- Written by Sharon Holts
Love how your face feels after an expensive facial mask treatment but can’t afford the costly trips to salon’s or spas. You can create these rejuvenating facial masks at home with ingredients you already have in cabinets or the refrigerator. Facialmaskbible.com contains homemade facial mask recipes for rejuvenation, oily, and dry skin types and masks to relieve acne.
A homemade face mask can firm and revitalize the skin. You can help eliminate wrinkles and have healthier skin. There are basically three types of skin, oily, normal and dry, but it's best to try to keep skin balanced, and to realize that the skin should not look dry, shiny or bright. Facial masks are very useful for balancing and giving a softer and smoother facial skin. They also help the improve circulation in the face and skin cleansing. Homemade facial masks can use a number of vegetables and fruits like banana, avocado, grapes, melon, peach and nectarine to give you a 100% natural spa experience.
The face mask application is a part of a full facial treatment. Creamy foundation is formulated with various skin care ingredients and can be applied to give a smooth skin. The expected benefits of facial masks are hydration, rejuvenation, cleansing the pores and tone skin lightening. You can use commercially available or homemade masks for this purpose. Deciding to make homemade face masks leaves you with a selection of natural ingredients that are less expensive and safer than commercial products.
Because our skin is the largest organ of the body and the first line of defense against foreign substances it is very important that we take proper care of it. There are many types of skin, so you need to pay particular attention to which facial mask recipe you use. Selection of the ingredients that are appropriate for your skin type is the first step in the homemade facial mask process. What seems ideal for oily skin will have the opposite effect on a dry skin type. As an example, applying a clay based facial mask to help control excess production of oil, may work well on an oily skin type but can cause excessive skin dryness with a dry skin type. So, first try to identify your skin type before starting facial masks at home.
Most of the natural ingredients can be located in the kitchen or around the home to make your own easy facial masks for hydration. If you have oily or facial skin that is prone to acne, mud or clay-based masks work well to balance your skin. Dryer skin benefits from mask designed to hydrate with ingredients such as honey, oils and glycerin. For rejuvenating skin try the recipes that include green tea or ginseng .
A mask should always be applied on a perfectly cleansed skin, clean and dry. If you are able, perform a gentle scrub just before your facial application. You can also use steaming water to help open skin pores before applying the mask.
Written By: Sharon Holts