Homemade facial masks to get flawless skin on your wedding

A flawless skin is the pride and joy of most people though having one is most important for women who are about to get married. Since the bride is the undoubted star of any wedding, it becomes even more important for her to possess a glowing, youthful and radiant skin that can match the glamor of her dress. Though expensive spa treatments are a quick fix way to get great skin, it can also be very expensive and can at times even have side effects. However, homemade facial masks are a great alternative to chemical-based skin treatments. Most of these can be concocted using resources easily found in the kitchen and cause no harm to the skin. Here’s our list of easy to make and super effective facial masks that that supply energy, vitamins and other nutrients to your skin.

Heavy Cream Facial Mask

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon Heavy Cream (Milk Cream)

1 Tablespoon Honey

1 gram Baking Soda

Procedure

A great skin smoothening pack, the Heavy Cream Facial Mask replenishes dull and dry skin in mere minutes and leaves it looking supple and glowing. To prepare this mask, take a tablespoon of heavy cream or whipping cream and mix it with approximately one gram of baking soda. Gently stir this mixture till it acquires the texture of shaving foam. Then, fold in the honey and mix well. Apply this mask to your face and neck with your fingertips. Since it doesn’t contain any astringent-like substances, it can also be applied to the under eye area even over the eyebrows. Leave this mask on for 20minutes and cleanse with lukewarm water.

Coconut Oil and Yogurt Facial Mask for brides in their 30s

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons Fractionated Coconut Oil (Light Coconut Oil)

1 Egg Yolk

1 Tablespoon Honey

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

1 Teaspoon Sugar

Procedure

A great rejuvenator that doesn’t leave the skin greasy, the Coconut Oil and Yogurt Facial Mask for brides is perfect for brides in their 30s. Even from first application, the mask works great leaving visible effects. The Vitamins Lecithins, Sugars and Medium Chain Triglycerides arrest the aging process and make the skin supple instantly. To make, simply blend all the Ingredients in a blender and apply to the face using a facial brush. Leave on the skin for 25 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Finish the mask with a splash of cold water to seal in the goodness of the mask.

Sweet Peas and Carrot Juice Facial Mask for brides in their 40s

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons Sweet Peas

1 Tablespoon Evening Primrose Oil

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

1 Tablespoon Grape Seed Extract

1/2 Cup Carrot Juice

Procedure

For brides in their 40s, achieving a natural glow while ensuring minimum damage to the skin is essential. Since more collagen is built by Grape seed extracts and the cross linking of collagen is facilitated by the enzyme Lysyl Oxidase that is inhibited by an enzyme inhibitor called 3-Amino- Propionitrile found in Sweet Peas, this mask serves as a great alternative to a professional skin tightening treatment. To make the mask, simply blend all the Ingredients in a blender till a smooth, lump-free texture is achieved. If the mixture appears a little mealy, adjust its consistency by using a few more tablespoons of carrot juice. Smooth on the skin using your fingertips and leave the mask on for half and hour to 40 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and finish with a cold splash.

Yogurt and Honey Facial Mask

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon Brewer’s Yeast

1/2 Cup Yogurt

1 Tablespoon Honey

Procedure

This mask is more suitable for acne-prone skin or skin types that are more susceptible to breakage caused due to sun exposure or pollution. To make this mask, mix the yogurt with the yeast and refrigerate the mixture overnight. In the morning, after bringing the mask to room temperature, stir in the honey and apply a heavy coat of it. Leave on for 30 minutes and cleanse with lukewarm water. The vitamin B complex heavy mask is great for removing blemishes and skin imperfections as well.

Banana and Avocado Facial Mask

Ingredients

½ Banana (ripe)

½ Avocado (over-ripe)

1 Tablespoon Cucumber (chopped)

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Procedure

One of the best masks to instantly smoothen skin texture, the Banana and Avocado Facial Mask is also one of the simplest to prepare. To prepare, simply blend all the Ingredients in a blender and apply a thick layer of it. Let the mask sit for 30 minutes and rinse with cold water to get a great natural glow.

Sesame Oil and Aloe Vera Gel Facial Mask

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons Sesame Oil

2 Tablespoons Aloe Vera Gel

1 Teaspoon Wheat Germ Oil

12 drops Cinnamon Oil

12 drops Lavender Oil

Procedure

Oil cleansing is one of the best methods to get a clear and supple skin. The Sesame Oil and Aloe Vera Gel Facial Mask is also a great facial mask for protection against the sun though you would still need to wear a sunscreen to ensure optimum sun protection. To make this mask, simply combine all the Ingredients in a bowl and apply a medium heavy layer on the face and neck. Keep the mask on for as ling as you can and before rinsing, gently massage your face with your fingertips in a circular motion. Rinse with cold water or wipe off with a damp towel.

Apple and Peach Facial Mask

Ingredients

¼ Apple

½ Peach

½ Tomato

1/4 Cup Milk

1 Tablespoon Almond Oil

Procedure

One of the best facial masks to rejuvenate the skin, the Apple and Peach Facial Mask is a great way to incorporate fresh and organic Ingredients in your skincare regimen. To prepare this mask, simple peel all the fruits and coarsely mash them using a fork or spoon. Add the milk and oil to the fruit pulp and place the mixture over double boiler stirring consistently. Cook the mixture till it acquires a custard-like consistency. Cool the mixture before applying it liberally all over the face and neck. Keep the mask on for 30 minutes and rinse with cool water.

Strawberry and Egg White Facial Mask

Ingredients

1 Egg White

1 Strawberry

1 Tablespoon Starch

As needed Rose water

Procedure

A great homemade peel off mask, the Strawberry and Egg White Facial Mask helps tighten the skin instantly. To prepare the mask, boil the starch in necessary quantity of water and add the other Ingredients to form a thick paste. Apply the mask all over the face and neck leaving out the eyes and lips. Allow the mask to dry and then peel off from the neck up gently. If you need to rinse your face, dab a cotton ball with rose water and cleanse your face.

Almond Oil and Olive Oil Facial Mask

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon Almond Oil

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

1 Tablespoon Wheat Germ Oil

30 drops Nigella Oil (Black Cumen)

1 Teaspoon Vitamin E Oil

2 Tablespoons Horse Chestnut (Buckeye)

Procedure

A great mask to rejuvenate the under eye area, the Almond Oil and Olive Oil Facial Mask can be prepared by mixing all Ingredients in a blender. Apply the mask under the eye and leave on for 30 minutes before rinsing off with cold water. Use the mask every other day for best results.

Honey Oatmeal Facial Mask

Ingredients

Best Moisturizing Facial Mask

1 Tablespoon Homemade Vaseline

1 Tablespoon Heavy cream

1 Teaspoon Cottage cheese

1 Teaspoon Honey

1 Teaspoon Oatmeal

Procedure

To make homemade Vaseline, grate one tablespoon of beeswax and microwave it with a quarter cup of Almond Oil for 2 minutes. To make the mask mix all the Ingredients using a blender and allow the mixture to cool. Smooth the mixture onto the face and let the mask sit for 10 minutes. Cleanse the mask with warm water and finish with a cold splash.

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