DIY masks are quite a popular way to give your skin a treat. The natural goodness of the ingredients is what makes it best for your skin. We have all seen many DIY masks from avocado masks to yoghurt mask. Today, we will be sharing this anti-ageing strawberry face mask that will brighten up the skin and retain your skin’s youthful look.
Here is what you need:
- 4 to 5 strawberries
- 1/4 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp plain yoghurt
- 1 tbsp honey
Strawberries are great in helping combat acne, and oily skin.
They are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants that offer skin lightening and brightening effects. They also contain ellagic acid, an antioxidant which protects the elastic fibre in our skin to prevent sagging while protecting the skin. As strawberry are naturally acidic, they help to remove excess sebum in the skin to prevent and reduce breakouts and oily skin.
They also contain ellagic acid, an antioxidant which protects the elastic fibre in our skin to prevent sagging while protecting the skin from sun damage. As strawberry are naturally acidic, they help to remove excess sebum in the skin to prevent and reduce breakouts and oily skin.
The alpha-hydroxy acids in the strawberry help to remove dead skin cells and fade scars and blemishes.
This recipe also uses lemon, yoghurt and honey.
Lemons are excellent in helping to brighten the skin. They also help to keep the skin soft and smooth. However, if you have sensitive skin, you can take the lemon out of this recipe.
The yoghurt contains lactic acid to help reduce blemishes and smoothes rough skin while moisturising the skin.
Honey, too, is great for your skin because it keeps your skin moisturized. Plus, its antibacterial properties help fight acne-causing bacteria.
- First, cut 4 to 5 fresh strawberries into pieces.
- Then, mash the strawberries with a fork until it becomes like a paste.
- Place the mashed strawberries into a small bowl.
- Using a lemon juicer, cut the lemon in half and juice the lemon until you have 1/4 tbsp of lemon juice.
- Add the lemon juice into the bowl and mix it with the mashed strawberries
- In the same bowl, add 1 tbsp of plain yoghurt and 1tbsp of honey.
- Mix all the ingredients together until fully combined.
This DIY strawberry mask is ready now and it smells amazing! You may even feel like eating it. After you are done with the mask, wash your face with a facial cleanser to remove any excess dirt.
Pat your skin dry with a flannel. Make sure not to rub your face as it may irritate and scratch the skin.
Apply the strawberry face mask on to your skin and let it sit for 20 to 30 minutes. Once the time is up, rinse with lukewarm water and apply moisturiser to seal in all the beauty benefits of this DIY strawberry face mask.
You may notice that your skin is softer and brighter.