Treat Yo Self With A DIY Facial
one egg white, one teaspoon of honey, and the juice from one half of a lemon
Whisk the egg whites until they become slightly foamy and frothy. Gently add in the lemon juice and honey. Apply the mask onto your skin and leave it on for up to 30 minutes. THE BENEFITS: egg whites are known to cleanse, exfoliate, and tighten skin, honey kills bacteria, and lemon gently exfoliates dead skin cells.
a few mashed strawberries, the juice of one lemon wedge, a spoonful of plain yogurt, and one tablespoon of honey
Combine all ingredients together in a bowl. Gently spread the mixture on your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. THE BENEFITS: strawberries contain salicylic acid which is beneficial for acne prone skin and is also a brightening agent due to high amounts of vitamin C, lemon is a great exfoliate, yogurt soothes troublesome skin, and honey kills bacteria!
a couple of spoonfuls of plain yogurt, half of a cucumber, one teaspoon of honey, and a few fresh mint leaves
In a food processor, combine the cucumber and mint leaves until it forms a pulp. In a bowl, combine the mixture with the yogurt and honey. Spread the soothing mixture all over your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. THE BENEFITS: not only does yogurt have antibiotic properties, but it's also an effective moisturizer as well, cucumber lessens redness and mint is a good spot treatment for blemishes.
one half of an avocado, one tablespoon of honey, and one spoonful of yogurt
Mash the avocado until it starts to look like guacamole. Mix in the honey and yogurt. Pat the mixture all over your face and then admire your beautiful green complexion for 15 minutes. THE BENEFITS: Avocado is rich in healthy fats that moisturizes skin when applied topically, honey is a healing ingredient that nourishes damaged skin and yogurt is also a soothing moisturizing agent.
a couple of tablespoons of honey, one teaspoon of cinnamon, juice of one lemon wedge
Warm the honey for a few seconds in the microwave, then mix together with cinnamon and lemon. Massage the mixture onto your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes. THE BENEFITS: cinnamon has anti-inflammation properties and can reduce redness and oiliness when applied topically, lemon is an exfoliating agent and honey kills bacteria.