3 Homemade Cornmeal Face Masks
Corn meal is not only used in cooking but is also known for imparting some wonderful benefits to the skin. Applying homemade facial masks containing cornmeal regularly helps to eliminate excess oil, dirt and dead cells from the skin; treat acne; and fade scar and blemishes. It is a natural exfoliant that helps to create clean, clear and healthy skin effectively. Here are the 3 easy to create effective homemade cornmeal face masks. Lets create, use and share them.
1. CORNMEAL AND EGG WHITE FACE MASK
This is an ideal face mask for oily or combination skin and eliminating acne. Scrubbing the face once a week, with this homemade paste helps to remove extra sebum, dirt and microbes from the face; clean the clogged pores, treat acne and blemishes naturally.
Mix together 1 tsp cornmeal and 1 egg white in a bowl to create a thick paste. Apply carefully on the face and neck avoiding the eyes. Let it stay for 5 to 10 minutes. Then rinse away with warm water and clean properly with a wash cloth.
2. CORNMEAL AND HONEY FACE MASK
This facemask is suitable for all skin types. Weekly application of this facial scrub helps to nourish and hydrate by locking in the vital moisture while removing the extra oil from the skin. It exfoliates the skin, clears the dirt and dead cells, unclogs the dermal pores, and improves skin elasticity and collagen production. It clears acne and lightens blemishes too. This facial mask helps to eliminate the signs of ageing to create a soft, radiant and youthful face.
Combine well 1 ½ tsp cornmeal, 1 tsp honey and 1 tsp water to form a paste. Apply this paste evenly over the face and neck in circular motion. Be careful not to allow this mix to enter the eyes. Let the mask stay on the face for 1 minute and then wash it away with luke warm water.
3. CORNMEAL, HONEY, FULL CREAM AND LEMON FACE MASK
Using this natural face scrub once a week helps to regulate and control the unwanted greasiness on the face. It nourishes and moisturises the skin, eliminates dead cells and dirt, and keeps the skin healthy, soft and glowing. [Read more: Tips for Glowing Skin]
Add 1 tbsp corn meal, 1 tbsp natural honey, few drops of lemon juice and 2 tbsp full fat cream to a small bowl and mix properly to form a smooth paste. Clean the face and neck and then apply this face mask evenly. Scrub gently for a few minutes and then rinse away with warm water.