Pamper yourself: 5 gorgeous homemade face-mask recipes

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Since it's a wild Saturday night and we're all going to be staying in this evening, why not kick back and relax with a homemade facial? 

We've put together a list of our five favourite DIY face-masks that will leave your skin glowing.

 

1. Avocado mask – amazing for dry skin

What you'll need:

1/2 avocado

1 teaspoon plain organic yoghurt

1 teaspoon of honey

What you'll do:

Simply mash the ingredients together, and apply to your face for 10 minutes. 

 

 

2. Egg white mask – for unclogging pores

What you'll need:

1 egg whites

1 teaspoon of orange juice

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder

What you'll do: 

Mix the ingredients together and leave the mask on for 15 minutes. (NOTE: turmeric can stain, so don't wear anything you love).

 

 

3. Honey mask – for calmer, softer skin

What you'll need:

2 tablespoons of pure honey

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1 wedge of fresh lemon

What you'll do:

Warm the honey in the microwave for a few seconds, then mix it with the cinnamon and the juice of a lemon wedge. Leave on your face for 20 minutes.

 

 

4. Sugar mask – a great exfoliant

What you'll need:

2 tablespoons of brown sugar

2 tablespoons of coconut oil

What you'll do:

Mix ingredients together and gently apply to face using circular motions. Leave to sink in for a couple of minutes. 

 

 

5. Chocolate mask

What you'll need:

1/2 cup of cocoa powder

3 tablespoons of oats

4 tablespoons of cream

1/4 cup of honey

What you'll do:

Apply a thin layer of the mixed ingredients to your face for 10 minutes, then rinse with cold water. 

 

 

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