5 Effective DIY Face Mask for Acne, Scars, Anti-Aging, Glowing Skin, and Soft Skin

Whether it is acne, dryness, excess oil or wrinkles; our skin suffers all that and more. Blemishes just have a way of saying, “I do not want you looking flawlessly beautiful”. Hence, we have to make an effort to get our skin looking as radiant as we want it with DIY Face Mask.

Different products are being advertised as remedies to skin blemishes but this time, we are going natural. I have done some research and have compiled in this article, 5 best DIY face masks for acne, scars, anti-aging, glowing skin, and soft skin. You will find natural ingredients that you can blend and apply for the desired skin look. 

Not to worry, most of the ingredients for these DIY face masks are already in your kitchen. So you will be saving money. If you are ready to deal with those blemishes and get the glowing skin you have always wanted, let us get down to business!

 

To improve your skin appearance, here are some effective DIY face mask recipes for acne, scars, anti-aging, glowing skin, and soft skin. These recipes make use of natural ingredients that are healthy for the skin.

 

DIY Face Masks for Acne

Acne is one skin blemish that almost everyone has to deal with. Described below are five different DIY face mask recipes that you can try to get rid of acne.

 

1. Clayey-TT Face Mask

The Clayey-TT face mask comprises mainly tea tree oil and clay mask. This face mask combines the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of tea tree oil with the absorbent, exfoliating and astringent properties of clay.

Both ingredients are certified acne fighters. Using this face mask will deal with acne causes and other symptoms that hound breakout-prone skin.

How to:

  • Mix 2 drops of tea tree oil into your clay mask.
  • Massage your face with the mix and let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Then wipe it off with a warm damp towel.

 

2. Avo-VitaE Face Mask

Our second DIY face mask combines the nourishing strength of avocado and Vitamin E oil to deal with acne. Apart from the immune-boosting properties of Vitamin E when ingested, it can also help reduce the appearance of acne when used topically.

Combining it with the nourishing avocado fruit will get rid of stubborn acne and produce a clearer skin.

How To:

  • Start by mashing the avocado in a bowl.
  • Then add in 1 teaspoon of oil and mix well.
  • Before applying the mask, wash your face and neck with warm water.
  • Now apply the mask and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  • Then wash it off with warm water. Also, rinse your face with cold water afterward to close your pores.

 

3. Coco-Soda Mask

Here, we are combining the exfoliating properties of baking soda and the soothing effect of coconut oil to get rid of acne. This recipe will also help balance the pH level of your skin. It is a perfect option for sensitive skin.

How to:

  • Get a bowl and add 1 tbsp. of coconut oil and 1 tsp. of baking soda.
  • Blend the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Open up your pores by washing your face and neck with warm water.
  • Then massage your skin with the mask and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  • Wash off the mask with warm water and then rinse your face with cold water.

 

4. Alo-mond Face Mask

This DIY face mask comprises two core ingredients – aloe juice and almond meal which have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help fight acne. Combining them with other potent ingredients creates a super acne-fighting face mask.

You will need:

  • Aloe juice – 3 tbsp.
  • Almond meal – 1 tbsp.
  • Yogurt – ¼ cup
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp.

How To:

  • Get a bowl and add in all the ingredients
  • Stir them properly till you get a smooth paste
  • Apply the paste on your clean face and let it sit for 15 minutes
  • Then wipe it off with a warm damp towel

 

5. Eggy-Papaya Mask

 

DIY Eggy-Papaya Face Mask - Face Masks For Acne

 

In this last DIY face mask for acne, we are combining egg white, honey and papaya.

The vitamins and minerals present in these ingredients will not only fight off acne but will also nourish your skin. It is an ideal option if you are also dealing with redness and shrinking pores.

How To:

  • Whip one egg white and mash ½ cup of papaya.
  • In a mixing bowl, add in the whipped egg white and the mashed papaya
  • Now add in 1 tsp. of honey and blend well.
  • Apply the mix on your face after washing it with warm water. Leave it on for 15 minutes.
  • Then wash it off with warm water and rinse your face with cold water.

