5 Easy Homemade Face Masks for Brides to Be

Winter is coming and with it comes outdoor wedding season - if you live in the GCC! However, with low temperatures also comes dry skin, but darling don’t you worry. We have 5 easy, tried and tested, natural homemade masks to keep your skin on fleek. Forget facials and spas, take care of your skin from the comfort of your home.


1. Carrot and Raw Honey


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Carrots are known to naturally give the skin a healthy glow. Mixed in with raw honey, which has antioxidants and anti-bacterial properties that help remove excess oil and acne, this mask is on the top of our list!


Ingredients

Fresh carrot (chopped in medium sized slices)

Raw honey 


Directions

Mix all ingredients in a food blender till you get a fine paste

Apply the paste on your face and let it dry

Wash it off with lukewarm water


2. Raw Honey and Lemon Mask

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Combination and oily skin can be hard to treat so if you have one of these skin types, then we recommend you try this mask out.  Honey works on soothing your skin while lemon juice acts as an invigorating agent.


Ingredients

3 tablespoons of raw honey

1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice


Directions

Cleanse your face before applying the mask (use rose water for a natural cleanser)

Mix the raw honey and lemon juice in a bowl

Apply the mask on your face for 20 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water



3. Banana and Avocado Mask

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Avocados are loaded with protein and vitmins A, B and E, and if you have dry or sensitive skin then avocados are going to be your new best friend! This vegetable is a recommended ingredient to help nourish, hydrate and protect the driest of skins. 

You’ll be thanking us once you get the final results of this mask!


Ingredients

Half a piece of a fresh and ripe avocado

1 banana

1 tablespoon of raw honey


Directions

Mash the avocado and banana in a bowl

Mix in the raw honey till you get a paste

Apply the mask on your face for 10 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water


4. Pumpkin Mask


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Apart from being a delicious soup, pumpkins are actually a great source of vitamin A (an essential element to help with skin healing), vitamin C, antioxidants and Zinc.  This mask is truly essential for all skin types to maintain healthy glowing skin.


Ingredients

1 tablespoon of cooked mashed pumpkin

1 teaspoon of raw honey

1 teaspoon of fresh milk


Directions

Mix all ingredients in a bowl

Apply the mixture on your face in a circular motion and avoid the eye area

Leave the mask on for 15-20 minutes then wash your face with lukewarm water


5. Oatmeal and Raw Honey Mask

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This is ideal for sensitive skin as oatmeal and honey work on tightening, nourishing and softening easily irritable skin. Fresh milk also adds beneficial nutrients to hydrate, after all, Cleopatra did bathe in milk.


Ingredients

2 tablespoons of oatmeal (use a grinder for finer pieces)

1 tablespoon of raw honey

2 tablespoons of fresh milk


Directions

Mix all ingredients and leave the mixture to rest for 20 minutes

Apply the mask on your face for half an hour then wash it off with cold water



Remember there’s a natural solution for everything and don’t forget to apply these masks even after your wedding day…because you should be a gorgeous bride every day!


Tip from farahii:  Although these masks are natural, be sure to test them on a part of your skin to avoid reactions or irritations before your wedding celebrations. It is said that with stress, the body can develop different/new reactions.


For farahii's cupcake towels that are perfect for a bride's soft and sensitive skin, check out the link below:

www.farahii.com/wedding-favors/wedding-favors-other/cupcake-towel-html 


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