Paprika, Honey & Buttermilk Mask
A spicy twist to your regular DIY recipe to even out the skin tone.
Yield: About 50 gms (3 mask applications approx)
Time: 15 minutes
Good for: Mature skin
Paprika is the star of this mask! It’s an amazing, multitalented ingredient that fights ageing and acne, and evens out skin tone. Paired with honey to soothe, mend and bring moisture to the skin, as well as the buttermilk for its essential fatty acids, this mask is the perfect anti-aging skin boost. If you have youthful skin, you don’t need this mask quite yet.
⅛ teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons buttermilk
- In a small bowl or mini chop, combine the paprika, honey and buttermilk. Mix well.
- Transfer into airtight container.
Some people can be sensitive to paprika so it’s best to do a patch test start with ⅛ of teaspoon. If all goes well,you can increase the paprika to ¼ teaspoon the next time you make it. Remember to do a patch test if you increase the paprika.
To use: Apply 1-2 teaspoon of the mask, to your face, starting at the bottom of your neck and spreading upward, avoiding eyes, nostrils and lips. Leave on for 5-15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Storage: Store in the refrigerator for up to 1-2 weeks. You can also prepare several applications and freeze in single-serving portions for upto 4-8 months.
Use: Once a week