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How To Make A Homemade Face Mask – Easy DIY Recipe

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Do you want glowing, beautiful, and healthy skin? Of course, everyone wants it, right? As a busy working mother, we are always tired of managing a lot of things. Work in the office and at home. Even though the school is closed, I still working from home, teaching online, marking homework, and doing a report for the school. Being a productive mom is really a challenge. If you want more tips on how to a productive working mom, you can read it here.

I think, lots of working mothers still working from home like me. Sometimes we do not get enough sleep and we do not have time to take care of ourselves.

As for me, I just want a simple beauty routine, so I’m not wasting my time because there are many more things that need to be taken care of.

How To Make A Homemade Face Mask - 3 Easy DIY Recipe

In this blog post, I want to share how to make a face mask for use once a week. Why I want to make it myself? Wouldn’t it be easier to just buy from the market? Before that, let me share my story. Actually, my skin is not perfect because I used to be obsessed with conventional products due to the influence of magazines full of product ads.

To get perfect skin, I tried a variety of products. But the result is my skin becomes more sensitive and difficult to manage. I switched to natural skincare, but for me, it was too expensive to buy, I could not afford to continue it every month. I decided to study the natural skincare course at the School of Natural Skincare, so I can make my own skincare.

The reason I’m making my own skincare is I want luxury skincare but at a cheaper price. I want to get rid of all of the toxins and fillers that can be found in skincare. The only thing I can do is to make it myself. I am able to test which ingredients are good or bad for my skin. It takes time in the beginning, but now, everything seems fine.

What I am sharing is the easiest recipe so you can do it without having to spend a long time making and preparing the ingredients.

Before we go to the face mask recipe, what you learned today is not a complicated face mask as sold in the market. I will teach you to make a dry face mask that uses clay as the base material. So you can keep it for 6-12 months without the need for any preservatives.

How to make a homemade face mask easy

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Masks made from clay are very good for cleansing and detoxifying the skin. It helps to smoothen the skin and brighter our skin so it helps to make your skin look glowing.

The equipment you need to make a face mask is simple. You can found it in your kitchen. You only need a measuring spoon or spatula for measuring and jars for storage. Just two pieces of equipment, no other complicated equipment needed. So, let’s start.

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How To Make A Homemade Face Mask – Homemade Face Masks For Acne

If you have acne and oily skin, I recommend you use French green-clay, rhassoul clay, or fullers earth. Choose one of the three or if you want more simple choose one. You can use essential oils that are suitable for acne-prone skin such as tea tree, lavender, chamomile, orange, geranium, and rosemary to make your face mask.

Recipe:

1 Tsp French green clay
1 drop of tea tree essential oil

You can replace the French green clay with the clay I listed above. Or you can use the recipe below that uses two types of clay.

1 Tsp of French green clay
1 Tsp Fullers Earth clay
1 drop of rosemary essential oil
1 drop of orange essential oil

How to use: Mix with water to activate the mask and apply evenly to the face. Leave-on for 10 minutes and rinse with water. Pat dry using a clean towel. You can replace water with honey, or floral water such as rosemary water or lavender water.

How to make a homemade face mask

How To Make A Homemade Face Mask – Homemade Face Mask For Glowing Skin

If you have dull skin, I recommend you use kaolin clay and rhassoul clay. You can use essential oils that are suitable for dull skin helichrysum, lavender, rose, or frankincense to make your face mask.

Recipe:

1 Tsp kaolin clay
1 drop of rose absolute essential oil

You can add other ingredients for a better effect. Below are the recipes, if you want more ingredients in your face mask.

1 Tbsp of kaolin clay
1/2 Tsp Cacao powder
2 drops of Jojoba oil
1 drop of lavender essential oil

How to use: Mix with water to activate the mask and apply evenly to the face. Leave-on for 10 minutes and rinse with water. Pat dry using a clean towel. You can replace water with honey, or floral water such as rosewater or lavender water.

How To Make A Homemade Face Mask – Homemade Moisturizing Face Mask For Dry Skin Sensitive Skin

If you have dry and sensitive skin, I recommend you use Kaolin clay and pink clay. You can use essential oils that are suitable for sensitive skin such as lavender and chamomile essential oil to make your face mask.

Recipe:

1 Tsp kaolin clay
1 drop of chamomile essential oil

For recipes that give a better effect. You can add oats to your face mask.

1 Tsp of Kaolin clay
1 Tsp Pink clay
1 Tsp of finely blended oat
1 drop of lavender essential oil
1 drop of chamomile essential oil

How to use: Mix with water to activate the mask and apply evenly to the face. Leave-on for 10 minutes and rinse with water. Pat dry using a clean towel. You can replace water with floral water such as chamomile water or lavender water or you can use 1 tsp aloe gel.

Homemade mask for dry skin

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So those are three easy recipes that are simple and easy to prepare. If you have a large container the size of 100-250g, you can double the above ingredients. Only mix with water, honey, or floral water when you want to use it. Make sure the jar you are using is always dry as we don’t put any preservative in it.

The water will make the face mask easy to grow bacteria and the shelf life decreases. Best of all, use a dry spoon every time you pick up a face mask from inside the jar. So you do not need to buy a face mask anymore, and the best is you don’t need a lot of time to make it. So, that’s all for the post “How To Make A Homemade Face Mask”. I hope these recipes help ya.

Happy DIY.

Alia

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