Some Great Homemade Facial Masks to Beat the Summer Heat Kritika Ponia June 20, 2011 Beauty Summers can be a curse for your skin if you don’t take appropriate care. It is time you did something quick. How about saying goodbye to pimples, dry skin and tired eyes without having to run to the market in search of great skin products? Yes, homemade facial masks are the answers to these problems. Natural ingredients are not only safe, you can also be sure that they will do your skin a lot of good. Don’t think you are the first one who’s going to try these. Many have made, tried and succeeded. This is a major reason why the most professional experts always recommend natural ingredients and natural products for all skin problems. Here are a few facial recipes that you are sure to love and appreciate – Avocado and Carrot Facial – whatever your skin type may be, this facial will work for you. Your pores will be cleansed and your complexion will glow; guaranteed. All you need to do is cook and mash one carrot and mix it with half a ripe and mashed avocado. Pour in about 1 tbsp of olive oil. Mix well and apply it on your face for about 20 minutes. Wash with warm water. Honey and Ricotta Cheese Facial – This facial will take care of all skin disorders. It’ll also help your skin glow. Just mix about 2 tbsp honey and a quarter cup of ricotta cheese. Remember that the honey you use should be very fluid. Only then will you get the right texture. Apply it evenly and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water and see the great effects. Avocado and Honey Facial – Avocado is known for its ability to have great effects on your complexion. It has anti-oxidants that do the magic for you. Mash one avocado with a fork and then mix it with 2 tsp honey. Make sure you cleanse your face before applying this facial mask. Leave it for 15 minutes and use moderately warm water to wash it off.