Wearing heavy makeup when it's hot out can be a drag. Sweat and humidity make it difficult to keep your makeup looking fresh. So, what's the solution? What if you didn't have to wear as much makeup? Ditch the products by incorporating this mask into your skincare routine. It can help you improve and perfect your complexion, so you won't need as much makeup in this warm weather. Dare to go bare!
LEMON GREEN TEA CLARIFYING MASK
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 2 tbsp green tea, brewed and cooled
- 1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
- pinch turmeric
WHAT TO DO
In a small bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Wash your face and then use a soft brush or cotton pad to pat the mask onto clean, dry skin. If you have long hair, be sure to tie it back away from your face. Wait 5 minutes for the mask to dry and then repeat the process. Keep patting layers of the mask on to your face until the mask mixture is completely used up. Leave all of the layers on your face for 10 minutes and then rinse your face clean. Pat dry and follow with your favorite moisturizer!
All of the ingredients in this mask are incredibly beneficial for your skin. Green tea has powerful antioxidant properties, is a natural UV protector, nourishes the skin with it's many vitamins and minerals, and helps to combat any signs of aging.
Lemon juice contains vitamin C, which boosts collagen production. It also contains citric acid, which shrinks pores and brightens skin, potassium, which hydrates skin, and lutein, which also fights premature aging and protects against sun damage.
Turmeric is the hidden gem in this mask. It contains powerful anti-inflammatory agents that fight acne, eczema, and many other common skin conditions. It also has potent antioxidant properties that can drastically lighten dark spots, freckles, hyperpigmentation, scars, and more! This mask is the ultimate skin perfector - give it a try!
For more skincare hacks, check out our Black Tea Makeup Primer tutorial!