5 Food-Based Face Masks for All Skin Types

A lot of times we turn to chemical-based drug store face washes, luxury brand moisturizers or specialty store scrubs to keep our skin clear and glowing. One of the best all-natural ways to take care of your skin, though, can be through DIY food-based face masks. Check out the five below that cover every skin woe.

1. Açai Berry Mask

Looking to tighten up your pores? Try out this açai berry facial.

Ingredients:

- 2/3 cup sugar

- 2 tsp.  açai powder or ¼ cup açai slush

- 10 fresh, whole berries (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or mix)

- 1 tbsp. olive oil

Directions:

Mash the sugar, açai powder/slush and berries together. Slowly add the olive oil and mix. Massage into the face. Leave on for approximately five minutes, rinse off with warm water.

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2. Pumpkin Mask

Pumpkin muffins, pumpkin lattes... during the fall there’s pumpkin everything. So try out this anti-aging pumpkin facemask that’s packed with antioxidants and vitamins C and A.

Ingredients:

- 2 cups canned pumpkin

- 4 tbsp. low-fat vanilla yogurt

- 4 tbsp. honey

- 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Directions:

Blend the ingredients together thoroughly. Apply generously to your face and leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse.

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3. Yogurt Mask

Greek yogurt is a great breakfast go-to. It’s also a great ingredient in getting smoother skin.

Ingredients:

- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

- 2 to 3 drops of almond/olive oil

- 1 tbsp. honey

Directions:

Mix ingredients together. Apply to face and leave on for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.

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4. Banana Mask

This mask will not only smell delicious, but also solve your oily skin woes.

Ingredients:

- 1 banana

- 2 tbsp. honey

- An orange/lemon

Directions:

Mash the banana, and then mix in the honey. Putting the ingredients in a blender is recommended. Add a couple drops of juice from the orange/lemon. Apply to your face for 15 minutes before rinsing with either a cool or warm washcloth. Moisturize after the treatment.

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5. Avocado & Honey Mask

During the colder months our skin becomes dry and chap. Avoid rough dry skin with this avocado and honey mask.

Ingredients:

- 2 tbsp. of avocado flesh

- 2 tbsp. honey

- 1 egg yolk

Directions:

Blend or mash all ingredients together. Spread the mask over your face and leave on for at least 30 minutes before rinsing.

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Which mask will you try first?