16 Easy Face Mask Recipes That Actually Work (2020)

16 Easy Face Mask Recipes That Actually Work (2020)

Who doesn’t love pampering their skin? And if the best outcome can come from the ingredients you already have in your kitchen?

I am talking about DIY, easy face mask recipes that are super budget-friendly and you can make them at home according to your skin’s needs.

In this article, I have included some of the best,easy face mask recipes for dry skin, oily skin, acne prone skin, inflamed skin, uneven skin and ways to get healthy, glowing skin.

No matter what your skin type is, I’ve got you covered!

Keep reading to find out.

16 easy face mask recipes

DIY, Easy Face Mask Recipes for Acne Prone Skin

Strawberry face pack

1. Strawberry face mask:

You need:

  1. Strawberry ( 1/4 cup)
  2. Honey ( 1 tablespoon )
  3. Yogurt ( 1 tablespoon)

Process:

  • Take a mixing bowl and add 1/4 cup of mashed strawberries.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of yogurt into that bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Apply evenly on your face and neck and let it sit for around 20 minutes.

Benefits:

This face mask  works wonder if you have oily and acne prone skin. Strawberries contain Salicylic acid  that dissolves the oil of your skin and prevents acne breakouts. It also helps fight inflammation and gives your face a nice glow.

2. Banana face mask

Banana face mask

You need:

  1. Banana ( 1, mashed)
  2. Baking soda ( 1/2 teaspoon )
  3. Turmeric powder ( 1/2 teaspoon )

Process:

  • Take 1 mashed banana into a small bowl
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Apply and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.

Benefits:

This banana face mask DIY works wonder for those having acne prone skin. Bananas helps the pores stay clean. Baking soda absorbs the excess oil from skin. Turmeric powder fights the acne causing bacteria.

3. Turmeric and Honey mask:

You need:

  1. Turmeric powder ( 1/2 teaspoon )
  2. Honey ( 1 tablespoon )

Process:

  • In a small bowl, add 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • Mix well and make smooth paste.
  • Apply and wash your face with lukewarm water after 15-20 minutes.

Benefits:

For preventing acne, turmeric face mask recipes are recommended everywhere.  Turmeric has anti inflammatory properties that cleanse out any dirt or bacteria from the pores. This mask also help brightening your skin tone, giving it a healthy glow.

4. Tea tree oil and Aloe Vera face mask

You need:

  1. Tea tree essential oil
  2. Aloe Vera gel ( 1 tablespoon)

Process:

  • In a small bowl, take 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel and add 5-6 drops of tea tree oil.
  • Mix well and apply by massaging gently on your skin.
  • Leave it for about 25 minutes or you can also leave it overnight.

Benefits:

Tea tree oil can be your best friend when it comes to preventing acne. It is rich in antioxidants that helps you get rid of acne and acne scars on your skin.

 

Easy Face Mask Recipes for Dull, Dry Skin

5. Avocado & Coconut Oil Face Mask

Avocado Face pack

You need:

  1. Avocado
  2. Coconut oil  ( 1/2 teaspoon )
  3. Honey ( 1 tablespoon)

Process:

  • Mash 1/2 of an avocado and take it into a mixing bowl.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • Also add 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • Mix properly and apply it on your face and neck.

Benefits:

Provides moisture and gives you smooth, supple skin.

6. Avocado & Olive oil face mask:

You need:

  1. Avocado – 1
  2. Yogurt ( 2 tablespoons )
  3. Olive oil ( 1 tablespoon )

Process:

  • Mash 1 avocado and add it into a mixing bowl.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of yoghurt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Mix well and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply it on your skin and wash after 20- 25 minutes.

Benefits:

This mask adds hydration to your dull, dry skin. Avocado helps seal the cracked skin cells. It moisturizes your skin making soft and plump.

Honey face mask recipes for skin hydration :

Honey face mask

7. You need:

  1. Honey ( 2 teaspoons)
  2. Aloe Vera gel ( 1 teaspoon )

Process:

  • Mix 2 teaspoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of aloe Vera gel.
  • Apply it on your face gently, in a circular motion.
  • Wash off after 15 minutes.

8.

You need:

  1. Honey ( 2 tablespoons)
  2. Jojoba oil ( 1 tablespoon )
  3. Finely ground almonds ( 2 teaspoons )

Process:

  • In a small bowl, take 2 teaspoons of finely ground almonds.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil and mix well.
  • Apply evenly on your face and wash off after 15 minutes.

Benefits:

These honey face mask recipes hydrate and nourishes your skin. With regular use, your skin becomes smooth, supple and healthy.

DIY, Simple Face Mask Recipes For Oily Skin

9. Egg and oatmeal face mask:

You need:

  1. Oatmeal ( 1/2 cup )
  2. Egg whites ( 1 egg )
  3. Lemon juice ( 1 tablespoon )

Process:

  • Cook 1/2 oatmeal and let it cool.
  • Add egg whites and 1 tablespoon lemon juice into the mixture.
  • Mix all the ingredients properly
  • Apply on your skin and leave it on for at least 10 minutes.

