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Beauty, Skin care Simple Face Masks for Summer

Simple Face Masks for Summer

By Priya Darshini   

Exposure to the sun during summer can damage your skin. Sun damage can lead to dehydrated skin which in turn causes premature aging of skin, pigmentation, wrinkles, and marks. you can protect your skin from sun damage by, spending just a few minutes each day to care for your skin, applying these simple face masks.


Aloe Vera Gel: Aloe vera lightens the skin and helps to alleviate sun tanning and hyper pigmentation. It acts as a protective layer on the skin and helps replenish its moisture. It refreshes the skin and makes it vibrant and young looking. Extract fresh aloe vera gel and apply it on your clear skin. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then wash it off.

Cucumber Mask: Cucumber juice is a good source of silica which is an essential element to improve the complexion and health of the skin. It helps to maintain the moisturizer balance of the skin. Cucumber’s natural anti-inflammatory properties calm and soothe skin reddened by sunburn. Blend a cucumber along with its skin. Take two tablespoons of cucumber juice and add rice flour to it to get the consistency you desire or just use simple cucumber juice. Apply it to your clean face. Let it dry and wash it off.

Curd Mask: Curd has many healthy enzymes and adds natural oils to the skin. It can diminish pore size and can improve the overall skin texture, besides adding a healthy glow to your skin. Take 2 tablespoon curd and add 1 teaspoon lemon juice mix it well and apply it to your face. wash it off after 5-10 minutes.

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Oatmeal Mask: Oatmeal contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds that soothe itchy, dry and irritated skin. Oatmeal is also great for acne-prone skin because it absorbs oil from the skin’s surface. Mix 2 tablespoon instant oatmeal and one tablespoon curd. Apply this mask on your face. let it sit for 10-15 minutes and then wash it off. This mask not only hydrates skin, but it will also add glow to your face instantaneously.

Tomato Mask: Tomato juice is full of antioxidants. Tomato juice has a lot of benefits for the skin. Apply tomato juice to soothe a nasty sunburn, reduce acne, rashes and to revive the glow on dull skin.

Watermelon Mask: Watermelon is more than just a refreshing fruit to quench your thirst. It is rich in vitamin A, C, and antioxidants, vital for skin health. Its high water content hydrates your body, resulting in radiant skin. Cleanse your face thoroughly, dab a cotton ball in watermelon juice. Apply it to your face. Leave for 15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.

Now, let us look at a few face masks recipes which work great on the skin, especially in the summer. This is because all of these are very hydrating or cooling or soothing towards the skin. These help balance the oiliness of the skin and work great on excessively oily skin. Without further ado, the first one up is:

Aloe vera and Kaolin Clay Face Mask

Ingredients needed:

  • Aloe vera juice: 1 tbsp
  • Kaolin clay: 1 tbsp
  • Glycerin: 1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, take a mixing bowl and add all the ingredients to it.
  2. Then, combine all the ingredients thoroughly by stirring them together well until you can obtain a smooth paste-like mixture.
  3. After that, apply the resultant mask all over your face and neck using gentle circular massaging motions.
  4. Lastly, wash the mask off once it has dried off somewhat using normal water and you are done!
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Frequency:

Use this mask once every 2-3 days in the summers to harness all the beneficial properties of aloe vera and kaolin clay as well.

Apple and Cucumber Summer Face Mask for Oily Skin

Ingredients needed:

  • Cucumber: half of it
  • Red apple: 1 of it
  • Egg: 1 of it
  • Lemon juice: 1 tsp
  • Mint: 1 tsp
  • Lime essential oil: 2 drops

Procedure:

  1. First of all, prepare the ingredients. Peel the cucumber and crack open the egg. Separate the yolk and the white and discard the yolk as we will be using the whites for this one. Cut the cucumber and the apple into smaller pieces.
  2. Now, take all the ingredients in a blender and blend them all together to obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  3. After that, cleanse your skin first and then apply the resultant mixture all over your face and neck.
  4. Lastly, leave the mask on your skin for about 20 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water and you are done!

Frequency:

Use this mask every 3-4 days to keep your skin oil-free and fresh looking in the summers. This make is extremely nourishing and soothing towards the skin and will help treat and prevent a variety of skin issues.

Green Tea and Honey Face Mask

Ingredients needed:

  • Green tea: 1 tbsp
  • Raw honey: 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: 1 tsp
  • Brown sugar: 3 tsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, you need to prepare the green tea so do that. Steep a green tea bag or tea leaves into a cup of hot water for about 5 minutes to do that.
  2. After that, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl in the required quantities and mix them all together thoroughly by stirring them together vigorously. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  3. Then, cleanse your face first and then apply the resultant mixture all over your face and neck in a thin and even layer.
  4. Lastly, leave the mask on your skin for about 20 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water and you are done!
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Frequency:

You should be utilizing this mask a couple of times in a week to treat your skin issues and keep it healthy and smooth in the summers. Green tea is really good for the skin as it has tons of anti-oxidant for the skin which keeps the skin protected from various issues like tanning from the sun.

Tips and Tricks for Skincare in the Summers

Now, follow these points to keep your skin healthy and well during the summers.

  • Always wear a sunscreen
  • Wear as minimal makeup as possible
  • Use a toner which is cooling and refreshing in nature
  • Drink ample amount of water to keep your body and skin healthy and moisturized
  • Regularly exfoliate your skin to keep it supple and fresh.
  • Wear hats and sunglasses, etc to protect your skin from harsh sunlight

 

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