At-home face masks are one of the easiest ways to bring a spa day to you. With ingredients right out of your own fridge, what could go wrong? Well, actually a lot if you're trying new ingredients. Thankfully, Huda Kattan posted a tumeric face mask recipe to her Instagram that's completely fool-proof. The mini tutorial shows exactly how not to stain your face and everything else you need to know.
If you're not familiar with the wonder ingredients, turmeric is used to fight acne, eczema, redness, and inflammation. According to Style Craze, it's [the spice's antioxidants work as the active ingredients to combat inflamed skin. There's only one downside to the ingredient. When used wrong, it can turn your face yellow. It's not just DIY newbies who are struggling with this either. Even Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley had a face mask fail because of the yellow powder.
That's where Kattan comes in. She posted a mini-tutorial to her Instagram that has everything you possibly need to know before taking the DIY mask plunge. The turmeric, yogurt, and honey face concoction is super easy to try at home thanks to her tips.
According to Kattan's post, to make sure you don't stain your face yellow, all you have to do is add enough yogurt to make it a thick paste. Apparently it's when the mask gets too runny that you have to worry about stains. If you still see a slight yellow tint, no worries! Kattan says to just take some facial toner on a cotton pad to your complexion and you should be good to go.
Here are some other expert videos on how to work the antioxidant-packed ingredient. Because, let's be honest, who doesn't need some face mask guidance sometimes?
1. Almond Oil Combo
This vlogger gets smart and uses gloves to avoid staining.
2. Turmeric, Yogurt, & Lemon
According to this tutorial, the trick is to using only a little bit of the wonder ingredient.
3. Olive Oil, Flour, & Turmeric
Because of all the other awesome ingredients, the turmeric is diluted enough not to stain so easily.
4. Wild Turmeric
This vlogger explains the difference between the the two different types of turmeric out there, so you can decide which is best for you.
5. Turmeric & Chick Pea Powder
Just mix the two powders up, add some milk, and you're good to go!
6. Coconut Oil & Turmeric
If consistency is what you're worried about, then this tutorial is for you.
7. Added Aloe Vera
This tutorial will show you how to get the best mask for your skin type.
Who knew one product could be used in so many ways!
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