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Homemade Cooling Face Masks Perfect For Summer

BY SOMREETA MUKHERJEE

Summer is here and it is time to concoct some soothing face masks at home for beating the summer heat and impart a naturally cooling effect to your skin. Hot and humid summers in Kolkata tend to make your skin dull, greasy and itchy. That’s why, you must treat your skin with the goodness of natural ingredients that impart a cooling sensation:

 

HOMEMADE COOLING FACE MASKS PERFECT FOR SUMMER

ALOE VERA AND YOGHURT FACE MASK

Aloe vera is a storehouse of Vitamins, amino acids and enzymes that help hydrate and refresh your skin. Add 2 tbsp yoghurt to 4 tbsp aloe vera gel and apply the mixture on face for a deep cleansing action. Wash off after 20 minutes. Use refrigerated yoghurt for that extra cooling effect!

 

TURMERIC AND MINT FACE MASK

Summer is a time for overactive sebum glands that often make your skin breakout. Soothe your skin with the antibacterial properties of turmeric and cooling effect of mint. Blend a handful of mint leaves with a little water. Mix a pinch of turmeric with 1 tbsp of mint blend and apply on face. Skin feels revitalized and pimples are kept at bay!

 

CUCUMBER AND LEMON JUICE MASK

Put grated cucumber in a refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Mix 2 tbsp of this cucumber with 1 tsp lemon juice. Apply on face and relax. Remove all traces of cucumber from face and wash off with rose water. Skin looks radiant and clean, instantly.

 

CLAY AND PEPPERMINT OIL MASK

Mix 2tbsp green clay with a few drops of peppermint oil and 2 tbsp grated cucumber. Apply this paste on face and rest awhile. Peppermint oil imparts instant cooling effect. This face mask helps absorb excess oil from skin and impart smooth and glowing skin in no time!

 

With these easy homemade cooling face masks, life is a lot easier in summers. Which one do you plan to try today?

 

Picture courtesy: Google Images

 

Article by SOMREETA MUKHERJEE

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