DIY Argan Oil Face Mask

argan oil face mask

Argan oil extracted from nuts of argan tree has restorative properties in it. Topical application of argan oil thwarts free radicals and stimulates smooth and toned skin. Prevailing concern of celebrities and commoners is to obtain toned skin. Yes, many skin creams are included in the local store aisle, but still they fail at some level.

Vitamin C and saponins in argan oil helps achieve hydrated skin and antioxidant properties in it helps restore skin elasticity and reduce wrinkles.

To reap innate benefits of argan oil directly apply few oil drops over skin or mix with a homemade face mask.

Also read: Natural face packs to fight wrinkles

DIY 1 – Argan Oil Face Mask for Skin Lightening

Things you’ll need

  • Argan oil – 3 tbsp
  • Greek yogurt – 4 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Honey – 1 tbsp

Making of Argan oil face mask

For immaculate skin, follow below recipe.

  1. Squeeze fresh lemon and collect juice into a bowl.
  2. Add 4 tbsp of yogurt to lemon juice. Next, add honey and argan in specified quantities.
  3. Mix it thoroughly.
  4. Now apply the liquid gold face mask on prewashed face in circular motion.
  5. Rinse it off with warm water after 15-20 minutes.

People who want to avoid lemon juice can try potato juice.

Also read: How to apply a face mask

Tip: Cleanse before applying a face mask, and after face mask you can apply moisturizing cream if you’ve sensitive skin.

DIY 2 – Argan Oil Face Mask for Rejuvenating

Many of us enjoy rejuvenating face mask as they enhance skin temperature, promote cell metabolic rate and remove dead cells. Argan oil comes in handy as a great rejuvenating facial mask. Additionally it open up pores and confront bacteria. Tocopherols (vitamin E) in argan oil have proven to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which boost healthy skin.

Also read: How to rejuvenate skin

Things you’ll need

  • Argan oil – few drops
  • Egg white – 1                         (Also read Egg white face mask recipe)
  • Rock salt – 2 tbsp
  • Milk – 6 tbsp


  1. Whisk egg white thoroughly (use egg separator to remove egg yolk) and add milk.
  2. After beating it well add coarsely gridded rock salt and argan oil.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Refrigerate it, meanwhile cleanse your face and expose to steam to open skin pores.
  5. Now massage argan oil face mask in circular motion.
  6. Let it sit for about 15 minutes, and then wash with warm after.
  7. Optionally you can apply legitimate moisturizer.

Argan oil face mask penetrates into epidermis and enhances its elasticity.

Tip: Most face mask dry after few minutes; rinse them off with water as soon as they dry.

If you’re little adventurous like us, try making your argan oil face mask and share with us in comments. If it’s worthy we will append your recipe in this post.

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3 DIY Egg Yolk Face Mask

egg yolk face mask

Eggs are packed with chock-full of nutrients. Whatever the form you consume it, you’re served with proteins and vitamins. Most of us avoid egg yolk because of its calorie content; however you can reap the benefits of egg yolk for skin by applying topically.

According to yolk makes up 33% of liquid weight of the egg, because egg yolk is made of water and fat. This liquid content in egg yolk aids to lock moisture in the skin cells. So if you’re worried about your dry itchy skin, then egg yolk face mask can serve you a smooth and supple skin.

In simple words, topical application of egg yolk face mask hydrates your skin.

After comparing egg white and yolk, we found egg yolk leads in nutritional values. But we recommend combining both to bring in more nutrients for your skin. (1)

Related post: Egg white face mask recipes

Nutrients in Egg Yolk

Like egg white egg yolk is packed with proteins, vitamin A, vitamin B2 and zinc, but in more percent.

  • Protein in egg yolk aids to rebuild broken tissues and improves skin elasticity.
  • Egg yolk has 245 IU of vitamin A, which heals dry skin with its antioxidant properties.
  • Vitamin B2 and B3 confronts free radicals, reduce inflammation and hydrates skin.
  • 0.4 mg of zinc present in egg yolk reduces aging signs and also treats acne.

Also read: 10 ways to get rid of acne fast

Based on a study British journal published an article where it states that person with acne lesions applied 1 egg yolk face mask on skin to get rid of acne.

How to Make Egg Yolk Face Mask at Home

Experts avoid direct application of egg on skin, just add few interesting ingredients to it and you’re ready to give your face a spa treatment. Few of them are discussed below.

