Most Popular Blueberry Face Masks for Glowing Skin
Blueberries are mostly found in the USA and Europe. In India this fruit is not very common. These fruits are delicious to taste and also has a lot of health benefits. People in India are not very aware of its amazing benefits. So here are some of the benefits of these fruits.
Proven Benefits of Blueberries:
- Blueberries are rich sources of Vitamins A and C and also contain high amounts of fiber.
- They are highly nutritious and rich in antioxidants. They are great for treating acne, pimples, and blemishes on the skin and also for providing an even tone to the skin.
- Blueberries have the ability to make the oil level of the skin within normal levels. This way it helps in keeping your skin healthy and in good condition.
- The high amounts of Vitamin C in these fruits help in making the blood capillaries strong. As result the broken blood capillaries and ‘spider veins’ that appear beneath the skin are repaired.
- Blueberries are rich sources of antioxidants. This makes it a good anti-aging agent. By consuming these fruits, your skin is kept fresh and young looking without any wrinkles or fine lines on it. It also imparts a healthy glow to the skin.
DIY Blueberry Face Masks to Get a Radiant Skin:
Anti-aging blueberry enzyme skin face mask:
Take one fourth cup of blueberries, one fourth spoon each of aloe vera, Vitamin E, olive oil and honey, one fourth cup of oats that is dried and crushed, and a teaspoon of fuller’s earth. Blend them well and apply on your face. Wait for about 20 to 30 minutes and then wash off with water. Blueberries, honey, olive oil and Vitamin E are rich sources of antioxidants. These along with Vitamin C in blueberries make an excellent anti aging face mask. Applying this mask on your face keeps away fine lines, wrinkles and crow’s feet on your face and makes your face look young and glowing.
Blueberry mask for Acne and pimples skin:
If you have pimples or acne prone skin, use blueberry mask and this helps you to get rid of acne and have a clear and smooth skin. Mash blueberries and add a pinch of turmeric and some lemon juice to it. Mix well and apply all over your face, especially those areas where you have pimples. Wait for about 20 minutes and then you can wash with lukewarm water. This mask helps in unclogging the pores and also removes excess oil from the face. Turmeric has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, which makes it good for acne prone skin. So this mask is excellent for getting rid of acne.
Blueberry facial toner mask:
Blue berry toner is very effective for getting an even toned skin. Take some blueberries and steam them. Take them out and crush them. Add plain yogurt to this crushed blueberries. Mix well to get a smooth paste and then put this in the refrigerator so that the mask gets set to a consistency that you require. Once the desired consistency is reached, take it out from the refrigerator and apply on your face. Let the mask stay on your face for 20 minutes. Now wash off with lukewarm water. Once you make this mask you have to apply it on your face on that day itself. You cannot store this mask for future use.
Blueberry and yogurt mask:
Take some blueberries and blend them till you get a smooth paste. Now add Greek yogurt to the blended blueberry paste. This is made by straining this yogurt with the help of a cheese cloth so that the whey is removed and you get yogurt of a consistency which is between yogurt and cheese. This has a sour taste that is very distinctive. Mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your face. Wait for about 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water. This mask removes the damaged layer of the epidermis and brings out the fresh layer of the skin that was below the epidermis. This way you will have a glowing face without any blemishes.
Blueberry and aloe vera facial mask:
This mask is excellent for those who have under eye circles. Take some cold blueberries and add some aloe vera gel to them. Mash them well so that you get a smooth paste. Take a little of the paste and apply it under your eyes. Wait for about 15 to 20 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water. With regular use you can get rid of under eye circles and make your face fresh and lively.
Blueberry and lemon mask:
This mask is good for those who have oily skin. Take four blueberries and add powdered oats, almonds and fresh lemon juice to them. Blend well to get a paste and apply this paste on your face. Let it remain on your face for about 15 minutes. Now wash off with warm water. This will remove the excess oil from your skin and make your face look fresh.
Nourishing Recovery blueberry mask:
Take one fourth cup of blueberries and blend them with one tablespoon of olive oil and honey. Blend till you get a smooth paste. Apply this on your face and wait for 20 minutes. Now wash off with warm water.
Spa blueberry facial mask:
Take some blueberries and crush or blend them. Now add 2 tablespoons each of honey and rose water to the crushed blueberries. Also add one tablespoon of white clay. You can also use fuller’s earth or cornstarch in the place of white clay. Mix all the ingredients well and then apply on your face. Wait for about 20 minutes and then wash your face with warm water. Using this face mask regularly will provide you a radiant and glowing face.
Now that you have seen various ways to get a radiant skin, follow some of the tips given above and have a skin that you will be proud of.