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Face masks have three benefits: to relax, to make your skin feel baby soft, and to benefitl skin. In celebration of National Mud Mask Day, here is a DIY face mask that is easy to make and delicious to eat.

What you need:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon buttermilk
  • 1/8 of a banana
  • 1/2 teaspoon of honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice

Add all of these ingredients together and leave it on your face for 20-30 minutes.

This makes about 2-3 masks. You can lessen/double the ingredients if you want to make less/more.

Here are the benetis of each ingredient:

  • Greek yogurt: dissolves dead skin, relieve sunburn, help fight acne, and reduce discoloration.
  • Cocoa powder: packed with antioxidants
  • Buttermilk: contains lactic acid which is beneficial for skin peels
  • Banana: helps with skin glow, anti-aging, moisture
  • Honey: antibacterial (good for acne), antioxidants (anti-aging), soothes the face
  • Lemon juice: lighten dark spot/blemishes, gets rid of oily skin

And that’s it! You should have amazingly soft skin at the end of this.

If you don’t have time to make a mask, then here is a deep pore cleansing mask you can buy on Amazon.

Heidi Park is a junior at University of La Verne majoring in Child Development, specializing in Speech Therapy. This is her second year being part of the Her Campus team and has taken the role as Secretary, Blog Editor, and Snapshot Editor. Heidi is currently working in BUSD as a co-teacher, and as a behavior interventionist for ACT. She likes to de-stress by cooking, cleaning, reading, and watching Netflix. In her free time she likes to people watch at Starbucks (or really, anywhere), snack/eat until she is guiltily full, and hang out with the ones she loves. At first glance she may seem/look intimidating but once you get to know her she is a soft marshmallow (especially for dogs, cats, and babies).
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