Easy Homemade Facial Masks for Dry Skin

Here’s the next post on homemade facial masks for the Valentine’s day segment I have started on Lifestylerr. For all those who are lucky and single, Valentine’s can mean more than simply romance. The day gives you a foundation, of sorts, to use as you strengthen the bonds of an existing relationship or throw the line out there into vast waters and hope to land yourself a catch.

You obviously want to look your best and the grooming needs to begin with your skin. After all, even the best make up cannot hide all skin flaws. These homemade facial masks for dry skin are going to bring a sea change in a fortnight. Just use them religiously until the D-day V-Day and brace yourself for all the compliments you receive.

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Easy homemade facial masks will help you save the moolah you may spend in the spa at the last minute. You can obviously use the extra cash to buy a gift for that special someone or get a new dress for yourself. And if you look dashing in it, that’s a gift in itself.

So let’s get started

Easy at home Facial Masks for Dry Skin

Mask 1:

What you need:

  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 tsp honey


  • Mash the banana and mix honey to it.
  • Apply on your face and leave it till dry.
  • Wash with cold water and pat dry.

Mask 2:

What you need:

  • 4 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tbsp milk


  • Soak the poppy seeds overnight.
  • Blend them with milk to form a thick paste.
  • Apply gently on face and neck and let it dry completely.
  • Wash with cold water.

Mask 3:

What you need:

  • 4-5 cubes of ripe papaya cubes
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp honey


  • Mash the papaya with a fork.
  • Now mix in the milk and honey to form your at home facial mask.
  • Apply it gently and leave  it for 20 minutes and then wash with cold water.
  • You will experience a remarkable glow with this pack.

Mask 4:

What you need:

  • 2tbsp oats
  • 1 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 5 almonds


  • Grind the almonds and oats to form a fine paste.
  • Add the honey and yogurt to this powder to make a pack.
  • Massage it gently on the face
  • Leave it for 20 minutes or till completely dry.
  • If applied thrice a week, this pack can work wonders.
  • You can store the oats and almond powder and add the liquids when you need to make a mask.

Mask 5

What you need:

  • 1 tbsp wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 2 tsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp honey


    • Mix all the ingredients well to form a smooth paste or facial mask.
    • Massage it gently on the face.
    • Leave it for 20 minutes and and then rub gently in circular motion to remove the mask.
    • Wash off with cold water.

Mask 6

What you need:

      • 1/2 cucumber
      • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
      • 2 tbsp honey


    • Make a paste of the cucumber by blending it.
    • Add honey and lime juice to form a mask.
    • Leave it for 20 minutes and and then wash with luke warm water.
    • After this wash off with cold water and pat dry.


  • Moisturizing your skin is very important.
  • You can use 2-3 tbsp honey and apply it on your face daily as it moisturizes the face well.
  • You must always pat dry the skin to avoid any damage.
  • Avocado paste also works great for dry skin. Use it if avocados are easily available in the local market.
  • You can get best results only with regular use. So apply one of these or a combination of the homemade facial masks at least 3-4 times a week and watch the spark in your partners’ eyes.

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  1. Hi Bhakti,

    Thanks a lot for these facepacks and masks. I’m sure many of us would be needing this.

    Do you have any remedy for removing scars left behind by pimples & boils?


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  2. Nice recipes, poppy seeds are a new ingredient to add to my list :)

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