The average person would much rather fight the aging process than allow it to overpower them, especially if they can do something about it. Age can be an unkind reminder that human beings are fragile, which is why it is a popular sight to see women and even a few men doing everything in their power to fight back. One option for dealing with these challenges is expensive spa treatments, which involve massages and face masks; however, this option is generally reserved for the rich and famous. The good news is that there are homemade options that can accomplish the same goal and here are a few of them.
There is a reason why those expensive spa treatments work, and it is because it interacts with and moisturizes the skin. Begin with an avocado, make sure that it is ripe. Add some lemon juice, no more than one teaspoon. Introduce the white of an egg, which has been allowed to get to room temperature first. Mix the three ingredients together with a fork or a wire whisk to help everything blend with each other and remove any unwanted lumps. Apply evenly to the face, cover and allow it to dry. Wait for at least half an hour before rinsing with warm water.
For this next remedy half of a banana should be used, which will need to be turned into puree using a spatula or wooden spoon. Once the desired texture has been reached, half teaspoon of cinnamon and two tablespoons of honey must be added. Apply the mixture to the face and allow it to sit for a full thirty minutes before rinsing everything off with warm water. This carefully thought-out combination will work towards reviving and moisturizing skin that is unusually dry and showing signs of irritation.
Use a teaspoon of oatmeal from breakfast and grind it up so that it resembles a powder. Add a teaspoon of plain yogurt, for best results consider using the organic kind. In the microwave, warm a teaspoon of honey and add it to the yogurt and oatmeal powder before mixing everything together and turning it into a paste. After washing the face, quickly apply the combination and allow it to remain for approximately 10 but no longer than 15 minutes. Make sure that no residue is being left behind by rinsing everything off with warm water.
A mocha cappuccino is a great way to begin the day or introduce a pick me up to an otherwise slow afternoon. Combine 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder with the same amount of espresso beans, which have been turned into powder. Using no more than six tablespoons of yogurt and 1 ½ tablespoons of honey, which has been warmed in the microwave, combine everything together in a small mixing bowl. Apply evenly to the face and allow it to turn into a dry mask. After about 15 to 20 minutes, wash everything off with warm water.
It makes a great pie, but pumpkin is also an excellent ingredient for face masks. You will need one egg, half teaspoon of honey, one teaspoon of milk and ¼ cup of pulp from a pumpkin. Mix everything together using a wire whisk until it resembles a paste before applying it to the face. The mixture should be allowed to remain in this position for no more than 20 minutes before removing with room-temperature water. It should be noted that improved results are generally realized if the face is washed before each application. Once the masks have been removed a moisturizer can be applied.