At-home face masks are a great way to elevate your skincare routine and pamper yourself at home. While you may think that you need expensive products and brands to treat yourself to an at-home spa night, this couldn’t be farther from the case! Some of the best face masks come from the vitamins and minerals from the earth. You may be surprised to learn how many common household items hiding in your cupboards can double as a nourishing face mask. This way, you can also control the ingredients that are soaking into your skin rather than some of the hidden ones that may be in products from the store.
From lemons to turmeric to oats, follow along as we outline some of the best ingredients and face mask recipes to help you achieve glowing skin at-home.
Honey And Matcha Face Mask
Honey is a common item that most families keep in their home. It also doubles as an amazing skincare ingredient since it is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and soothing properties. This particular recipe also contains green tea, in the form of matcha, which contains antioxidants to fight free radicals. Be sure to opt for a matcha powder that doesn’t contain any sweeteners or additives. You could also opt for green tea leaves if you don’t have matcha on hand.
Ingredients & How To Apply
- 1-teaspoon (tsp) of matcha powder
- 1-tsp of honey
- 1-tsp of sweet almond or jojoba oil
Mix the honey, matcha and oil of choice until they form into a thick paste. Apply to the skin and leave on for 15-minutes. Rinse with warm water and a wash cloth.