Nowadays, there are a great number of skin peel-off products that are sold in the marketplace. For the most convenience, women usually choose them to use daily without taking some bad side effects from these products into account. Several females think that they have no choice but the selection of the chemical skin peel-off products. However, they can absolutely make their own skin peel-off masks at home and still get a beautiful skin with very cheap cost. The following are the simplest and most effective homemade peel-off masks that you can easily follow for the glowing and spotless skin.
1. Peel-Off Mask With Lemon And Egg White
For women who often use natural ingredients for their skin care, they surely know about the benefits of lemon and egg whites bringing to the skin. They are usually considered as the best natural materials for the flawless skin. Lemon contains L-ascorbic acid that results in powerful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Thus, lemon can effectively treat every type of acne such as blackhead, wart, pimple, vesicle, etc. Besides, the natural acid is able to help remove dead skin cells, deep cleanse, erase freckles and dark spots, and whiten the skin. Meanwhile, egg white contains a lot of vitamins A, C, E, & B and minerals such as calcium, potassium, sodium, iron, zinc, magnesium, etc. that are essential for the skin activities. Whereby, egg white takes care of the skin very effectively, helps tighten pores, and provides sufficient nutrients for the smooth skin without any allergy. Therefore, creating peel-off masks with lemon and egg white is an ideal recipe for the beautiful and clean skin.
How to do:
Put an egg white in a small bowl then add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, mix well
Wash your face with warm water, apply the mixture of lemon and egg white on the face skin directly, apply one layer of the mixture, wait for several minutes so that the layer dries then apply another layer
After 15-20 minutes, gradually take your mask off, at that time, the peel-off mask will take dust and blackheads away
Although the mask with the mild ingredients is very effective, you should not overuse it since the great amount of natural acid in lemon can make you get sunburn when exposing to the sun rays. Therefore, you should use it 1-2 times per week and it is better to apply it in the nighttime. Keep doing the skincare method regularly, your skin will become whiter, smoother, and glowing.
2. Peel-Off Mask With Egg White, Honey, And Milk
Honey is another natural ingredient that is very beneficial for the skin. Honey also contains wonderful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Thus, it can help protect the skin from bacteria causing acne and other skin-related problems. Besides, honey contains natural antioxidants that help protect the skin from UV and other external harmful factors, thereby reducing wrinkles and skin cancer caused by the sun rays. Furthermore, honey is able to amazingly provide moisture for the skin and control the oil secretion, which reduces excess oil and helps the skin always be clean and soft. Similar to honey, fresh milk, especially unsweetened fresh milk is also good for the skin. Unsweetened milk contains a large amount of lactic acid. This is a mild detoxifying agent that can remove dead skin cells. As a result, new skin cells will be generated fast and become whiter. In fresh milk, water accounts for about 85-90%, thereby helping balance humidity on the skin. Moreover, fresh milk also has antioxidant ability thanks to vitamin A and vitamin B in it. These vitamins stimulate the collagen production and promote the skin elasticity. As a result, wrinkles on the face will appear less and facial skin also becomes healthier to prevent the effects of the sunlight and environment. Together with egg white, honey and milk will help create a great peel-off mask for the skin. Let’s follow the steps below.
How to do:
Prepare 1 egg white, 10 ml of warm unsweetened fresh milk, 1 gelatin leaf, 1 teaspoon of honey and a little warm water
Place the gelatin leaf in a bowl, add some hot water just enough to flood the leaf, use a spoon to stir so that the gelatin leaf dissolves
Add milk, honey and egg white in another bowl, mix well then place the bowl in a bigger bowl of warm water so that the mixture becomes warm
Pour the dissolved gelatin into the mixture of the honey, milk and egg white and continue stirring
Rinse your face then use a brush to apply a thick layer of the above mixture on the face
Relax while waiting for the mixture is completely dry then gently peel off the mask
Wash your face again with cool water, wipe it dry then apply toner
Use the mask for 2-3 times per day to peel off dust, dead cells, or even acne on the skin to give glowing and spotless skin back to you
3. Skin Peel-Off Mask For Activated Charcoal
Activated carbon has long been known in the cosmetic industry. Activated carbon has been used extensively in a number of cosmetic, oral care, acne treatment, and even scar treatment. Thanks to the ability to absorb toxic substances, activated charcoal is an ideal ingredient in the products for oily skin and acne-prone skin. Not only that, activated carbon removes dirt, toxins, and dead cells out of the pores. As a result, this returns the face with the fresh and clean feeling while helping to heal damage to the skin. Furthermore, activated carbon is a component that can help balance excess oil on the skin. Thus, activated carbon masks can pull unwanted excess oil out of the skin and keep the skin smooth. For sure, many women know about the cleaning ability of activated charcoal and use it daily, so you can trust this ingredient and take advantage of it to take care of your skin regularly. In fact, activated charcoal has been used the most as a peel-off mask for the blackhead-prone skin. Hence, you can add it to your homemade peel-off mask recipe.
