Lifesaving DIY Face Masks for Beauty Emergencies

Everyone has woken up and dealt with a surprise bad skin day, and they can certainly ruin anyone’s mood on an important day. But fear not, fellow students, for there is a solution for all those annoying skin tendencies.

To mattify oily skin, use this banana and lemon mask:

  •  3 tsp. mashed banana, 1/2 tsp honey, and a few drops of lemon juice. Mix these ingredients together until they turn to a smooth paste, and apply to face, avoiding the eye area. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse with cool water.

To moisturize dry skin, use this avocado mask:

  • 1/2 very ripe, soft avocado, and 1/4 cup honey. Mash the avocado into a bowl and stir in the honey. Apply to skin and leave it for ten minutes, then rinse face with a cool washcloth.

To hydrate and exfoliate, use this strawberry mask:

  • 10 fresh strawberries, 1/4 cup bee pollen (sold at food-health stores), 3 tbsp. raw honey, 1 tbsp. olive oil mayonnaise, and a few drops of lavender essential oil for aromatherapy. Whisk ingredients together and apply to face. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water.

To cleanse skin and tighten pores, use this orange yogurt mask:

  • 1 tsp. plain yogurt, juice from 1/4 slice orange, some of the pulp from the orange, and 1 tsp. aloe. Mix together and apply to face, avoiding eye area. Leave for at least five minutes before rinsing it off with cool water.