8 Everyday Foods That Have Hidden Cosmetic Talents

8 Everyday Foods That Have Hidden Cosmetic Talents

The everyday products we eat can also become ingredients for homemade beauty solutions. We at Bright Side found 8 amazingly simple recipes, and we want to share them with you. Take note, and share your own recipes in the comments!

8. Egg white peel-off mask

This mask will purify and unblock your pores – just what you need if you live in a big city with strong pollution.

  • Separate the yolk from the white.
  • Whisk the egg white.
  • Take a paper towel, dip it into the egg white, and apply to your face.
  • Let it dry, and then gently peel it off.
  • Wash your face with warm water, and apply cream if needed.

7. Honey avocado mask

When you feel tired and need some relaxation, so does your skin. This mask will do the job:

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Wash and peel the avocado, and then mash it. Add the oatmeal, mix, and then add the rest of the ingredients. Apply the mixture to your skin. Leave for 20 minutes, and then wash it off with water.

6. Egg yolk olive oil mask

When you feel that your skin is "tired" and in need of nutrition, then this is the mask to use.

  • Take an egg, and separate the yolk from the white.
  • Mix the yolk with 1 tbsp olive oil.
  • For fragrance, add a drop of your favorite essential oil (lavender or rose work well).
  • Apply to your skin, and leave for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with warm water.

5. Boiled mashed potato with milk and almond oil

This mask will help you get rid of acne and lighten your skin tone.

  • Take one potato, boil it, and then mash it.
  • Add 2 tsp milk or milk powder and 1 tsp almond oil.
  • Put the mixture on your skin, and leave for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with warm water.
  • Repeat 2-3 times a week for the best result!

4. Tomato peel-off mask

This particular mask is said to help get rid of facial hair and clean the pores. It also has a lightening effect on your skin tone. Perfect!

  • Take a tomato, peel its skin, and squeeze the juice into a bowl (without the seeds and flesh).
  • Take 1 tbsp tomato juice, and mix it with 1 tbsp gelatin powder and 1 tbsp milk. Mix well.
  • Heat the mixture in a bain-marie (place the bowl containing the mixture into a larger vessel of boiling water).
  • Add a few drops of honey, and mix again.
  • Let it cool off a little, and then apply to the skin.
  • Leave it to dry completely, and then gently peel off.

3. Oatmeal milk mask

To moisturize and help soften the skin, this mask is what you need.

  • Take 2 tbsp oatmeal.
  • Grind it in a blender into a powder.
  • Take 2 tbsp warm milk, and mix it into the powder.
  • Add 1 tsp olive oil. Mix again.
  • Put the mixture on your face, and leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with warm water.

2. Cucumber lemon peel-off mask

This mask is said to be great for lightening skin tone, removing imperfections, and cleansing the pores. Take note:

  • Take a cucumber, lemon, and gelatin powder.
  • Blend 2 peeled cucumber slices with 2 tbsp lemon juice.
  • Filter and heat the mixture over a low heat.
  • Add 2 tbsp gelatin powder, and stir for a minute.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Use a brush to apply it to your skin. Let it dry completely, and then gently peel it off.

1. Honey mask

A 100% nutritious mask for you to use every day.

  • 3 tsp honey (preferably raw)
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Mix both ingredients, and then apply to your skin.
  • Wash it off with water after 10 minutes.

There are plenty of ideas on how to use everyday foods as beauty solutions. Share your mask recipes in the comment section.

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