• Kate Foster

5 DIY FACE MASKS FOR FLAWLESS SKIN

When your complexion is suffering, sometimes your everyday skincare routine isn't enough to battle the issue head on. You need a hardworking skin booster—A.K.A. a face mask. But what if you don't want to wait for one to ship, or you don't feel like shelling out the extra cash? Or—and we've all been there—you're not feeling super keen on showing your face at the store until things have cleared up a bit?


We've got you. Just find your top complexion concern below, corral the ingredients from your pantry, mix together, apply to your face, and let the concoction soak in for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse and pat on a hydrating serum and skin-balancing facial oil, like H2Glow and The Everything Oil, for maximum results. Repeat two to three times per week. You'll see a noticeable difference in no time!



FOR DRY SKIN

Kiss flakes goodbye. Honey draws moisture into the skin, oats seriously soothe, and avocado helps nourish and soften texture.

  • 1/2 of an avocado

  • 1 tablespoon of honey

  • Handful of oats or oat bran


FOR DULL SKIN

Papaya is chock-full of exfoliating enzymes, aloe vera is like a multi-vitamin for the skin, and cacao powder boosts circulation—meaning this mixture will give you an epic glow-up.

  • 1 tablespoon of cacao powder

  • 1/4 of a papaya

  • 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel


FOR ACNE-PRONE SKIN

You've probably heard about tea tree oil's blemish-busting powers. Paired with collagen-boosting squash and hydrating honey, it'll quell breakouts without drying you out.

  • 1 pureed butternut squash

  • 1 tablespoon of honey

  • 2 drops of tea tree oil


FOR DARK SPOTS AND ACNE SCARS

Turmeric has been proven to reverse hyperpigmentation and stop inflammation in its tracks. Just make sure to mix in yogurt or oil—or else the turmeric may stain your skin yellow.

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

  • 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt (or olive oil, or The Everything Oil)


FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

Yogurt's probiotics and soothing proteins are ideal for reactive complexions. Add in calming cocoa powder and nourishing honey, and you've got ideal the recipe for chilled-out skin.

  • 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt

  • 1 teaspoon of honey

  • 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder

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