OVERNIGHT FACE MASKS TO BRIGHTEN SKIN

We often use face masks, leave it for 20 to 30 minutes and rinse off. But overnight face masks are applied before we go to bed and rinsed off the next morning. So what’s the purpose of leaving it on overnight? Well, when we sleep, it is the time the cells of our body repair themselves and get rejuvenated.  Therefore, using an overnight mask can help enhance this restoration process.

OVERNIGHT FACE MASKS TO BRIGHTEN SKIN

Here are some overnight DIY face masks you can try:

1. Coffee Aloe Mask:

Coffee acts as an exfoliating agent that can help get rid of dead skin cells, while stimulating blood flow and collagen production. Aloe vera gel absorbs easily into the skin and can help moisturize dry skin, soothe skin irritation, prevent acne and pimples and fight signs of ageing.

Ingredients: 2 tbsp aloe vera
and 1 tsp instant coffee powder

Method and application: Into a mixing bowl, add in the aloe vera gel and instant coffee powder and mix well. Apply this evenly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and wash off the next morning using plain water and a mild cleanser.

2. Turmeric Jojoba Oil Mask:

Turmeric helps in skin brightening and promoting a radiant glow. The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric can calm the skin, reduce scarring and prevent further breakouts and clear the already existing scars. Jojoba oil can help keep the skin moisturized and brighten the skin proving a radiant glow.

Ingredients:

1 tsp organic turmeric powder
and 1 tsp jojoba oil

Method and application: Into a mixing bowl, add in the organic turmeric powder and jojoba oil and mix well. Apply this evenly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and wash off the next morning using plain water and a mild cleanser.

3. Rice water Mask:

3. Rice water Mask:

Rice is rich in antioxidants like inositol and can help enhance skin appearance and keep skin infections at bay. It can help brighten the skin and reduce signs of ageing. Aloe vera gel absorbs easily into the skin and can help moisturize dry skin, soothe skin irritation, prevent acne and pimples and fight signs of ageing. Almond oil can help reduce skin dryness, improve skin tone and complexion and also reduce signs of ageing. READ MORE – RICE WATER CREAM for smooth, clear, and glowing skin

4. Honey Aloe Vera Mask:

Honey is a natural humectant and can help keep acne at bay and also hydrate the skin. Aloe vera gel absorbs easily into the skin and can help moisturize dry skin, soothe skin irritation, prevent acne and pimples and fight signs of aging.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp aloe vera gel
and 1 tbsp honey

Method and application: Into a mixing bowl, add in the aloe vera gel and honey and mix well. Apply this evenly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and wash off the next morning using plain water and a mild cleanser.

TURMERIC FACE MASKS FOR CLEAR GLOWING SKIN

5. Aloe turmeric mask –

Ingredients: 2 tsp aloe vera gel
and ½ tsp turmeric

Method and application: Into a mixing bowl, add in the turmeric, aloe vera gel and almond oil and mix well. Apply this evenly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and wash off the next morning using plain water and a mild cleanser. Use wild turmeric to avoid staining the skin.

6. Shea butter and aloe vera mask – shea butter moisturizes to soothe irritated skin and smooth textured skin. It is non comedogenic making it perfect for all skin types.

Ingredients: 1 tbsp aloe vera gel and
1 tbsp shea butter

Method and application: Into a mixing bowl, add in the shea butter and aloe vera gel and mix well. Apply this evenly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and wash off the next morning using plain water and a mild cleanser. Use wild turmeric to avoid staining the skin. READ MORE – SUPERFOOD MATCHA POWDER TO CLEAR ACNE

Tips when applying overnight face masks:

  • Whenever you’re using an overnight mask, see to it that it has completely dried on your skin, before you go to bed.
  • If you’ve worried about staining your pillow covers, use an old one.
  • Wash your face the next morning preferably with cold water.

Caution:

Do a patch test before complete application of the mask, especially if you have sensitive skin. If any irritation is caused, rinse off with water immediately and discontinue its usage with immediate effect.