Exfoliating face masks

Exfoliating face masks
Exfoliating face masks

How often do you exfoliate your facial skin? This care is necessary because thanks to it, the layer of dead skin cells is removed, which in turn improves her complexion, reduces the visibility of spots, pores are not clogged as much, and blackheads and pimples form less.

In addition to the peels that are available on the market, we can also prepare exfoliants at home to let act as masks. See a few ideas that, with good tolerance, you can do 1 time a week or 1-2 times a month.

Exfoliating face mask with cinnamon and flaxseed

A wonderful face mask that helps renew the skin, also suitable for acne-prone skin. Ingredients such as cinnamon and flaxseed, as well as the others you will read about in the list, contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, fatty acids, act antibacterially, have a soothing effect on the skin.

The mask is applied to clean and dry skin with light massage movements, avoiding the area around the eyes, then leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. Finally, apply a suitable cream. Here are the necessary ingredients to make it:

  • 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed, the more finely ground the better;
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon;
  • 1 teaspoon honey;
  • 1-2 tablespoons yogurt.

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Apple Cinnamon Pore Cleansing Face Mask

Fruits are often part of our home care for beautiful skin. This mask is especially suitable if your skin is more oily or pimples often appear. The natural alpha-hydroxy acids in apples and yogurt gently exfoliate the skin, while oatmeal soothes inflammation.Last but not least, fragrant cinnamon has antibacterial and antifungal properties. How to prepare your face mask? Secure:

  • 1/2 apple, finely grated;
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt;
  • 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, ground if possible;
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

If you have a blender or a food processor, you can combine everything in this appliance. Apply the mask with gentle massaging movements, avoiding the eye area, and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water and apply appropriate cosmetics.

Peeling mask with yogurt and carrots

A mask that nourishes every skin type, removing dead skin cells to reveal skin's beauty and radiance.

You will need:

  • ΒΌ cup cooked carrots, cooled;
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt;
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar or ground flaxseed;
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric.

All ingredients are combined, then the mask is applied to the face with light massage movements. Massage for about 1-2 minutes and leave on for another 15. after rinsing with lukewarm water, you can apply suitable cosmetics.

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