Treat Yourself: Try These Not-to-Scary DIY Face Masks for Fall (Plus Smoothies to Pair Them With)
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Treat Yourself: Try These Not-to-Scary DIY Face Masks for Fall (Plus Smoothies to Pair Them With)

Boo, it’s spooky season! And while we’re all for scary Halloween masks, there’s nothing quite like a spa-style face mask to treat yourself to some self-care this month. Today on the Vibrant Health blog, we’re sharing five DIY face masks utilizing seasonal ingredients you can find in your own home — along with delicious smoothies to pair them with! 

5 DIY Fall-Inspired Face Masks

  1. DIY Pumpkin Mask
  2. Cacao & Pomegranate Anti-Aging Face Mask
  3. DIY Cinnamon and Pear Face Mask
  4. Apple and Oatmeal Exfoliating Mask
  5. DIY Sweet Potato Facial Mask

1. DIY Pumpkin Mask

Pumpkin spice and everything nice! With pumpkin puree, raw honey and fresh lemon juice, this seasonal mask is like a pumpkin spice latte for your face. Rich in antioxidants and enzymes, pumpkin is great for anti-aging and boosting dull skin.

Featured Seasonal Ingredient: Pumpkin

Pair it with: Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie

Get the DIY Pumpkin Mask directions here via Fed and Fit!

 

2. Cacao & Pomegranate Anti-Aging Face Mask

We love using antioxidant-rich cacao and pomegranate in our smoothies, so why not use them on your face too? This anti-aging mask delivers powerful results, but contains only three simple ingredients: pomegranate powder, cacao powder and water.

Featured Seasonal Ingredient: Pomegranate

Pair it with: Pomegranate Smoothie Bowl

Get the Pomegranate Anti-Aging Face Mask directions here via Jessoshii

 

3. DIY Cinnamon and Pear Face Mask

Pear, cinnamon and honey come together in this festive mask to tighten and brighten your skin tone! Pro tip: place it in the fridge ahead of time for a cooling effect. 

Featured Seasonal Ingredient: Pear

Pair it with: Pear-y Green Pineapple Smoothie

Get the Pear Face Mask directions here via Nikki’s Plate!

 

4. Apple and Oatmeal Exfoliating Mask

Oatmeal has been used in at-home face masks for years, due to its soothing, anti-inflammatory properties. This mask combines oatmeal with honey, applesauce and rose water for an at-home exfoliating glow-up.

Featured Seasonal Ingredient: Apple

Pair it with: Fall Pumpkin Smoothie

Get the Apple & Oatmeal Exfoliating Mask directions here via Byrdie!

 

5. DIY Sweet Potato Facial Mask

Rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants, the beloved fall sweet potato can be a treat for your skin too! Brighten up your skin for autumn with this DIY Face Mask, highlighting mashed sweet potato, coconut milk, and a touch of honey.

Featured Seasonal Ingredient: Sweet Potato 

Pair it with: S’mores Smoothie

Get the Sweet Potato face mask directions here via Momtrends!

 

 

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