Everyone wants great skin. It’s one of the first things we see in the morning upon waking, and others are constantly looking at it throughout the day. While there are tons of beauty products that can aide in this, you can also take a natural, fruitful approach to beautiful skin.
Why spend so much money on expensive face products when you can make them by yourself at home? These masks are quick and easy to make. The best part of making these fruit face masks? You can eat anything you don’t use!
Here are four fruit face mask recipes to get youthful and fresh looking skin, according to skincare experts.
1. Cocoa Dream Hydration Mask
“Avocado is extremely hydrating, cocoa is pore-refining and a great antioxidant, and honey is antibacterial and soothing.”—Holly Monson.
1. Mash 1 quarter of avocado.
2. Stir in 1 Tblsp. cocoa powder and 1 Tblsp. honey.
3. Apply to clean face for 10 minutes.
4. Remove with warm water, tone, and moisturize.
2. Summer Strawberry Facial Mask
“This mask is great for all skin types and will naturally exfoliate and brighten over time. Strawberries are great for brightening, refining pores, and are a natural antioxidant. Lemon brightens and acts as a natural preservative. Honey is healing and antibacterial, while Greek yogurt contains lactic acid that will help dissolve dead skin.”—Holly Monson.
1. Blend 3 strawberries and 1 oz. lemon juice. Pour into mixing bowl or storage container.
2. Add 1 container of personal size Greek yogurt and 1 oz. honey, then mix everything together.
3. Place in freezer for 20 minutes.
4. Apply to clean skin leave on for 10 minutes remove with warm cloth.
3. Organic Banana Face Mask
“Your skin will have a healthy glow after applying this tropical mask to your face. This recipe is designed for all skin types.”—Sharōn Ronen L.E.
1. Mash one half of a banana.
2. Mix in a tablespoon of orange juice and a tablespoon of honey.
3. Apply to the face and keep the mixture on for 15 minutes.
4. Rinse with lukewarm water and then moisturize.
4. Honey & Papaya Lightening Mask
“This mask is specifically for those who have hyper-pigmentation, sun spots, and uneven pigment.”—Sharōn Ronen.
1. Blend together two tablespoons of honey and half a cup of mashed ripe papaya.
2. Apply on the face evenly for 15-20 minutes.
3. Rinse with lukewarm water and then moisturize.