DIY Skin Care: 5 Anti-Aging Face Masks Found in Your Fridge or Pantry

Our patients are always asking about ways to make dermal fillers last longer. While there is not much to do about that, what you can do is take care of your skin to minimize or delay aging signs.

The good news is that you probably already have the perfect ingredients for DIY anti-aging face masks. Where? In your fridge, no less! Take a look at these five wallet-friendly, anti-aging treatments to keep your skin glowing.

Berry Mask

If the goal is to detox your face. try a soothing blackberry, blueberry and raspberry mask. This combination is packed with nutrients, antioxidants and vitamin C. You’ll love the look and feel of your bright, exfoliated skin! Simply rinse three blackberries, three blueberries and three raspberries before mashing them in a bowl. Next, stir until it feels like a fruit juice and apply to your face using your fingers. Last but not least, leave the mask for ten minutes, rinse and pat dry.


Pumpkin & Avocado Face Mask

Avocado helps your skin cell’s lipid barrier, while pumpkin has lots of vitamin A — a hit when it comes to anti-aging benefits! For years, experts have been combining the two for glowing skin. Try dumping an avocado into a bowl. Then, cut up a small pumpkin and add it to the avocado. Mix the two ingredients together. Finally, smooth onto face and leave on for half an hour before washing off with water and a cloth. The all-natural mask can be used morning or night.


Cocoa Powder Face Mask

For dry, aging skin, use an antioxidant-packed cocoa mask to replenish moisture while giving a youthful appearance. Just mix one tablespoon of cocoa powder, one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of sour cream and one egg white. Use on face and let dry. The powerful ingredients make this a wonder-mask: sour cream hydrates while exfoliating; honey boosts hydration while the egg white firms and tightens skin.


Apple Cider & Ground Oats Face Mask

Do you have oily skin? To regulate your skin’s pH, simply combine ¼ teaspoon of apple cider and three teaspoons of ground oats in a bowl. Later, add ½ tablespoon of brown sugar and ¼ tablespoon of lemon juice; combine until the mixture is even. After you use it on your freshly cleansed skin, make sure to let the mask sit for ten minutes, allowing ingredients to enter your skin. Afterwards, rub in circular motions to enhance blood flow and exfoliate. Last but not least, rinse off and pat dry.


Tea & Lavender Toner

If you have acne-prone skin, this tea toner is perfect for you! Just combine one teaspoon of peppermint tea leaves, ½ cup of boiled distilled water, four teaspoons of white tea leaves and 2 drops of lavender oil in a French press. Let mixture steep for fifteen minutes before cooling in a glass container. At last, combine with aloe vera gel to fill a spray bottle atomizer. Store for a day. Make sure to shake well before misting.


By indulging in these homemade treatments, your complexion will be as flawless as experts’ complexions are. Which DIY skin care treatment revealed by estheticians and spa gurus helped you stay fresh-faced? We’d love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to leave a comment below.