Sheet masks can be too expensive for the budget of a college student. Here are some easy recipes for dorm room face masks using ingredients you probably already have in your fridge.
Note: For all of these masks you'll want to blend the ingredients well and apply to your face in a thin layer. Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes before rinsing your face with warm water. Avoid any ingredients you may allergic to.
Mix 1/2 an avocado with 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt and 1 teaspoon of honey for a moisturizing mask best used for those days when homework leaves you stressed, dry and breaking out.
2. Egg Whites
Mix 1 egg white with 1 teaspoon of orange juice to tighten your pores and leave your skin feeling healthier and stronger with increased doses of vitamin C.
3. Honey and Cinnamon
Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and juice from 1 wedge of lemon to reduce inflammation and exfoliate your skin. Message your skin gently to get the most out of the experience.
Use a mashed up banana or mix it with 2 tablespoons of honey and 1/4 cut of plain yogurt if you're feeling extra to create a moisturizing mask that leaves your skin soft and fresh.
Cook 1/2 cup of oatmeal and let it settle. After it has cooled, mix it with 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons of honey, and 1 egg white for a perfect spa treatment.
An ingredient for those who feel adventurous, spread whole-egg mayonnaise from the fridge on your skin for clean and smooth feeling skin.
Beat a whole egg and add honey if desired for a moisturizing formula for those with normal and dry skin.
Mash 1/4 cup of strawberries up and add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 table spoon of plain yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey to make a smoothie mask that reduces acne, removes dead skin cells and tightens pores.
9. Citrus and Honey
Combine 3 tablespoons of orange juice with 1/2 cup of honey to give your skin a healthy glow attributed to golden honey and orange vitamin C.
The whole process of doing DIY mask can be a little messy so be sure to clean up afterwards, but the fun and skin relaxing is well worth it. Have a few friends join the party and make "spa night" a weekly indulgence.
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