Worried About Ageing? Here are 5 Most Effective Skin Tightening Face Masks

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Youthful, healthy looking skin can give a confidence boost like no other. But unfortunately not all of us are blessed with genes that can enable us to eat junk all the time while still having a flawless skin. Even this category of blessed mortals have to at some point experience a phase of not-so-perfect looking skin and that is okay. It is all part of the human experience. Many natural stressors like ultra violet light, dust, car exhaust, cold and heat are the enemies of good skin so even if you try to be as cautious as you can, there will come days when you wont be looking as flawless as you’d wish. But the good news is that there are many skin tightening face masks that you can make at home that wont damage your skin with the chemicals that many drug store products contain, nor cost you a fortune.

Egg Mask:

  • Worried About Ageing? Here are 5 Most Effective Skin Tightening Face Masks - Egg Mask1 egg white
  • 1 tbs yogurt
  • 1/8 tsp sugar

Add the ingredients, apply the mask and let it dry. Once done, rinse with lukewarm water. The reason it is effective is that the yogurt acts as a cleanser for your skin and gets rid of marks and imperfections. The egg contains a protein Albumin that firms and tones your skin whereas the sugar helps exfoliate it by removing dead cells and moisturizing it.

Oatmeal Mask:

Worried About Ageing? Here are 5 Most Effective Skin Tightening Face Masks - Oatmeal Mask

  • 1 tbs oatmeal
  • 1 tbs gram flour
  • Rose water to dilute
  • 1 tsp honey

Grind the oats to a powder and mix the other ingredients with it, the rose water is used to dilute it to the desired consistency. Leave the mask on your face for ten minutes, after which wash your face with lukewarm water. This is how the key ingredients of this mask work wonders on your skin: Gram flour and honey provide nourishment to the skin, preventing natural aging whereas Oatmeal being a good absorbent, soaks up all the impurities from your skin surface and as a result soothe it.

Banana Mask:

Worried About Ageing? Here are 5 Most Effective Skin Tightening Face Masks - Banana Mask

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ ripe banana

Mash the banana enough so that there are no lumps left in it and then add honey and oil. Mix well and apply the paste evenly. Allow it to sit on your face for about 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water so as to close your pores. The magic ingredient here is banana that contains fats that lock in the moisture and help hydrate your skin. As a result, your skin elasticity increases. Olive Oil and honey repair damaged cells.

Castor Oil Mask:

Worried About Ageing? Here are 5 Most Effective Skin Tightening Face Masks - Castor Oil Mask

  • 1-2 tbs castor oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Use this mask only if your skin is not oily or sensitive. Mix the two ingredients and apply to the face and neck, massaging it in an upward circular motion. Leave this on overnight and wash it the next day with lukewarm and then cool water. This mask can be applied once or twice a week for optimal results. Castor oil conditions your skin, helping eliminate dry patches. Moreover, it boosts the production of collagen and elasticity resulting in a smooth and firm skin.

Honey Avocado Mask:

Worried About Ageing? Here are 5 Most Effective Skin Tightening Face Masks - Honey Avocado Mask

  • ½ tsp coconut oil
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • 2 tsp honey

Mash the avocado to a paste, making sure there are no lumps left in it. Add the coconut oil and honey and mix well. Apply the mixture onto your face and let it sit for 20 minutes. Once the twenty minutes are up, wash your face with lukewarm water. This face can be applied daily since it is not a clay mask and hence wont dry your skin up. The guacamole acts as a hydrating agent, locking in the moisture and keeping the skin tight. Coconut oil and honey help get that soft smooth, blemish free skin.