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3 ways to make your own face mask

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Fun ways to DIY

Instead of spending money at the spa or salon to get a facial, you can use ingredients from your kitchen to make your own facial mask. These masks are easy to make and will leave your skin looking and feeling wonderful! Try one of these three easy homemade facial masks.

lemon egg white face mask

This facial will help even out your skin tone.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 egg white

Directions

  1. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into one beaten egg white.
  2. Apply to face and leave on overnight.
  3. Rinse with warm water in the morning.

Banana facial mask

Use this mask weekly in order to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and facial lines.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 banana
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  1. Mash banana with milk in a small bowl.
  2. Apply a thick layer over entire face.
  3. Leave on for 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse with cool water.

sweet cucumber mask

After using this silkening mask, your skin will feel soft and supple.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

Directions

  1. Mash ingredients together using a fork or food processor.
  2. Apply thick mask over entire face.
  3. Leave on for 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse with warm water, followed by a splash of cold water.
  5. Store any remaining mask in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
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