We have heard so much about eggs and their magical properties for the skin that we just had to find out for ourselves if it is really what all that it claims to be!
And the answer though not shocking, did broaden our knowledge on the subject. Apparently, egg face masks do more than what you imagined!
Eggs have high quotient of proteins, which act as a building block for your skin, boosting elasticity and repairing damaged skin cells.
It contains an ample amount of vitamin B2 and B3, which hydrates the skin and forms a protective layer against free radicals.
Zinc present in egg slows down the skin's ageing process. Furthermore, egg is basically made of fat and water, which helps the skin retain its moisture level, keeping it supple and smooth.
Long answer short. Yes, egg repairs, heals, nourishes and creates new skin cells, which in turn makes you look younger.
So, what are you waiting for, cancel that pricey spa appointment, chuck high-end cosmetic products and simply crack that desi egg.
It is time to beat it good. Here are 10 herbal face mask recipes for younger looking skin!
Egg+ Yogurt + Avocado
Lactic acid, moisturizing properties and proteins present in this mask will make your skin silky smooth and clear.
Mix 1 egg white, with a tablespoon of mashed avocado and an equal amount of yogurt. Beat it into a smooth paste. Apply it evenly to your face and neck. Wait till it dries and then rinse it off with plain water.
Egg + Honey
High on antioxidants, this mask will hydrate skin, making it brighter.
Mix 1 egg white, with 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix until it blends well. Cleanse your face and apply the mask. Let it sit for 30 minutes, let it sit till it is dry and then scrub and rinse.
Egg Yolk + Banana + Almond Oil
Antioxidants, vitamin E and Vitamin B3 present in this anti-ageing egg mask work to flush out toxins and promote regeneration of new skin cell.
Mix 1 egg yolk with 1 tablespoon mashed banana and a few drops of almond oil. Mix until all the ingredients blend well. Apply it evenly to your face and neck. Let it sit for 30 minutes. And then rinse it off with cold water.
Egg White + Besan + Lemon Juice
High on cleansing properties, this ayurvedic skin clearing mask using egg works to remove impurities embedded deep in skin layers and lightens marks.
Take 1 egg white, mix in a teaspoon of besan, a few drops of lemon juice and using raw milk, whisk it into a smooth paste. Apply a thin coat to your face. Wait till your skin starts feeling stretchy and then rinse it off with cold water.
Egg White + Clay
Anti-bacterial properties in this mask, soothe and heal acne.
Take one egg white and mix in a teaspoon of fuller earth clay. Beat it into a smooth paste. Cleanse your face and apply the mask. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water.
Egg + Carrot
Grate, shred and extract 1 tablespoon of carrot juice. Mix it with 1 egg white. Using a cotton ball, apply it all over your face and neck. Let the collagen boosting egg mask sit until your skin starts feeling stretchy and then rinse it off with cold water.
This mask infuses life back into tired skin, making it instantly radiant!
Simply, apply a thin coat of egg white all over your face. Let it sit till dry and then rinse it with cold water. Follow this egg face mask, twice a week, to keep wrinkles at bay!
Egg White + Glycerin + Honey
This herbal egg face mask recipe, will slough skin of dead layers, control oil production and lighten skin tone.
Take 1 egg white and mix 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of glycerin. Mix until it blends well. Apply it to your face. Let it sit till the mask starts tightening your skin. Then slowly peel it off.
Cucumber + Egg White
Water and essential vitamins present in this mask give the skin that lift and tone!
Mix 1 egg white, with 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice. Apply it evenly to your skin. Let it sit for 15 to 30 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water!
Apple + Egg White
Yet another tip on how to use egg on face for clear and tight skin.
Peel, dice and mash one ripe apple into fine pulp. Mix it with a egg white. Keep mixing until all the ingredients blend well. Apply it to your face and neck. Let it stay for 30 minutes. Once the pack dries off completely, spritz it with some water and then scrub in circular motion. Later rinse it off with cold water.