DIY Honey Face Masks for Winter Skin

Hey honey, has the harsh winter weather been taking a toll on your skin? These all natural DIY face mask recipes contain our favorite ingredient, raw honey, and are the perfect way to heal your dry winter skin.

We love using honey during every season, but it’s perfect for winter because it draws in moisture from the air while also helping it penetrate deep into the skin. Plus it’s antibacterial properties fight future breakouts and brighten any dullness you might be experiencing. Pairing it with the following ingredients is a surefire way to combat winter damage!

1. Bananas
Along with containing vitamin A, C and E, bananas are rich in potassium and help with hydrating and moisturizing your skin. This 20 minute mask requires just a teaspoon of raw honey and one ripe banana.

Get the full recipe here.

2. Avocado
Avocado is rich in healthy fats that nourish and moisturize dry skin. You can apply a fresh ripe avocado by itself, or add lots of goodies for extra benefits. One of our favorite avocado masks takes 15 minutes and contains raw honey, coconut oil, avocado, lemon juice and optional rose oil.

Get the full recipe here.

3. Oats
Oats contain cleansing and exfoliating properties making it soothing for dry, irritated or sensitive skin. Our first mask is slightly complex, requiring 1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal, 1/4 cup water, 1/2 cup milk, 1 tablespoon of raw honey and 5-6 minutes of stove time, but only takes 10-15 minutes on your face. The alternative is a 30 minute mask using a mixture of 1/2 cup of oat flour and raw honey.

Get the oatmeal recipe here.
Get the oat flour recipe here.

4. Yogurt
Yogurt is a natural cleanser and moisturizer. When applied on the skin, it gently sloughs away dead cells to reveal clearer and smoother skin. This two ingredient mask takes 20 minutes and calls for two tablespoons of plain yogurt and one tablespoon of raw honey.

Get the full recipe here.

Use these DIY masks to keep your skin hydrated and healthy this winter, honey!

 

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