how to make homemade face masks for Dry Skin

How to make homemade face masks for Dry Skin

How to make homemade face masksNo matter what type of skin you have, you can benefit from a face mask. Numerous face mask products are available on store shelves, but they may contain harsh chemicals that can actually irritate your skin as easily as they refresh it. Fortunately, you can find many items to benefit the skin right in your kitchen. Once you narrow down your skin type, making a homemade face mask requires nothing more than following a few simple steps.

For Dry Skin:

Step 1

Squeeze the juice from one fresh lemon into a bowl. Lemon has well-known astringent properties that help to slough off dry, dead skin cells.

Step 2
Add 1 tbsp. of honey to the lemon juice. The June 1, 2008, issue of "Clinical Infectious Diseases" reports that honey has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. The study, from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, was conducted using medical grade honey. To reap the most benefits from honey, use pure, raw honey, which you can find in a natural health food store.

Step 3

Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil, which will act as a skin moisturizer, to the honey and lemon and whisk well.

Step 4

Apply the mixture to the face and leave on for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Rinse your skin well with lukewarm water and pat dry.