5 Homemade Masks For Younger Looking Skin

Before we even realized it, our skin starts aging. Fine lines and wrinkles start to appear on our skin due to decreased production of collagen and elastin that is needed to maintain the elasticity and integrity of the skin. Exposure to sun’s UV rays, pollution, bad eating habits, not drinking enough water and improper skin care are some of the reasons our skin starts to age fast. But we can guard our skin from aging and keep it younger looking by using homemade masks made of natural ingredients mostly available in your kitchen. They will fight free radicals and prevent skin from aging fast. No need buy expensive chemical laden anti-aging creams, lotion or serum.

Here Are 5 Homemade Masks That Can Do Wonders For Your Skin:

1. Pomegranate And Honey Exfoliating Mask

The crunchy seeds of pomegranates are loaded with anti-aging compounds such as antioxidant vitamin C, A and E, and also have anti-inflammatory properties. Not just eating them will benefit your health and skin; they can be a good exfoliating scrub for removing dead skin cells and provide a wrinkle free soft, smooth skin. It can also help to firm up your skin by aiding in collagen production. Adding honey will help to hydrate and moisturize your skin, brighten the skin tone, remove age spots, acne and hyper-pigmentation.

Pomegranate And Honey Exfoliating Mask

How To Make

Take few pomegranate seeds and add 1 tbsp. honey and make a paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck and leave till it dries. Wash off with plain water. After 2-3 application, you will notice incredible change in your skin. You will get vibrant younger looking skin.

2. Sandalwood Powder, Yogurt And Lemon Juice

When your skin starts appearing dull, try this face mask for a refreshing glow. Sandalwood powder is boon for skin health. It has myriad benefits; one among them is- that it repairs skin damage and aids in growth of new skin cells. Yogurt contains lactic acid which will not only moisturize the skin but will also help to remove age spots. Lemon juice used in this mask is a natural skin brightener. Together they will brighten up and refresh your skin removing by dullness and age spots.

Sandalwood Powder, Yogurt And Lemon Juice

How To Make

For preparing this mask take 1 tbsp. sandalwood powder, add 1 tbsp. plain yogurt and juice of half a lemon. Mix the entire ingredient to get a smooth paste. Apply the paste on your washed face and neck and wait until it dries. Use a wet wash cloth to remove the mask. Rinse your face and apply moisturizer. Use this mask 2 times a week to get glowing spot-free skin.

3. Antioxidant Berry Mask

Give your skin antioxidants treat with this berry mask. Blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are packed with damage fighting antioxidants and vitamin C. Using this berry mask twice a week will provide you with a younger looking, soft and glowing skin you are dreaming for.

Antioxidant Berry Mask

How To Make

Rinse the berries thoroughly before mashing them. Take 5 blueberries, 5 raspberries and 5 black berries. Mash them and stir them with a fork to get a smooth paste. Apply the mask on your face and leave it on your skin for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.

4. Avocado, Oatmeal Mask

High in antioxidants, avocado is great for fighting the signs of aging. Oat has great exfoliating properties. This anti-aging mask can be used once a week to get vibrant younger looking skin.

Avocado, Oatmeal Mask

How To Make

To prepare this mask mash ½ an avocado, add 1 tbsp. oats mix thoroughly and apply on you face and neck. Allow the mask to penetrate the skin pores leaving it 10-15 minutes on your skin. Wash off with lukewarm water.

5. Banana And Honey

Bananas are again full of anti-aging properties and contain vitamin A and E. Honey has anti-bacterial, hydrating and moisturizing properties. So, together they will make a great anti-aging face mask.

Banana And Honey

How To Make

To prepare this mask, mash half a banana; adds 1tbsp. honey to it and apply the mask on your facial skin. Leave the mask on your skin for 20 minutes and rinse off to get soft glowing skin. Use this mask once or twice a week to eliminate fine lines, wrinkles and age spots.