While Oily Skin is prone to acne and pimples, dry skin is prone to early-onset of wrinkles and fine lines. With the arrival of corona crisis, we started washing hands more often and now our face is not the only problem we have to deal with. We also start facing problems like cracked heels, rough skin, and chapped lips, aka the partnership that we never signed for. 

woman looking into mirror

Our day starts and ends with moisturiser, our face just doesn't know anymore how to feel happy without being greasy on the surface. 

If you are feeling the same, here are some DIY face masks to kick the dryness out of your life.

1. Banana Face Mask

Banana face mask

How easy is to chew a banana, isn't it? Applying banana on your skin transfers its softness into your skin. Rich with anti-wrinkle properties, banana is your best bet to get silky skin. If you've got honey and olive oil at your home, the task is even easier.

What To Do?

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of honey and olive oil in half banana (ripe).
  • Apply the paste all over your face with the help of your fingers.
  • Rinse it off after 15 minutes.

2. Rice Flour Face Mask

Why has Rice flour gained popularity among skincare enthusiasts? Well, it is your way to getting glassy skin like Korean beauties. Rice flour has not one but two advantages: A scrub which could remove dead skin and A moisturiser which helps keep your skin smooth and supple.

What To Do?

  • Take 1 tablespoon of rice flour and mix it with 2 tablespoons of honey.
  • Apply this paste on your skin.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water.

3. Coffee Face Mask

Coffee face mask

Coffee is your golden path to younger skin. Having dry skin means skin more prone to fine lines and wrinkles. Applying coffee on your skin will boost up the collagen level and prevent premature signs of skin ageing.

What To Do?

  • Take 1 tablespoon of coffee, 2 tablespoons of Raw Milk and 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera Gel.
  • Mix it Well and Apply it on your skin.
  • Rinse it off after 10 minutes.

4. Curd Face Mask

If you've eaten curd by hand you know how greasy it feels. Rich in natural fats, curd also gives you the skin exfoliating benefits. Used since ages for skin brightening effects, curd along with turmeric will give you glowing skin which I know you have been craving for (sister goals! :D).

What To Do?

  • Take 2 tablespoons of curd with 1 tablespoon of honey and add a pinch of turmeric before blending the paste.
  • Apply it over your face.
  • Rinse it off after 15 minutes.

5. Watermelon Face Mask

Woman posing with watermelon            

Summers come bearing gifts for us and Watermelon is one of them. Eating Watermelon helps to restore the level of water in our body and this is one thing that would work favourably when this juicy fruit is applied on the skin. Our skin needs hydration, doesn't it? Also, watermelon has lycopene which acts as a protective shield against UV rays.

What To Do?

  • Take 1 tablespoon of watermelon juice with 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • Mix it and apply it on your skin.
  • Let it sit for good 20 minutes and then, rinse it off.

6. Cucumber Face Mask

Your eyes know how cooling it is to have cucumber slices over them, Why not use it on your face? With the goodness of being a hydrating moisturiser, cucumber leaves your skin, soft and supple like a baby's.

What To Do?

  • Take half cucumber, peel it off and grind it.
  • Take 1 tablespoon of sugar and mix it to the cucumber paste.
  • Refrigerate the mixture for 1 hour for that extra cooling effect.
  • Apply it on your face and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with cold water.

7. Sandalwood Face Mask

Sandalwood face mask            

Chandan aka Sandalwood is popular for its mesmerizing aroma. If you've got dry patches over your skin, this mask will help you in ways you will be grateful to it forever. Bonus: It also improves the skin tone of your face.

What To Do?

  • Take 1 tablespoon of Sandalwood with 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil and add a few drops of rose water to make an even paste.
  • Apply it on your skin.
  • Let it sit for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with cold water. 

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Nikita Upreti

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Nikita Upreti

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