3 Face Mask Recipes You Can Eat

3 face mask recipes you can eat


Love face masks? Love eating? Here are 3 delicious recipes to face masks that can do both.


We all know that self-care regime can be pocket breaking. Nowadays, there're millions of organic and natural products catering to every type of skin and every problem; but just because you’re on a budget it doesn’t mean you should stop showing love to your skin. Since they are natural products anyway, why not pick out these few ingredients you already have in hand and make some scrumptious face masks? For a better skin and a happier belly.


Heavenly Papaya and Honey mask


If your skin is feeling dull and dry, why not try this revitalizing papaya and honey face mask? You’ll need three simple ingredients at your arms reach. 


1/2 a cup of papaya

1 tsp of plain yoghurt

1 tsp of honey


Take all these ingredients to the blender until smooth then apply to your face for 10 minutes. If you feel a tingle, don’t worry! Your face is not melting, it just means that the face mask is working. After rinsing your face with cool water, don’t forget to apply moisturizer to seal in all the hydration. 


This hydrating, brightening mask will give you a fabulous glowing skin your tanned summer skin would be jealous of! 


Luscious Chocolate Mask


We all feel guilty for indulging in delicious rich chocolate now and then but apart from being tasty chocolate has a host of benefits, from moisturising the skin to adding a glowing finish. For now, you need not use your secret chocolate stash you have hidden away under your bed, you can head to the nearest store and get a bar of cheaper rich chocolate. You’ll need:


1/4 of melted dark chocolate

1 tsp of heavy cream

1/2 Tsp of honey


Mix these three ingredients well and apply this mask to face and neck if you want to feel extra nourish and revived for 20 minutes. Remove the mask with a wet tissue but gently patting down the extra stickiness from your face and finally add a toner to add freshness to the skin and then a moisturizer.


This face mask will leave your skin glowing feeling just like you’ve been to a spa.



Cooling Cucumber and Avocado Mask


What would we do without a face mask with some refreshing cucumber and avocado? This face mask will help flaky dry skin and provide a cool feeling once you’re done.This recipe may require one ingredient you may not have at home but can easily get at your nearest store. Here’s what you’ll need:


1 egg white

1/2 cup of chopped cucumber

1/2 cup of chopped avocado

2 teaspoons of powdered milk


Make sure you thoroughly blend all ingredients until you’ve reached a pasty consistency, you can tweak the measurements to get a better consistency. Apply the mixture in circular upward motions, gently massaging the face and neck. Leave the face mask for 30 minutes then rinse with warm water followed by cool water. 


This face mask will decrease swelling, irritation and redness. You’ll be dying to make this amazing face mask in those hot sizzling summer days. 


Your face will thank us for all these face masks that will not only make your skin look more radiant, refreshing and hydrating but also will make your tummy sing for days. 

Leila Pereira
Journalism Student