#ZAlebsBeauty - 5 homemade face masks to try out for better skin

#ZAlebsBeauty - 5 homemade face masks to try out for better skin

Feb 15, 2018, 05:42 AM

Scoop Makhathini

Anyone who has been on the quest for clear skin, knows that you’re going to have to try a million different things before finding out what works perfectly for you. Whether it’s dry, oily or sensitive everybody’s skin is different so each approach has to be tailored. 

Which is why natural products are the best thing to try in this regard as they have a high chance of being effective without posing the risk of too much damage. Check out these five natural remedies to try out for clearer skin. 

1. Turmeric, raw milk/greek yogurt, honey 

You will need: 

Turmeric, raw milk/greek yogurt, honey
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  • 1 teaspoon (tsp) of turmeric
  • 3 tsps of raw milk/greek yogurt (full fat/unflavoured)
  • 1 tsp of raw honey

Raw milk is unpasteurized milk that has been expressed straight from the cow. It’s more yellow than pasteurised milk but it is important to note that the colour, and flavour, will change throughout the year, depending on what the cow is eating. It is also creamier than pasteurized milk. 


How to use:  

- Turmeric can stain the fingers (and give the skin a yellow tint if left on for too long) so apply it using an old makeup brush or a cotton ball. Do not apply on/around the eyes and mouth

- Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes 

- Rinse off and moisturise the skin as per usual

2. Cinnamon, honey, aloe vera 

*Do not use on sensitive skin 

Cinnamon, honey, aloe vera
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You will need: 

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsps raw honey 
  • 1 inch of fresh aloe vera plant (only for the gel inside) OR 2 tsps aloe vera juice 

How to use:  

- Mix into a paste and apply to the face. Do not apply on/around the eyes and mouth

- Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes 

- Rinse off and moisturise the skin as per usual

3. Green tea, honey, lemon, brown sugar

Green tea, honey, lemon, brown sugar
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You will need: 

  • 1 tablespoon of green tea (you can tear open a tea bag and use the contents)
  • 1 tablespoon of raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons of sugar (preferably brown)

How to use:  

- Mix into a paste and apply to the face. Do not apply on/around the eyes and mouth

- Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes 

- Rinse off and moisturise the skin as per usual


4. Baking soda, honey, coconut/olive oil

Baking soda, honey, coconut/olive oil
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  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tbsp of raw honey
  • 1 tsp of coconut/olive oil

How to use:  

- Mix into a paste and apply to the face in a circular motion  for 1-2 minutes. Do not apply on/around the eyes and mouth

- Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes 

- Rinse off and moisturise the skin as per usual


5. Apple cider vinegar, honey and baking soda

  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 
  • 2 tsps raw honey 
  • 1 tsp baking soda

How to use:  

- Mix into a paste and apply to the face. Do not apply on/around the eyes and mouth

- Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes 

- Rinse off and moisturise the skin as per usual


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Kay Tatyana Selisho

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