Your skin is crying out for some TLC but you’ve got no time to get to the aesthetician. No problem! Just stop by your kitchen for the best at-home recipes to aid in calming your skin’s most pesky ailments.
To soothe irritated skin
Mix 1-cup chilled yogurt with 1⁄2-cup oatmeal to make a loose paste. Apply to your skin and let sit for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
To fight wrinkles
Mash half a banana until very creamy. Spread over your face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry.
To tighten pores
Open pores with a warm, damp washcloth then follow up with a smear of honey all over your face. Leave on for 15-20 minutes then rinse thoroughly with warm water. Follow with cold water to close pores.
To moisturize dry skin
Mash a ripe avocado into a creamy consistency and massage into your skin. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and gently rinse off with warm water.
Mix 2-tablespoons cornmeal with about the same amount of water to make a thick paste. Gently apply to your face and wash off.