Facials provide your skin with the nourishment it needs to turn back the clock. But at the same time, spa facials can be very expensive. So if you don’t want your wallet to take a hit, consider doing your own facials at home.

Here’s how:

1. Place your hair back in cloth headband. Make sure all of your hair is secured in cloth headband so that your forehead is completely exposed. This makes it easier to cleanse your entire face.

2. Cleanse your face. Apply a high quality cleanser in circular motions all over your face. Start underneath your eyes and work your way up to the forehead and down to the chin. Take your time, working the cleanser into your skin for 3 minutes. Remove the cleanser using a warm wet cloth.

3. Apply an avocado moisture mask.

DIY Avocado Mask

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 cup uncooked rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice


  1. Mash all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Spread the concoction all over your face, being particularly careful around your eyes. Let sit for 20 minutes.
  3. Place cucumbers over your eyes.
  4. Rinse with warm water.

4. Apply moisturizer Maintain the moisture in your skin by applying a high quality heavier moisturizer to your face.

Sara Novak is a Natural Health Care Expert for Zax Healthcare. Follow her on Twitter at @sarafnovak