Face Cooling Masks to Beat Summer
Summer is here in full swing. While your skin helps you to cool down by releasing sweat, at the same time, the skin pores may get clogged with the dirt, grime, and toxins that the skin releases. It is important to help your skin cool down and remove these harmful toxins clogging the pores so that your skin can breathe too. While there are many face masks available in the store, it is always a better idea to make them at home so that your face masks are devoid of any harmful chemicals. Plus, if your skin is sensitive then you should stay away from the chemical ingredients and resort to natural face cooling masks. If you have been searching for natural face cooling masks, then we have got you covered.
Here are 6 DIY face-cooling mask recipes to help you beat the summer heat.
1. Be Cool as a Cucumber
You must have heard this phrase a hundred times! It’s not just a phrase but true. Cucumber is one of the natural ingredients that have a cooling effect. So, when we are talking about the face cooling masks, cucumber has to be there. Take a medium-sized cucumber, wash, and clean it. Now grate the cucumber and store it in an airtight bowl. Refrigerate it. Once the cucumber is chilled, take it out and apply it on your face. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off with plain water. That’s it. The simplest DIY face cooling mask recipe.
2. Kaolin Clay Face Pack
Take two tablespoons of Mesmara kaolin clay powder in a bowl. To it, add four tablespoons of aloe vera gel. You can either get it from the store, or if you have an aloe vera plant at home, you can cut a leaf, split it open, and scoop out the gel. Mix it well with the kaolin clay. And add two drops of Mesmara lavender essential oil. Mix to make a thick paste. Apply evenly on your face and let it dry for 5-10 minutes. Rinse it off or wipe it clean. While kaolin clay helps to unclog the pores, aloe vera gel and lavender helps the skin to cool off.
3. Cool It Off with Lemon Essential Oil
We all know about lemon essential oil. It helps the skin to refresh and cool off. And when it is combined with tea tree oil, it has double the cooling effect. If you are looking for a cooling face mask for summer at home then take a cucumber and grate it. To it, add a few drops of Mesmara lemon essential oil and another few drops of tea tree oil. Mix well. Apply on your face and neck and let it dry. Rinse it off with water and pat dry. Moisturize, if needed.
4. Peppermint Cooling Face Mask
If you’re a mint lover, you will love this face cooling masks to beat the summer heat. Mix a tablespoon of Kaolin clay with a pinch of Vitamin C powder. To this add, one drop of lavender essential oil, two drops of peppermint essential oil, a few drops of jojoba oil, two drops of patchouli essential oil, and finally two drops of ginger essential oil. Mix everything to form a smooth paste. If you think the paste is getting too thick, add fresh aloe vera juice to adjust the consistency. Now apply the paste on your face uniformly and let it dry. Wash it off with plain water. Pat dry and apply a moisturizer if needed.
5. Reap the Benefits of Turmeric with a Super-cooling Face Mask
You all know turmeric is antiseptic. It helps the damaged skin to heal well. Nourish your skin with this cooling face mask recipe. Take a tablespoon of turmeric powder in a bowl. To it, add one tablespoon of raw honey, half tablespoon of cold-pressed coconut oil, and a drop of turmeric oil. Mix well. Apply on your face and leave it for 15 – 20 minutes. Wash it off with plain water and pat dry. Regular usage of this mask will not only help your skin to cool off during summer, but the coconut oil will keep your skin soft and supple while the turmeric will ward off all the germs that may cling on the pores.
6. Anti-aging or Cooling?
What if you get the benefit of both in one face mask? Sounds too good to be true, right? Here is a DIY recipe for a face cooling mask that you can make easily at home. Take one tablespoon of natural clay, one teaspoon of ground oatmeal, one tablespoon honey, one teaspoon of rose oil, and one teaspoon of Frankincense oil. Mix well to make a smooth paste. If needed, adjust the consistency with a bit of milk. Apply the paste and let it dry. Wash it off and apply a light moisturizer.
As the scorching summer is setting in, these quick DIY face cooling masks will help you to beat the summer heat!