Homemade skincare is double good for you: you’re using all natural ingredients, free of harsh chemicals, and you’re being kind to your wallet at the same time, not having to spend large amounts buying store bought skincare brands.

Today we’re rounding up 3 of the most effective and widely used face masks which you can do at home. They use ingredients which you can find in most supermarkets, nutritious foods that have been used as skincare for many years. Try them out and see how they bring wonderful, natural results to your skin!

Nutritious avocado face mask


You will need half an avocado and 1 tablespoon of olive oil

The creamy flesh of an avocado contains very high levels of minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants. Combined with the moisturising benefits of olive oil, this mixture will soften and plump up your skin.

To make the avocado facial mask, scoop the flesh out of half an avocado and mash it in a bowl with a fork together with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, until the consistency becomes lump-free and creamy.Apply a thin layer of this mixture with your fingers, gently rubbing it in until your face is fully covered. Leave on for at least 15 minutes. To remove the mask, rinse your face gently with lukewarm water.

Brightening beer face mask


You will need 1 egg white, ½ a cup of beer (any brand) and 2 teaspoons of fresh lime juice

Beer is very rich in vitamin B and yeast, which help cleanse skin by dissolving dead cells and increasing the skin’s luminosity. It  also hydrates it and improves its elasticity. The dash of lime juice helps in clearing out pores and fading out brown spots.To make this brightening mask combine the beer with the egg white and lime juice. Smooth onto the face. Leave on for 10 minutes and proceed to rinse gently with lukewarm water.
Organic honey banana face mask


You will need half a banana, 1 tablespoon of orange juice and 1 tablespoon of honey.

Bananas are rich in potassium and vitamins, while honey absorbs and retains moisture. Designed for all skin types, this hydrating and energizing mask will leave your skin soft and supple, enhancing your natural glow.To make this mask mash the banana and mix in the tablespoon of orange juice and the tablespoon of honey.  Apply to the face and keep the mixture on for 15 minutes.  Rinse with lukewarm water.