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DIY Your Way to Perfect Summer Skin

DIY can often bring out the best in your creative process, especially when it has to do when skin care. Treat your summer strained skin to a soothing DIY detoxifying mask that you can make in no time.

The summer season is one of the worst times for your skin, with the high humidity and high temperatures wreaking havoc on it at any given moment. To combat the unpleasant effects of the strain on summer skin, it’s essential to treat your skin to a detoxifying mask to rid it of impurities and also keep it looking dewy fresh. Many detoxifying masks can be a bit pricey, so why not opt to create your own DIY version at home? The following DIY detox masks are easy to make and the results are sure to give you glowing skin well into the fall.

Grapefruit & Oatmeal Detox Face Mask

The grapefruit in this detox mask rids the skin of toxins, while the oatmeal calms and soothes any inflammation that your skin may be experiencing. The added ingredient of milk uses its lactic acid to act as an exfoliant. Check out the recipe here.

All-Natural Detox Clay Mask

A clay mask is one of the oldest and easiest DIY masks that is guaranteed to yield outstanding results, which is exactly what you need to beat the summer heat. It also contains turmeric, witch hazel, and coconut oil. Check out the recipe here.

Detox Face Mask with Charcoal & Clay

It may seem a bit intimidating at first to recruit charcoal as an ingredient in your detox face mask, but once you get over the initial skepticism you’ll realize just how great it is for your skin because it is well-known for drawing out toxins from the body. Check out the recipe here.

Blackhead Busting Blackout Mask

Since blackheads love to invade greasy, oily skin, the summer is an ideal time to use a DIY mask especially for keeping the blackheads away as they pop up during humid temperatures when you sweat. The name of this mask pretty much tells you just what it does and it’s pretty effective courtesy of the activated charcoal, bentonite clay and water. Check out the recipe here.

Maldives Detoxifying Treatment

By utilizing ingredients often found in the Maldives, this DIY detox mask is truly something special that is also pretty simple to create. If for no other reason, the benefits of this mask are incredible: it exfoliates, detoxifies, hydrates, brightens and softens. Check out the recipe here.

One-Minute DIY Detox Face Mask

When you don’t have time to spare, but still want glowing, healthy and smooth skin, this one-minute DIY mask is definitely the way to go. All you need for this detox face mask is bentonite clay, raw honey, and water … and you’re done! Check out the recipe here.

Matcha Green Tea DIY Face Mask

The benefits of green tea are endless, which means that it should also work wonders on your skin in addition to all of its other benefits. The antioxidants contained in green tea are absolutely beneficial to your skin’s overall health and appearance, and this one can be created with matcha powder, lavender oil, and rose water. Check out the recipe here.


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