The day you find out you're pregnant is also the day you discover all the things in life you can't have. Sushi, Tequila, Coffee, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Botox, Lazer Hair Removal, and of course, many of our trusty little skin products that have become our closest confidants. By striping our lives of our favorite things, it was clearly time to introduce new pleasures to bring us back to our happy place. After some experimenting (online and at home :) we've uncovered a few 100% natural, homemade face masks that'll have you feeling like your old self in no time. Bonus: They taste damn good too!
Nourish: Banana-Avocado Mask
1/2 over-ripe banana 1/2 over-ripe avacado 2 Tbsp unflavored full-fat yogurt 1 tsp olive oil
Mash banana and avacado, combine with other ingredients, and mix well. Apply to face and neck. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Exfoliate: Tomato-Lemon Mask
1 over-ripe tomato 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp oatmeal
Put all ingredients in blender, puree until smooth. Apply to face, let soak 20 minutes, rinse with warm water.
Tighten: Peach Mask
1 ripe peach 1 egg white 1 tsp unflavored full-fat yogurt
Peel and pit the peach. Blend together with egg white and yogurt until smooth. Pat onto face. Leave on 30 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Refresh: Cucumber-Parsley Mask
1 Tbsp unflavored full-fat yogurt 1 Tbsp chopped cucumber 1 Tbsp fresh parsley
Puree cucumber and parsley until smooth. Add yogurt and mix well. Apply mixture to skin, let sit 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Moisturize: Chocolate Mask
1 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 Tbsp heavy cream 1 tsp cottage cheese 4 tsp honey 1 tsp oatmeal
Mix all ingredients in blender. Smooth onto face. Let sit 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.