I've long been a fan of making my own homemade yogurt and as I often make a large batch, I've regularly got a bit left over which I can set aside for some quick beauty fixes.
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This face pack features three main ingredients: yogurt, honey and banana. Yogurt is jam packed full of vitamins and minerals, which in addition to antibacterial agents, make it a perfect base for face masks that help to keep skin pimple free and fresh looking. For this particular face mask, I add honey to the mixture which is known for its moisturising and softening effects. The final ingredient is banana, which contains vitamin C and B6 for younger looking skin.
If you're seeking a cheap and cheerful face mask which is easy to make and fantastic for your complexion, this is a great choice.
Makes 1 x face mask. This mixture will keep for 2 days in the fridge if you want to make more.
1/2 a very ripe banana (mashed)
1 tablespoon of yogurt
1/2 tablespoon of honey
- Combine all of the ingredients together in a small bowl until well mixed in. I use a fork initially to ensure that the banana is well combined with the yogurt.
- With clean hands, apply a coat of the face pack all over your face.
- Leave for about 15 minutes. The yogurt will dry on your skin in patches, and this is fine.
- Rinse with tepid water and a face cloth, but do not scrub. If you have any yogurt stuck on your skin use warmer water on your face cloth.