Homemade Face Masks for Winter Skin

Face Masks for Winter Skin

You may love winter season, but unfortunately, your skin doesn’t. Winter wind weans off moisture from your skin, and your skin becomes dry, dull, irritated and itchy. Winters are the time when we cover our skin with layers, but that never means we should not take care of our skin. Below we have some homemade face masks to keep your skin hydrated and glowing throughout the winters.

Face Masks for Winter Skin

Face Masks for Winter Skin

Homemade Winter Face Masks

1.Avocado Mask-

Avocado masks is best for dry and itchy skin during winters. It will supply your skin with nutrients such as vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. It softens the skin and keeps skin hydrated. Take an avocado and mash its flesh with the help of a fork. Add a few drops of olive oil. Mix well and apply the mixture to your face.

Avocado Mask

Avocado Mask

2.Yogurt Mask-

Yogurt is an effective as well as a simple cure for the dry and tired skin. It rejuvenates the skin, restores the natural pH balance, prevents skin from negative winter wind influences and makes the skin soft. Apply yoghurt directly to your skin and massage for 5 minutes. Leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. If yoghurt is not available, you may also use other cultured milk such as buttermilk, kefir or sour milk.

Yogurt Mask

Yogurt Mask

3.Egg white Mask-

If you have oily skin, then egg white mask is best for you during winters. The mask will tighten and refresh your skin. It will make your skin healthy, and also creates a natural barrier that protects your skin from harsh winds of winter. Whip an egg and separate egg white. Beat egg white and apply on your face. Leave it half an hour and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Egg white Mask

Egg white Mask

4.Banana Mask-

banana softens, moisturises and nourishes the skin. It is gud for combination skin. Mash a banana and add a little fresh milk cream to it. Apply it to your face, neck and hands. After half an hour wash it off.

Banana Mask

Banana Mask

5.Lemon juice, Honey and Strawberry Winter Face Pack-

Strawberries are rich in salicylic acid that prevents skin from breakout. Lemon, honey and strawberry face pack is best for those whose skin is sensitive and becomes red during winter. Mash a handful of strawberries and add a tablespoon honey and two teaspoon lemon juice. Mix well and apply to your face. After 20 minutes wash it off.

Lemon juice, Honey and Strawberry Winter Face Pack

Lemon juice, Honey and Strawberry Winter Face Pack

6. Raw Milk and Honey Winter Face Pack-

Mik and honey both hydrates the skin and make it smooth and soft. Mix two tablespoon of milk and a tablespoon of honey and apply to your face and other dry areas of the body. Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash it off.

Raw Milk and Honey Winter Face Pack

Raw Milk and Honey Winter Face Pack

7.Sunflower oil-

Sunflower oil is not just a cooking oil. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamins. It moisturises the skin and makes skin youthful. Massage sunflower oil to your face, hands and feet every night before sleeping.

Sunflower oil

Sunflower oil

8. Glycerin-

You can easily buy glycerine from the nearest store. It is a natural moisturiser that hydrates the skin and retains moisture. Skin thus becomes soft and smooth. Wash your face, dry it with a face towel. With the help of a cotton ball apply glycerine to your face. Avoid application of glycerine to eyes and lips.

Glycerin

Glycerin

Homemade winter face masks are the best solution to beat skin dryness during winters. The best part is the ingredients required are always available in our kitchen which we otherwise overlook.
Along with homemade winter facepacks make sure to eat lots of green vegetables and fruits, drink lots of water, have a sound sleep, avoid having hot showers and cover your body to protect it from winter winds.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.

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