Beauty Recipes- Great Homemade Skincare

You do need to spend money to look beautiful. The secret to healthy looking skin is right in your kitchen. No matter what your skin type, homemade skincare is the best way to treat your skin. Remember that the best way to fight aging and get antioxidants into your body is through your diet. I do hope you enjoy these homemade skin care recipes



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Avocado/Pear Mask

Avocado is excellent for the skin as it contains oil that is similar to our skin oil. This fruit is has high level of potassium and omega-3s which encourage moisture, elasticity and allow the skin to glow.

Mash together avocado and milk or oatmeal and apply it to your face. Leave it there for 10 minutes, and then rinse it off with lots of water. An alternative mixture is mashing avocado, add honey and lemon juice. Honey is a natural antiseptic while lemon juice helps with spots and discoloration.

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Papaya Mask

This fruit is great to clearing up whiteheads, boils and spots, as it contains the papain enzyme which is an effective in skin whitening agent. Papaya also contains alpha hydroxyl acids which help remove dead skin cells and reduce the appearance of aging.

Mash together papaya and honey and apply to your neck and face. Leave on for 15- 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water. Do not use daily because of the alpha-hydroxyl as it might cause dryness and irritation of the skins.

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Banana Mask

Bananas are rich in vitamin A, B and E and hence works as an anti-aging agent for the skin. Banana is also great for warts. If you rub the inside of a banana peel on the wart every night for a week and you will see

improvement.

Mix mashed banana and egg white until together and apply to skin for 30 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.

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Cucumber Mask

Cucumber is good for treating skin eruptions and bulges and for whitening skin. It can also prevent pimples, wrinkles, blackheads and dryness of the

face.

To make a great cucumber mask blend 4 - 5 leafs of fresh mint and 1 cucumber together. Whisk egg white and to cucumber mixture. Apply this evenly on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse it with water and pat it dry.