Nobody has the time in the world these days to actually take about two hours out from their lives frequently and get a facial done. Getting an at-home spa done with the help of a professional? However, these can cost you some extra bucks which can again be daunting in times when the expenses are touching heights. In cases like these, an at-home spa using natural ingredients is the most economic way out.

5 Best Premium Spa-Like At-Home Natural DIY Facials
5 Best Premium Spa-Like At-Home Natural DIY Facials

Here are the top 5 at-home facials that you can do yourself:

Papaya

Cleansing

Cleansing is the first and the foremost step when it comes to a facial at home and papaya is amazing for it as it moisturises the skin. 

Ingredients:

Aloe vera gel 2 tbsp
Papaya 1 slice
Yoghurt 1 Tsp
Honey 1/2 Tsp
  1. Blend all the ingredients and make a runny paste.
  2. Apply it to the face and gently rub in a circular motion.
  3. Rinse it off using cold water and pat dry.

Exfoliating

Papaya contains a proteolytic enzyme which is responsible for keeping the acne away. So if you have any, the papaya will help in repairing it and if you don’t have it, continuous usage of it will ensure that you will never have it in future.

Ingredients:

Papaya seeds 2 tbsp
Papaya 1 tbsp
Olive oil 1 Tsp
  1. Grind all the ingredients to make a fine paste with papaya seed grains.
  2. Apply it onto your face and massage gently. Leave it on for 15 minutes.
  3. Rinse it off using warm water.

Steam

It helps in opening up the pores and helping in extracting the dirt which has found its way into the deep ends of the pores.

  1. Boil some water in the heater and steam your face.
  2. Let the steam sit on your face for about a minute and two.
  3. Massage your face while the steam is on for a minute and rinse it off.
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Mask

Papaya is a great ingredient if you are able to spot premature ageing signs. It helps in working on them and making the skin look rejuvenated.

Ingredients:

Honey 1 tbsp
Papaya 3-5 tbsp
  1. Mash the papaya using a folk till it makes a paste. Add 1 tbsp worth honey into it. 
  2. Mix both the ingredients really well. Apply it on your face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Rinse it off using warm water and pat dry. Use a natural moisturizer.

Activated charcoal

Cleansing

Oily skin is the problem for a lot of people because of the pollution that seeps into the pores and blocks it causing excessive sebum secretion. Activated charcoal is the ingredient that helps in sucking that excess oil out.

Ingredients:

Charcoal Capsule 6
Coconut oil 1 cup
Baking soda 2 tbsp
Lavender oil 5 drops
  1. Take a bowl, break open 6 capsules and mix all other ingredients in it.
  2. Use warm water to dampen the skin and then apply a pea-sized on your face and massage. Leave it on for 5 minutes.
  3. Rinse it off and then pat dry.

Exfoliating

Ingredients:

Charcoal Powder 1 tbsp
Coconut oil 1/8th cup
Sugar 1/2 cup
  1. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  2. Apply this onto your face and exfoliate for 15 seconds. 
  3. Rinse it off using warm water and use a washcloth to wipe any residue off.

Steam

  1. Give your skin some steam for a minute.
  2. This will help in opening your pores so that the mask that you will apply will seep deep and repair the damage from within.

Mask

Ingredients:

Charcoal Powder 1/2 tbsp
Coconut oil 1/2 tbsp
Baking Soda 1/4th tbsp
Bentonite Clay 1/2 tbsp
  1. Mix all the ingredients really well and add some warm water to make a paste. 
  2. Apply it onto your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. 
  3. Rinse it off and pat skin dry. Use a natural moisturizer.
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Cucumber

Cleansing

Ingredients:

Cucumber juice 1/4th cup
Honey 1-2 tbsp
Castile soap 2 tbsp
Water 1/3rd cup
  1. Mix all the ingredients really well and shake it well.
  2. Dampen your skin using warm water, apply a little of this cleanser and massage in an upward motion.
  3. Rinse it off and pat skin dry.

Exfoliating

It is also believed to be an incredible cooling agent which means it can seep deep into the pores and calm the inflammation which is also one of the reasons why we get acne.

Ingredients:

Cucumber juice 1/2
Mint 2 tbsp
Sugar 2 1/2 cup
Olive oil 4 tbsp
  1. Toss all the ingredients in a blender and blend it into a thick paste. Store it well. 
  2. Dampen your skin using warm water, and apply it on your face. Exfoliate in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Rinse it off and pat skin dry.

Steam

Step-1: For the cucumber to seep into the skin, use the steam as it will open the pores.
Step-2: Steam for about a minute and massage in an upward circular motion while doing so.

Mask

Ingredients:

Grated Cucumber 1/4th
Aloe Vera 1 tbsp
  1. Toss all the ingredients in a bowl and mix both of them well.
  2. Cover your face as well as the neck with it. Leave it on for 15 minutes.
  3. Rinse it off and pat skin dry. Use a natural moisturizer.

Rice Flour

Cleansing

Ingredients: 

Rice Flour 1 tbsp
Oats powder 1 tbsp
Milk powder 1 tbsp
Almond powder 1 tbsp
  1. Mix all the ingredients really well and add some water to it to make a paste.
  2. Dampen your face and apply this paste on.
  3. Massage it in a circular motion and leave it on for 1 minute.
  4. Rinse it off using lukewarm water and pat dry.

Exfoliating

Ingredients:

Rice Flour 1/2 cup
Gram Flour 1/4 cup
Turmeric Powder 1/2 Tsp
  1. Mix all the ingredients really well in a cup and mix them well. Add some water or rose water to it.
  2. Dampen your face using warm water and apply this paste on.
  3. Exfoliate in a circular motion. Don’t rinse it.
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Steam

  1. Let the mask stay and massage.
  2. Steam it for about a minute continuing the massage in an upward circular motion.

Mask

Ingredients:

Rice Flour 1 tbsp
Oats 1 Tsp
Milk 1 Tsp
Honey 1 Tsp
  1. Mix all the ingredients really well and apply it onto your face.
  2. Leave it on for 8-10 minutes or till it dries.
  3. Rinse it off using lukewarm water and pat dry. Use a natural moisturizer.

Pick any one of these and it will work wonders for your skin. Just make sure you do it right and for the right amount of time. You want to rejuvenate the skin, not leave it feeling irritated.



Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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