It is hard to believe but a recent study found women spend about 15 thousand dollars on beauty and anti aging products throughout their lifetime!

While many of those products are not needed, a daily moisturizer, sunscreen and periodic facial masks are three products that are an important in preventing sun damage, reducing lines and keeping skin moisturized.

If you want to save on the costly spa treatment or expensive home masks, you can make your own simple do-it-yourself anti-aging face mask with natural ingredients such as fruit and honey that you might already have in the kitchen.

Periodic facial masks can keep your skin healthy with a boost of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They’re extremely easy to make and can be a fun activity with family and friends. Check out these four easy anti-aging DIY face masks.

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    Anna Kucherova - Thinkstock

    Banana, Yogurt, and Honey

    Banana, yogurt, and honey are all great ingredients for anti-aging face masks. They keep the skin hydrated and make it look renewed and replenished. Mash half of a banana and mix it with 3 tablespoons of yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey. Warm this paste in a saucepan and apply on the face and neck. Leave on for at least 10 minutes and wash with cold water.

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    Mizina - Thinkstock

    Pomegranate, Oatmeal, Honey, and Buttermilk

    Pomegranate seeds are a great source of vitamin C and antioxidants which work to combat wrinkles and dry skin. Grind 2 tablespoons of pomegranate seeds and 1 cup of oatmeal in a food processor. Move to bowl and add 2 tablespoons of honey and buttermilk. Apply to face and neck and wash face after a few minutes.

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    bhofack2 - Thinkstock

    Honey and Orange Juice

    Honey is a great moisturizer for the skin and orange juice revitalizes the skin. Take ¼ a cup of fresh orange juice and 1 tablespoon of honey and mix them together in a bowl. Apply the mixture to the face and leave on for 20 minutes. Wash face.

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    spaxiax - Thinkstock


    Cucumber helps to keep the skin fresh and healthy. Take half a cucumber and peel it. Then, cut it into chunks and place in a food processor. Mix the cucumber into a paste/juice and place on your face. Once the mixture dries, wash off with water.

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