10 DIY Face Masks to Save Dry Skin
If it feels like your skin is still dry and flaky by the end of the day no matter how much moisturizer you slather on, we’re here to rescue you. Try one of these 10 DIY face masks to put a spring in your skin’s step.
Avocado Face Mask
Avocado is packed full with nourishing fatty acids that will moisturize, protect and refresh your dry, dull winter skin. The added honey acts as a humectant that will keep your face hydrated well past when you wash it off.
Watermelon Wonder Mask
While watermelon probably isn’t the first fruit you think of when you think of a face mask, this beloved summer melon has many uber moisturizing qualities that will wake up your wilted skin. If you can’t find a fresh one in your grocery store, many places carry watermelon juice in the juice aisle!
Banana Face Mask
Bananas are one of our favorite dry skin remedies; they’re rich in vitamins which protect, repair and hydrate your skin gently and effectively.
Lemon and Cocoa Mask
For those of you looking to refresh dull skin, this lemon and cocoa version is one of the best DIY face masks you can make. Your skin will look instantly brighter for a glow that’ll have your friends asking where you went on vacation.
Turmeric and Oats Mask
Oats act as a gentle exfoliator in addition to being an awesome moisture source. Turmeric will brighten and even your skin tone, leaving you with plump, fresh looking skin even after the most intense dry spell.
Rosewater Honey Mask
Rosewater is soothing, hydrating and refreshing— just what your skin so desperately needs. Plus, there’s nothing more luxe than relaxing in a bath with rosewater on your face!
DIY Glamglow Clay Mask
You’ve seen those uber expensive Glamglow face masks sitting pretty at Sephora but we’ve got great news— you don’t have to shell out major bucks for major moisture. This is one of the best DIY face masks we’ve found that will hydrate, cleanse, tone and brighten all in one, pinky promise.
DIY Detox Face Mask
Just because your skin is already hurting doesn’t mean that environmental pollutants take a break from wreacking havoc on your face. This activated charcoal detox mask will gently exfoliate dead skin cells and lift any grime built up in your pores. Your skin will be ready to take on the big day, stat!
Apricot Face Mask
Either fresh or canned apricot will do wonders here, as the fruit doesn’t lose its nutrients once it’s cooked. Apricots are also full of Vitamin C which will add some brightness and bounce to your skin.
DIY Papaya Mask
Take your skin on a tropical getaway with this papaya face mask. All three ingredients in this mask — papaya, egg white and Manuka honey — are super charged skin hydrators so there’s no way even the most chapped skin won’t be glowing after this one.