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7 Must Try Homemade Face Masks For Glowing Skin

7 Must Try Homemade Face Masks For Glowing Skin

We all want a glowing complexion without the hefty spa price tag right?  I used to get a facial once a month in my pre kids life, but since becoming a mom I have found a complete lack of time for this!  Not to mention the fact that I have been trying to remove excess chemical products from my skincare routine.  So I decided it was time to start looking into ways to treat my face from home that way I can use ingredients I already have, that are not filled with chemicals, and that can be done in the few spare moments that I have at home!  Winning all the way around!  There are so many DIY face masks out there but today I have rounded up a few that I feel are easy to master and produce some nice results.  Head to these blog posts to learn all the details and show these ladies some love! Hope you enjoy!

DIY Orange Turmeric Revitalizing Face Mask -  For a while now I have been hearing about the wonderful benefits of Turmeric.  It has been said to treat everything from diabetes to depression and high cholesterol and that is just the beginning.  Now I have no evidence to back any of these claims up, but if this natural ingredient is truly that powerful it must be good in a face mask right?  This recipe is full of anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredients as well as ingredients that will moisturize and brighten the skin, this one has it all!  Few disclaimers for this one though: wear clothing that you don't mind if it gets stained, and wear sunscreen if you will be headed out in the sun after applying due to the citrus oils.  Head over this great blog here and get all the details.

Homemade Hibiscus And Lavender Face Mask - I was immediately drawn to the rich color and exotic sound of this face mask.  I had no idea the wonderful properties that the hibiscus flower holds for the skin and body.  To top it off, the scent of hibiscus and lavender is just heavenly.  Get the full scoop on the benefits of hibiscus and this face mask here.

Homemade Chocolate Masks -  Who says chocolate can only be used for binge eating and Valentine's Day?  Okay, but seriously now these face masks are actually starting to make me hungry.  Dark chocolate is a natural antioxidant and superfood believe it or not, making this a great mask to try out.  You can read about it here and another variety can be found on Gourmade In The Kitchen here.

DIY Pink Clay and Rose Face Mask -   How pretty do these ingredients look?  Rose is a wonderful ingredient to add to your skin care routine as it helps to cleanse, calm, and moisturize the skin.  This recipe is easy to follow and will leave your face feeling smooth and fresh.  Get all the details here.

Cucumber, Honey and Oat Face Mask - When you envision a spa treatment do cucumber eye masks come to mind?  Cucumber has long been used in skincare due to its moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and firming properties.  This mask also adds a measure of exfoliation for a glowing complexion.  Get the full list of ingredients and directions here.

DIY Edible Mud Mask Spa Day Recipe -    I don't know about you guys, but my girls definitely have a Peppa Pig obsession going on right now.  And every time I see Peppa playing in the mud I am like, please oh please don't let my girls think that this is a fun idea! But really I guess I should just live a little.  And what better way to do that than to slather mud on myself.  Head here to see what ingredients are included in this delicious all natural face mask.

And there you have it!  I hope you try out some of these masks and see how easy it is to treat yourself at home using all natural ingredients!

 

7 Things I Wish I Would Have Known When I Started Using Essential Oils

7 Things I Wish I Would Have Known When I Started Using Essential Oils

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