Every skin type has it fare share of challenges and problems. However; sensitive skin types are especially difficult to hand because of their fragile nature. Hence, you should generally avoid trying DIY face masks that are not approved for sensitive skin. Here in this article you will get a series of different sensitive skin compatible homemade DIY masks that are not only cheap and easy to prepare but are also effective and stand up to their claims. All these masks incorporate skin soothing components that in some way or the other also nourish the skin, thereby maintaining an over all good skin health.
Here Are 5 Homemade Face Masks For Sensitive Skin
1. Aloe And Cucumber Mask
Both aloe vera and cucumber are well known for their soothing and skin healing properties. Apart from calming irritation and redness, both aloe and cucumber works towards moisturizing the skin, while balancing the skin’s oil content and distribution. Hence; whether you have dry sensitive skin or oily skin with sensitive issues, you can always benefit from this wonderfully soothing mask. To prepare this amazing mask, simply blend one chopped cucumber with one cup of fresh aloe vera gel. Cover your entire face with the mask and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before washing off with cold water.
2. Egg Whites, Honey And Yogurt Mask
A mask that only soothes irritated skin but also actively works towards nourishing the skin and slowing down the signs of aging, this versatile mask is a must try. While cucumber juice and yogurt present in it ensure fast relief from skin redness and irritation, honey being a potent antibacterial and antimicrobial agent prevents sensitive skin from usual nature of falling pray to infections. To add to the benefits, this nourishing mask also works towards gently exfoliating the skin, thereby giving way to a naturally healthy any glowing skin. This amazing mask can be prepared by mixing 1 teaspoon each of cucumber juice, yogurt and honey with 1 egg white. Make sure that you beat the egg white well and heat up the honey a bit before combining these two things into the mask. Leave the mask on your face for 15-20 minutes or until it dries out completely before washing off.
3. Moroccan Red Clay And Sweet Almond Oil Mask
Just as the name suggests, this amazingly easy to prepare and effective mask can be prepared by mixing just two ingredients – sweet almond oil and Moroccan red clay. While this mask is especially formulated for sensitive skin, it is rather recommended for sensitive skin with an oily nature, because of the fact that it is clay mask and regular usage may eventually dry out already dry skin. This mask works in two ways to balance and soothe oily sensitive skin. While Moroccan red clay balances the oil content of the skin, sweet almond oil soothes irritated skin, while also nourishing and regenerating it. To prepare this mask simply mix 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil with 1 1/2 tablespoons of Moroccan red clay. You can also add little water to make the mask more pliable. Leave it on your skin for 15-20 and then remove using a wash cloth and cold water.
4. Banana Mask
Banana mask is a wonderful mask for sensitive skin and can also be applied on a daily basis to maintain the natural glow and beauty of skin, without further irritating it. Thanks to the soothing properties of banana that this mask proves a boon for sensitive skin and when mixed with honey and sour cream, it gets even better. You can prepare this mask by mixing 1/2 of a banana with one tablespoon of honey and two tablespoons of sour cream. Spread the mask evenly on face and keep it for 15 minutes before washing off.
5. Oats Mask
A gently exfoliating mask for sensitive skin that also packs the goodness of yogurt and honey to soothe as well as cleansing and nourishing skin. Rolled oats contain skin soothing beta-glucans and is also a gentle exfoliant that removes impurities, germs, and blackheads from sensitive skin without irritating it. To prepare it blend one tablespoon of uncooked rolled oats with one tablespoon of honey and three tablespoons of yogurt.