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Has the dry, cold winter left your face parched? Rejuvenate, rehydrate and retain moisture with an herbal face mask for dry skin. With a natural, protective moisturizer like coconut oil, avocado or ghee as a base and a dusting of powdered Ayurvedic herbals like Shatavari, Triphala or Neem, your skin can be nursed backed to supple health in no time. Add this spa-like 30-minute ritual to your weekly beauty routine, with just 5 minutes for prep, 20 minutes to mask and mellow, and 5 minutes to rinse and revel.

Note: If you are allergy prone, spot-test the below masks on the inside of the arm below the elbow, watching for redness or irritation.

SHATAVARI COCONUT MASK FOR DRY SKIN

This soothing face mask for dry skin hydrates thirsty skin and smooths fine lines. Traditionally used with ghee, we have a plant-based version with coconut oil that is gentle, soothing and regenerating.

  • 1 tsp Organic India Shatavari powder (approx. 2-3 caps twisted open)
  • Mix into 1 tbsp coconut oil or ghee 
  • Apply to affected area 
  • Leave for 20 minutes 
  • Wash thoroughly and pat dry with cloth
Shatavari powder used in this herbal face mask for dry skin by combining with coconut oil or ghee.

NEEM AVOCADO MASK FOR DRY SKIN

With Vitamin E to soften and reduce scarring, and chlorophyll to combat inflammation, this Avocado Neem face mask for dry skin is a weapon in any anti-aging skincare arsenal. It’s also a good way to use up slightly overripe avocados.   

  • Mash a ripe avocado with a fork
  • Open and empty three to four ORGANIC INDIA Neem capsules to the mashed avocado.
  • Optional: Add a few drops of your favorite face oil such as organic Rosehip Oil or organic Japanese Camellia Seed Oil.
  • Combine all ingredients well.
  • Apply to face (avoiding the eye area) and keep a towel nearby as avocado is prone to slipping and sliding.
  • Relax for 20 minutes or so, then rinse and moisturize.
Neem powder used in this herbal face mask for dry skin by combining with avocado.

TRIPHALA HONEY MASK FOR DRY SKIN

Reclaim your glow with this nurturing Triphala mask. Triphala is a powder made from 3 wildcrafted Ayurvedic fruits. Not only does this mask moisturize ordinarily dry skin, but it can also remove toxins and promote collagen production.

  • 1 tbsp Organic India Triphala powder
  • Mix into 2 tablespoons honey or water until paste is formed
  • Apply medium layer to affected area(s)
  • Leave for 20 minutes
  • Rinse, dry and glow
Triphala powder used in this herbal face mask for dry skin by combining with honey or water.

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