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8 Genius Ways Of Making DIY Facial Moisturizers At Home

In an age where departmental stores are overflowing with “beauty and wellness” products, it is becoming more and more important to dodge all the chemical-based cosmetics and lotions that eventually ruin your skin, and resort to what you believe is natural which will obviously benefit your skin in the long run. When it comes to facial moisturizers, like all other beauty products, going DIY with your ingredients and face packs is the best alternative, because that way you can ensure that the natural-ness of all the ingredients are intact, and you can also see more instantaneous and long-lasting results on your skin.
Here are some of the easiest, yet most effective DIY facial moisturizers for soft, hydrated skin.
1. The banana mask

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1 medium sized ripe banana
1/4th cup plain yogurt
2 tbsp honey
Mash all the ingredients together to make a facial moisturizer which is not only a great hydrating agent for the open pores on your face, but bananas are also known to contain anti-aging properties. Win-win face pack right here, guys.
2. The essential oil face moisturizer
½ cup coconut oil
1 tsp Vitamin E oil
12 drops of lavender oil
The best thing about this DIY mask is that along with leaving your face super moisturized, it also helps other facial problems like ageing, blemishes, fatigue, open pores, etc. Also, it smells amazing.
3. The marigold mask
10 marigold flowers
1 tsp glycerine
All you have to do is soak the petals of the marigold flowers in water for 2-3 hours and mash them up by hand. Add a teaspoon of glycerine to it and apply it on your face and neck, before washing it off with cold water. Not only is this a super easy and effective as a moisturizer, but also works as a great skin tonic and energizer for your face.
4. The oatmeal moisturizer
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½ cup hot water
1/3 cup oatmeal
2 tbsp plain yogurt
1 egg white
2 tbsp honey
This mask uses some of the ingredients that luxury skin care brands claim to use in their products. Put the oatmeal in hot (not boiling) water till it settles, after which you can stir in the honey, yogurt and egg white. This leaves your face looking visibly healthier and rejuvenated and moisturized.
5. Olive oil and egg mask for extra moisturizing
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2 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp lemon juice
1 whole egg
Mix all the above ingredients together to create one of the best DIY facial moisturizers. After it had dried up on your face, wash it off with lukewarm water. This is especially suitable for those with dry skin in need of extra hydration.
6. Milk based moisturizer for your face
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1/4th cup of whole milk
1 egg
1/4th cup milk powder
Milk is considered one of the best natural facial moisturizers. You can make use of two DIY packs to this purpose. First, a quarter cup of whole milk whisked together with an egg can work wonders if you want instant moisturizing. However, for a more long-lasting effect, mix milk powder with the right amount of water to form a paste for hydrated, glowing skin.
7. Pear based face moisturizer
Equal parts pear juice and heavy cream
You can decide the amount of moisturizer you want to make, because pear and heavy cream are the ingredients high end spas use to make you look and feel like a princess after your facial. You can even store this in your fridge for later use.
8. Lemon moisturizer
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The juice of one whole lemon
¼ cup olive oil or almond oil
There is nothing more refreshing and rejuvenating than olive oil for your face. Mix all the ingredients together for a facial moisturizer which not only moisturizes your skin, but also has exfoliating properties.
So ditch the store-bought moisturizers for the natural ingredients that are probably lying around in your pantry or kitchen right now, to help your skin feel hydrated and healthy, just by mixing a couple of right ingredients together.

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