4 DIY Masks to Bring Your Dull, Dehydrated Skin Back to Life

Updated 04/18/19

It seems nearly impossible to start the new year with a perfect, glowing complexion. Between the rich foods you’ve been eating all month, the harsh winter weather, and oh, the numerous cocktails you downed last night, your skin is probably in need of some TLC. Luckily, you don’t even need to leave the house to breathe life back into your dull complexion. Just make your way towards the kitchen and keep reading!

Avocado, Honey, and Yogurt Moisturizing Mask

All the ingredients in this mask are incredibly hydrating. Honey is a natural humectant, perfect for renewing your dewy glow. Yogurt soothes the skin and is also a light exfoliator, thanks to the lactic acid in dairy. Avocado, in addition to being moisturizing and rich in anti-inflammatories, also it packs plenty of skin-brightening vitamin C. Raid your kitchen for the ingredients below and follow the instructions here to whip up this treat for your skin.
Ingredients:
1/2 avocado
1 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon organic honey

Oatmeal, Egg White, and Lemon Juice Pore-Clearing Mask

Perhaps you slept in your makeup last night… This refreshing mask will take of what you left lurking in your pores. The oats provide gentle exfoliation, while the lemon juice (a natural astringent) cleans your pores and the egg white tightens your skin. To undo last night’s damage, grab the ingredients below and click here for the full instructions.
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon rolled oats
1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1 egg white

Pumpkin Papaya Exfoliating Mask

Together pumpkin and papaya make an amazing revitalizing mask. The enzymes will exfoliate away the layer of dead cell skins that’s dulling your complexion. Just plug in your blender, pick up the ingredients below, and follow the instructions here to revive your complexion.
Ingredients:
2/3 cup papaya
1 can pumpkin
1 egg

Kiwi Yogurt Brightening Mask

Kiwis are full of alpha hydroxy acids, and actually have a higher concentration of skin-brightening vitamin C than lemons. Add antioxidant-rich orange juice, skin-soothing olive oil, and moisturizing yogurt, and you’ve got a brightening face mask your skin will love. Click here for the full instructions.
Ingredients:
2 Kiwis
3 Tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
1 Tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice
1 Tablespoon almond or olive oil

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