Feeling tired, exhausted? Rejuvenate your skin with this simple, homemade face mask
Every time our skin is exposed to anything that is harsh and polluted, our skin gets damaged. Another reason for skin damage is ageing. Since the body’s ability to regenerate healthy cells in place of dying cells diminishes with time, the skin begins to lose its shine and becomes wrinkled, shallow and discolored.
All this can be stopped and reversed by using this brilliant French homemade face mask that you can easily whip up in your kitchen. All of the products used in this homemade face mask comes from Mother Nature and is free from all and any chemicals and cosmetic adulteration.
Here is how you can make this amazing homemade face mask at home and use the benefits of all the ingredients to have refreshed and rejuvenated skin.
1 Reasons for feeling tired
Our face skin mostly gets exposed to many harmful elements which damage it. On top of that, lack of sleep, ageing and other factors that cause much harm to the face makes the skin loose, wrinkled and the facial skin also loses its natural color.
Though there are many kinds of cosmetics and chemical based products that proudly claim to rejuvenate the skin in a way no other thing can. But all of us know that chemicals do more harm to our skin than anything else.
Therefore we have something that is made up purely of natural things and you can make easily this homemade face mask in your kitchen and apply whenever you feel necessary.
2 Ingredients and their benefits
You will need the following ingredients for the face mask in the given quantities.
- French Green Clay – 1 table spoon
- Coconut/ Oat/Almond flour – 1 teaspoon
- Egg Yolk – 1 egg
- Water or Aloe Vera Juice – 3 teaspoons
The French Clay is full of minerals like zinc, silica and copper and rich in calcium. It detoxifies the skin of all the harmful things; the grainy texture of the clay tends to exfoliate the skin, removing the dead skin cells and it also tightens the skin surface.
Coconut flour acts as the gentle cleanser along with the grainy clay. Its antioxidant properties are well known and since it is made from fresh coconut, it is extremely beneficial to the skin. Eggs are rich in protein and are known to tighten the skin and prevent wrinkles.
Lastly water or aloe vera, used to bind the mixture can give added freshness to the whole mask and aloe vera can act as an antiseptic and it can even exfoliate the skin.
3 Some customizations to the mask
Along with the above mentioned things you can add any ingredient written below in order to make the mask better.
- 2 drops – essential geranium oil
- 2 drops – essential lavender oil
- 2 drops – chamomile oil
- 1 teaspoon – avocado, jojoba or olive oil
If you have normal skin, the geranium oil can act as a catalyst to keep the skin that way and help with acne, inflammation and give a fresh smell to the mask. Whereas, lavender oil is perfect for sensitive skin since it is excellent in dealing with acne and other types of outbreaks. Chamomile oil is added to add the moisturizer to the mask and will help in making the skin breathe.
4 How to use the mask?
You need to combine the four primary ingredients in a bowl and add any of the given additions and 1-2 drops of avocado, jojoba oil to moisturize the mask. Apply the said mask after you have washed your face with warm water and removed the makeup.
Use fingers to spread a thick layer of clay mask on your face. Take care to avoid the eyebrows, lips and eyes. Keep the mask on for 15-20 minutes and wipe off the mask with a wash cloth that is dipped in warm water.
Now apply some moisturizer on your face and there you have it; clean, refreshed and rejuvenated skin.
You can choose a DIY facial cleanser according to your skin type.