DIY 1 – Egg Yolk Face Mask to Reduce Aging Signs (Olive oil and Banana)

Olive oil is a great antioxidant and moisturizing agent. Its topical application hydrates your skin and restrains bacterial infection. Mashed banana in this face mask reduces aging signs because of vitamin C in it.

Things you’ll need

  • Egg yolk – 1
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • Ripe banana – 1

Face Mask Procedure

  • Using fork or spoon mash ripe banana in a bowl.
  • Add 1 tbsp of olive oil and 1 egg yolk to the bowl.
  • After mixing it thoroughly apply on prewashed face.
  • Leave it for about 15-20 minutes and wash with warm water.

Optionally you can apply toner or moisturizer. Practice the right way of applying face mask for best results.

Also read : DIY Banana face mask recipes

DIY 2 – Egg Yolk Face Mask for Acne (Honey)

Packed with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties honey is Almighty’s gift to mankind. Topical application of honey can treat almost all skin diseases. A user shared how she cured acne, using raw honey.

Things you’ll need

  • Egg yolk – 1
  • Honey – 1 tbsp

Face Mask Procedure

  • Whisk egg yolk and 1 tbsp of honey in a bowl. You can also add 1 tbsp of almond oil.
  • Use your fingers to massage on your face with face mask.
  • Let these natural remedies settle on your face for about 15 minutes.
  • Rinse it off using warm water.

Also read: Benefits of coconut oil on skin

DIY 3 – Egg Yolk Face Mask with Avocado and Yogurt

Avocado nutritional properties help to hydrate skin from outside and are great remedy for dry skin. On other hand yogurt has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties which helps to remove acne blotches.

Things you’ll need

  • Ripe avocado – ¼
  • Egg yolk – 1
  • Yogurt – 1 tbsp

Face Mask Procedure

  • Mash ripe avocado to lump free in a bowl.
  • Now mix egg yolk and yogurt.
  • Using clean fingers apply it on your face in circular motion.
  • Let it sit for about 15 minutes, and then rinse it off with warm water.

Did you found Egg yolk face mask interesting? Share your views in comments.

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How to Apply a Face Mask

how to apply a face mask

Face masks are formulated to relax and boost skin care regimen. Intense benefits of applying a facial include deep cleansing, moisturizing skin, annihilate acne causing bacteria and shedding dead skin cells.

According to face mask fall into 3 main types mud or clay masks, peel masks and gel or cream masks, and they have their own benefits for your skin. Further the site suggests avoid using mask more than once in a week.

You can either get a product mask from local store or prepare your own facial at home. Here the question raises how to apply a face mask at home. Well you can directly apply it on your face and rinse it off after prescribed time. In a weekly it’s published that facial massage can lower your blood pressure and increase immune system.

But experts say proper application of face mask makes big difference. According to WebMD massage motion on face enhances blood circulation and improves your skin appearance.

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Step-by-Step Process to Apply Face Mask

Before applying face mask, be ready with all necessary things needed for a facial, like wide brush, cloth and mask.

  1. To remove impurities accumulated over face, wash it with water and exfoliate if possible.
  2. Expose your face to steam for about 2 minutes, so that skin pores open up. Instead you can also wash face with hot (as hot as your face can bear) water.
  3. With the help of wide brush apply face mask on your face. You can also use your clean fingers to massage, with your fingertips apply light pressure to your jaw line towards forehead and repeat the process.
  4. When you’re done applying facial, leave it for about 15-20 minutes. So that nutrients in face mask starts effecting on your skin. (Don’t forget to place thin sliced cucumber on your eyes)
  5. Rinse it off with warm water or use a cloth.

It recommended applying moisturizer when skin is damp.

Note: Not all face mask do wonders, your skin may be allergic to few ingredients in the mask you, so test before trying.

3 DIY Egg White Face Mask Recipes

 egg white face mask

It’s a public fact that eggs have a lot of proteins to nourish your body when consumed; also these proteins are great for your skin. To reap the benefits of egg, use egg white topically on your skin, proteins in egg white tightens your skin and restrains bacterial growth. An enzyme called lysozyme present in egg white is reasonable for preventing P. acnes bacteria.

What Experts say about Egg White?

Dr. Nicholas Perricone unveiled a new skin cream highlighting eggshell membrane, he says that egg white is the key component of metabolic diet system as it nourishes skin and he adds skin absorbs 100% of egg white. After hypothesizing egg white benefits for skin he invented OVM (skin cream). (source)

Elizabeth McBurney, clinical professor of dermatology says that topical application of egg whites tightens skin by giving illusion of small pores. Lack of proven researches few dermatologist avoid direct application of egg whites on skin. However most beauty experts not only recommend but they themselves use egg white face mask. Beauty expert Alexis Wolfer is one among such kind people who shared her homemade egg white face mask recipe with us.

