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Winter is one of my favorite times for DIY beauty products as my skin and hair definitely need some extra TLC. Facial masks are some of my must-makes this time of the year and this Strawberry Cream Winter Facial Mask DIY is the perfect solution for the dry skin that Winter brings!
This recipe is as easy as it gets and has so many great properties for your skin! Plus the ingredients are cheap and easy to grab at the grocery store if you don't already have them on hand.
Why It Works
Strawberries contain salicylic acid which makes them great exfoliators. By adding them to your facial mask, you can: aid in removing impurities from the skin, improve the appearance of your complexion, make pores appear smaller, and give your skin a healthy glow.
Yogurt is packed full of nutrients that are great for your skin. Zinc has anti-flammatory properties while lactic acid aids in moisturizing your skin. Along with that, calcium aids in healing dry skin making this a perfect mask for Winter. Always opt for the unsweetened variety when possible.
Oatmeal is filled with tons of vitamins and minerals that make oats a great addition to this Winter mask. You'll reap the rewards of it's moisturizing properties and pore cleansing attributes with this simple addition.
How to Make it
- 4 Strawberries
- 1 Tbsp Oatmeal
- 1 1/2 Tbsp Yogurt
- Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until thoroughly mixed.
- Apply the mixture to your face and let sit for 15-20 minutes or until completely dry.
- Rinse off with warm water and a wash cloth then pat dry.
This mixture is enough for 2-3 masks for me, depending on the size of the strawberries. I usually keep the leftover mixture in the fridge for a couple of days and then use it again.
Bonus? Your face smells delicious while it's drying – and even after you've wiped it off! And if you're in need of a