Best face mask for oily skin
Simple is sometimes best, says Deborah Chase, founder of No Nonsense Beauty and author of several books including The New Medically Based No-Nonsense Beauty Book. “When making DIY skin care products, it’s important to use only organic ingredients. The last thing you want to put on your skin is a mask whose ingredients have been grown with pesticides, antibiotics, and fertilizers.” To make: mix one egg white with one tablespoon of oatmeal. Pat on your face, and let it harden for about 20 minutes. Rinse it off with cool water. These are the myths and truths of large pores that will change your face.
Best DIY face mask for anti-aging
The DIY apricot face mask is full of vitamin A, which is important for healthy skin, says Anthony Youn, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon, and chief surgeon at Youn Plastic Surgery in Troy, Michigan and author of The Age Fix. In fact, one of the most popular skin care treatments of all time—retinoids and retinols—are vitamin A derivatives. To make: Blend together in a food processor or blender 1/2 cup dried apricots, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tbsp raw honey. Spread the mixture on your face and let it sit for 20 minutes. Follow with your favorite facial moisturizer. Use these other anti-aging tips to keep your neck looking young.
Best DIY face mask for dry skin
“A practical way to hydrate your face at home is by combining the properties of egg, honey, coconut and olive oils, into one potent mask,” says Twila Shakespeare, an aesthetician with Changes Plastic Surgery in San Diego, California. “Eggs are loaded with vitamins and minerals, while honey is a natural antibacterial, and coconut and olive oils work as perfect moisturizers leaving your skin soft and supple,” she says. To make: Separate one egg yolk in a bowl, then blend in 2 teaspoon coconut oil, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 1 teaspoon of honey until combined. Apply it to your face for 15 minutes. Wash with your regular cleanser to remove.