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Supple Skin From H2T: DIY Body Masks For Skin That Glows

Supple Skin From H2T: DIY Body Masks For Skin That Glows

Don’t just focus on your face, the rest of your body needs some TLC through skincare too. It’s pretty common to skimp on body care products and steps on a daily basis. That’s because we are so focused on how our face looks, that we completely forget about the skin on the rest of our body. When you make it a point to tend to your skin needs from head to toe, that’s when the real magic happens. Sure, body moisturisers, scrubs, and shower gels are essential to body care routines, but it’s also a great idea to take it up a notch with body masks.

Agreed, there aren’t many body masks available in the market, that’s why these DIY options require your attention. From detoxifying your armpits to treating back acne, here are four homemade body masks that you need to try out RN!

DIY Body Care Masks To Bookmark For Your Skin Needs

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Pit Stop

No matter your skin type, your armpits are in need of a detoxifying treatment every now and then. A DIY underarm mask will help unclog the pores in your pits and therefore help keep them clean, odour-free, and rejuvenated.

What You Need

  • Bentonite clay
  • Coconut oil
  • Tea tree essential oil

How To Make It

  1. Add two tablespoons of bentonite clay to a bowl.
  2. Stir in a tablespoon of coconut oil to form a paste. Adjust the quantities of coconut oil or bentonite clay to make a thick paste.
  3. Add 3 to 4 drops of tea tree oil to the mixture and stir again.
  4. Wipe your armpits clean with a damp cloth and then apply an even layer of this mask on the area.
  5. Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes and then wipe it off with a damp cloth and rinse with water.

Golden Glow

Want to help lighten the skin on your elbows and knees? Try this DIY pack. Turmeric has always been a favourite skin beautifying ingredient in South Asian culture and for good reason. It has antibacterial properties that help heal skin and also skin brightening abilities to bring out your natural radiance. Even curd has moisturising properties that also help exfoliate skin and bring back lost radiance.

What You Need

  • Turmeric 
  • Gram flour
  • Curd
  • Honey

How To Make It

  1. Mix 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder with 5 tablespoons of gram flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of honey and two tablespoons of curd to the gram flour and turmeric mixture.
  3. Stir all the ingredients to form a paste and adjust the gram flour and curd quantities to get the desired consistency if required.
  4. Apply this paste on your entire body and let it sit for 20 minutes. 
  5. Wash it off in the shower with lukewarm water.

Bye Bye, Dullness

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If you are struggling with dry skin patches and dullness on your body, consider adding this body mask to your routine once every week. It contains honey which is a natural humectant and oats to gently slough dead skin cells away to reveal nourished, radiant skin.

What You Need

  • Honey 
  • Oats
  • Water

How To Make It

  1. Add 2 tablespoons of oats and 1 tablespoon of honey to a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix well and then stir in some water to make a smooth and thick paste.
  3. Heat this paste in the microwave for 15 seconds and then apply this paste by rubbing it on your body.
  4. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then wash it off with water and soap.

Baby Got Back

If you suffer from backne aka back acne, we understand your frustration. Back acne is stubborn as hell but this DIY mask will soothe the area and remove the acne in no time. It contains cinnamon powder which is an amazing anti acne ingredient along with honey which will help maintain your skin’s moisture levels and pH balance.

What You Need

  • Cinnamon powder
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice

How To Make It

  1. Add 2 tablespoon cinnamon powder and 2 tablespoons of honey to a bowl. 
  2. Mix well and then stir in a tablespoon of lemon juice.
  3. Apply this mixture on your back evenly and let it sit for 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off with water and a gentle cleanser.

Alongside DIY body masks for some intensive skin treatment, make sure to use the right body care products too. We recommend:

Now that you’re all caught up on DIY body masks for treating skin concerns, try them out now and watch how you glow from head to toe.

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21 Jun 2022

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