Homemade facemasks-Kami Basics

Have you ever wondered how to prepare a face mask without any toxic products attacking your skin? It's not as complicated as you might think. All you need are simple ingredients at home: it only takes 5 minutes, it's environmentally friendly and zero waste.

We have compiled a list of 11 masks to make at home with natural ingredients that will benefit your skin. 

1. Honey and Almonds mask

      Recommended for getting rid of acne and rejuvenating your skin!

      - 1 spoon of honey
      - 2 almonds
      - 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

      Grind the almonds until you obtain a very fine powder, which you will mix with the honey. Then add a teaspoon of lemon juice.

      Softly apply this mixture to your face with circular movements, then let dry for 15 minutes. Rinse the mask with warm water.

      2. Honey mask

      A rejuvenating and cleansing mask for all types of skin!


      For this mask, simply apply honey all over your face. Leave on for 15 minutes and rinse with cold water.

      3. Oat mask

      Perfect for treating dry skin and cleanse your pores!

      - 1/2 cup of oats
      - 1 teaspoon of honey
      - 2 tablespoons of milk
      - 2 drops of geranium oil
      - 2 drops of chamomile oil

      Mix all the ingredients together (if your skin is oily you can add 5 drops of lemon juice) and apply the mask to your face with circular movements. Leave on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.

      4. Banana mask

      Recommended for dry skins!

      - 1 ripe banana

      Bananas are perfect for moisturizing your skin and this mask is one of the easiest to do. Simply blend a ripe banana and apply it to your face and neck. Leave on for 15 minutes then rinse with cold water to improve blood circulation.

      5. Cucumber-based mask

      An all-time classic to keep your skin moisturized!

      - 1 cucumber

      There's nothing better to moisturize your skin after a day in the sun than cucumbers! 

      All you have to do is peel the cucumber then cut in in small pieces (keep two slices for the eyes!) and blend it to obtain a paste. 

      Apply the paste to your face, and add the finishing touch - the two cucumber slices on your eyes. Let it sit for 15 minutes and voilà! Rinse with cold water and you are now with moisturized and refreshed skin!

      6. Eggs and Honey-based mask

      Perfect to absorb extra oil from the skin!

      - 2 tablespoons of honey
      - 1 egg white
      - 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
      - Skimmed milk

      Stiffen the egg white to snow and mix it with the honey. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice and apply the mixture to your face, massaging gently.

      You will feel your skin stretch after a while, it's normal! Leave on for 20 minutes and then cleanse your face with warm skimmed milk instead of water.

      7. Rose mask

      Rose hydrates and restores radiance and suppleness to all skin types

      - 5 fresh roses

      Blend the rose petals until you obtain a paste that you will let work on your face for 15 minutes! Rinse with cold water to stimulate blood circulation.

      8. Yogurt mask

      Perfect for a lasting cleansing effect on your skin!

      - 1 glass of natural yogurt
      - 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds

      For this mask, mix the natural yogurt with fennel seeds until the mixture becomes homogeneous. Apply it to the skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

      9. Tomato mask

      Tomatoes have many beneficial effects on your skin: moisturizing it, exfoliating your skin and tightening your pores amongst others.

      - 1 tomato

      The simplest mask consists of cutting a tomato in half and gently rubbing it all over your face and neck with slow circular motions. Let it work on your skin for 15 minutes then rinse with warm water.

      10. Lemon-based mask

      This mask will help you fight fine lines, wrinkles, black and white heads!

      - 1 tablespoon of honey
      - 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

      For this mask, simply mix the honey with lemon juice, then apply this mixture with an ecological cotton pad and leave it on for 20 minutes. Remove the mask with another cotton pad and rinse your face with cold water. Make sure to cleanse your skin well so that you don't get lemon juice stains.

      11. Strawberry-based mask

      Use this mask to fight oily skin as well as nourish and revitalize your skin

      - 2-3 strawberries
      - 1 teaspoon of honey

      Mash the strawberries in a small bowl and mix them with honey. Apply this mixture to your skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water. 


      Now all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy your mask!