Beauty & Fashion

Face Masks That Work Wonders

If you have acne, or you just want to clear your face from breakouts, these 3 natural masks can be your best friends during summer.

Bentonite clay mask

A Bentonite Clay Mask is one of the cheapest ways to take care of your skin. It purifies your pores, absorbs excess oils and treats acne all while working as a gentle exfoliator. Your skin will be left soft, glowing and your skin tone even. You can apply it to your hair too, it cleanses your hair leaving it sleek and shiny.

Mix the clay with water and honey, optional, in a glass or plastic bowl and mix with utensils that are not metal.  Just be careful to not let the clay mixture dry on your face/hair! 10-15 minutes is perfect!

Purchase your jar at Dischem Pharmacies countrywide. 

Turmeric Mask

Turmeric, a bright yellow-orange spice related to ginger can also be used in skincare and is quite beneficial to your skin. It has properties that can revive your skin, giving you a beautiful natural glow, heals wounds,helps with acne scarring and can even help prevent skin cancer.

Here are 7 ways to make turmeric masks. Turmeric can be risky however, test the mixture on your forearm to check for possible allergies before you use it and avoid using too much of it. 

You can purchase some turmeric here.

Egg White Face Mask 

Egg whites are rich in protein and potassium which repair tissues, hydrate and moisturise the skin and magnesium which slows the skin’s aging process. Mix one egg white, a teaspoon of lemon and half a teaspoon of honey. Wash your face with warm water to open up your pores and then apply the mask, leaving out sensitive areas. Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash off with warm water and moisturise.  

Check out 2 more ways to make this mask here

Let us know what you try by tagging us in your mask selfies. Happy masking folks!


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