Monsoon seems as blessing when it comes after the scorching hot summer days and soothes the nature. The constant rain, gathering of friends and biting on hot crunchy pakoras are the best parts of Monsoon but as every good thing comes with a price so monsoon is, as monsoon comes along with a set of skin problems for every skin type.Frequent fluctuation of the heat level, increased humidity in the weather, sweating, over secretion of the oil glands paves the way for various skin problems.
But as much attention we pay to our skin care during chilling winter or scorching summer days we generally tend to overlook it in monsoon. As a result we end up with a dull, sticky, lifeless face along with breakouts, acne, blackheads etc.But ladies you don’t have to feel low as here we resorting your problems by 5 easiest yet effective DIY face masks which will not only keep monsoon skin problems at bay but also turn you into monsoon diva.
Here Are The Monsoon Face Masks:
Try Sandalwood Face Mask:
Sandalwood is known for it’s enormous skin benefits and the good thing about sandalwood is that it suits all skin types. Sandalwood at one hand flushes out the extra oil from your skin surface and thus prevents acne, breakout while on the other hand locks the natural moisture to your skin so you don’t dry out. To prepare the face mask you need to mix 1 tablespoon of powder sandalwood, ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder and ¼ cup of rose water properly to form a paste.
Now apply it thoroughly on your face and leave it for 30 minutes. This sandalwood mask along with turmeric also possesses a great amount of anti-bacterial properties which fights the germs that causes acne or pimple. Finally wash it off with cold water and experience a smooth and glowing face in a jiffy.
Scrub With Papaya Face Pack:
Papaya is not only a luscious fruit to satisfy your taste buds but it also serves to number of skin problems. Packed with anti-oxidants papaya helps to diminish the damaging toxins from the body while on the other hand Vitamin B and C, found in papaya gives proper nourishment to your skin. Besides, Oats and sugar in the mask work as great natural exfoliators. To prepare the mask you need to cut a slice of papaya and smash it into a bowl.
Now add ½ teaspoon of brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of oatmeal and blend them properly. After you get the paste apply it all over your face and scrub gently in round motions for 5 minutes. Wait for 2 minutes before rinsing off with cold water. This is a great monsoon mask to clean your clogged skin pores and get a glowing face. You may also staple little amount of honey into this mask for best result.
Apply Green Tea Face Mask:
Green Tea is known for it’s enormous health benefits but very few are aware of the fact that it even beneficial for your skin too. As green tea is a store-house of anti-oxidants and other necessary ingredients it at one hand helps to eliminate the harmful toxins generated by the UV rays of the sun.
On the other hand green tea’s anti-inflammatory properties diminish the swelling of the breakouts and zits and soothe the skin. All you need to do is that combine 2 tablespoon of green tea powder with 1 tablespoon of yogurt and couple of drops of essential oil according to your skin type. Next apply it on your face and rub mildly for 10 minutes. Lastly rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Use Banana Face Mask:
This is also an effective face mask for monsoon specially for oily skin. All you need to do is that mash a ripe banana in bowl and add 1 tablespoon of honey and lemon juice into it and mix it. Now apply the paste on your face and leave it to dry. This mask preserves excellent exfoliating properties that cleans excess oil, impurities and dead skin cells from the skin pores and let your skin breath freely. Finally rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Go For Cucumber Face Toner:
Cucumber also possesses great skin benefits and can prove to be effective in monsoon face masks. As cucumber preserves 95% water and thus helps to lock the natural moisture to your face providing a soft and rejuvenated skin. It is also helpful in eliminating ugly sun tan and works as a natural bleach that lightens your complexion naturally. On the other hand the hydrating properties of cucumber removes the excess dryness thus prevents signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles. You can blend cucumber juice with rose water and apply it as a toner with a cotton pad. You may store it in a bottle for further usage.