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The Best Masks for Dry-Skin

Mbali Sibisi

Over the past few years I have noticed that during the colder seasons my skin gets dry and flakey and as a result starts to peel. I decided to start using homemade face masks. Most of the ingredients are inexpensive and easily accessible. These masks are amazing as all the products used can be found in various stores, (Even in Grahamstown).

Coconut Oil Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 TBSP of virgin coconut oil
  • ½ TSP turmeric

Where to find the ingredients:

Clicks:

 GNC Superfoods Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil 858ml – R289

Pick n Pay:

 P n P Tumeric glass bottle 100ml – R21.59

Steps:

  1. Wash your face thoroughly.
  2. Combine the extra virgin coconut oil and the turmeric in a bowl. Stir until products become a mixture.
  3. Using your hands, apply the mixture onto your face
  4. Leave the mask on for 15 minuets
  5. After 15 minutes rinse your face with cold water
  6. Pat your face dry with a towel

 

Egg and Honey Mask:

 This facial mask will help to rejuvenate dry skin.

Ingredients:

 1 TBSP of honey

1 TBSP of sunflower oil

The white of one egg

 

Where to find the ingredients:

Pick n Pay;

 375g Little Bee Honey – R34.99

six No Name jumbo eggs – R16.95

PnP Sunflower Oil 750ml – R17.99

 

Steps:

  1. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly
  2. Apply the mixture onto your face and let it rest for 15 minuets
  3. Rinse the mask off with cold water and lightly dap your face with a towel.

 

Avocado Mask:

 Ingredients:

 

  • ½ of a ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup of honey

 

Where to find the ingredients:

Pick n Pay;

 375g Little Bee Honey – R34.99

2 Avocadoes – R39.99

Steps:

  1. Mash the avocado in a bowl (its best to use a fork to do this)
  2. Add the honey to the bowl and stir
  3. Apply the mask onto your face
  4. Let the mixture rest on your face for 10 minuets
  5. Wash the mixture off with cold water

 

 

 

 

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