There are a certain number of foods that have great health effects for all skin types inside and out. Here we discuss the benefits when used as face masks for all skin types and for most skin attacks that we may experience on a day to day basis. Together with some certain plant-based oils and other spices, they can do wonders. You might not be a spicy person with your food consumption but you might fall in love with them as used on the outside as facial masks.
Cucumbers have a healing and cooling effect and besides them being famous for under-eye circles they can make a soothing face mask for sun-damaged skin. They are super hydrating and great with dry and sensitive skin.
Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C. They contain all the major carotenoids that protect your skin against sun damage and prevent wrinkling. They contain natural bleaching agents and they reduce acne and oiliness.
It has some highly all-around beneficial oils from consumption to hair masks and face masks. Avocados are a wonderful skin moisturizer that encourages skin regeneration and very beneficial for dry or sensitive skin and sun-damaged skin. They are rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, D, and E.
It contains a high level of vitamin C and contains alpha-hydroxy acids for even skin tone and brighter complexion. Skin toner that has a lightening effect.
Papaya has an anti-aging effect and can help get rid of dark spots. It contains papain that dissolves the dead outer layer of the skin.
It helps to fight acne. It is rich in antioxidants and promotes youthful-looking skin by improving the skin cell’s collagen production naturally.
7. Ground Coffee
It works as a gentle exfoliator also great for treating or getting rid of cellulite. it reduces inflammation and has calming effects. ground coffee can decrease the appearance of fine lines, sunspots and redness.
Honey is a humectant that helps your skin to absorb and lock in moisture. It is antibacterial and effective with acne-prone skin.
9. Green Tea/Herbs
Green teas are powerful antioxidants, brewed and used as a face mask will calm irritated skin, soothe sun-damaged skin and reduce inflammation. The tea bags can be used for reducing dark circles over the eyes or to reduce puffiness. Green tea can soothe, cleanse and tone the skin.
Oats helps with inflammation and soothes irritated skin. It contains compounds known as saponins that act as a natural cleanser.
11. Brown Rice
Brown rice flour is a high antioxidant and protein-rich source for cleaning out pores, softening the skin, and fighting off the aging signs
The well-known loved spice that has some awesome astringent properties. It is also anti-inflammatory and antioxidant helping to fight wrinkles and fade away acne scars. It doesn’t only stain the skin but everything it comes in contact with its harsh colour. Mix with oil to make a paste for your face mask. It has anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties and will help with skin brightening.
12. Plain Yoghurt
It contains lactic acid, probiotics, calcium and proteins. A mild exfoliant that softens the skin. It soothes the skin especially after sunburn and it promotes a healthy glow.
13. Sea Salt
A natural exfoliant to get rid of dead skin. Exfoliation is another crucial part of skin care to get healthy-looking skin. Exfoliating also allows your skin to absorb all the goodness of the products or facial masks used.
Another way to naturally exfoliate and get rid of dead skin cells. It works not only for the face but for the lips and the entire body to restore clogged pores.
15. Olive Oil
It easily absorbs into the skin so it can be directly applied to the skin without making a specific mask to moisturize the skin, especially winter nights as our skin can easily dry out during cold days. It has anti-aging properties for smoother skin and it prevents cell damage that can result from the sun UV radiation.
16. Egg Whites
A natural astringent that is rich in vitamin A and it helps to shrink the pores. It tones and tightens the skin.
You can grate or blend it to squeeze out the juice to apply. It has lightening effects and can treat pigmentation. Thin slices can reduce puffiness and treat oily skin.
18. Raw Milk
It contains lactic acid which helps with an even skin tone. It works as a natural remedy to treat sun tan.
19. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties and increases collagen production. It helps to trap in moisture, keeping your skin supple and hydrated. Beneficial for irritated or chafed skin.
Bananas are packed with vitamins A, B and E to help pores stay clean and help with skin cell turnover. Skin cells turn over every 28 days and the rate decreases as we age. Banana face masks can give your face a beautiful glow.
Face masks rejuvenate and bring life back to our skin. They can save you money that you would spend on expensive cosmetics. A beautiful soft and supple skin that glows and looking younger is a woman’s dream and using the right masks can easily help you achieve that. A good skin care routine combined with a good diet can work miracles for your face concerns.
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