Benefits:

This face mask works great for oily skin. Oatmeal helps reduce excess sebum production. Egg white helps tighten the skin and minimize the pores. Lemon juice helps get rid of excess oil from your skin.

10. Egg white face mask:

You need:

  1. Egg white ( 1 egg )
  2. Yogurt ( 1 tablespoon )

Process:

  • In a bowl, add egg white from 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of yoghurt.
  • Whisk the mixture well and apply it to your skin.
  • Leave it to dry for about 20 minutes.

Benefits:

This face mask cleanse the pores and also shrink their size. It also helps remove excess oil from your skin. Yogurt in the recipe prevents over- dryness of your skin.

Easy Face Mask Recipes For Glowing and Even Toned Skin :

11. Turmeric face mask recipe:

Turmeric face mask

You Need:

  1. Turmeric powder ( 2 teaspoons )
  2. Milk ( 1 teaspoon )
  3. Tomato puree ( 1 teaspoon )

Process:

  • In a bowl, add 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder and 1 teaspoon of tomato puree.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of milk into it and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply on your face and neck , let it dry for 20 minutes and then wash off.

Benefits:

Turmeric face mask recipes work wonder to give you glowing skin. This mask help removing sun tan and makes skin more even toned.

12. Cacao, Aloe Vera, papaya face mask:

You need:

  1. Cacao powder ( 1 tablespoon)
  2. Papaya ( 4/5 small cubes)
  3. Aloe Vera gel ( 1 teaspoon)

Process:

  • In a bowl, take some mashed papaya and add 1 tablespoon of cacao powder.
  • Also add 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel and mix all the ingredients properly.
  • Apply the mix on your face and neck and leave for 15 minutes and then wash off.

Benefits:

Cacao powder is one perfect ingredient to brighten your complexion and give your skin that desired glow. Aloe Vera and papaya hydrate and rejuvenate your skin, providing you  healthy looking skin.

 

Simple Face Mask Recipes to fight Skin redness, Irritation and Inflammation

13.  Apple Cider Vinegar & Green Tea Face Mask

You Need:

  1. Green tea ( 3 tablespoons)
  2. Apple cider vinegar (1 tablespoon )
  3. Oatmeal ( 1 tablespoon)
  4. Honey ( 1 teaspoon)
  5. Yogurt ( 2 teaspoons)

Process:

  • Brew 1 cup of green tea for 5 minutes.
  • Take the hot, brewed green tea in a bowl and add another 2 tablespoons of green tea.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of dry oatmeal.
  • Mix all the ingredients well and let the mixture sit for 2-3 minutes.
  • After that, add 1 teaspoon of honey and 2 teaspoons of yogurt. Stir the mixture and create a thick paste.
  • Apply the mixture evenly on your face and neck and leave it for at least 15 minutes.

Benefits: 

The green tea in this face mask help reduce irritation and redness of your skin. And apple cider vinegar prevents infections caused by bacteria or fungi and restore the skin’s pH balance. This mask gives you smooth, beautiful skin.

14. Coffee, Cocoa & Yogurt Face Mask

You need:

  1. Coffee ( 2 tablespoons )
  2. Cocoa ( 2 tablespoons )
  3. Yogurt ( 3 tablespoons )

Process:

  • Take a mixing bowl and add 2 tablespoons of   coffee grounds and 2 teaspoons cocoa powder.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of yogurt.
  • Mix well and apply the mixture evenly on your face and neck.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water.

Benefits:

This face mask helps reduce swelling and puffiness. It also minimizes the wrinkles. The yogurt in it soothes the skin and provides moisture.

 

Easy Face Mask Recipes for Dark Spots and Acne Scars

15. Yogurt and turmeric face mask recipe:

You need:

  1. Turmeric powder ( 2 tablespoons )
  2. Rice/ chickpea flour ( 1 tablespoon )
  3. Yogurt ( 2 tablespoons )
  4. Honey ( 1 tablespoon )

Process:

  • Add 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon of rice or chickpea flour into a mixing bowl.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • Mix everything well and and apply.
  • Wash of after 15 minutes.

Benefits:

Turmeric powder helps treat acne scars and hyper-pigmentation. This face mask has skin healing ingredients that help clear out any imperfections of skin.

But beware of the fact that turmeric face mask recipes leave your skin stained yellow. Adding some fatty barrier ( milk, yogurt, almond oil) to your mask will keep you face stain free.

16. Aloe Vera and Lemon mask

You need

  1. Aloe Vera gel ( 1 tablespoon )
  2. Lemon juice ( 1 teaspoon )

Process:

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of aloe Vera gel and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
  • Apply it to the affected areas .
  • Leave it for about 10 minutes and wash off.

Benefits:

Aloe Vera has astringent properties that can treat acne scars. The antioxidants in it repairs the damaged skin and Vitamin C from lemon helps lightening the scars.

Do a patch test first to see if your skin has allergic reaction to a certain ingredient.

Conclusion:

All these simple face masks are very effective and sure to soothe your skin after a long, hectic day and give your skin a healthy glow. And you don’t even have to spend a penny, you’ll find the ingredients in your kitchen.Just pick one of these easy face mask recipes according to your skin type and try it out!

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