Using ingredients found in most kitchens, you can make an all-natural face mask at home. These masks are less expensive than store bought versions, and often the end results are just as dramatic. With key components like honey, egg whites and cinnamon, your face will instantly look brighter and smoother. These homemade ingredients can also help soothe troubled and irritated skin, get rid of pimples and reduce wrinkles and lines on your face.
Mix one egg white in a small dish until it is a thick foam. Egg whites form an excellent base for any homemade face mask and help to reduce the size of your pores.
Add three to five drops of lemon juice to your egg white. The lemon juice helps even out your skin tone.
Mix 1 tbsp of honey to the egg whites and lemon juice. Honey contains natural antioxidants and can help your skin retain moisture.
Sprinkle 1 to 2 tsp of cinnamon to the mixture. Cinnamon has a number of beneficial properties that help your skin look brighter and reduce lines on your face.
Apply the mixture to your skin liberally using your fingers, a make-up sponge or a brush. Let the mixture remain on your skin for 20 to 30 minutes. The mixture will start to make your face feel tight as the egg white dries.
Rinse your face thoroughly when finished. Your skin should look brighter and feel soft and smooth. Repeat application as necessary, usually once a week.
Remove any make-up from your face before applying your homemade face mask. Use your regular make-up remover or use olive oil for a natural face wash.
Tips and warnings
- Remove any make-up from your face before applying your homemade face mask. Use your regular make-up remover or use olive oil for a natural face wash.