The winter months can be tough on our skin, but there are always natural remedies to stay glowing. Ending the day with a simple face mask can be the perfect fix for your winter skin dilemmas, especially when followed up with your favorite Olive + M products. Keep reading to discover the right DIY mask for your skin type!
A moisturizing mask is essential to keep the delicate skin on your face nourished and healthy. The natural oils in an avocado can penetrate deep into your skin, eliminating flaky, dry patches. Bananas contain moisture, Vitamins E and C, and potassium that promote blemish-free, glowing skin. Pair the natural oil of an avocado and the glowing power of a banana with the anti-aging properties from the antioxidants in raw honey, and this mask will have your winter skin clear and glowing in no time.
½ mashed avocado
½ mashed banana
1 tsp raw honey
Blend. Apply to skin. Leave 15 min. Wash away with warm water.
Who should use this mask? Those with dry or acne-prone skin (or anyone needing extra hydration in the dry, cold months).
Tomato is the main ingredient in this mask, and for good reason! Not only are these kitchen staples yummy in countless recipes, but they’re great in helping reduce the appearance of large pores, treating acne and bringing life back to dull skin. As makeup, dirt and environmental pollutants build up on our skin, it can be difficult to cleanse deeply enough each night to eliminate the buildup. This purifying mask will cleanse your skin while treating blemishes.
1 ripe tomato
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp oatmeal
Blend into paste. Apply to skin. Leave 10 min. Wash away with warm water.
Who should use this mask? Those with large pores, acne-prone skin or anyone missing the feel of soft, clean skin.
Move over Halloween, pumpkin has more use than holiday décor. Pumpkin is packed with good-for-you enzymes that speed up cell turnover to brighten and smooth skin. Vitamin A and C act as age-defying ingredient, helping boost collagen production. Yogurt has the power to dissolve dead skin and reduce the appearance of pores. Add raw honey to these two power house ingredients and your irritated, red skin will thank you.
4 tbsp pureed pumpkin pulp
4 tbsp plain yogurt
2 tsp raw honey
Apply to skin. Leave 15 min. Wash away with warm water.
Who should use this mask? If the sniffles have left your skin flaky and irritated, or the sun has caused discoloration, give this soothing mask a try.
Turmeric powder is the magic ingredient in this brightening mask that reduces inflammation and acne and calms the skin. The oats pull dirt from your pores, helping reduce acne and other blemishes. Yogurt and raw honey work together to moisturize and revive the skin, leaving a natural glow. This powerhouse combination gives your face a deep clean and brightening rejuvenation.
1 tbsp raw honey
1 tsp turmeric powder
3 tbsp ground oats
2 tbsp plain yogurt
Blend into paste. Apply to skin. Leave 15 min. Wash away with warm water.
Who should use this mask? The brightening mask is great for anyone, but especially those with irritated, sensitive skin that often produces blemishes or those who have acne scars from previous outbreaks.