Summer needs something cool on skin and body as well. When it comes to the body, we can keep it hydrated by managing the diet but the skin can only be hydrated either by drinking plenty of water or juicy fruits or using topical application of soothing, refreshing and hydrating masks. What are these masks is what you will come to know down here. Just keep on reading this articles till you decide your choice of skin mask.
6 Amazing Hydrating Masks For Summer Season:
1. Ripe Banana And Honey:
This summer masks soothes the dull and tired skin and makes it refreshing and rejuvenated for longer hours. Hydrating the skin pores, this summer facial masks helps in nourishing the skin properly. For people worrying about the signs of ageing as skin sagging can trust this remedy as banana also helps in tightening the skin and honey for adding moisture to it.
You need one ripe banana and 2 teaspoon of natural honey for making this recipe. Mash the ripe banana and add two teaspoon of natural honey to it. Once, it has formed a smooth consistency, directly spread a uniform layer on your face except for the eye region. If you have ageing skin on neck, then don’t hesitate to apply on your neck as well. After applying, wait for 20 minutes. Once dried, remove with lukewarm water. Do repeat the same masks twice or thrice every week in summer.
2. Cucumber Juice, Orange Peel Powder And Rose Water:
Its summer time and you are not using cucumber for facial care? It is slightly impossible to even think in this direction. For its soothing and refreshing action, cucumber is considered as a skin friendly ingredients especially in summer. It has the power to hydrate the skin with its water content. Although, just using cucumber juice can soothe your skin but if you want better results, than try to add orange peel powder and rose water as well.
The orange peel that we generally throw after eating the orange can be used in its powder form for the exfoliating action. The orange peel powder if used together with the cucumber juice helps in removing the dead skin layer, cleansing the skin pores and keeping it refreshing all summer long. Last but not the least, rose water is necessary if you want your skin to be glowing with a tint of pink on your cheeks.
Grate half a piece of cucumber and extract all its juice. Add one teaspoon of orange peel powder along with few drops of rose water to it. Make sure that the mask is not too runny. It should be of medium consistency. When done, apply all over your face till neck. Wait for 20 minutes followed by rinsing thoroughly with lukewarm water.
3. Egg White And Lemon Juice:
This remedy makes a great skin hydrating mask but more than a hydrating mask, it is considered as a great skin cleansing and tightening masks. Be it any spot from the acne or pimple, it can be removed with the help of lemon juice. Coming to egg white, it is considered a great choice for tightening the skin tissues. If you find the skin hydrating factor lacking in this mask, then try to add some cucumber juice to it.
Break one egg and into the egg white, add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Add some cucumber juice as well. Whisk properly and apply on slightly damp face. You can apply on your neck as well. After keeping it on your face for 20 minutes, wash off with the help of chill water. Do repeat twice every week.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar, Yoghurt, Honey And Rose Water:
This is the overall skin care mask. In this mask, you need to take apple cider vinegar for its spots clearing action, yoghurt for its soothing and skin brightening property, honey for moisturizing the skin and rose water to keep it plump all the time. Also, this mask is amazing in clearing the skin pores thus saving the trouble of acne and pimples for some other day. Thus, you can grab all the benefits from this mask. The only requirement is that you have to repeat the same mask at least twice every week.
To form this mask, you need to add one teaspoon each of natural honey, apple cider vinegar and yoghurt into a bowl. Mix well and then add few drops of rose water. Now mix all these ingredients once again and apply all over your face till neck. Keeping it for 25 minutes, you can rinse off with lukewarm water.
5. Watermelon And Rose Water:
You might be thinking when watermelon is already too watery then why is there a need to add rose water. Well, watermelon helps in keeping the skin nourished and moisturized while rose water gives your cheeks little pinkish glow along with enhancing the properties of watermelon.
To form this mask, crush few pieces of watermelon and pour few drops of rose water to it. Mix well and apply on slightly damp skin. This is the ultimate skin hydrating face mask. Keeping it for longer hours won’t do any harm but will only make the skin nourished, moisturized and soothing. However, you must keep it for a minimum of 15 minutes on your skin. You can remove after this and simply give few splashes of chill water to make the skin even hydrating. In case, you have dry skin, prefer adding glycerin also.
6. Aloe Vera Gel And Coconut Oil:
The aloe vera gel is the ultimate source of skin hydrating. The gel can be applied on the skin to keep it moisturized and free from the frustration of continuous outburst of pimples and acnes. Mixing it with coconut oil is a great decision as coconut oil has the power to penetrate deep down the skin pores and keep it healthy from there.
You need two tablespoon of aloe vera gel and same amount of coconut oil for making this paste. Prefer extracting the fresh aloe vera gel from an aloe vera stem.
Add the above mentioned amount of coconut oil to the gel and form a fine paste. Apply the paste on deeply cleansed skin and wait for 20 minutes or till you find the paste has air dried. Finally, wash off with lukewarm water. Follow twice every week on alternate days to keep the skin nourished, soft and hydrated.