1. Turmeric Facial Mask
This is the traditional mask, also used for a bride, seven days in advance of marriage .
Take in a cup of besan ( gram flour), 2 tsp of turmeric powder, 2 tsp of sandal wood powder, 2 tsp of ghee or almond oil, add some water to make a paste. Apply to face and whole body and leave for 5-10 minutes. Rub with pressure with both palms and fingers to remove all the paste.
2. Honey Facial Mask
Rinse your face with warm water to open up the pores. Apply honey and leave for half an hour. Rinse with warm water, then use cold water to close the pores. Rinse with warm water, then use cold water to close the pores.
3. Oily Skin Mask
Mix 1 tbsp brewer’s yeast with plain yogurt to make a thin mixture. Apply it thoroughly into all the oily areas and leave for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, then use cold water to close the pores.
4. Dry Skin Mask
Mix 1 tbsp of butter in 1 teaspoon of water. Apply it thoroughly into all the dry areas and leave for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
5. Banana Mask For Wrinkles
Mash 1/4 banana until very creamy and apply on face and leave for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, then use cold water to close the pores.
6. Avocado Facial Mask
Mash the meat of avocado into a creamy texture. Apply it thoroughly on face and leave for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, then use cold water to close the pores.
7. Oatmeal Facial Mask
Take 2 tbsp oatmeal and 1 tbsp baking soda and add water to make paste. Apply to face and all over the skin and rub gently.
8. Facial Mask
Squeeze half a lemon and mix the juice with one beaten egg white. Apply on your face and leave for overnight. Wash your face with warm water.
9. Clay Facial
Choose the right clay for your skin type. Add plain water or floral waters or try wetting agents such as fruit purees. Make a thick paste of the clay. Apply the mask to your skin and let it dry for 20 minutes. Rinse well with warm water and pat dry. Repeat weekly.
10. Multani (GYPSUM) Mitti Body Mask
Make a paste of multani mitti adding water to the mitti powder. Apply to the whole body and hair. Take bath after half an hour.
11. Banana Face Pack For Dry Skin
Mash half cup of natural yoghurt, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 1/4 ripe banana. Apply this pack on face and neck and leave for 10 minutes and then rinse off.
12. Grape Cleanser
Split 2 – 3 grapes and rub the flesh over face and neck. Rinse with cool water.
13. Summer Fruit Facial
-1 egg white
-1/2 an English cucumber
Puree all in a blender, apply to face and relax with a good book for 15 minutes. If there is any stinging sensation, remove the mask immediately. This reaction will alert you to the fact that you have sensitivity to one of the ingredients.
14. Orange Yogurt Mask
-1 tablespoon plain yogurt (I choose balkan style)
-The juice of 1/4 of an orange.
Stir to mix and then dip fingers into mixture and smooth onto face. The sensation is both cool and relaxing. Leave on for a five minutes and then rinse. If you are feeling sluggish, this is the perfect mask for you. The yogurt will cleanse and nourish. The orange is full of Vitamin C and AHA’s.
15. Nourishing Face Mask
1 egg, 1 tsp almond oil, and a little half and half. Combine the ingredients and leave on your face for about 15 minutes. Remove with cool water.
16. Cucumber Face Pack To Get Smooth Skin
Mash 1 whole cucumber, strain water, add 1 tbsp of sugar and mix well. Put in a container, keep refrigerated and take out whenever you want to use it. Apply on your face and leave for 10 minutes, then wash with cold water and enjoy the smoothness.
17. Grape Fruit Mask
–1 teaspoon grapefruit juice
-1 teaspoon sour cream
-1 egg white
Beat egg white until it is fluffy, add sour cream and grape fruit juice and blend well. Apply to face for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.