Olive oil facial masks

March 31, 2013 0

Who needs all those expensive tubes & bottles from a grocer’s beauty supply section when there are 100% natural homemade skin care options that work wonders with your face! Make your own olive oil facial mask to cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize and nourish your face skin. Benefit from this ancient Egyptian beauty secret and enjoy a radiant, fresh & young looking skin.

Before you learn how to make your own best mask for dry skin on your face, remember that extra virgin olive oil helps the skin all over your body become healthier, more supple, refreshed and radiant. Take a bath with a few tablespoons of olive oil and a few drops of lavender essential oil if you want to moisturize your whole body, renew your skin and feel more relaxed.

olive oil facial masks

Heat olive oil a little and apply it over your dry scalp before sleeping in to moisturize and soothe your head. Looking to prevent or overcome cellulites? Just mix olive oil with used coffee grounds and apply to the skin where you have cellulites. Cellulite is one of the reasons to work out. Combined with regular exercises, olive oil skin benefits will smooth out your problem areas.

Honey and olive oil face mask recipe (customized with aspirin)

Need something to soothe your dry winter skin? Olive oil is a perfect moisturizer. Honey is antibacterial. It healthily and very gently reduces redness. It also alleviates acne. The combination of olive oil and honey makes a very effective face mask. The mask feels so soothing and makes your skin very hydrated. It’s the best answer to your ‘how to nourish my skin’ question.

To make honey and olive face mask you will need:

  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin oil

Mix the two ingredients very well in a bowl, then microwave for twenty seconds. Make sure the mixture is warm, but not too hot. Try it on your hand to make sure it’s not too hot for your face. Then apply the warm mask on your face. Avoid applying it in thick layers for the mask not to drip. Don’t put the mixture too close to the sensitive skin around your eyes. Leave the mask on for about 25 minutes.

Then remove the mask by rinsing your face with water and softly rubbing in circular motions. This will let the honey (if it’s crystallized enough) or aspirin (if you additionally use it) exfoliate your skin and slough off the dead layers. Pat your face dry and enjoy your supple, radiant skin! Honey and olive oil face mask is perfect even if you have very sensitive skin.

honey and olive oil facial mask

Feel free to customize this mask and initially add 2 powdered tablets of aspirin to the mixture. You’ll need to add up to five drops of water to the bowl where you soften the tablets. Then come honey & olive. Aspirin will be especially helpful if you have blemishes. Mixed with olive oil and honey it reduces inflammation, exfoliates your face gently and naturally.

Olive oil and lemon face mask recipe

Did you know that olive oil alleviates acne? In fact, if used in combination with lemon juice extra virgin olive oil cures acne for good. One of the ways to make the most of this beauty secret’s benefits is using the olive oil and lemon face mask on a regular basis. This mask moisturizes and renews your skin. You will be amazed at how toned and smooth your skin will feel after this mask.

To make the olive oil and lemon facial mask you will need:

  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

Combine olive oil and freshly squeezed lemon juice in a bowl and mix well. Then apply the mixture to your clean face and neck (avoid the delicate skin around your eyes). Let the mask sit on your facial skin for about half an hour. Lie down and meditate while enjoying the healing effect of the mask. After 30 minutes rinse your face with water and softly pat it dry with a clean towel.

olive oil and lemon face mask

It’s worth mentioning that lemon juice is very good for improving your skin’s elasticity. It refreshes and brightens your skin. Lemon juice alleviates scarring from acne and evens out your skin tone. The olive oil and lemon juice mask leaves your skin fresh, moisturized and radiant. Still asking yourself ‘how does olive oil help skin’? Read more about it on our website Womanita!

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