Our favorite DIY superfood face mask

Dull, dry skin got you down? Give it a brightening boost with this simple face mask recipe that harnesses the healing power of apple cider vinegar (ACV) to deliver the ultra-hydrating benefits your skin craves. The best part? You already have all of the ingredients in your kitchen!

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Here's why we love apple cider vinegar

  • ACV balances the pH level of the skin, which reduces natural sebum (oil) production to prevent acne while clarifying and brightening skin tone -- without overdrying.
  • ACV makes a brilliant addition to a mask or toner because it contains acetic, lactic, citric, and malic acids to remove pore-clogging dead skin cells without irritating the natural lipid (moisture) barrier.

Apple Cider Vinegar Face Mask


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar


1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.

2. Apply mixture using a face mask brush (clean hands work too!) in circular motions.

3. Allow to absorb for 10-20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

4. Enjoy your healthy, hydrated skin!

For more tips on getting your glow on, read: 7 tips for stunning skin in menopause.

Published: July 31, 2019 - Last Updated: April 2, 2021

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