DIY 1 – Egg white Face Mask for Moisturizing+ Acne free skin

Honey is packed with great anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Its topical application hydrates your skin from the outside. Combination of honey and egg white face mask is not only a great remedy for acne but regular application fades acne scars.

Things you’ll need


Whisk egg white and 1 tbsp of honey (we recommend manuka honey for acne). Using pastry brush apply egg white face mask on prewashed face and other parts of the body. Leave it for about 20 minutes and wash with warm water.

Also read: Honey and cinnamon face mask

Adding lemon juice to above face mask will reduce discoloration.

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DIY 2 – Skin lightening Egg White Face Mask

Things you’ll need

  • Orange juice – 1 tbsp
  • Egg white – 1
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tbsp

Discoloration and dark spots caused by acne or other skin diseases can be reduced with turmeric egg white face mask. Curcumin an ingredient in turmeric has anti inflammatory properties and is used to treat various skin diseases including pimples/acne.

Oranges are most popular fruits in the world and are filled with vitamin C, fiber and vitamin B1, which help to tone skin. (List of citrus fruits)


Whisk egg white in a bowl, mix thoroughly after adding 1 tbsp of orange juice and 1 tbsp of turmeric powder to it. In a circular motion apply it on your face. Rinse it off with warm water.

DIY 3 – Egg White Face Mask for Oily Skin

Topical application of egg white controls excess sebum by shrinking skin pores. Skin tightening is the immediate effect anyone gets after applying egg white.

Things you’ll need

  • Egg white – 1
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp


  • Beat the egg white to frothy.
  • Add 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice.
  • After mixing it thoroughly apply it on prewashed face. Leave it for few minutes so nutrients in the face mask effects on skin and then rinse it off with warm water.

Apart from this you can also add oatmeal, yogurt and avocado to egg white face mask.

3 DIY Banana Face Mask for Face and Dry Skin

banana face mask

Banana, the curved yellow fruit is a favorite for everyone. Apart from being sweet and creamy, it’s a good source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. Besides dispensing numerous health benefits when consumed, banana face mask can hydrate your skin when applied topically.

Though you’ve been using surfeit chemical creams to keep your skin hydrated, this homemade banana face mask will awake natural beauty in you. Packed with vitamin C, B6, copper, fiber and manganese, this creamy fruit is available throughout the year. These vitamins tighten your skin; moisturize dry skin and fades wrinkles and fine lines when applied topically. Dead skin cells accumulated over skin gets exfoliated with banana face mask. (List of homemade exfoliators.)

Benefits of Banana Face Mask skin: Topical application turns your rough skin to much smoother one. Vitamins in it soothe dry spots, remove blemishes and propel toned skin. Vitamin E helps to remove wrinkles and fine lines. Below listed are few recipes to try.

Also read: Home remedies to treat dry skin

Homemade Banana Face Packs

With banana you can add other essential oils or natural moisturizers to spice it up. Below is few transformation of it.

DIY – 1 Banana Face Mask

Things you’ll need

  • Ripe banana – 1
  • Honey – 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp


  1. After taking its peel, place ripe banana in a bowl.
  2. Mush it with spoon.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of honey and olive oil.
  4. Mix the solution thoroughly and apply it on prewashed face.
  5. Rinse it off after 20 minutes.

Key to wrinkle free skin with this face pack is diligence and patience.

  • Humectant in honey penetrated into skin and leaves your skin moisturized.
  • Whereas anti-oxidant properties in banana and olive oil helps to restrain bacterial infection.
  • Also olive oil controls sebum production, this can be used to treat acne.

Also read: Honey and cinnamon face mask

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DIY – 2 Banana and Butter Face Mask

Things you’ll need

  • Ripe banana – 1
  • White butter – 2 tbsp


  1. Mash the peeled banana into a bowl.
  2. Add whipped butter to mashed banana.
  3. Apply this moisturizing cream on your face.

Instead of butter you can use fully fat milk. It soothes dry skin.

