6 DIY Sheet Mask Recipes To Tighten And Brighten Your Skin!

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World is going gaga over the new Korean beauty trend - sheet mask. Not the one to stay out of the buzz, we jump right in to find out what the fuss is all about, and dish out some DIY sheet mask recipes for that much-needed TLC.

sheet mask

Herbal sheet masks are what we call skin-care-made-fun. For those of you who know what sheet masks precisely are, good for you, and for those who do not, here is a general gist.

Sheet masks are thin gauze sheets with eyes and mouth holes cut out, soaked with liquid based formula, to rejuvenate, heal and revive skin.

Pros of skin-tightening sheet mask - It will effectively cut down your skin-care-splurging by half, is easier than concocting a traditional mask, especially if you are short on time!

And, most importantly, you can customize your own masks to suit your skin's specific requirement. To help you along, here is your ultimate guide book on how to make sheet masks at home.

Hydrating Mask

vitamin C

This mask has natural humectant, citric acid and antioxidants, which hydrate and perk-up the skin tone.

  • Take a bowl, add 5 drops of vitamin C oil, 1 teaspoon of rose water, and 1 teaspoon of glycerin. 
  • Stir well with a spoon. 
  • Immerse the mask in the solution and let it soak for a minute. 
  • Hold it out for 2 minutes, until the excess liquid stops dripping. 
  • Evenly press it against your skin, let it sit for 20 minutes and then peel it off!

Skin Brightening Sheet

green tea

This masks repairs dry skin and brightens it.

  • Take a bowl, add half a cup of freshly brewed and cooled green tea. 
  • Add 5 drops of rose hip oil, 1 teaspoon of honey and 3 drops of lavender oil. 
  • Dip the sheet mask into the solution, until fully saturated. 
  • To remove the excess, wring it lightly. 
  • Gently lay down the mask onto your face. 
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes and then remove. 
  • Wash off the excess residue with plain water.

Oil Controlling Mask


This DIY sheet mask removes skin impurities, smoothens skin and controls excess oil production.

  • Take half a cup of freshly brewed and cooled green tea. 
  • Add 5 drops of alcohol-free witch hazel, a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and 5 drops of tea tree oil. 
  • Mix it well with a spoon. 
  • Let the mask soak in the solution for half a minute. Let the excess drip out. 
  • Apply the sheet to your face. 
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes and then peel it off.

Skin Tightening Mask


The collagen and protein in this mask boosts natural lipids, which in turn tightens the skin.

  • Take 1 egg white in a bowl and add 5 drops of rosemary oil. 
  • Add a few drops of lemon juice. 
  • Beat it well using a fork. 
  • Using a brush, apply the mask all over the face. 
  • Apply the mask on top of it and follow it up with another coat of the mask. 
  • Let it sit for 25 minutes and then peel it off.

Anti-blemish Mask

rice water
  • Take 2 tablespoons of rice water in a bowl, add a few drops of rose water to it. 
  • Add 5 drops of tea tree oil and 5 drops of eucalyptus oil. Mix it well. 
  • Dip the mask, let it get saturated. 
  • Open up the mask, press it gently over your face. 
  • Taking care to avoid the area around your eyes. 
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes and then peel it off.

Detoxifying Mask


This mask removes the surface dirt, shrinks pores and revives dull skin.

  • Mix an equal part of oats, milk and green tea. 
  • Using a spoon, whisk it well, until it blends. 
  • Soak in the mask. 
  • Apply it to your face. Peel it off after 20 minutes.
Story first published: Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 16:00 [IST]
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