Berries are blessings when it comes to hydrating and nourishing our skin. Packed with antioxidants and loaded with Vitamin A and C, these fruit blasts help to fight free radicals and enhance the elastin and collagen levels of the skin. Berries are also tiny anti-aging agents that aid in wrangling off the wrinkles to give you a radiant and glowing skin. So no more looking into the mirror and getting engulfed in a hole of hopelessness, get up and make these masks for skin perfection that you always thought was the right cream away.
Blueberry and Yogurt Mask
Both the main ingredients are pros at achieving skin perfection. They help to refresh and hydrate the skin so that it looks radiant. For this mask, you will have to blend blueberries till they form a smooth paste. Add Greek yogurt puree to the paste and your mask is ready to evenly hug your face. The DIY facial mask will help to remove the damaged epidermis layer. After 20 minutes, wash off the mask with cold water to reveal fresh and happy skin.
Strawberry Face Mask
For this you mask will need five strawberries, a teaspoon of honey and another of yogurt. Add all the ingredients into the blender and work it till you achieve a smooth paste. In case the blender is broke or you do not have one, you can use a fork to mash the ingredients into a paste. Apply the mask for 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
Strawberry puree on its own also forms an excellent mask. The berry contains salicylic acid that fights acne and prevents new pimples from invading your skin. Strawberries also contain antioxidants and vitamins A and C that are good for the skin health. In case of blemishes, you can add lemon juice to the puree, this will help to lighten the marks.
Mixed Berries Anti-Aging Mask
Rich in antioxidants and vitamin A, C, and K, blackberries help to combat free radicals that cause premature aging. Other berries are also packed with vitamins and antioxidants that further assist in fighting free radicals. The DIY mask leaves you with a soft and glowing skin. To prepare the natural recipe, you will need 1 tablespoon plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons of raw organic honey, and ¼ cup of mixed berries. Blend these ingredients together until they are all smooth, apply to the skin for 10-20 minutes and rinse it off.
Acai Berry Face Mask
The acai berry is a superhero powered with antioxidants and essential vitamins that motivate the skin to produce collagen and repair itself. This is the reason why acai berry is used to treat skin wrinkles, help with sagging skin, and remove blemishes. In a blender, introduce acai berry to get a smooth paste. Mix half a mashed avocado to the puree and apply the mask to the face. Avocado is rich in omega 3 fatty acids that partner with antioxidants to smoothen fine lines and wrinkles. With this DIY mask, firmer skin is only a few weeks away.
Raspberry Face Mask
This DIY raspberry facial mask is the need of every skin for a glowing and fresh touch to it. 5-7 raspberries with a teaspoon of honey, and ½ to 1 tablespoon of any clay (kaolin clay, green clay, or any other) will be needed for this mask. Mash the raspberries with a fork to make an even paste, add the ingredients and mix. Apply the mask and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.