Many of us spend immensely on beauty products to attain the spotless, glowing skin of our dreams. Then we undergo the tiresome procedure of test and trial, to learn what works for our skin and what suits it perfectly. In the course of subjecting our skin to various cosmetics, only few of us get the satisfactory results that we are looking for.

What we don’t realize is that opting for nature-inspired solutions can go a long way in rejuvenating our skin. Here are some of the best DIY face masks that can cleanse our skin from within and revive the former glow that often fades with time.

  • For the incredible softness: Banana face mask

Procedure: Take one ripe banana and cut it into a few slices. Mash it into a semi-solid paste and blend the paste with 2 teaspoons of honey in a mixer grinder or with a hand blender. Apply this face pack and keep it on for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.

Benefits: This face mask will have a moisturizing effect on your skin. Moreover banana contains a good amount of antioxidants that renders a soft and youthful glow.

  • For the enviable glow: Aloe Vera face mask

Procedure: Extract aloe vera gel from the plant and mix it with 2 tablespoons of milk cream. Add one pinch of turmeric for better results. Mix the paste nicely and apply it evenly all over the face. Keep it on for 15-20 minutes, and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Benefits: Aloe vera gel has a cooling effect on the skin and this can render your skin spotless. This face mask can eliminate various toxins accumulated on the skin and make it more radiant than ever.

  • For a pimple-free surface: Egg white- papaya face mask

Procedure: In a bowl add half cup of papaya, one whipped egg white and one teaspoon of honey. Mix it well and apply on the face for 15 minutes. Rinse the face mask off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.

Benefits: Papaya consists of acne-fighting vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A and C, beta hydroxy acid, papain and potassium. On mixing with egg white, papaya actively reduces the generation and growth of pimples.

  • For the anti-tan solution: Tomato face mask

Procedure: Cut a tomato into 4 slices and then squeeze out 2 teaspoons of juice. Add 3 teaspoons of buttermilk to this and mix it well. Keep this face mask for 30 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Benefits: Tomato has anti-ageing properties and also has a soothing effect on the blisters that arise on the skin due to extreme heat exposure.

  • For a hydrated skin: Honey-avocado face mask

 Procedure: Peel the avocado and mash the pulp properly till no lumps remain. Add honey to this pulp and mix well. Apply this all over the face and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Finally rinse with lukewarm water.

Benefits: Both honey and avocado are good agents of locking the moisture and thus keep the skin hydrated.

Maintaining a lovely and glowing skin is no mean feat. It comes with a proper skincare routine accompanied by healthy eating habits as well. Thus choose your supplies wisely and make the best use of resources to attain a healthy, shinning and beautiful skin.