Aloe Vera Face Packs You Can DIY at Your Own Home

Updated on May 20th, 2020
Aloe Vera Face Masks

The aloe vera plant may not be great to look at, and its spines may be downright scary, but it’s not what’s on the outside that matters, it’s what’s on the inside. The aloe plant’s fleshy leaves have a gel that is packed with active enzymes, nutrients, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. It’s no surprise that aloe vera gel has been used for hundreds of years to treat a wide variety of skin disorders and problems.

But other than applying it straightly to your skin, how can you get the benefits of the aloe vera plant? Here are the DIY aloe vera face mask recipes that harness the power of this well-known plant. The aloe vera face mask benefits are endless. Flawless skin, here we come!

1. Almond Oil & Aloe Vera Face Mask

This Mask Is Great For:

  • Treating Dry, flaky skin
  • Moisturizing
  • Hydrating

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Almond oil
  • Banana

Recipe:

  1. mash a banana with a fork in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add two tablespoons aloe vera gel.
  3. Stir until ingredients are mixed well.
  4. Measure in three teaspoons of almond oil
  5.  Mix thoroughly.

How To Apply:

  1. As always, start by washing your neck and face with warm water and an oil-free cleanser to open pores and remove makeup.
  2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  3. When the ingredients are made into a paste, dip your clean fingers into the bowl and take a fine amount of the mask.
  4. Apply this mask by spreading a thick layer on your neck, face, and décolleté.
  5. Let the aloe vera dry for twenty minutes.
  6. When twenty minutes have passed, rinse your skin with lukewarm water to remove the mask.
  7. When all the masks are washed off, rinse your skin again with cold water to tighten and close pores.
  8. And leave your skin dry with a clean and soft towel.

2. Rose Water & Aloe Vera Face Mask

This Mask Is Great For:

  • Fighting off skin infection
  • Restoring skin’s natural color
  • Discolorations

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Rosewater
  • Cucumber

Recipe:

  1. Puree half a cucumber in a food processor or blender. If you don’t have any of these appliances, peel half a cucumber and mash the remaining using a fork.
  2. Move the cucumber mush to a mixing bowl.
  3. Pour in one teaspoon of rose water.
  4. Add two tablespoons aloe vera gel.
  5. Mix thoroughly.

How To Apply:

  1. Start by washing your neck and face with warm water and an oil-free cleanser to open pores and remove makeup.
  2. Using your fingers, apply the mask onto your skin using little circular movements.
  3. Let the aloe dry for twenty minutes before rinsing it away with lukewarm water.
  4. Finish the process by splashing cold water on your face, neck, and décolleté, and then patting skin dry with a soft towel.

3. Tomato Juice & Aloe Vera Face Mask

This Mask Is Great For:

  • Reducing acne scars
  • Cleansing skin
  • Fighting breakouts
  • Toning skin

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Tomato juice or one small tomato

Recipe:

  1.  Add two tablespoons of tomato juice to a mixing bowl. Store-bought tomato juice is okay, but you can make your own just as quickly.
    • To prepare your own tomato juice, simply place a tomato in a food processor or blender and hit puree. If you don’t have a food processor or blender, slice the tomato in half and squeeze it into a bowl using a fork to press out the juice.
  2. Add one tablespoon aloe vera gel.
  3. Mix thoroughly.

How To Apply:

  1. Start by washing your neck and face with warm water and an oil-free cleanser to open pores and remove makeup.
  2. Spread the mask to the skin of your neck, face, and chest.
  3. Leave it on your skin for twenty minutes to dry and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  4. Clean your face with cold water to tighten pores and pat your skin dry with a clean towel.

[ Read: Aloe Vera to Heal and Protect Against Sunburns ]

4. Egg & Aloe Vera Face Mask

This Mask Is Great For:

  • Improving skin firmness
  • Moisturizing
  • Nourishing
  • Increasing elasticity
  • Preventing fine lines and wrinkles

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Egg

Recipe:

  1. Crack and empty large egg (one) into a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat slowly with a fork.
  3. Measure in two tablespoons aloe vera gel.
  4. Whip the mixture until it is made into a fluffy liquid.

How To Apply:

  1. Start by washing your neck and face with warm water and an oil-free cleanser to remove makeup and open pores.
  2. Apply the aloe vera and egg to the skin of your neck, face, and décolleté.
  3. Let the mask dry for twenty minutes.
  4. Wash your face using lukewarm water and gently scrub the mask free using a soft washcloth.
  5. Rinse a second time using lukewarm water and then splash a bit of cold water on your skin to tighten pores and soothe irritation.
  6. Dry your skin with a soft towel.

[ Read: Effective Ways of Using Aloe Vera for Eczema ]

5. Aloe Vera & Shea Butter Face Mask

This Mask Is Great For:

  • Preventing breakouts
  • Exfoliating dead skin cells
  • Moisturizing dry skin
  • Rejuvenating oily skin

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Olive oil
  • Shea butter

Recipe:

  1. Measure two tablespoons of aloe vera gel into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add two tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Stir gently until ingredients are blended.
  4. Spoon in two tablespoons of shea butter.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Note: If the shea butter does not dissolve (due to room temperature), microwave for 5 seconds and stir again. Repeat step six until shea butter entirely dissolves.

How To Apply:

    1. Start by washing your neck and face with warm water and an oil-free cleanser to open pores and remove makeup.
    2. After the mask ingredients have cooled, spread a generous layer to the skin of your neck, face, and décolleté.
    3. Leave the mask dry for twenty minutes and then clean your face with lukewarm water.
    4. If required, use a soft washcloth and small circular motions to take away any leftover mask ingredients. Don’t scrub forcefully, or you’ll remove all the beneficial oils.
    5. Splash your skin with cold water and then pat dry with a clean towel.

6. Brown Sugar & Aloe Vera Face Mask

This Mask Is Great For:

  • Dissolving excess oils
  • Removing dead skin, dust, and dirt
  • Shrinking whiteheads and blackheads
  • Restoring your skin’s natural glow
  • This is also great for acne

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera gel
  •  white sugar in a pinch or Brown sugar

Recipe:

  1. Pour two tablespoons aloe vera gel into a small bowl.
  2. Measure in one tablespoon white or brown sugar.
  3. Stir till sugar is dissolved.

How To Apply:

  1. Start by washing your neck and face with warm water and an oil-free cleanser to open pores and remove makeup.
  2. Spread the liquid to your skin using your fingers.
  3. Then, gently rub your skin using small circular motions for 5 minutes.
  4. After 5 minutes, let the mask dry for another 10 minutes before rinsing your face with lukewarm water.
  5. Sprinkle cold water on your face and then pat your skin dry with a soft towel.
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