For oily or acne-prone skin, take one ripe banana and blend it with 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Leave on for 15 minutes. If you have dry skin, mix half of a mashed avocado with 1/4 cup of honey for a mask that will add tons of moisture to your face. Leave on for 10 minutes.
Facial Mask 4 (Best Overall): I learned this facial recipe from an Indian friend during college, who learned it from her mom. She said it does just about everything for your face that you would want a facial mask to do, including softening, giving your face a slight glow, evening out complexion, reducing irritation (including acne and puffiness), and alleviating facial hair. To make it, mix 1 tablespoon besan (chickpea/garbanzo bean flour), 1 tablespoon milk, and 1/8 teaspoon turmeric. …
Love this. Been using it daily for months. It's awesome and my face has never been so free of breakouts!!!!! Honey face wash: 1/4 cup honey, 1.5 tsp - 1.5 TBS cinnamon, 1/2 - 2 tsp. nutmeg. Combine in a container and use 1 tsp. per wash (2-3 times/week) On off days, use just honey.
Apple Cider Vinegar Facial Toner. Malic and lactic acids found in the vinegar help to soften and exfoliate your skin, reduce red marks, and treat acne on both your face and body. Apple cider vinegar also tones your skin to the proper pH and gives you that ‘glow’ – naturally! . So basically, it's a wonderful beauty secret hiding in your kitchen cupboard! ....did I mention how cheap this is?!
DIY Acne treatment: The baking soda exfoliates and fights acne while the acid in the orange juice tightens pores and the vitamin C brightens. Here are her instructions: Mix 1 tbsp real orange juice with 1 tbsp baking soda (I like to use a shot glass – ha!). Add more baking soda as needed to thicken mask. leave on 20min dont wrinkle face, warm water rinse circular motion, light moisturizer ta dah
Witch Hazel and apple cider vinegar toner Mix it well and then store it in a spray bottle. Using a cotton pad, use this toner 2 times a day. This toner will minimize the pore size and will also absorb excess oil as it has anti- inflammatory benefits. Not only this, you will also notice tightening of your skin with regular usage.