Also read: DIY Cucumber Face Mask

DIY – 3 Banana and Oatmeal Face Mask

Things you’ll need

  • Banana – 1
  • Honey – 1tbsp
  • Egg – 1
  • Oatmeal – 1/2 mug


  1. Mash half banana into a bowl.
  2. Add all ingredients to mashed banana and mix it thoroughly.
  3. Apply it all over the face and rinse it off after 20 minutes.

Polysaccharide in oats makes it an effective remedy to treat dry skin. With this face mask you can keep itching at bay.

Must read: Benefits of  honey for skin

Other Banana Face Mask Recipes

Just in the same way listed above you can add other home available ingredients like avocado, yogurt, milk and lemon (for dark spots).

You can treat acne with Banana Face Mask for Acne.

Things you’ll need


  1. Initially cleanse your face, using natural cleanser.
  2. Pat your skin dry.
  3. Parallely ask your partner to mix above ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Now apply it on prewashed face, leave for about 20 minutes and wash with cold water.

 Wait wait! Even Banana Peel Can Treat Acne!





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DIY Honey and Cinnamon Face Mask at Home

honey and cinnamon face mask

Good news for those who hate having chemical ingredient face wash and spa treatment, which not only obliterate pimples but makes your sensitive skin dry. With homemade honey and cinnamon face mask you can not only soothe your skin but also treat chronic skin diseases.

Nutritional Benefits of Honey Cinnamon Face Mask:

History is incomplete without honey. There is no exaggeration. Extolling benefits of honey made me write this. Right from ancient times honey played a vital role in medication, and by this you can estimate, even in major religious books its benefits are documented. In its arsenal honey has anti microbial, anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties.

According to National Institute of Health, cinnamaldehyde a chemical compound found in cinnamon helps to treat fungal and bacterial infection. Like honey this Caribbean native spice has been used since ancient times.

DIY Recipe – 1

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DIY Recipe – 2

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DIY Recipe – 3

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Can honey and cinnamon face mask treat acne?

Honey fades acne scars and you can also treat acne. No need of any recipe you can apply raw honey on your acne affected area and see blemishes wiping out naturally.

But if you’re a person who wants to spice things up, try aspirin honey recipe.

Things you’ll need

  • Uncoated aspirin 1
  • Honey – 1 tbsp
  • Water


  • Cleanse your face to open up pores.
  • Then mix aspirin in water, now add 1 tbsp of honey to thick aspirin solution.
  • Apply on your face and rinse it off after 15 minutes.

Note: Don’t use this face mask if you’re allergic to aspirin.

How to Make Cinnamon and Milk Face Mask at Home

Lactic acid housed in milk can possibly cleanse your face, exfoliate dead cells and is an excellent moisturizer. Packed with proteins, amino acids and antioxidants milk has been used by our ancestors as a skin care product. To reap all the assorted properties packed in milk, beauty experts recommend adding it to cinnamon powder.

  1. Take 2 tbsp of milk in a clean bowl.
  2. Add 2 tbsp of raw honey to it and blend them.
  3. Now, add little cinnamon powder and stir gently. Mean while wash your face and pat dry.
  4. Lie down and ask your partner to apply it over your face with his fingers. After 10-15 minutes rinse it off.

Did you made honey and cinnamon face mask at home? Can you share your recipe with us?

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How to Make a Cucumber Face Mask – 5 DIY Guides

how to make cucumber face mask at home

If you’ve a sunburn, skin allergy, dry skin or want to have a well toned skin, cucumber mask can soothe your skin. You can make this inexpensive face mask at home within minutes.

Cucumber belongs to melons family. Filled with anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, cucumber not only restrains external bacterial infection but also suppress toxins in the body.

Now without ado let’s dwell into skin soothing cucumber face mask making steps.

Related post: Home remedies for dry skin

Homemade Cucumber Face Mask

Rich in vitamin K, C and B1 cucumber face mask can be created at home by putting your blender and peeler at work. Though this homemade spa can be refrigerated, we recommend to discarding old one if it has any odor.

Over the web there are different version of face mask, here we’re going to share 3 most simple yet effective face mask recipes for you.

DIY Method – 1

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Also read: Salicylic Acid Peels at Home

DIY Method – 2

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Related post: Manuka Honey for Acne

DIY Method – 3

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DIY Method – 4 (Cucumber Face Mask for Acne)

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Antioxidant and vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin, nicatin, folic acids and calcium housed in cucumber combat with infection causing bacteria. Astringent and exfoliating property of cucumber face pack is the impeccable remedy to nourish your skin and cleanse skin pores.

