Homemade Vegetable Masks for Glowing Skin!

Taking advantage of what nature has to offer is an inexpensive and organic way to help lessen your carbon footprint and save the planet.

An added bonus is that these fresh and natural ingredients will give you younger-looking, firmer skin, help fight free radicals, and prevent wrinkles.

Now if that didn’t convince you yet, having a routine face mask maybe once or twice a week will help your skin look more even-toned, younger and smoother. So if you’re like most millennials who love to commute with motorized skateboards, then adding a DIY face mask in your night time routine might prove beneficial to your tired and dull looking skin. Use these recipes for a healthy and organic way to keep your skin glowing.

 

#1 Refreshing Cucumber Face Mask

This may seem to be a humble and simple water-rich vegetable but in actuality, studies have proven that cucumbers contain plenty of anti-inflammatory nutrients and potent antioxidants. This face mask will help in soaking up excess oils, gently exfoliate your skin, lighten your blemishes, soothe your inflamed skin, deep cleanse your pores, moisturize your face plus it also has antibacterial properties to help clean your dull skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal
  • ½ cucumber

 

Procedure:

  1. Puree the cucumber using a food processor or blender for about 1-3 minutes then pour it into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir. Make sure all of it are mixed well.
  3. Wash your hands and then gently put the mixture onto your face while gently massaging it in circular motions.
  4. Leave it on for about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Rinse your face mask off with cold water and pat your face dry with a clean face towel.

 

#2 Pumpkin Face Mask for Radiant Skin

This vegetable is packed with antioxidants, alpha and beta-carotenes, vitamins A, C, E, K and zinc. It helps prevent wrinkles and age spots because it has enzymes that help disband your dry skin cells. Pumpkin  is also a gentle exfoliator which helps you get that radiant complexion you always wanted.

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cooked pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon Vitamin E
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey

 

Procedure:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients together until well combined.
  2. With clean hands, gently put the mixture on your face using circular motions.
  3. Leave on for 10 – 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse your mask off using cold water. Then pat dry.

 

#3 Brightening Carrot Face Mask

This vegetable is a natural antiseptic that helps your skin feel healthy and fresh. Carrots contain antioxidants like vitamins A and K that helps limit the production of free radicals that damages your skin cells. Carrots also has Vitamin C that helps reduce brown spots and sun damage. This also boosts production of healthy collagen which will help you get firmer skin.

Ingredients:

  • ½ fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1 Carrot

 

Procedure:

Grate your carrot pieces or slice your carrots into small pieces and boil for 10 minutes.

  1. Mash the carrots until you make a paste.
  2. Add the yogurt and lemon juice then mix well.
  3. Using clean fingers put the mixture onto your face using circular motions.
  4. Leave it on for about 20 – 30 minutes.
  5. Rinse using cold water then pat dry.

 

#4 Rejuvenating Tomato Face Mask

Tomatoes are good for your skin. They contain a strong antioxidant that protects your skin from UV rays, skin cancer and delays its aging. This vegetable contains natural astringent compounds that helps tighten large pores and regulate oily skin.

If you want to make those facial blemishes away and lighten your skin tone, this face mask is for you.

Ingredients:

  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ ripe tomato

 

Procedure:

  1. Blend ½ tomato into a puree until it is nice and smooth.
  2. Pour the tomato puree into a small mixing bowl then add in the ½ teaspoon of fresh lemon juice.
  3. Get a clean cotton ball and use it to apply the mixture onto your face using circular motions.
  4. Let it sit for a good 10-15 minutes.
  5. Rinse it off using cold water then pat your face dry with a face towel.
  6. Optional: Apply a tiny drop of olive oil onto your face to moisturize

 

Keep you skin beautiful, glowing, and natural looking with vegetable mask from Nature. There are so many natural DIY face mask that are great for your budget and for your skin. Try checking out a few other DIY face masks —  6-homemade-natural-face-mask-to-rejuvenate-your-skin and see what works best for you or switch them for multiple benefits!  Remember if you can’t eat it then don’t put it on your skin. Help you skin stay younger looking, the healthy and organic way; while you help reduce your carbon footprint.

What is your favorite DIY skin masks?

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Green Rosie Life

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9 thoughts on “Homemade Vegetable Masks for Glowing Skin!”

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  2. Oooh – these sound really interesting. I have always shied away from commercial face masks with all their packaging, dubious claims and weird sounding ingredients but it looks like Mother Nature might have had the answers all along! #GoingGreenLinky

    1. Hi Rosie,
      I never use the the company bought store product on my skin. I always use DIY homemade – it works much better, is much cheaper and a lot healthier. Nature has the answers if we look for them. Thanks for hosting #GoingGreenLinky – always glad to be part of it.

  3. Awesome collection! I knew about benefits of vegetable masks but I didn’t know there are so many ways to use them. First time I read about pumpkin benefits on the skin. Thank you very much for sharing this useful and informative article and I really hope I will read some more similar articles on your blog.

    1. HI Sophia,
      Glad you found my vegetable face masks helpful. Pumpkin to me is a very unrated vegetable -it is filled with some many nutrients and has so much nutrition value for the body. I hope you try some of these mask and see what works best for you – make your skin glow with natural beauty. Thanks for stopping by, commenting and I hope to hear from you soon again. Have a healthy, happy & blessed weekend!

      1. No Marla, thank you for all those tips, you really help your readers get more confidence by using these natural products! You now have one more regular visitor on your blog… Me! 🙂 I wish you also a lovely weekend!

        1. Hi Sophia,
          I am so glad to know that you will be a regular visitor. I try to get my blog as versatile as possible as far as green living and all aspects of it. I try to publish articles about — gardening, energy saving information, pollution, skincare, DIY products of all types, natural herbal remedies and healthy related information. Live healthy and green!

    1. Hi Carol,
      Thanks! I am glad you liked them. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Have a healthy, happy & blessed day. Hope to see you again very soon!

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