3 Ayurvedic face masks you can make at home

Facemask for acne:
Aloe vera is good for fighting inflammation and redness. The chemical compound works especially well against acne caused by oily skin. Turmeric and green tea both combat sensitive skin. This is good for all skin types but especially Pitta dosha!

Ingredients:
– Two spoons aloe vera
– One spoon turmeric or green tea

How to:
Mix ingredients together until it creates a smooth paste. Rinse off after 15-20 minutes.

Facemask for blackheads:
Honey is antibacterial, antiseptic, and antioxidant. It works great to peel away dirt and peel out the pesky blackheads. Milk acts to soothe and moisturize the skin. This mask is good for all doshas but especially moisturizing for Vata’s dry prone skin.

Ingredients:
– 1/4 cup milk
– 2 tbsp honey

How to:
Combine ingredients, mixing well until honey dissolves. Use cotton balls to apply mixture and rinse off with warm water after 15 minutes.

Facemask for oily skin:
Lemon acts as a natural detoxifier to the skin. Removing dead skins cells and reducing oil secretion. Honey is an antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant working against breakouts. This mask if great for all doshas but especially Kapha and Pitta!

Ingredients:
– 2 tbsp of lemon juice
– 1 tbsp of honey

How to:
Mix ingredients in a bowl and spread over face. Let it dry and than rinse off with warm water.

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