Face masks can take care of your skin. There are so many types of face masks. But, the ingredients in a face mask matter most.
For example- If you have dry skin, then you need to hydrate your skin.
Hence, you should choose your face mask wisely. Now, it may not be always possible for you to go to beauty salons. That’s why you should prepare your own face mask at home.
But, before preparing your face masks, you should know the proper process of making them. Hence, a guide is given below to make beneficial face masks at home.
1) The Types Of Face Masks
Face masks are of two types – peel off and wash off. ‘Peel off’ face masks are applied on facial skin and the mask creates a thin layer. You have to remove the layer and then you can wash your face.
‘Wash off’ face masks also create a thin layer on your skin. But, you have to wash your face to remove it. This mask can cleanse your skin and it can make your skin glow.
‘Peel off’ face masks are good for acne-prone skin and wrinkles. Hence, you should know – why you want to apply the face mask on your skin!
2) Choose The Ingredients
Ingredients are the most important part of a face mask. Proper ingredients can truly improve your skin condition. But. wrong ingredients may not work well on your skin.
Aloe Vera gel, honey, Greek yogurt, lemon, juice, cucumber, olive oil, coconut oil, cocoa powder, clean water, avocado, papaya, banana, and more ingredients are used to make face masks.
Each of these ingredients has its own merits and demerits. So, know these ingredients well before you make a face mask.
For example – Honey can kill bacteria on your skin or Aloe Vera gel can hydrate and soothe your facial skin.
Some ingredients may not suit your face. Hence, if you have sensitive skin, then choose your face mask ingredients carefully.
3) Take Proper Quantities
To make a face mask, you have to mix multiple ingredients. Though a face mask doesn’t require a huge amount of ingredients. But, proper quantity is the soul of a good face mask.
Usually, 1 tablespoon or 1/2 tablespoon quantity is enough for a single ingredient. But, sometimes it may take two tablespoons to make a face mask.
For example – 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 tablespoons of milk, and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice can create a well-balanced mixture. This face mask can provide you a healthy, soft, and moisturized skin.
4) How To Apply
The application process of a face mask is a crucial part. First of all, you should always apply a face mask fresh. You shouldn’t keep a face mask long hours in a freezer. Secondly, you should wash off or peel off your face mask within 30 minutes. Now, some face masks require only 10 to 15 minutes to work on your skin.
Before washing a face mask, you should know – how to wash a face mask. Some face masks require lukewarm water and some face masks require cold water to wash it off. Hence, you should pay attention to wash your face mask properly.
Today you can find hundreds of DIY face masks ideas. But, you should know – which is the correct face mask for your skin. It’s not so difficult to make a face mask at your home. Just pick the right ingredients and make your skin healthy and beautiful.