Cool and Soothe: 5 Cooling Face Masks to Make for Summer

by Maria Konou

No matter what season we are in, our skin is always exposed to environmental challenges. Heat, sweating, cold, and prolonged sun exposure in the summer months can all lead to dehydration, bumps, and pimples. That is why, it is important to have the right cosmetics for each season. That way, you will be able to give your skin what it really needs at that specific time of the year. In our daily skin care routine we usually use facial cleansers, moisturizers, serums, eye creams, and so many more. But one beauty product, we all love and adore are face masks! Today, we will share with you face masks that have a cooling effect on the skin, perfect for the summer heat. The natural ingredients in them are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that your skin will absolutely adore. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the most cooling face masks to make for summer:

Today, we will explore the most cooling natural face masks to make for the summer

cooling face masks recipes

Cool and Soothe: 5 Cooling Face Masks to Make for Summer

#Watermelon and Honey

Watermelon is one of the most popular and hydrating summer fruits. It is sweet, red, ripe, and full of vitamin A, vitamin B, as well as powerful antioxidants that protect the skin from the sun. If you want to feel a cooling effect and give your skin a boost of nutrients, purée some watermelon and mix it with a tablespoon of honey. Apply the face mask on clean skin, and leave it for at least 20 minutes before washing it away. This is one of the best summer face masks for hydration and plumpness.

Watermelon will keep your skin plump, hydrated, and refreshed

best homemade face mask watermelon

Honey is antibacterial, antimicrobial, and extremely beneficial for the skin

best homemade face mask honey

#Mint & Cucumber

If you love feeling cool, refreshed and minty, then this cooling face mask is for you! In a blender, combine ½ peeled cucumber along with a handful of fresh mint leaves. Blend well. Apply the mask on clean and dry skin., and leave it on for 10–15 minutes. After that, rinse your face with lukewarm water and apply a light hydrating cream. With this mask you can cool your face, refresh it, and reduce the feeling of fatigue.

The fresh mint will soothe any redness or irritation in the skin

cooling face mask diy mint

Cucumbers are extremely hydrating and refreshing

    best cooling face masks for summer

#Aloe Vera & Coconut Oil

This mask is deeply hydrating and nourishing. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. You can put both ingredients in the refrigerator beforehand to chill them. Apply the mask to clean skin and leave it on for 10–15 minutes before rinsing off with cool water. The combination of the two ingredients not only cools, but also deeply nourishes the skin, helping it to recover after sun exposure, tanning beds, and cold weather.

Aloe vera is one of the most hydrating natural ingredients 

easy homemade face mask recipe aloe vera

Coconut oil is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antifungal

cooling effect on skin face mask coconut

#Aloe Vera & Cucumber

In a blender, combine half a peeled cucumber with 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel. Blend them well. Apply the mask to previously cleansed and dry skin and leave it on for around 10–15 minutes before rinsing off with cool water. You can then apply a suitable cream that is also light and hydrating. This mask is great for soothing and hydrating sunburned or irritated skin, especially after prolonged sun exposure.

Aloe vera is one of the best ingredients to use after sunburn 

how to make a homemade face mask aloe vera

Cucumbers are known for their hydrating and cooling properties

how to make a cool face mask cucumber

#Green Tea & Lemon

If you really want to give your skin a boost of antioxidants, then this green tea and lemon mask is perfect! To make it, brew green tea and let it cool well. You can even chill it slightly in the fridge. Then pour some of the green tea into a bowl and add the juice of ½ lemon to it. Using a cotton pad, soak in the solution, and dab it gently on your face, avoiding the eye contour area. Leave the mask on for 10 minutes and then rinse with cool water. With this mask the skin becomes more radiant, firmer, and super refreshed!

Green tea is abundant in antioxidants and anti aging

a homemade face mask with green tea

Lemons are abundant in vitamin C, which helps the skin glow 

homemade face mask cooling lemon

These were the most cooling face masks you can make at home this summer!

face mask for cooling effect

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Maria Konou

Maria Konou is a specialist in the field of digital marketing and fashion. However, she has always had a way with words. That’s what led her to her dream job here at Archzine. She has worked in many different fields over the years, but according to her, being an author has been the most rewarding. Maria is a huge plant enthusiast, loves everything fashion-related, is very sustainably aware, and is always open to learning about new things.