tired, stressed skin.
Best of all, if you’re missing any of the ingredients the face mask can still be made – feel free to mix and match ingredients for what you feel will benefit your personal skin type the best based on the descriptions of each ingredient below!
Bananas are packed full of antioxidants, potassium, vitamins and minerals that act to moisturise skin and calm angry blemishes.
Avocados are an understated super food that has incredible benefits for your skin! Not only do they reduce inflammation, just like our handy bananas, but they’re packed full of Vitamin E that will reduce winkles and fine lines!
Oats are brilliant at soaking up excess oil, but they also act to treat dry skin, meaning they’re perfect for all skin types!
Further to this, no matter how sensitive your skin is, oats are a wonder for treating acne gently.
4) Raw Honey
Forget the spa! Raw honey is a natural complexion booster that acts to soothe the skin, giving the illusion of a healthy, youthful glow all on a budget!
Not only does yogurt act to fight winkles due to its lactic acid that removes dead skin cells, this miracle ingredient can also act to reduce your dark under eye circles.
How To Make:
Step 1) Crush your 1 banana and 1/4 of an avocado with a fork until relatively lump free.
Step 2) Mix in 1/2 cup of oats, 2 tablespoons of raw honey and 1 tablespoon of yogurt until an equal consistency is achieved.
Step 3) Place in the fridge for 5 minutes, to add a cooling effect to the mask.
Step 4) Apply onto face for 15-20 minutes.
TOP TIP: If you find yourself with some leftovers, don’t threat! What we love about this recipe is that you can also use it as a moisturizing hair mask. Simply place the leftover contents on your hair and leave for 20-25 minutes, then wash off with your normal shampoo and conditioner.
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