7 Single Ingredient Face Masks for a Beautiful Skin

Yes we all woman want glowing and flawless skin. Pollution, dust, sun & stress contribute to dull and tired skin. More than often it is lack of time for a detailed therapy or a visit to the spa.

There are several natural ingredients available in your kitchen which can be applied as a homemade mask to get that radiance you always wanted and if mixing ingredients together isn’t your cup of tea, Wicked Spoon Confessions lists 7 easily available single ingredient face masks for a beautiful skin right from your breakfast table :)



Honey

Honey contains antioxidants and due to its thick consistency can be easily applied as a face mask. What makes honey an amazing ingredient to purify the skin is its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It also contains enzymes that will be absorbed by your skin. For best results use organic honey as processed honey destroys the enzymes. Do not use Honey if you are allergic to bees, pollen or aspirin.



Egg Yolk

Egg Yolk is rich in vitamins and minerals and making a face mask will transfer these directly to the highly absorbent skin. The protein keeps your skin healthy and the minerals work on rejuvenating your skin.



Banana

If you skin is looking dry and in need of moisture and if you happen to have a banana handy, you are minutes away from an excellent homemade facemask that is bound to give you great results once you are done applying. Banana works wonders for a dry skin as it is rich in potassium which hydrates the skin. In Addition bananas also have an assortment of vitamins to help improve the appearance of your skin. Vitamin A helps fade dark spots and Vitamin B reduces wrinkles making you look younger.



Lemons

Lemon is a great cleaning agent for the skin because of its acidity and vitamins. It contains citric acid which exfoliates your skin effectively. If you find straight lemon juice to be harsh on your skin, try diluting it with purified water to achieve a consistency which works for your skin. You can also follow it up with a soothing facemask such as yogurt and milk. Use organic lemons for best results.



Yogurt

A yogurt face mask has a soothing effect on the face and contains lactic acid which works on the fine lines and wrinkles and helps your face glow and makes you look more youthful. It also contains minerals which fight acne.  Opt for organic yogurt to get best results.

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Olive Oil

While Olive oil is healthy for the body, it also works wonder for your skin and a simple olive oil face mask will give you great results as it moisturizes your skin and makes its look healthy and vibrant. Olive oil does not clog your pores and its anti –inflammatory properties reduces redness and fights aging. Needless to say always go for organic olive oil.



Milk

Apply milk on your face to get a skin softening effect and soothing feeling. Milk cleanses the skin and reduces the size of pores. It works even better when combined with honey.



Some tips for applying these face masks:

Apply the mask only to clean face.
Wipe your face properly and ensure no moisture is retained
Avoid applying the mask around the eyes and lips.
Try a little patch of the pack on your skin to check whether you have any itching or burning sensation.
After using a face mask, use a sea salt spray or  dilute1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in 1 cup of cool water which are effective toners and lock in the effects.

What are your favorite ingredients for a rejuvenating mask? Let us know in the comments section.

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