Having a beautiful facial skin isn’t always easy. This is often obstructed by the occurrence of acne scars, age spots, wrinkles, etc. Nevertheless, even though age spots and wrinkles are a naturally occurring consequence of the aging process, their prominence and appearance can actually be managed.
You’re probably wondering how to achieve this? One way, and probably the safest one is to use natural ingredients which have no side effects, both short and long term. For that purpose, take a look at the best facial homemade mask for a smooth and youthful skin.
Cinnamon, Lemon, and Honey Mask:
Thanks to cinnamon, you will lower the effects of bacterial infections since it possesses anti-microbial properties. Furthermore, if you have problems with acne, they will soon disappear thanks to nutmeg, that is, its anti-inflammatory properties. Honey and lemon will disinfect the skin and promote quicker healing of the acne.
- 1 tsp of organic honey
- 1 tsp of lemon juice
- ½ tsp of cinnamon
- ½ tsp of nutmeg
Method of Preparation:
Mix all the ingredients together into a paste.
If you have sensitive skin, dilute or omit lemon. In such cases, add a little more honey to the mixture be thick.
Moreover, due to honey which widens the blood vessels, this mask is also not recommended for people suffering from telangiectasia’s, rosacea and other vascular skin diseases. As a substitute for honey, you can also use white or green clay. The mixture is stirred in the same proportion with the other ingredients of the mask, and diluted with water to the desired texture.
Apply the paste to the face , but avoid the eye area and mouth. Let it stand for 30 minutes or at least 10 minutes if you cannot stand the burning sensation.
Tingling calms down in the first 5 minutes, then disappears. In the end, flush the mask with warm water and apply the cream you usually use. Note that you should not use this mask to exfoliate the skin.