Brown sugar masks are super easy to do at home using ingredients that are already in your pantry. Brown sugar can scrub away dead cells from your face, leaving you with soft, beautiful skin that you’ll want to show off this spring. This brown sugar masks uses a few easy ingredients:
4 tablespoons of brown sugar
3 tablespoons of olive oil
one tablespoon of honey
half of 1 kiwi
Tools: 1 fork and 1 spoon
If these ingredients aren’t in your pantry, they will set you back just over $5 at the grocery. Such a steal! Here’s why this mask is filled with ingredients that are healthy for your skin.
Brown sugar– this exfoliates the skin and rubs off dead skin cells. It also feels incredible being rubbed on the face.
Olive oil-this penetrates the skin with moisture, leaving it super smooth. Olive oil also contains antioxidants that help repair skin damage caused by sun exposure, cigarette smoke and pollutants.
Honey– honey is also full of antioxidants that are great for slowing down the aging of your facial skin. Honey also creates a beautiful, healthy glow.
Kiwi-kiwi is rich in vitamin C (which keeps skin young and vibrant), Vitamin E and antioxidants.
Scoop sugar into bowl.
Scoop in honey.
Pour in olive oil.
Using a fork, scrape out the insides of the kiwi fruit.
Mix ingredients thoroughly.
I used my fingers but feel free to do the proper thing and use a brush. Fingers are easier for me. Rub the mask liberally into your skin for about 3 minutes. Let sit for 15-20 minutes. Gently wash off using luke warm water.
I didn’t even need to apply moisturizer. My skin was super smooth and soft to the touch.
This DIY brown sugar kiwi mask is a great way to pamper yourself after a long day at the office or on the weekend. It takes a few minutes to whip up and less than half an hour for its effects to take root.
Photography by Moses St. Bernard