Wearing a luminous face is key to making it appear younger and full of life. Luckily, there are a number of natural masks to illuminate the face that work very well. Best of all, we can make them with homemade ingredients, which we all have in our kitchen.
The luminosity of the face
As time goes by, not only wrinkles or fine lines affect the appearance of the face, but also the lack of luminosity. It is normal for the skin to appear duller and dull over the years. The reason is that the proteins take on a greater rigidity, making the skin of the face have a paler tone.
Of course, the loss of luminosity not only responds to natural aging, but there are also other factors involved. For example, lack of skin care: not performing the daily cleansing ritual, not exfoliating the skin once or twice a week, prolonged exposure to sunlight, pollution, etc.
Some of these factors we cannot avoid. However, we can resort to natural masks when we notice that our face lacks luminosity. In addition, it is very important that we take care of it, hydrating it inside and out on a daily basis.
Natural masks to illuminate the face
Chamomile is one of the best natural ingredients to care for both skin and hair. It has anti-inflammatory properties , so it is of great help to make the face look more relaxed. 100% recommended if we have very tired and fatigued skin.
The preparation and application of this remedy is very simple. We just have to prepare a chamomile infusion and let it cool. Then, with a cotton pad we apply on the face, making gentle circular massages, as if it were a facial tonic. Let it act for a few seconds and rinse with plenty of warm water.
Yogurt and honey
Yogurt is one of the best natural moisturizers for the skin, allowing us to show off a luminous and younger-looking skin. As for honey, it has a powerful cleansing action. It has a series of natural enzymes that deeply cleanse the skin, eliminating toxins that clog pores.
To prepare this homemade mask, the ingredients are very simple: 1 tablespoon of natural yogurt, 1 teaspoon of honey and 10 drops of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well in a glass bowl and apply to a clean face, avoiding the area around the eyes. We let it act between 15 and 20 minutes, and we remove it with warm water.
Horsetail is another of the great organic ingredients that we can use to take care of the skin of the face and make it look more luminous. It favors the production of collagen and elastin , thus helping the skin to have a smooth and elastic appearance. A very suitable home remedy for mature skin that wishes to mitigate the effects of time.
For its application, the first thing is to prepare an infusion of horsetail. It is allowed to cool and is applied with a cotton pad on the face, making circular massages.
Yogurt and oatmeal
Oatmeal is a natural ingredient with soothing and soothing properties . As for yogurt, it deeply hydrates and nourishes the skin. This is a very suitable homemade mask for fatigued skin.
The necessary ingredients for its preparation are: 1/2 cup of hot water, 20 grams of rolled oats, 2 tablespoons of yogurt and 5 drops of lemon juice. First, we mix the hot water with the rolled oats. Once the oatmeal flakes absorb the water, add the lemon and yogurt. We mix the ingredients and, once we obtain a homogeneous paste, we apply it on the face. Let stand 15 minutes and rinse.
Orange and honey
Orange is well known as a natural source of vitamin C . Thus, it is a fantastic natural ingredient to make the face look luminous. As for honey, it has great moisturizing and nourishing properties since it contains many of the minerals and vitamins that the skin needs. Thanks to this mask we achieve not only short-term results, but also long-term: more flexible and elastic skin.
To prepare this mask we must mix the juice of an orange with 1 teaspoon of honey. Then, we apply on the face making circular massages; the ideal is to make light pressure with the fingertips so that the remedy penetrates better.
It is common for spots to appear on the skin over time . Sometimes, in addition to age, they can also be caused by prolonged exposure to sunlight. A good idea is to wash your face at night with a pure, 100% natural liquorice extract soap. We let it act for a couple of minutes and rinse with cold water.
Cucumber and green tea
This is a natural mask with great antioxidant properties . Cucumber is very rich in nutrients that soften and improve the appearance of the skin. Green tea is a natural ingredient well known for its antioxidant properties, thus helping the skin to fight free radicals and delaying premature aging.
To make this mask the ingredients are: 10 grams of green tea and 1 cucumber. The first thing is to prepare the green tea infusion. When it’s ready, you have to let it go over it for a couple of hours. Next, we cut ten cucumber slices.
We apply the infusion of green tea on the face with a cotton pad and then we place the cucumber slices, so that they cover our entire face. Let it act for 15 minutes, remove the cucumber slices and rinse with plenty of warm water.
The brightening clay mask is especially indicated for combination and oily skin that are suffocated by the effects of pollution and that need to remove impurities that clog pores.
The ingredients needed to make this mask are: 2 tablespoons of powdered green clay, 1 teaspoon of argan oil and 2 tablespoons of warm water. We mix all the ingredients until we obtain a homogeneous paste without lumps. When it is ready, we apply a thick layer on the skin of the face, avoiding the contour of both the eyes and the lips. Let it act for 15 minutes, until it dries and we notice it tight.
Avocado and banana
A 100% natural mask recommended for tight skin with a tendency to dryness . The avocado is one of the best natural moisturizers due to its high vitamin content. In addition, it acts as a protective shield to protect the skin from external aggressions. As for the banana, it softens and nourishes the skin.
To prepare this natural mask to illuminate the face we need: 1/2 ripe avocado, 1 banana and 1 tablespoon of honey. The first thing is to mash the banana and avocado in a bowl until you get a homogeneous paste. Then, we add a tablespoon of honey and stir. Once the mask is ready, we apply it to the face with gentle circular massages. Let it act for 10 minutes and remove with plenty of warm water.
This is a mask indicated for mature skin , which in addition to providing a large dose of luminosity, also mitigates wrinkles and expression lines. Egg white is a rich source of protein, acting as a natural tightener, thus achieving a smoother and more elastic skin.
The ingredients are very simple: juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 egg white and 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil. The first thing to do is beat the egg white until it gets a mousse texture. Then, we add the rest of the ingredients and mix. When the mask is ready, we apply it to the skin and leave it to act for 20 minutes.
The best tips to brighten the face
- Cleaning: one of the most important aspects to show off a bright and lively face is to clean the skin both in the morning and at night. In this way we remove makeup residues and accumulated dirt on the skin, preventing pores from clogging. It is not worth just washing your face with water. Let’s use a specific cleanser for our skin type.
- Mask: a couple of times a week we have to give extra care to the skin of the face. To give it that touch of light that we need, it is convenient to apply a couple of times a week one of the natural masks to illuminate the face that we have indicated in the previous section.
- Eye contour : the eye contour is the most sensitive area of the face. It is in it where the first signs of age appear, such as the dreaded crow’s feet or bags. Thus, it is important that we use a specific treatment to care for the eye contour.
- Hydration: and, finally, for the skin to be healthy and fresh, it is important that we hydrate it daily, both inside and out. Otherwise, the skin will tend to dry out and appear dull and dull. We need to use a specific moisturizer for our skin type.
Taking care of the skin daily and using natural masks to illuminate the face we can show off a face full of light and life.
Hello Readers, I am Nikki Bella a Psychology student. I have always been concerned about human behavior and the mental processes that lead us to act and think the way we do. My collaboration as an editor in the psychology area of Well Being Pole has allowed me to investigate further and expand my knowledge in the field of mental health; I have also acquired great knowledge about physical health and well-being, two fundamental bases that are directly related and are part of all mental health.