12 DIY Aloe Vera Face Masks For Flawless Face

The aloe vera plant is much more than a home decor piece. The leaves of the aloe plant contain a clear gel that is rich in nutrients and vitamins. This makes the gel very useful in treating certain skin ailments like sunburn and acne.

The aloe vera gel can also do some wonders for your face when applied on the face. Although applying aloe vera gel alone on your face works, it is best to mix it with other ingredients for more benefits and faster results.

Below are some ingredients you can mix with your aloe vera gel to make your own aloe vera face masks at home. Chances are, you already have most of these ingredients already at home.

For your aloe vera gel, it will be best if you have your own aloe vera plant at home. Using fresh aloe vera gel is better and much more effective. But if you don’t have an aloe vera plant at home, you can buy some organic aloe vera gel.

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DIY aloe vera face masks

1. Aloe Vera and yogurt mask

Yogurt contains zinc, lactic acid, b vitamins and calcium. These nutrients in yogurt gives it some amazing properties that helps it to hydrate and rejuvenate the skin, giving you a brighter and even skin tone.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt

Instructions

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of aloe vera with 2 tablespoons of yogurt in a bowl until you get a thick spreadable consistency that is not too runny.
  • Apply the mixture to your face and leave it on for about 10 minutes.
  • Rinse your face thoroughly after.

aloe vera and honey

2. Aloe Vera and honey ice cubes

Honey contains antibacterial properties that help it to fight infections. So using honey on the face helps to fight acne and pimples. It also contains antioxidants that give it anti-aging properties when applied on the skin.

Rubbing an ice cube on the face isn’t only refreshing, it calms and soothes the skin. It tightens pores and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons Aloe vera
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Blender

Instructions

Pour a half cup of water into a blender. Add 4 tablespoons of aloe vera gel and 1 tablespoon of honey. Blend the mixture and pour them into ice cube containers to make ice cubes.

Rub one aloe vera and honey ice cube on your face daily for a refreshing feel, to help tighten your pores, lighten dark circles under your eyes and prevent acne.


3. Aloe vera and rose water

Rose water has anti-inflammatory and anti bacterial properties that helps it soothe irritated skin and helps to heal scars and wounds. This makes it a great ingredient for fighting acne and getting rid of excess oil on the face, whiles nourishing the skin.

Castor oil also helps moisturize and hydrate the skin and helps to unclog pores and prevent wrinkles.

Ingredients

Instructions

Add all the ingredients together and blend them. if you don’t have a blender, you can simply mix them in a bowl with a spoon. And apply the mixture on your face for about 15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry.


honey and cinnamon

4. Aloe vera, honey and cinnamon

Cinnamon has anti fungal and anti bacterial properties that helps it to fight acne. It shrinks your pores and help blood circulation when applied on the face.

Combining it with honey makes it great for acne prevention and helps your skin to be even.

Ingredients

Instructions

2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera in a bowl. Add a half teaspoon of ground cinnamon and continue mixing to form a thick paste.

Apply the paste on your face and leave on for about ten to fifteen minutes. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry.


5. Aloe vera and egg mask

We all know that eggs are rich in nutrients and so are very beneficial to our health when consumed. Due to those nutrients, eggs are also beneficial to the skin and the face. It tightens pores and lifts sagging skin. It also helps reduce oil on the face.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

Crack one large egg in a bowl and beak slightly. Add in 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel and mix until it turns fluffly.

Apply the mixture on your face and leave it for about fifteen minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and pat dry.


coconut oil

6. Aloe vera and coconut oil

Coconut oil has so many beauty benefits when applied to the skin and the face. It keeps the skin hydrated by trapping in moisture, it also reduces inflammation and fights hyper-pigmentation to give you an even skin tone.

Ingredients

Instructions

Add 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a boul and stir to form a thick paste.

Apply the mixture on your face for about fifteen minutes and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.


turmeric

7. Aloe vera and turmeric mask

Turmeric is very soothing for the skin and helps calm the skin. It also fights acne and helps to fade acne scars.

Ingredients

Instructions

Mix two tablespoons of aloe vera gel and 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder in a bowl.
Apply the mixture on your face for about fifteen minutes and wash thoroughly with warm water.


tomato juice

8. Aloe vera and tomato juice mask

Tomato juice helps to shrink pores, reduce blackheads and tone the skin.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons aloe vera
  • 1 small tomato

Instructions

Wash and dice 1 small tomato and put it in a blender. Add 3 tablespoons of aloe vera and blend.

If you don’t have a blender, you can simply squeeze the tomato juice and mix it with aloe vera gel. Store bought tomato juice can be used too. You can use 2 tablespoons of tomato juice with your aloe vera gel.

Apply the mixture to your face and leave on fifteen minutes. After that wash your face thoroughly and pat dry.

Aloe vera mask for exfoliation

You can also mix aloe vera gel with some ingredients to make your own homemade exfoliant. This removes dead skin from the face to reveal healthy young skin.

It is not advisable to exfoliate daily as it may cause irritation. Instead you can exfoliate once or twice a week.

lemon juice

9. Aloe vera and lemon

Lemon juice has antifungal properties that helps it to fight pimples and acne. It also contains acid that helps it to naturally lighten the skin, thereby reducing acne scars and hyper pigmentation.

Because of the acidic nature of the lemon juice, it is not advisable to leave it on the skin for too long as it might cause irritation.

Also. miing it with aloe vera is good as aloe vera has somecooling properties that soothes the skin.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons aloe vera
  • 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice

Instructions

Mix 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel with half teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the pate on your face for 10 minutes and rinse immediately with cool water.


coconut and coconut oil

10. Aloe vera, coconut oil and sugar scrub

Sugar is a great exfoliant due to its tiny particles. It also contains glycolic acid that helps to remove dead skin cells to reveal healthy youthful skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Aloe vera
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

Add 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and stir. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and mix them altogether.

Apply the mixture on your face and massage it on your face in circular motions to exfoliate the skin. Rinse thoroughly with water and pat dry.


11. Aloe vera and apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has antibacterial properties that helps it to fight pimples and acne when applied on the face. It also cleanses the skin and protect it from bacteria.

It shrinks your pores and helps to remove dirt and excess oil from the face. It is also a great skin toner.

Ingredients

Instructions

Mix two tablespoons of aloe vera gel and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash your face thoroughly with water.


shea butter and coffee

Aloe vera, shea butter and coffee grounds

Coffee removes dead skin cells to reveal the brighter skin underneath. It also repairs skin tissues and increase the elasticity of the skin. It aids blood circulation and reduces puffiness around the eyes.

Shea butter softens and hydrates the skin by sealing in moisture. It also tightens the skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Ingredients

Instructions

Mix 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel with 2 tablespoons of shea butter together. Add 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds and mix well.

Apply the paste to your face and massage the face in circular motions. After about 10 minutes, rinse your face well and pat dry.

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