3 Aloe Vera Face Masks for Every Skin Type

8 DIY Aloe Vera Face Mask Recipes For Every Skin Type

By Aniela M / February 7, 2017

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These 8 DIY aloe vera face mask recipes for every skin type will leave your skin radiant and glowing! No matter if you have acne prone, oily, dry, or sensitive skin, aloe vera has amazing medicinal properties that can cure even the most stubborn skin problems. Because aloe vera contains antibacterial, antioxidant, anti inflammatory, and healing properties, it is one of the oldest skin remedies in the world.

A completely natural cure, the aloe vera plant easily cures burns, scars, rosacea, and even the toughest of acne. On top of that, it also cures the driest of skins and soothes the most sensitive of skins. If you haven't yet tried aloe vera for your skin, now is the time to do it – you won't regret it!

Before you go ahead and try any of these masks, please make sure that you're using 100% pure aloe vera gel! Learn how to make your own aloe vera gel or you can purchase pure aloe vera gel from your local drug store!

DIY Aloe Vera Face Mask Recipes

aloe vera face mask

#1. Cinnamon & Honey Aloe Vera Face Mask For Oily/Acne Prone Skin

honey cinnamon nutmeg

For oily and/or acne prone skin, this combination of aloe vera, cinnamon, and honey is the ultimate trifecta. Aloe vera works to soothe and heal painful bumps, while cinnamon and honey work hard to fight bacteria, completely erasing acne at the source and preventing it.

  • 1 tbsp aloe vera
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp honey

Mix ingredients together and apply directly to a clean face and neck. Leave on for 15-20 minutes or until completely dry. Rinse off with warm water. Repeat 2-3 times a week for optimal results.

What This Mask Does:

  • Prevents the formation of acne
  • Reduces sebum (excess oil) production
  • Soothes redness and irritation
  • Anti-aging. Helps retain moisture and skin elasticity.
  • Helps reduce dark spots, age spots, and sun spots
  • Fights off bacteria and oily skin

#2. Cream & Vitamin E Oil Aloe Vera Face Mask For Dry Skin

aloe vera cream

If your skin is super dry, especially now during the cold winter months, this mask is your best bet! A combination of aloe vera, fresh cream, and vitamin E oil ensures that your skin is first cleansed properly and then deeply hydrated.

  • 1 tbsp aloe vera
  • 1 tbsp fresh cream
  • 1/2 tsp vitamin E oil

Harvest some vitamin E oil is from a vitamin E pill and mix all ingredients together. Massage mask into face and leave on for about 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can also just apply to affected areas. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. Use it 2-3 times a week for super soft, super hydrated skin.

What This Mask Does:

  • Replenishes moisture
  • Heals dry, damaged skin
  • Adds hydration and plumps skin up
  • Nourishes cracked, irritated skin
  • Tones by balancing the skin's pH

#3. Yogurt & Cucumber Aloe Vera Face Mask For Sensitive Skin

cucumber yogurt aloe vera face mask

For those with sensitive skin, this aloe vera face mask also contains yogurt and cucumber juice, all of which are super mild, therefore there is no chance of irritation. Yogurt soothes the skin, just like aloe vera, while cucumber juice cleanses and refreshes.

  • 1 tbsp aloe vera
  • 1 tsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp cucumber juice

Mix all ingredients together and apply directly to a clean face and neck. Leave on for 15-20 minutes and rinse off. Pat dry and follow up with a moisturizer. Use it 2-3 times a week to get rid of dryness!

What This Mask Does:

  • Soothes irritated skin
  • Correctness redness and uneven skin tone
  • Prevents blotchiness
  • Hydrates and soothes
  • Helps with eczema and rosacea

#4. Tomato Juice & Aloe Vera Face Mask For Oily Skin

Great for those who suffer from acne and oily skin, as tomato juice is great at fighting off dirt, bacteria and oil! Aloe vera soothes and replenishes moisture.

  • 2 tbsp tomato juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh aloe vera gel

Make your own tomato juice by placing a whole (washed) tomato in a blender or food processor. Then, going ahead and strain about 2 tbsp of the juice and mix in with the aloe vera gel. Apply the mixture all of your face and neck and leave on until dry, about 15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. Rinse your face with cold water now to close up pores and pat dry again.

#5. Egg & Aloe Vera Face Mask For Aging Skin

Tighten sagging skin and replenish moisture with this egg and aloe face mask for aging skin. Eggs are packed full of protein and therefore help retain skin's elasticity.

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp fresh aloe vera gel

In a small bowl, whip the egg, and add in the aloe vera gel. Apply the mixture to a cleansed face and neck and leave on until dry, about 15 minutes. Remove the mask with a warm washcloth and rinse your face with cold water. Pat dry.

#6. Basil & Aloe Vera Face Mask For Glowing Skin

basil face mask

Basil for beauty? You bet! Basil has some incredible healing properties and using it in a mask may just become your new favorite thing! This basil & aloe face mask is great for all skin types.

  • Handful of fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp water

For this recipe, we recommend using a mortar and pestle to release the beneficial oils of the basil. If you don't have a mortar and pestle, you may use another tool such as a potato masher. While mashing, add about a tablespoon of water and mash until water is gone. Mix in aloe vera gel and apply all over freshly cleansed skin. Leave on for about 15 minutes and rinse your skin with warm water. Rinse again with cold water to close pores. Pat dry.

#7. Yogurt & Honey Aloe Vera Face Mask for Sensitive Skin

yogurt and honey aloe vera face mask

This gentle yet effective yogurt & honey aloe vera face mask is great for all skin types, but works especially well for those with dry and sensitive skin. Yogurt is soothing and also gently exfoliates, while honey fights off bacteria and hydrates.

  • 2 tbsp pure aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp organic raw honey

In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. Apply to clean skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and then follow up with a splash of cold water to close pores. Pat dry and use twice a week.

#8. Banana & Aloe Vera Face Mask For Dry Skin

banana scrub

Those suffering from dry, cracked skin, can greatly benefit from this banana & aloe vera face mask recipe which hydrates and keeps skin moisturized all day long.

In a bowl, mash the ripe banana using the back of a fork. Once thoroughly mashed, add the aloe and almond oil. Apply to a clean face and neck and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and followup with a splash of cold water to close pores. Pat dry and use 2-3 times a week for best results.

Choose any one of these 8 DIY aloe vera face mask recipes, or try them all and get the best skin of your life!

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