12 homemade recipes for a perfect facial mask

Forget about wasting time and money at your local spa. Follow these simple recipes and pamper yourself with the right homemade mask.

Banana facial masks

Bananas are full of ingredients for gentle skin: Vitamin A to fade dark spots and impurities and fine rough skin, Vitamin B to reduce back dryness, Vitamin E to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and potassium to hydrate and moisturize the skin. Thus the fruit makes a perfect natural home mask which leaves the skin looking smoother. To do this: mash a medium-sized ripe banana in a paste, then gently apply it to your face. Leave it for 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water. Or, mix a quarter cup of regular yogurt and two tablespoons of honey (a natural acne treatment) and a medium banana. Identify the simplest mask for your skin type.

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