Beauty Advice: Best Facial Masks

Dear Budget Fashionista,

What is the best budget facial mask from a store or DIY at home for smoothing skin?

Answer:Store: Definitely Queen Helena Mud Masks are the best, at a great price! (under $4). I’m sure readers also have their favorites (feel free to post them below)

At Home:
Oatmeal facial scrub. Mix Oatmeal, water, and a bit honey until it forms a sticky paste. Scrub it onto your face and let it sit for about 10 minutes. Rinse. Your skin will be smoother and softer (and you can eat the leftover mix)

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Comments

  1. Judy says

    I have Rosacea so I have to use VERY gentle masks or my skin acts up.  I have found Zia brand masks…both Pumpkin and Papaya to be gentle on my skin.  They are not exactly budget priced since they cost about $25 but you don’t use much so the price/treatment is far better than going to a spa.  Whole Foods carries them.

  2. ohiogirl says

    The old but good aspirin and yogurt mask is fabulous.  Veyr very gentle, you can just leave it on or scrub a bit to exfoliate. Let it dry, then rinse with water.  Your skin will be clearer, tighter and it will GLOW.

  3. says

    Just went to CVS last night and bought my favorite Queen Helene product: the Mint Julep mask. I think it was all of $3.99 and works wonders on my face. LOVE IT.

  4. Michele says

    Good old M.O.M. for me. Phillip’s Milk of Magnesium. It’s recommended by a lot of beauty experts, soaks up oil, AND should be in your medicine cabinet already. At 44, I still have extremely oily skin and use it every other day. It leaves your skin VERY tight so use it at night so you don’t have to worry about using a moisturizer.

  5. TBF says

    TBF readers are the bomb.. aspirin, M.O.M, etc for facials.. I love it and you know I’m going to try everything you guys mentioned

  6. Judy says

    I forgot this natural tip…my husband uses mashed very ripe bananas on his face as a mask and for a brief time his forhead wrinkles actually DO VANISH.  Now if only they could stay gone!

  7. liggy says

    I found using baking soda works really well as an exfoliant and leaves your skin baby soft. You just mix a little with enough water to make a paste and then rub into your face and body. It works great and is so cheap.

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