As we age the stress levels only worsen and they can be seen on our face. The dark circles and wrinkles might beat up your spirit. However, you should never give up. You can use simple and easy DIY face masks that will remove wrinkles, moisturize your skin, make your skin radiant and take away any fine lines. Eggs, bananas, cucumbers, avocados and strawberries are certain ingredients that can be used in DIY face masks.

You might feel that few months ago you had smooth, young and fresh skin and now because of high stress levels you are grown and you look older than you actually are. However, not everything is lost. If you take care of your skin, you will be happy, confident, and also be ready to face any challenge that comes in your life. You will need simple natural face masks that can help you. Using natural ingredients which are antibacterial, contain antioxidants and are natural exfoliators will make your skin young, fresh and with no wrinkles.

We present you 7 natural face masks for removing stress signs

Oatmeal Face Mask

Besides a mild exfoliant oatmeal is also able to treat sunburns and honey is an amazing cleanser and has antibacterial properties. Almonds are great for skin exfoliation and the combination of these 3 ingredients is a great spa treatment that you can do in your home!

You will need:

• Dry oats
• Water
• Honey
• Almonds

Instructions:

1. First you should mix the dry oats and water in ratio 2:1, meaning that you should add ½ cup of water in 1 cup of dry oats.
2. The next step is to microwave this so you can make oatmeal. Be careful of the temperature setting.
3. The oatmeal should be cold enough so you can touch it.
4. In this mixture, add 1 teaspoon of finely ground almonds.
5. Finally add the honey and stir well so you can form a paste.
6. In case you get a very hard and thick paste, you can add a little bit of water.

Directions for use:

• Apply the mixture on your face.
• Leave it on your face for around 15 minutes.
• The mixture should not be in contact with your eyes.
• After 15 minutes, wash your face with water.

Cucumber Face Mask

Banana, cucumber and honey are an amazing combination for having hydrated and moisturized skin. This is a mixture that will cool down your face and it is amazing to use it during summer, because of the natural cooling effect that cucumber has.

You will need:

• ½ a banana
• ½ a cucumber with skin
• 4 tablespoons of lemon juice
• 1 tablespoon of honey

Instructions:

1. Take a blender and blend the banana and cucumber.
2. Add the lemon juice and honey and mix well.

Directions for use:

• You should apply this mixture on your face, but it should not be in contact with your eyes.
• It should be on your face for 15 to 30 minutes.
• In the end wash your face using lukewarm water and apply moisturizer.

Banana, Egg and Avocado Face Mask

It is ideal mask for having moisturized and toned skin. The egg is going to tighten the skin and the bananas are perfect for exfoliation. Avocados will hydrate your dry skin and you will look fresh.

You will need:

• 1 banana
• 1 egg
• 1 avocado
• Coconut or olive oil (this is optional)

Directions for use:

1. Mash the banana and ½ an avocado.
2. Once they are mashed add the egg.
3. Stir well until you get a smooth consistency.

Another option is:

1. Mash the banana.
2. Add the egg yolk.
3. Once mashed, add 2 teaspoons of coconut or olive oil.

Directions for use:

• Apply the mask on the face.
• Leave it on for 15 minutes.
• In the end wash your face with cold water and apply moisturizer.

Turmeric Face Mask

Turmeric is amazing old spice and it is used in many Ayurvedic recipes, because of its different medicinal properties. It will improve your skin, it is great for treating dry skin, prevent damages caused by UV and your skin will be radiant.

You will need:

• 1 tsp turmeric
• 2 tablespoons of coconut or olive oil
• 2 tablespoons of flour (you can use rice or regular)

Instructions:

1. Add all ingredients in a bowl.
2. Stir well until combined.

Directions for use:

• Apply the mixture on your face.
• Leave it for around 10 minutes.
• Finally, wash your face using warm water.

You should be aware that turmeric can leave a yellowish mark on your skin. That is why; you should apply it if you do not plan to go out.

Egg White Face Mask

Plain egg white will give you an instant toned look.

You will need:

• A bowl
• Egg white

Instructions:

1. Mix the egg white until it is well incorporated.

Directions for use:

• Apply the egg white on your face.
• Leave it for 15 minutes.
• Wash your face using cold water and apply moisturizer if needed.

Peach, Papaya, and Strawberry Face Mask

Strawberries contain a lot of vitamin C and are natural exfoliants. They can tighten the pores and also remove any impurities. Papayas will hydrate your skin and stop the aging process. You already know that honey and oatmeal are amazing for your skin as well.

You will need:

• 2 big strawberries
• 1 cooked peach
• 1 teaspoon of honey
• ½ ripe papaya
• 1 tablespoon of oatmeal

Instructions:

1. Take a bowl and mash the fruits.
2. Add the honey and oatmeal and stir well until a thick paste is formed.

Directions for use:

• Apply the paste on your face.
• Leave it for 15 minutes.
• Wash your face with warm water.

Aloe Vera and Milk Face Mask

One of the most natural whiteners for the skin is milk and it will also help you to reduce acne and prevent your skin from drying. Aloe Vera is also amazing moisturizer and also has anti-inflammatory properties and it is able to prevent wrinkles.

You will need:

• 1 teaspoon of honey
• 1 teaspoon of powdered milk
• 1 teaspoon of aloe Vera gel

Instructions:

1. Add the ingredients in a bowl and mix them until combined.

Directions for use:

• Apply the mask on your face.
• Leave it to act for 10 to 15 minutes.
• Wash your face using warm water.

These masks are amazing and they will do wonders for your skin. If you want to achieve maximum effects, you should use them on a regular basis and also take care of your skin. Also, you should observe yourself and try to notice what kind of expression you have while you are concentrating on driving, working or waiting. You will see that the frowning has become an expression which comes involuntarily and the result will be aging skin and dreaded wrinkles.

You should only turn the frown upside down and you will look radiant immediately! It is a simple effort and it will help you to keep your mind and face young.