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    Posted on Feb 18, 2018

    20 Face Masks You Can Do Right Now With What You Have On Hand

    Everything you need for perfect skin is in your kitchen.

    Disclaimer: Everyone's skin is different, and these DIY masks may work better for some people than for others.

    1. Use bananas for hydration.

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    What do you need?
    One banana

    One tablespoon of honey

    Ten drops of lemon juice

    How do you make it?

    Mash the bananas until smooth, then add in the honey and lemon juice. Don't forget to exfoliate before applying for maximum effect.

    2. Use oranges to eliminate blackheads.

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    What do you need?

    One teaspoon of orange juice

    One tablespoon of baking soda

    How do you make it?

    Mix the ingredients into a paste, apply it to your face, let it sit for fifteen minutes, massage your face with your fingertips, and rinse with water.

    3. Lemon and honey to give instant shine to your skin.

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    What do you need?

    One tablespoons of honey

    Half a lemon

    How do you make it?

    Open up your pores with warm water or steam first. Juice the lemon into the honey and mix them together. Apply the mask to your face (but be careful around your eyes) and leave it on for fifteen to thirty minutes. Rinse with warm water, then splash your face with cold water.

    4. Use avocados for dry skin.

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    What do you need?

    Half a ripe avocado

    Half a cup of oatmeal

    How do you make it?

    Cook the oatmeal as instructed on the package and mash the avocado, then mix the two. Leave the mask on for ten to fifteen minutes then rinse off with warm water.

    5. Coffee to firm up your face and remove under-eye bags.

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    What do you need?

    One tablespoon of ground coffee

    One tablespoon of organic honey

    One tablespoon of yogurt

    How do you make it?

    Mix all the ingredients and apply to clean skin. Let it sit for twenty minutes, then rinse with warm water while massaging your face. You can use this mask twice a week.

    6. Tomato juice for acne and acne scars.

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    What do you need?

    One tomato

    One tablespoon of honey

    One tablespoon of ground oatmeal

    How do you make it?

    Blend the tomato into a juice, then mix with the honey and ground oatmeal to form a paste. Massage the mask into your face and neck and leave it on for fifteen to twenty minutes before rinsing with warm water.

    7. Nutmeg for clear skin.

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    What do you need?

    One teaspoon of cinnamon powder

    One teaspoon of nutmeg powder

    Two tablespoons of honey

    How do you make it?

    Combine the dry ingredients together first, then mix them into the honey. Apply the mask and let it sit for twenty minutes or so, then remove with water.

    8. Papaya to soften and nourish your skin.

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    What do you need?

    A few cubes or slices or fresh papaya

    One half a teaspoon of honey

    How do you make it?

    Crush the papaya with a fork and mix in the honey. Spread the mask on your face, and let it sit for ten minutes. Wash it off afterwards with room-temperature water.

    9. Baking soda and lavender oil to lighten blemishes and scars.

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    What do you need?

    Half a teaspoon of baking soda

    One teaspoon of honey

    One drop of lavender essential oil

    How do you make it?

    Mix all the ingredients. Apply the paste to your face (or anywhere else really), and rinse it off after five to ten minutes.

    10. Almonds to to tone skin and tighten pores.

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    What do you need?

    Half a cup of raw almonds

    One tablespoon of honey

    Half a tablespoon of lemon juice

    How do you make it?

    Soak the almonds in water overnight. Remove the shells and mash the softened almonds into a paste. Mix in the honey and lemon juice and apply the mask for ten minutes before rinsing with cold water.

    11. Cucumbers to combat aging.

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    What do you need?

    One large cucumber

    How do you make it?

    Peel a cucumber, slice it, and purée into a gel. Strain the paste to remove any solid pieces before applying. Leave it on for fifteen minutes, then wash it off with cool water.

    12. Carrots to treat acne and repair sun damage.

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    What do you need?

    One tablespoon carrot paste

    One tablespoon of honey

    Juice from half a lemon

    How do you make it?

    Mash or blend the carrots into a pulp. Mix the pulp with the other ingredients and spread the mask on your face and neck. Rinse it off after twenty to thirty minutes, and repeat two or three times a week.

    13. Cilantro to make your skin smoother.

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    What do you need?

    Half a cup of oatmeal

    One quarter cup of milk

    One quarter cup of chopped cucumber

    A handful of fresh cilantro

    How do you make it?

    Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend into a paste. Apply the mixture onto your face and neck. Let it sit for twenty minutes, or until it dries. Rinse the mask off with warm water.

    14. Rice to brighten skin.

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    What do you need?

    Half a cup of rice

    Half a lemon

    How do you make it?

    Coarsely grind the rice (but make sure to stop before it's too fine or powdery). Slice a lemon in half, and press the lemon half into the ground rice. Scrub your face with the lemon to exfoliate and brighten skin.

    15. Oats for smooth, clear skin.

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    What do you need?

    One tablespoon of whole rolled oats

    Two tablespoons of whole milk

    How do you make it?

    Stir the ingredients together until the mixture is even. Wash face with warm water, then apply the mask to your face and neck. Rinse it off with warm water after twenty minutes.

    16. Apples to control blemishes, tone skin, and fight aging.

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    What do you need?

    One tablespoon of apple sauce

    One tablespoon of wheat germ

    Two peeled apples

    Seven tablespoons of honey

    One teaspoon of sage

    How do you make it?

    This mask takes a few steps to do correctly. First, mix one tablespoon of apple sauce with one tablespoon of wheat germ and apply to your clean face and let dry. Wash it off with cool water to close your pores. Next, grate one peeled apple and mix with five tablespoons of honey. Apply this mask for ten minutes, then rinse it off with cool water. Finally, remove the seeds and core from a peeled apple and purée it, mixing in two tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of sage. Refrigerate the mixture for ten minutes before applying to clean skin. Let it dry, then carefully peel it off or simply wash it off.

    17. Strawberries to lighten spots and scars.

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    What do you need?

    Three large strawberries

    One tablespoon of plain yogurt

    One teaspoon of honey

    How do you make it?

    Mash the strawberries, then add in the other ingredients and mix into a paste. Apply the mask and let it do its thing for fifteen minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.

    18. Yogurt to rejuvenate and clean your skin.

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    What do you need?

    One teaspoon of yogurt

    One teaspoon of honey

    One teaspoon of oats

    How do you make it?

    Mix all the ingredients to create a paste, wash your face and apply the mask. Let it sit for fifteen minutes and remove with warm water.

    19. Watermelon to treat skin and reduce irritation.

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    What do you need?

    One watermelon

    How is it prepared?

    Cut the watermelon into slices, and remove most of the pink flesh, leaving just the rinds. Use a mandolin to slice the watermelon rinds into very thin slices. Apply the slices like a face mask and leave on until the sensation of cooling stops.

    20. Grapefruit for oily skin and breakouts.

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    What do you need?

    Half a grapefruit

    One tablespoon of honey

    One half cup of cornmeal

    How do you make it?

    Combine all the ingredients into a paste and apply it to your face. Leave it on for ten minutes then rinse it off with warm water.

    This post was translated from Spanish.

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