DIY Turkish Face Mask Recipes You Need to Try

DIY turkish face mask

Other than small waists and surprisingly big breasts, Turkish women are also known for their organic skincare. They’re creative and resourceful when it comes to pampering. The Turkish face mask or Turkish coffee face mask has come to be known all around the world lately.

But there is much more to Turkish beauty than coffee scrubs. Every single thing in a vegetarian diet is a potential ingredient for an organic Turkish face mask. Below are the 6 most popular and organic Turkish face mask recipes to add to your skincare routine.

1. Turkish Coffee Face Scrub

This is a lifesaver when you want to combine a few of your skincare steps together. This face mask is perfect for exfoliating and hydrating. The result is plump, smooth, and glowing skin.

You don’t need to put anything else on your face after the application. Exfoliation can be irritating to your face. If you have active acne and breakouts, you should wait for your skin to heal first. At least, try to stay away from that area if you still want to try the mask.

The mask is ideal for flaky and dry skin with a dull texture. And it’s better to have a steam bath or face steam before the application.

Ingredients

  1. 1 tsp. Turkish coffee.
  2. 1 tsp. olive oil.

Directions

  1. Put the coffee and olive oil in a small container.
  2. Mix them well.
  3. Apply the scrubbing mask on your face using your fingers (Brush absorbs the oil).
  4. Gently scrub and massage your face for a few minutes.
  5. Keep it on for about 10 minutes.
  6. Rinse off.

2. Turkish Coffee Face Mask

Turkey is one of the biggest honey producers in the world. Because of its innumerable benefits, honey has a special place in Turkish beauty too. Honey works great for hydrating and softening the skin.

That’s why this mask is ideal for dehydrated skin. You should also know that the application can get messy, so try putting a towel around your neck to prevent potential fallouts.

Ingredients

  1. 1 tsp. Turkish coffee.
  2. 1 tsp. organic honey.

Directions

  1. Heat the honey just a little to achieve a more liquid texture.
  2. Mix the honey and the coffee in another container.
  3. Apply a thin layer on your face.
  4. Leave it to dry for 10 minutes.
  5. Rinse off with lukewarm water.

3. Rose Water Face Toner

You can also buy this product, but it’s better to play safe and keep it organic. Rosewater toner has calming effects on the skin. It also works like magic on dry and dull skin.

The toner is ideal for all skin types. You can keep a small bottle in your bag to freshen up whenever you need it. You can also use it as a hydrating face mist before makeup or use it to damp your makeup sponge.

Ingredients

  1. 6 rose petals.
  2. 2 cups of water.
  3. Small spray bottle.

Directions

  1. Boil the rose petals in the water.
  2. Leave it to cool for a few hours.
  3. Put the cool water in the spray bottle.
  4. You don’t need the petals in the bottle as they may stuff the bottle up.

4. Green Tea Face Mask

Green tea is full of antioxidants, which makes it perfect for skin that’s prone to inflammation. It’s commonly used for acne scars and blemishes as well as sun damage. This one is a great way of utilizing the used teabags after finishing your green tea.

You can also skip the other ingredients and put the tea bags on your eyelids to get rid of puffy eyes. You can make ice cubes from green tea and use those in the morning to refresh and plump up your face. And a final pro tip, you can try throwing a compact sheet mask in green tea and use that one for a quick rejuvenation.

Ingredients

  1. 2 tea bags of green tea (or 1 tablespoon of organic green tea).
  2. 1 tsp. honey.
  3. 1 tsp. lemon juice.

Directions

  1. Take out the tea from the bags and put it in a small container.
  2. Mix the tea with honey.
  3. Add the lemon juice.
  4. Apply a thin layer.
  5. Keep it on for 10 minutes.
  6. Rinse off.

5. Brightening Facial Rice Mask

This facial mask is perfect for brightening the skin and getting rid of dark spots. Rice also helps with minimizing and unclogging the pores. It has tightening effects on the skin too.

Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon of rice.
  2. 1 tablespoon of honey.
  3. 1 tablespoon of milk.

Directions

  1. Boil the rice in a container to soften them.
  2. Filter the rice but keep the residual water for later.
  3. Mix the rice and the milk together.
  4. Add the honey.
  5. Apply a thin layer to the face.
  6. Keep it on for 10 minutes.
  7. Rinse it off.
  8. Apply the residual water from before as a face toner.

6. Turkish Honey and Lemon Face Mask

Honey and lemon mask works great for hyperpigmentation. It’s an amazing cleanser for removing excess oil. Because of lemon’s acidic and exfoliating nature, it’s ideal for oily skin.

Ingredients

  1. 1 tsp. organic honey.
  2. 1/2 lemon.

Directions

  1. Put the liquid honey in a small container.
  2. Squeeze half of the lemon on the honey.
  3. Mix them well and apply a thin layer on the face.
  4. Keep it on for 20 minutes.
  5. Gently rinse off while massaging the face.
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