How to do:
Add ½ teaspoon of activated charcoal and ½ teaspoon of gelatin into a bowl then mix well
Add a little distilled then stir this mixture until creating a good paste
Apply a moderate layer of the mixture of activated charcoal on the skin area you want to peel off
Wait about 15 minutes then gently peel the mask off
Rinse the face with cool water and apply toner straight later
Use this mask 1-2 times per week for the clean and white skin
4. Peel-Off Mask With Lavender Oil And Milk
Lavender essential oil is very good in taking care of the health and beauty. Besides the ability to wind down or reduce stress, lavender oil is also a great natural ingredient for the skin. This essential oil has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Thus, like other ingredients that contain these properties, lavender oil can treat acne, redness, or inflammation on the skin very well. Besides, lavender oil can ease burns or sunburns, reduce pain, and prevent scars effectively. You can expect good effects on your skin when using lavender oil. You also take advantage of it to create a peel-off mask for your skin by combining it with milk with the following recipe.
How to do:
Add 1 tablespoon of gelatin, a half of a tablespoon of unsweetened fresh milk and several drops of lavender oil into a bowl
Place the bowl in the middle of a pot of water then heat it, at the same time, stir the mixture into the bowl
Until the gelatin in the mixture dissolves completely, remove the bowl from the pot
Let the mixture cool down a bit then use a brush to apply the mixture on the face
Let it dry on your face completely then gently peel off the mask
Rinse the face with cool water then apply toner to balance humidity of your skin
Try to mask your face with the mixture 1-2 times per week for the flawless and glowing skin
5. Peel-Off Mask With Orange Peels
Orange is a fruit that is very good for health thanks to the high content of vitamin C, so people usually drink orange juice daily. However, it is wasteful as you throw orange peels since it also has many benefits for both health and skin, especially orange peels are a great ingredient for the peel-off mask. In fact, orange peel contains much higher content of vitamin C than many other fruits. As a result, it helps retain the elasticity of the skin, prevent the skin from being discolored and ultraviolet rays from the sun. Besides, orange peels are also capable of removing dead skin cells and blackheads in a gentle and natural way. At the same time, it prevents and treats acne or pimples, reduces the appearance of dark spots and gives radiant skin. This results from the anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties in orange peels. Moreover, orange peels contain strong antioxidants against free radicals that damage healthy skin cells, thereby helping to prevent skin aging and the appearance of wrinkles. Therefore, taking advantage of orange peels for skin care is an ideal way, which is both cheap and effective. For the most convenience, you can buy orange peel powder in the store or supermarket and follow the recipe below.
How to do:
Add 2 teaspoons of unflavored gelatin and 3 teaspoons of orange peels in a bowl
Add a little orange juice then mix the mixture well
Place the bowl in the middle of a pot and heat the pot until the gelatin dissolves completely then remove the bowl from the heat and let it cool down a bit
Wash the face then use a brush to apply 3 thin layers of the mixture on the face
Wait for the mask dry completely then gently peel it off
Wash the face again with cool water and remember to apply a moisturizer or toner right after that
Use the mask for 1-2 times per week for the glowing and white skin
6. Peel-Off Mask With Cucumber
In addition to being a nutritious food, cucumber is also extremely good for facial skin. Thus, cucumber has been used a lot by women by cutting it into slices and placing them directly on the skin. Apart from that method, cucumber can be included in the recipes for skin peel-off masks. Cucumber contains 95% of water, so it can ease or cool down the skin, in other words, it can reduce sunburn or freckles and regenerate the skin cells. Besides, this fruit also contains many vitamins, such as vitamin E and minerals like silica, zinc, and magnesium. Furthermore, cucumber owns antioxidants and anti-inflammatory property, thereby reducing acne and wrinkles effectively. Thanks to these beneficial ingredients, cucumber can help to possess smooth, soft, healthy, spotless and glowing skin. A peel-off mask with cucumber is very mild and safe. The way to make it is also simple.
How to do:
Prepare a fresh cucumber, clean it and cut into slices
Blend the cucumber slices with 2 tablespoons of orange juice then pour the mixture into a bowl
Add 2 tablespoons of gelatin then stir well
Place the bowl in the middle of a pot with water then heat it until the gelatin dissolves completely
Let the mixture cool down a bit
Apply the mixture on the face with a brush after washing the face
Wait the mask dry then gently peel the mask off the face
Rinse the face with cool water, wipe it dry then use a toner or a moisturizer to moisturize your facial skin right after finishing
Try to use the mask for 1-2 times per day for the wonderful skin
Using natural or homemade peel-off masks is better for your skin since they are very mild, safe and suitable for all types of the facial skin. Moreover, they are made with familiar ingredients, so the cost is very cheap. Hope that you can make your own great peel-off masks from the recipes above.
Guest Post by Emily Pham
This guest post is by Emily Pham, a blogger with many years of experience on searching the best natural home remedies for beauty and health issues.