7 DIY Home Spa Ideas

A little known secret is that you don’t need chemicals or exotic, hard to find ingredients, the best skin care can be found right in your refrigerator or pantry. Perfecting your complexion is easier than ever with these miracle masks, toners, astringents, moisturizers, face-lifting and skin-tightening facials you can make for yourself at home. Best of all, they’re easy to mix and inexpensive to prepare.

Choose one or two days a week to have your own facial spa day at home with these simple ideas!

Natural Facelift

All it takes is 2 simple ingredients: 1 egg white and ½ teaspoon lemon juice.

  • Whip egg white and lemon juice until foamy. Gently spread mixture on face.
  • Lie back and let dry for no more than 10 minutes.
  • Apply 2nd layer on top of dried mask on face. Lie back for another 10 minutes (maximum 15 minutes only). Rinse off with lukewarm water. Splash with cold water then pat dry.

Firming and Moisturizing 

 Grab some honey (organic, if possible but not necessary) and 1 egg. For dry skin use yolk only. For oily skin use egg white only. For normal skin use whole egg. 

  • Measure 1 tablespoon honey, heat in microwave for few seconds only. Thoroughly
  • Mix honey with egg.
  • Apply and leave on face for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Completely rinse off with warm water.

Natural Cleansing for Sensitive Skin 

Whip up this cleanser to gently cleanse pores, removes dead skin cells, and softens dry, sensitive skin without irritating it.

  • Measure 2 teaspoons yogurt with 2 teaspoons baking soda.
  • Mix ingredients well, then apply to face.
  • Gently massage into skin for at least 2 minutes.
  • Rinse well with warm water.

Daily Toner for Oily Skin

Freshly squeezed lemon juice on a cotton ball is a great toner for oily skin.

Moisturizing Mask for Dry Skin

  • Put 2 ounces yogurt and ½ banana in bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Apply to freshly cleansed face and throat area.
  • Leave on for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse well with warm water.

Wrinkle Fighting Made Easy

Erase the years and lines in your face with this yogurt antioxidant, anti-wrinkle mask.

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice into 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt.
  • Apply to face and relax for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse thoroughly with warm water and blot skin dry.

Be Gone Blemishes

This tomato oatmeal mask works wonders on blemished complexions.

Place 1 ripe tomato, 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp instant oatmeal (or rolled oats) into blender.

Gently blend until mixture is thick.

Apply to blemished areas and leave on for 10 minutes.

Use clean washcloth dipped in tepid water to remove mask and wipe face clean.

Use twice weekly and start loving what you see in the mirror.

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