Skin Care | 7 DIY Food Masks That Really Work
  • When the power goes out, you have two options when it comes to the food in your fridge: Eat it or put it to good use. We vote for the latter with these DIY face mask recipes. 

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  • This particular mask helps exfoliate dead skin cells and gives your face a boost of vitamin C. 

    Step 1: Combine 2 tbsp plain yogurt and 2 tbsp honey in a bowl and mix well. 

    Step 2: Mash up 1/4 cup mixed berries and add to the bowl, along with 1 tbsp lemon juice.

    Step 3: Apply the mixture to your face and let sit for 10 minutes before washing off with warm water.

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  • This mask is perfect for those with anti-aging concerns.

    Step 1: Combine 2 tbsp avocado flesh, 2 tbsp honey and 1 egg yolk into a bowl.

    Step 2: Mash all the ingredients until smooth.

    Step 3: Spread the mixture onto your face and neck and leave on for 30 minutes before washing off.

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  • This mask can help soothe irritated, red skin.

    Step 1: Peel a peach and remove the pit before mashing it up in a bowl. 

    Step 2: Mix in 2 tbsp yogurt and 1/2 tsp baking soda to the peach.

    Step 3: Apply the mask to your face and keep it on until dry. Remove with warm water.

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  • The pumpkin enzymes in this mask will help reduce breakouts and brighten skin.

    Step 1: Remove 1/2 cup of pulp from your pumpkin and place into a bowl. Mash it up until it becomes a smooth paste.

    Step 2: Stir in 2 eggs, 1 tsp almond milk, 2 tsp apple cider vinegar.

    Step 3: Apply the mask to clean skin and leave on for 15 minute. Rinse the mask off and apply a moisturizer. 

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  • Use this mask to exfoliate and brighten skin.

    Step 1: Mash up 8 strawberries using a fork.

    Step 2: Mix in 3 tbsp honey.

    Step 3: Apply to clean skin and leave on for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water.

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  • We love this mask for its use of refrigerated coffee cream, which we always have in abundance. 

    Step 1: Mix 1 tbsp refrigerated coffee cream with 1 tsp turmeric powder. 

    Step 2: Apply the paste to wet skin and leave on for about 15 minutes or until dry. 

    Step 3: Wash off with warm water.

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7 DIY Food Masks That Really Work




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