Things you’ll need

  • Cucumber – 1/2
  • Oats – 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Manuka honey – 1 tbsp


  • Peel cucumber skin and slice it into small pieces.
  • Put cucumber and oats in blender or mixer.
  • Add lemon and honey to half blended paste.
  • After blending it completely to form smooth paste, apply it over face and around the neck.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes and wipe with warm cloth or lukewarm water.

If you’ve sensitive skin, then avoid excess use of lemon juice. Here is excellent cucumber face mask recipes.

DIY – 5 (Cucumber Face Mask for Dry Skin & Glowing Skin)

cucumber face mask for dry skinNormally dry skin is associated with itching and dry inevitable patches over different parts of the body. Unlike other skin types you must go through a different process to obtain glowing skin and it’s not complex. You need to cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin regularly to enhance skin texture.

However, using cucumber facial you can effectively soothe dry skin. Don’t worry about how to make cucumber face mask for glowing skin, it’s easy to make even if you’ve never been to a spa.

Things you’ll need

  • Cucumber – ½ (depends on your requirement)
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp


  • Mash peeled cucumber and add 1 tbsp of sugar to it.
  • Refrigerate for few minutes.
  • Meanwhile wash your face or skin. After 10 minutes of refrigerating apply over face or dry skin.
  • Let the moisturizing agents in cucumber start its effect on skin, leave it for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with water.

Pat your skin dry using smooth cloth and apply jojoba oil or any other moisturizer. Regularly applying this face mask will make your skin glow.

Note: Don’t forget to keep sliced cucumbers over your lids.

Cucumber is a great way to hydrate your body in hot summer. However, other nutrients in this vegetable owe to have them throughout the year. Do you like eat this incredibly beneficial vegetable or use it topically? If you use them topically then do share your cucumber face mask recipe in comments.

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Salicylic Acid Peels at Home – A DIY Guide

salicylic acid peel at home

Salicylic acid has been used as an anti inflammatory drug from ancient times. Now, in modern times salicylic acid is used as constituent of some products. It’s a beta hydroxy acid derived from willow bark and it’s a key ingredient in many skin care treatment products including acne, dermatitis, psoriasis and warts.

Salicylic acid bags credit for treating whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, acne and large pores. It comes as a cloth, cream, lotion, gel, ointment, shampoo, pad, patch and peel. Almost all skin care products include this beta hydroxy acid as an ingredient. But you can also make your own salicylic acid peel at home.

Stay away from this chemical peel if you’re allergic to aspirin or if you’re pregnant.

Why Salicylic Acid Peel So Beneficial For Acne and Other Skin Diseases

According to Medline plus, topical application of salicylic acid treats acne by unplugging blocked skin pores to shrink pimples and reduces swelling and redness. Also it treats other chronic skin diseases by softening and loosening dry, scaly skin, whereby it falls.

Salicylic acid is fat soluble, it breaks down sebum and clears pimples. Topical application can help in fading acne scars and exfoliating skin. Anti inflammatory properties help to reduce skin inflammation.

How to Make Salicylic Acid Peel at Home

If you’re a lazy guy and don’t want to try homemade salicylic acid you can get one from local store or online. As aspirin contains salicylic acid and topical application of it produces rejuvenating effect we here consider aspirin for making salicylic acid peel at home.

Things you’ll need

Steps to Make Your Own Salicylic Acid Sitting at Home

  1. Take aspirin tablets into a bowl and squeeze lemon juice into it.
  2. Crush aspirin tablets using the spoon.
  3. Cleanse your face and apply crushed aspirin paste to your face evenly.
  4. Parallelly mix 1tbsp of baking soda with 1 cup of water.
  5. To neutralize acid, use cotton ball and apply baking soda (the one who mixed with water) gently on face to remove aspirin peel.

So simple isn’t it?

Note: To save eyes, mouth and nose from salicylic acid, apply petroleum jelly prior to aspirin application.

For spot acne blemishes treatment use dissolve half aspirin in lemon juice and apply on lesions.

Few Important Tips

  1. Initially start with 15% salicylic acid peel every day.
  2. Depending on your skin type increase time intervals of peel on face.
  3. If you see no results with 15% salicylic acid after weeks of application, try with 20%.
  4. You face will be left with frosting on skin, don’t alarmed by this.
  5. Remember topically application of salicylic acid results in break outs.
  6. First time users, stay in shade, wear sunscreen.
  7. If you see any side effects, stop using this chemical peel and consult your doctor.

Whats your recipe to make salicylic acid peel at home?

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