DIY Face Masks for Glowing Bridal Skin

 

Relaxation is a must when it comes to all things wedding. Whether you are in the midst of planning your nuptials, or just got back from the alter, it's never a bad idea to take some "me time." These DIY face mask ideas will allow you to put your feet up and chill, while getting great skin in the process!

Step 1: Cleanse your face. Use your favourite cleanser to clear away any makeup or oils.

Step 2: Steam. Pour boiled water into a bowl and add a drops of essential oil. Place a towel over your head and hover over the bowl, creating a steamy sanctuary. 

Step 3: Exfoliate. Use your favourite exfoliant or create your own with 1 part oil (coconut, olive) to 2 parts sugar. Rub in a circular motion for 60 seconds and rinse away.

Step 4: Create a DIY mask using any of the following recipes.

Brightening and Stimulating Coffee mask

6 Tablespoons of yogurt 

1 Tablespoon honey 

2-4  Tablespoons of coffee grounds (the more you add the more exfoliation) 

Why it works

Honey is a humectant which means it draws moisture from the air and puts it in to your skin making it one of the best moisturizers 

The coffee grounds provide a great scrub and amazing scent 

The yogurt helps smooth and soften 

How to   

Combine ingredients in a small bowl and mix

Apply mask to face   ◇ with this mask I would recommend scrubbing in circular motions while applying ◇ 

Wait approximately 10 minutes until mask begins to feel stiff 

W ash off and apply moisturizer, serum or beauty oil as normal

Viola! Enjoy your beautiful soft skin 

 

De-puff and Redness Reducing Turmeric mask

Why it works

Turmeric is antiseptic and antibacterial which helps with any acne, inflammation as well as detoxifying the skin

Ginger has anti aging properties, helps tone the skin and will give you radiant glowing skin

The oats allow for gentle exfoliation and helps bind the mask together

Yogurt helps tighten pores and can help dissolve dead skin  

How to

2 teaspoons turmeric 

1 teaspoon fresh ginger (chopped finely or grated) 

1 Tablespoon oats 

5 Tablespoon yogurt  

Apply mask to the face 

Allow the mask to sit for about 15-20 minutes 

W ash off and apply moisturizer, serum or beauty oil as normal

 

Smooth and Glow Mask

Why it works

Banana is rich in viatiam E and C which are full of  antioxidant which help protect our skin from the sun

 Bananas also add a ton of moisture to the skin  

Avocado is full of healthy fats which makes the skin look and healthy incredibly healthy

Egg helps shrink and tighten pores

Coconut oil penetrates the skin which allows for deep hydrating  

How to

1 small banana

1/2 an avocado

1 egg

1 teaspoon coconut oil

Apply mask to the face (this one works best if you  

Allow the mask to sit for about 20-25minutes 

W ash off and apply moisturizer, serum or beauty oil as normal

 

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