How To Make A Grape Face Mask
Grapes are one of those foods that can be used in both the kitchen and in beauty treatments to exploit their many nutrients and vitamins. Because they are high in antioxidants, grapes and grape oil are brilliant ingredients to make different home-made face masks which can help us to hydrate, smoothe, and rejuvenate our faces.
We in OneHowTo explain how to make a grape face mask with different formulas that you can use depending on your objective: moisturizing, lightening or eliminate the signs of ageing. Which one are you most in need of?
Beauty properties of grapes
Grapes are the perfect never-fail ingredients for beauty treatments as they contain essential nutrients that give us bright, beautiful and healthy skin.
Grapes are rich in polyphenol, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight the signs of ageing skin. This component in grapes helps prevent the skin from losing its elasticity and collagen, for firmer, smoother skin.
Grape seeds are also perfect for beauty treatments as they act as a natural scrub as it is and, in addition, increases the production of elastin and collagen.
In this OneHowTo article we detail the benefits of grapes.
Rejuvenating grape face mask
To make a grape face mask for a brighter, younger-looking face, just take a handful of 5 or 10 fresh grapes and mash them in container with a fork until they turn into a pulp. Put in the fridge and leave to cool for over half an hour.
Then, apply the crushed grapes onto your face using your fingers or a make-up brush. Leave this grape face mask on for around 15 minutes. Afterwards, wash off well with plenty of warm water. Hydrate with your usual face cream and repeat this beauty trick once a week.
Hydrating grape face mask
If you've got dry skin and you want care for it with hydrating natural masks, grapes are the perfect ingredient for this. You will only need:
- 5 grapes
- 5 cherries
- 1 tablespoon of natural yoghurt
Mash the fruit with a fork and afterwards add the yoghurt. Mix all the ingredients until you have an even paste then apply to the face and leave it on for 15 minutes. After this time, wash off with plenty of warm water and apply your normal moisturiser.
For another grape face mask for dry, dull skin, mash together 5 grapes and 5 cherries, then add 1 tablespoon of yoghurt.
Grape face mask for crow's feet
For a dramatically brighter face, try this home-made grape face mask; perfect for fighting those wrinkles known as "crow's feet". As well as reducing these wrinkles, this grape face mask will also prevent the appearance of new lines. To make, you will only need:
- 2 green seedless grapes
- 2 vitamin E capsules
Mash the grapes into a pulp and, then add in the capsules. Apply every night to the corners of the eyes and leave it on while you sleep. The following morning, wash off with plenty of water and follow with your usual natural moisturiser.
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