In cold weather, sensitive skin becomes even more irritated. Pamper her with this DIY masks, easy to make and very effective
Do you suffer from sensitive skin? In the bitter and dry cold, do you feel it blushing and driving like crazy? You cannot fail to include a face mask in your beauty routine at least a couple of times a week. If you like do-it-yourself there are some easy to make at home, which have the power to calm inflammation and deeply nourish the skin.
All you need is some ingredient natural easily available and some time to devote to you to pamper yourself as you deserve. The recipes for DIY masks for sensitive skin we supply them to you below: ready to show off a radiant and healthy skin?
Sensitive skin is prone toredness. Yogurt is the optimal base for a face mask because it has soothing proteins and contains probiotics. The cocoa powder, a flavanol, calms irritation. Finally, honey tightens the skin. Do this: in a bowl mix 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder, apply all over the face with your fingertips, leave on for 20 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.
Honey and aloe vera mask
This is a multitasking mask – it works great for soothing sunburn, but just as well for relieving sunburn dryness of the skin and to treat rashes, blisters, minor burns and even scratches! In short, it is perfect for preventing scars. Do this: in a bowl mix 2 teaspoons of raw honey and 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel, then apply on the face, leave on for 10 to 20 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.
More than just fiber, oatmeal is packed with antioxidant properties – it helps repair damage to the skin caused by chemicals, UV rays and pollution. Since oats reduce swelling and inflammation, those who suffer from eczema and psoriasis will benefit greatly from this ingredient. Do this: in a bowl, mix 2 or 3 tablespoons of yogurt and 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, until you get a thick mixture. Apply to face and leave on for 10-15 minutes or until it dries. Then use paper towels moistened with warm water or a clean wet cloth to wipe the leather.
Banana and honey mask
This mask works because bananas contain vitamin A, which aids in the production of new skin cells, while honey helps maintain the natural pH of the skin. Do this: in a bowl, mash half a medium-sized banana and mix it with 3 tablespoons of oatmeal cooked in milk, 1 egg and half a tablespoon of honey. Massage the mixture into your face with slow, circular movements, leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Honey and lavender mask
Honey is a natural antibacterial and is great for acne treatment and prevention. It is also moisturizing and soothing. This mask, in fact, can be used on any type of skin. Lavender, in the form of an essential oil, is great for treating dryness and inflammation of the skin. Then it has an intoxicating scent, calms the senses and aids in the healing process of the skin. Do this: in a bowl mix 1 tablespoon of raw honey and 2 drops of lavender essential oil, moisten your face with warm (not hot!) Water and spread the mixture gently. Leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Cocoa and avocado mask
Avocado promotes skin hydration, while cocoa is an antioxidant and soothing ingredient. Do this: in a bowl, mash ¼ of medium-sized avocado, then add 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix all the ingredients well until you get a homogeneous and lump-free mixture, apply it to clean and dry skin, leave on for 10 minutes and rinse gently with warm water
Egg and honey mask
This mask soothes the skin. If you have oily skin, it works as a mattifying agent. Do this: in a bowl, mix 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 3 tablespoons of oatmeal. Apply to the face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Matcha tea mask
The green tea and honey duo works wonders for body inflammations: it soothes even the most sensitive skin and fights free radicals. Do this: In a bowl, combine 1 teaspoon of matcha powder or loose green tea leaves, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. Apply to face and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
The cucumber moisturizes the skin around the eyes and helps prevent breakouts. Combined with honey, which relieves irritation thanks to its antiseptic properties, it is a powerful soothing agent. Do this: whip 1 egg white, until frothy, grate the cucumber, to obtain a couple of teaspoons, heat the honey at low temperature until it is liquefied, finally, mix all the ingredients and let it cool. Apply the mask and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water.
Orange blossom and yogurt mask
Orange blossoms are among the main ingredients of masks dedicated to sensitive skin and it combines with the properties of yogurt that we have already listed for you. Do this: combine 2 tablespoons of white clay with 2 tablespoons of orange blossom water and the same number of white yogurt. Finish it off by mixing with a drop of calendula essential oil. Apply to cleansed face for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Milk and potato mask
The nourishing, soothing and anti-inflammatory properties of milk and those of the potato that are moisturizing and emollient: these two products together perfect for a delicate face mask. Do this: boil 1 potato, peeled and mash it with a fork, add 1 teaspoon of milk, ½ teaspoon of glycerin and 1 or 2 drops of chamomile essential oil. Apply on the face and leave for 1 ‘minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Decongestant, soothing and refreshing: rose hips really have interesting properties and are designed almost specifically for delicate and easily irritated skin. Do this: chop a large handful of rosehip fruits (fresh or dried) and then blend them. Apply to face and neck for 30 minutes. Eliminate everything with fresh water.
Avocado, honey and yogurt mask
If you are looking for a true hydration boost the combination of honey, yogurt and avocado is worth trying. Do this: Mash half a ripe avocado, combine two tablespoons of acacia honey and one tablespoon of plain yogurt. Mix everything together and finish with 5 drops of royal jelly. Apply on the face for 15/20 minutes. Remove everything with warm water.
Shea butter mask
Able to give softness and elasticity, shea butter is the basis of an excellent recipe for the most delicate skin. Do this: melt 1 tablespoon of shea oil with 1 teaspoon of oil in a bain-marie. Let it dissolve for a few minutes away from the heat and then add its drops of sweet orange essence. Apply to face for 15 minutes. Eliminate with a mild cleansing milk and a little warm water.
Egg and olive oil mask
This mask is perfect for dry skin: the egg nourishes deeply and the oil deeply hydrates. Do this: mix 1 egg yolk with 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and, in the meantime, whisk the egg white until stiff. Combine everything and finish with a teaspoon of acacia honey. Remove everything with warm water.
Rich in vitamins, minerals and enzymes that reduce irritation, fight free radicals and moisturize the skin: papaya is a real wonder to soothe the skin Do this: cut a papaya in half by removing the peel and seeds, cut it into cubes and blend until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. Apply to face for 15 minutes. Eliminate with warm water.
Strawberry face mask
To treat delicate and sensitive facial skin, it is also possible to use one of the sweetest fruits of spring: strawberries. Do this: blend 30 strawberries and 30 drops of calendula mother tincture in a blender and gradually add lukewarm water until you get an easily spreadable mixture. Apply for 30 minutes and remove with plenty of warm water.