 

DIY Face Masks for Scars

We shall now look at DIY face mask recipes to fade the appearance of scars on the skin and leave it clear and radiant in the long term.

 

1. DIY Banana Brew Mask

 

DIY Banana Brew Mask - DIY Face Masks for Scars

 

The ingredients of this face mask provides your skin with antioxidants that can fade scars effectively; minerals that will reduce redness and inflammation; lactic acid that exfoliates dead skin; amino acids that repair damaged skin cells; and vitamins that will renew your skin. 

You will need:

  • Banana – 1 
  • Greek yogurt – ¼ cup 
  • Honey – ½ tbsp.

How To:

  • Mash the banana in a mixing bowl
  • Add in the other ingredients and mix well.
  • Apply the mix on your clean face and let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Then wash it off with warm water.

 

2. DIY Olive Oil-Lemon Mask

The vitamins and antioxidants present in Olive oil help repair damaged skin while restoring the oil balance of the skin. Lemon helps get rid of toxins from the skin pores thereby making the skin healthy again.

Combining these ingredients will soothe the skin and fade unwanted scars. 

You will need:

  • Extra virgin olive oil – ¼ cup
  • Lemon juice – 3 tbsps.
  • Water – ½ cup

How To:

  • Slightly heat the olive oil and transfer to a mixing bowl
  • Then add in lemon juice and water
  • Now use the mixture to massage your face in circular motions for 2 minutes
  • Leave it on for 5 minutes and then wipe it off with cotton pads soaked in warm water.

 

3. DIY Cinnamon-Honey Mask

 

DIY Cinnamon-Honey Mask - DIY Face Masks for Scars

 

Cinnamon with its ant-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties fights bacteria and diminish acne scars. Mixing it with honey provides a competent face mask that will remove skin impurities and heal scars

You will need:

  • Cinnamon powder – 1 tbsp.
  • Honey – 2 tbsps.

How To:

  • Mix both ingredients in a bowl to form a smooth paste.
  • Massage your clean face with the mix and let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Then wash it off with warm water.

 

4. DIY Traditional Mask

This is an Indian traditional beauty recipe that combines protein and fiber-rich ingredients to fade scars from the skin. 

You will need:

  • Chickpea flour – ½ cup
  • Sandalwood powder – 2 tbsps. 
  • Turmeric powder – 2 tbsps. 
  • Honey or Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp. 

How To:

  • Add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined. You can add water to soften the mixture.
  • Apply the mix on your clean face and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the mask by scrubbing it off with a dry toothbrush
  • Then wipe your face with a warm damp towel.

 

5. DIY Orange Peel Mask

The retinol present in orange peel exfoliates the skin and treats acne scars. Orange peel also helps control the production of sebum while boosting collagen production. This action results in the repair of damaged skin and the fading of scars. 

You will need:

  • Orange peel powder – 1 tbsp.
  • Milk – 1 tsp.

How To:

  • Combine both ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Clean your face and apply the mix, massaging in circular motions.
  • Leave the mask on for 10 minutes. Then rinse it off with cool water.

 

DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Makeups aside, you can still achieve glowing skin. It will only require your time and consistent efforts. You can try out the following DIY face mask recipes to get glowing skin in good time.

 

1. Youthful Mask

You will need:

  • Almond milk – ½ cup
  • Plain Greek yogurt – ½ cup
  • Ripe peaches (sliced, pit removed) – 2
  • Cinnamon – ¼ tsp.
  • Honey or coconut nectar – ¼ tsp.

How To:

  • Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend at high speed until smooth. 
  • Take some portion as a smoothie, and reserve the rest for a DIY mask.
  • After you have cleaned your face, massage it with the mix.
  • Let it sit for 10 minutes before washing it off with warm water.

