Saturday, April 19, 2008

Natural facial masks for normal skin

Natural facial masks for normal skinDepending on every skin type (normal, combination, sensitive, oily or dry) there are fruits and vegetables to enhance the beauty of your appearance. Women that have a normal skin are the most lucky of us, as their epidermis has a fine even texture, a proper balance between oil and moisture contents and is therefore moist and neither greasy nor dry. For this type of skin there are masks for maintenance that may consist of any of the following: carrots, honey, peaches, rose petals, papaya, limes, oranges, bananas, strawberries, cucumbers, almonds and many others.

For example, a fresh and healthy looking complexion can be obtained instantly by applying on your face a paste of mixed bananas and strawberries. Leave it for about 20 minutes and you will notice the difference immediately.

Apple mask for normal skin. You need 1 apple, cored & quartered and 2 tablespoons honey. Drop the apple pieces into a food processor and chop. Add honey and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Pat the mixture onto your face with a light tapping motion, tapping until the honey feels tacky. Leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse.

Strawberry mask. You need 1/2 cup strawberries, very ripe and 1/4 cup cornstarch. Mix strawberries and cornstarch together to make a paste and apply it to your face, avoiding the delicate area around your eyes. Leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with cool water.

Another facial masks for normal skin. Take 1/2 cup of mustard and grind it in two liters of water. Make a paste of it with some rose petals. Apply it on the face and wash it off after half an hour.
Make a mixture of yolk of 2 eggs and add some honey and three drops of vegetable oil and apply it on the face. Wash it off after 20 minutes.
Take one cup of curd. Add the juice of two limes to it and make a mixture. Apply it on the face. After half an hour wash the face with cold water.

Finally peachy facial mask for normal skin. You need 1 medium peach, 1 tablespoon honey and oatmeal. Cook peach until its soft, mash with a fork, add honey and oatmeal until its a thick consistency. Apply to skin. Keep for 10 minutes, and then rinse well with cool water.