10 Best DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

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For whatever skin issue you’re dealing with, there’s a DIY face mask to help! Face masks are great way to hydrate your skin, remove dirt and debris, and exfoliate to reveal softer, more radiant skin. Now, you can treat blackheads, acne, dry skin, or oily skin in as little as 10 minutes! Keep scrolling down for 10 DIY face masks you can easily make at home.

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5 Benefits of Face Masks ❤️

Face masks have many benefits for your skin, including:

  1. Remove dead skin for a softer, more radiant complexion

  2. Unclog pores and remove excess oil to treat and prevent acne

  3. Hydrate dry, flaky skin for a brighter, more even complexion

  4. Minimize sun damage and skin discoloration by reducing hyperpigmentation

  5. Fight signs of aging by boosting collagen production

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10 Best DIY Face Masks

Ready to make your home feel like a spa? Now you can treat dry, dull, or congested skin in as little as ten minutes! Explore these ten tried-and-true face masks for beautiful, glowing skin.

“Your skin has a memory. In ten, twenty, thirty years from now, your skin will show the results of how it was treated today. So treat it kindly and with respect.”

— Jana Elston

1. Moisturizing Avocado Face Mask for Glowing Skin

This avocado face mask soothes skin conditions, prevents skin damage, and improves skin’ elasticity. It’s also super easy to make! Mash half an avocado in a bowl with the back of a fork and mix with one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Then, apply the mask to your face and leave it on for 15 minutes.


  • Half an avocado

  • 1 tablespoon of honey

  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Benefits: Contains natural antioxidants, moisturizers the skin, protects against UV rays, soothes irritated skin

2. Brightening Turmeric Face Mask for Acne

Turmeric helps revive your skin and brings out its natural glow! Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components, you can count on this mask to boost your skin health. Mix three tablespoons of turmeric powder, two tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, and one tablespoon of honey. Apply the mask to your face and leave it on for 5 to 10 minutes.


  • 3 tablespoons of turmeric powder

  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, natural antiseptic, protects against skin damage, promotes skin’s natural exfoliating process

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Best mask for acne:

Aztec Secret – Indian Healing Clay ($9.99)

Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay is a deep pore cleansing facial, hair and body mask. Made with 100% Natural Calcium Bentonite Clay, it’s great for facials, body wraps, clay baths, foot soaks, hair masks, and more!

3. Gentle Oatmeal Face Mask for Dry Skin

Oatmeal is the perfect home remedy for soothing dry, itchy, or irritated skin. Grind two tablespoons of oatmeal in a food processor, then add one teaspoon of baking soda, one teaspoon of honey, and one teaspoon of cinnamon. Apply this oatmeal paste to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes.


  • 2 tablespoons of oatmeal

  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon of honey

  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Benefits: Anti-inflammatory properties, enhances skin circulation, removes dead skin cells, safe for sensitive skin

4. Calming Honey + Yogurt Face Mask for Aging Skin

Yogurt contains lactic acid, an organic compound that helps diminish the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by tightening and shrinking pores. To make this mask, mix together 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt, 1 teaspoon of honey, and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Apply to your face and leave it on for 15 minutes.


  • 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt

  • 1 teaspoon of honey

  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Benefits: Firms skin, smoothes out fine lines and wrinkles, tightens pores, moisturizes skin, reduces acne breakouts

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5. Hydrating Aloe Vera + Honey Face Mask for Oily Skin

Aloe vera contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and is highly anti-inflammatory. To make this face mask, mix 2 tablespoons of pure honey with 1 tablespoon of pure aloe vera. Let the mask sit on your face for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing thoroughly.


  • 2 tablespoons of pure honey

  • 1 tablespoon of pure aloe vera

Benefits: Treats redness, soothes sensitive skin, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory

6. Cleansing Milk Face Mask for Sensitive Skin

Milk is the secret to youthful glowing skin! Mix 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of milk in a bowl, then microwave for a few seconds until it’s warm. You can apply this mask to your face for 15 minutes.


  • 1 tablespoon of honey

  • 1 tablespoon of milk

Benefits: Hydrates dry skin, exfoliates dead skin, soothes irritated skin, reduces hyperpigmentation

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Best Hydrating Mask:
Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask with Vitamin C ($48)

An overnight mask that thoroughly hydrates, plumps, and brightens with THD ascorbate (vitamin C), antioxidant-rich superberries, squalane, and hyaluronic acid.

7. Antioxidant-Rich Strawberry + Honey Face Mask for Acne Scars

Strawberries is packed with alpha-hydroxylic acid to exfoliate your skin. It also has strong astringent, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidants properties! To make this mask, mash 2 to 3 strawberries and combine with 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply to skin for 15 to 20 minutes before removing it with a clean, wet cloth.


  • 2 to 3 strawberries

  • 2 tablespoons of honeey

Benefits: Moisturizing, exfoliating, cleansing, packed with vitamin C, rich in alpha-hydroxy acids

8. Egg White + Oatmeal Face Mask for Blackheads

Egg whites contain protein, which tightens your skin and shrinks the pores on your face, resulting in a reduction of blackheads! Mix one egg white, 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal and 1 tsp. olive oil. This mask will moisturize your skin and tighten your pores. It can be left on skin for 30 minutes.


  • 1 egg white

  • 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal

  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil

Benefits: Moisturizes skin, prevents acne formation, fades blemishes and pigmentation, reduces dark circles

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9. Baking Soda + Yogurt Mask for Dark Spots

Baking soda helps clear acne and breakouts, tightens pores, and adds glow to your skin! Take 2 tablespoons of baking soda and mix with 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt. If you want extra brightening power, add a squeeze of lemon juice. Whisk everything together by using a fork. Cover your face with the mask for 5 to 10 minutes.


  • 2 tablespoons of baking soda

  • 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, removes excess oil, reduces appearance of blackheads and acne scars

10. Jojoba Oil + Honey Face Mask for Milia

Jojoba oil is loaded with antioxidants, such as vitamins A and E, and omega-6 fatty acids, which improve the health of your skin’s barrier. Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 2 teaspoon of honey, and 5 drops of jojoba oil in a small bowl. Apply the mask to your face for 15 minutes before washing it off with cool water.


  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoon of honey

  • 5 drops of jojoba oil

Benefits: Soothes skin, controls oil production, inhibits acne, reduces size of skin pores, dries milia spots.

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Best brightening Mask: Summer fridays Overtime face mask ($44)

Packed with vitamins A, K and C, pumpkin exfoliates and hydrates skin for blinding brightness.

Thanks for stopping by! If you enjoyed this post, check out these posts: 12 Best Mascaras for Naturally Long Lashes, 10 Clean + Sustainable Beauty Brands You Should Shop, and What’s in My Makeup Bag. Also, let me know what your favorite product is in the comments section below!

XO, Kim


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