 

2. Strawberry Mask

 

DIY Strawberry Face Mask - DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

 

You will need:

  • Fresh strawberries – 6
  • Honey – 1 tsp. 

How To:

  • Throw in the strawberries into a blender and add in the honey. Then blend until smooth.
  • Apply the mix on your face and leave it on for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with warm water and rinse your face with cold water.

 

3. Tomato Mask

You will need:

  • Tomato juice – 2 tsp. 
  • Buttermilk – 3 tsp.
  • Cotton ball

How To:

  • Mix the tomato juice and the buttermilk until well combined.
  • Use the cotton ball to apply the mix all over your face.
  • Let it sit for 20 minutes before you rinse it off with warm water

 

4. Oatmeal Mask

You will need:

  • Oatmeal – 2 tsp.
  • Milk – 2 tsp. 
  • Honey – 1 tsp. 

How To:

  • Mix the ingredients together to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mix on your clean face and let it sit for 20 minutes.
  • Then rinse it off with warm water.

 

5. Cucumber Face Mask

 

DIY Cucumber Face Mask - DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

 

You will need:

  • Cucumber – 1

How To:

  • Cut the cucumber and blend it into a paste.
  • Massage your clean face with the cucumber paste.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Then wash off with warm water.

 

DIY Face Masks for Soft Skin

The following DIY face mask recipes are what you need to get your skin to be as soft as you desire. Simply follow the instructions and give your face the quality of attention it needs to get what you want.

 

1. DIY Avocado-Oat Face Mask

 

DIY Avocado-Oat Face Mask - DIY Face Masks for Soft Skin

 

You will need:

  • Oat powder – 1 tbsp. 
  • Mashed avocado – 1 tbsp. 

How To:

  • Mix the ingredients in a mixing bowl and combine well.
  • Then apply the mix on your clean face and let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Rub your face in circular motions as you wash off the mask with warm water.

 

2. DIY Mayonnaise Face Mask

You will need:

  • Mayonnaise

How To:

  • Simply pick your whole-egg mayonnaise from your refrigerator and smear it all over your face.
  • Let it sit for 20 minutes.
  • Then wipe it off with a damp warm towel and rinse your face with cool water. 

 

3. DIY Avocado-Yoghurt Face Mask

You will need:

  • Avocado – 1 
  • Plain yogurt – 2 tbsps. 
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp. 
  • Honey – 1 tbsp. 

How To:

  • Mash the avocado and place it in a mixing bowl
  • Add in the other ingredients and mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mix on your clean face and let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Then rinse it off with warm water.

 

4. DIY Mustard Face Mask

 

DIY Mustard Face Mask - DIY Face Masks for Soft Skin

 

You will need:

  • Mustard

How To:

  • Just scoop some mustard into a plate and rub it all over your face. Let it sit for 10 minutes then you rinse it off with warm water. This will help stimulate and soothe your skin, leaving it softer than it was before.

 

5. DIY Cucumber-Milk Face Mask 

 

DIY Cucumber-Milk Face Mask - DIY Face Masks for Soft Skin

 

You will need:

  • Cucumber – ½  
  • Milk – ¼ cup 
  • Honey – 1 tbsp. 
  • Brown sugar – 1 tbsp. 

How To:

  • Puree the cucumber in a food processor and place it in a mixing bowl
  • Add in the other ingredients and mix well until well combined.
  • Apply the mix on your clean face and massage in circular motions.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes then rinse it off with warm water.

 

Who doesn't appreciate a good facial session at the spa? However, there are several DIY face mask treatments that are also effective for achieving the perfect skin. Here are some DIY face masks for you to try that are effective for treating several skin conditions.

 

Conclusion

The DIY face mask recipes described above are cooling and soothing to the skin. You can never go wrong with these recipes.

I recommend that you repeat any treatment you choose twice weekly for desired results. It is also important that you avoid using any harsh products on your face while following these natural routines.

In good time, you will have your skin look just the way you love it. Let me know the first DIY face mask you tried out in the comments section.

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