Acne medications and skin care products keep skin moist and remove sebum from the skin to maintain proper skin health. The use of suitable skincare products according to the facial skin types results in healthy skin. Facial masks help in rejuvenation. Many face mask types are available in the cosmetic industry, but these have some disadvantages along with their intended effects. Therefore, we have focused on natural facial masks available in the market. This article presents the most effective home-made facial masks that naturally heals the skin.
Treating your acne-prone skin with a face mask does not require a trip to the beauty salon. With a few simple ingredients, you can create a mask according to your skin type. Whether you make them a part of an everyday routine or use them as once a week skin pampering, face masks are a great way to rejuvenate skin and optimize penetration of a concentrated ingredient. These natural face masks are highly beneficial when you have allergies to preservatives or certain components, and you are making it at home with all-natural ingredients. You know it is not going to harm your skin. But it does not mean everything in your pantry or fridge is safe. Even some natural ingredients can potentially cause unwanted irritation and other adverse effects. Avoid lemon or celery while making a mask as these can make skin sensitive and make you more likely to get a sunburn. To keep face mask safe and effect, dermatologists say keep it simple. Begin using two ingredients, and over time you can add more to your formula.
While creating an acne face mask at home, dermatologists recommend thinking about the specific skin issue you want to target. Check out whether your skin prone to redness or you have oily skin. Different face masks provide unique benefits to address your needs. Here are some dermatologically approve the masks for different skin types to give your face the right kind of tender loving care.
- For oily skin- Green tea and bentonite clay
Bentonite clay is an absorbent type of clay formed from aged volcanic ash and extremely effective. According to dermatologists, the clay absorbs the oil and induce a soothing effect.
Make a cup of green tea. Add two tablespoons of tea into a bowl. Dissolve a half teaspoon of Epsom salts in the bowl to scoop two tablespoons of tea. Mix in two tablespoons of bentonite clay and stir it until you have a smooth paste. Spread the paste evenly all over your face and skin. You can enjoy the remaining tea until your face mask gets dry. Rinse off your face with warm water after 15 minutes.
- For dry skin- Avocado-olive oil-honey mask
For a dose of moisture, honey and avocado are a simple yet effective combination that quickly softens and moisturizes the skin. Honey tends to moisturizes by drawing water to the surface of the skin. The natural ingredient has antibacterial benefits that lower the risk of irritation. Avocado contains natural oils that deeply nourishes the skin.
Mash ¼ of a whole avocado in a bowl and mix one teaspoon of honey and olive oil. Spread the formula all over your face and leave it for 15 to 20minutes. Wash off with warm water.
- For sensitive skin-honey-cucumber-tea mask
If you are someone with sensitive skin, it is best to use simple ingredients that are unlikely to irritate the skin—combining soothing ingredients such as cucumber and black tea. You can add a few drops of lavender or sandalwood oil- both essential oils have anti-inflammatory properties.
Take a cup of black tea by adding a spoon of honey, stir it until dissolved. You can add a few drops of your favorite essential oil if desired. Let the cucumber’s thin slices soak into the mixture for at least ten minutes. Take out the slices from the bowl and place evenly all over your face. Leave the slices for about 10 to 20 minutes. Wash off with warm water.
If these do not work, fix an appointment with a dermatologist, he/she may recommend you acne medications to heal your zits. Treatment for acne includes over the counter creams or gels, including the creams and gels, which works to remove dead skin cells and prevent clogging. Prescription acne medications help reduce acne-causing bacteria. For women, prescription medications such as Triluma cream may be used to minimize the effects of melasma.