In the previous blog post, I discussed the different types of base material you can use for a face mask. If you missed the previous post, you can read it here. Today I am going to share all the ingredients you can add to your face mask to increase its efficacy. You can add as many ingredients into your face mask according to your need.
One thing you need to keep in mind that you should use these ingredients at least a month to see their effectiveness. The consistency of your face mask should not be much thick or much flowy.
Essential oils have miraculous properties to beautify our skin. Every essential oil is meant for a different purpose and for a different type of skin. You need to have full knowledge about these essential oils before applying them on your face.
Rose water is the natural and best toner for our skin. It controls excess sebum secretion, cleanses dirt from clogged pores, gives clear complexion, slows down the aging of skin and also maintains ph balance of the skin.
Honey is full of antioxidants, that is why it helps in keeping our skin healthy, moisturized and young. It also helps in giving even skin tone, does mild exfoliation of the face and treats acne.
Green tea is packed with antibacterial and antioxidants that is why it helps in fighting acne, excess oil secretion and keeping our skin young. It also helps in soothing puffy eyes, treating under-eye dark circles and toning our skin.
Yogurt is a great moisturizer for dry and sensitive skin and it is full of antioxidants. It is also beneficial in giving relief from sunburns and giving clear complexion.
Raw milk acts as a great moisturizer for all skin types. It also lightens skin tone, cleanses face, removes tan, treats acne and adds radiance to our skin.
Cucumber is beneficial in fading undereye circles, toning, soothing puffy eyes, rejuvenating skin, controlling excess oil secretion and treating blemishes.
Tomatoes are helpful in shrinking large pores, giving you blemish free skin, restoring natural glow of skin, healing acne, preventing aging signs and removing dead skin cells.
Potato treats dark circles, wrinkles, facial blemishes, sunburns very effectively. It is also helpful in lightening skin tone and soothes puffy eyes.
Turmeric is a miracle product for our face and body. Turmeric is very good in controlling excess oil secretion, treating blemishes and wrinkles, fighting age signs and removing stretch marks.
Lemon acts as a bleaching agent, lightens skin tone, removes blemishes and dark spots, treats acne and removes blackheads.
You can use coconut water for moisturizing your skin, boosting collagen, reducing pigmentation, cleansing & toning of the face and also for removing sun tan.
Coconut milk is rich in vitamin A and vitamin C. Vitamin A is helpful in preventing age signs and vitamin C is good in treating UV damage. This is the reason we use coconut milk for treating age signs and sunburns.
Coconut oil is a good moisturizer for dry, flaky and sensitive skin. You can use coconut oil to fade under eye circles, treat blemishes, control age signs, prevent dark spots and remove scars from your face.
Almond oil is a rich source of vitamin E. Almond oil is helpful in giving you glowing skin, reducing dark circles, slows down aging process, treats Psoriasis and Eczema, faces away undereye circles and wrinkles, and a great moisturizer for all skin types.
Olive oil is also rich in vitamin E. Olive oil is beneficial in rejuvenating skin cells, moisturizing dry and sensitive skin, reducing under-eye dark circles, prevents premature aging, reduces stretch marks, treats pigmentation and blemishes. If you have oily skin, you can lessen the amount of olive oil on your face. Using oil on the face does not mean that your sebaceous glands will secrete more oil. Though it will slow down the natural process of oil secretion for sometime.