Skin care recipes - Rejuvenating facial mask

A rejuvenating facial mask is an excellent way to refresh tired and dry skin.

These recipes contain ingredients that exfoliate the skin and nourish it at the same time.

Kelp rejuvenating facial mask

Some seaweeds might not be suitable for your skin type. Some are only used in preparation of herbal body wraps, while others, as kelp, can be used for the face.

A natural emollient, it is also and high in vitamins and minerals. The rest of the ingredients will open up the clogged pores and cleanse the impurities, while kelp with help nourish and restore the skin.


  • 4 tablespoons of kelp powder
  • 1/2 cup of aloe vera gel
  • 3 tablespoons of distilled water


Combine the kelp powder and aloe vera gel in a small bowl.
Add water gradually until the mixture has a consistency of a thick paste.
Apply on the face and neck and leave it on for about 15 minutes.
Rinse with tepid water and pat dry.

Banana stimulating mask

Bananas can be seen used for normal skin type face mask and also for natural hair care products. It is versatile and nourishing. It has tons of potassium and vitamin A that are natural emollients and help reduce redness and puffiness. Chickpea flour is a great exfoliator and also a great skin rejuvenator.


  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and mashed
  • 4 tablespoons of chickpea flour
  • 1 egg, beaten


Blend the chickpea flour and banana into a thick paste.
Add the beaten egg and apply the mix on the face and neck.
Leave on for 15 minutes, rinse well and pat dry.

Here's an interesting mask sent to us by Denise:

Banana oatmeal mint mask


  • 1/4 C Instant Oatmeal
  • 1 Small Banana
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1 Mint tea bag
  • Preparation

    Mix Oatmeal, Mashed Banana & Egg white then empty contents of the mint tea bag and mix all ingredients well. Apply to your face and neck and let the mask dry on your face & neck for 30 minutes to 1 hour. This mask is good for all skin types. The effects of the mask will tighten pores & clean pores & moisturize. The Mint will give a cool refreshing feel to the skin. The Banana and Oatmeal in the mask adds moisture to the skin. The Egg white cleans & tightens pores.

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