Acne can be a huge problem. I know that everyone hates acne. But there is no escape from it. This amazing oatmeal and honey face mask will help you to control your acne problem. We know that acne can occur in men and women regardless of their age. So, it is important to fight this skin problem gently.
Why Do We Use Oatmeal and Honey?
As you can understand from the name, oatmeal and honey face mask uses oatmeal and honey. Obviously. Well, why do I use these ingredients. First, when you acne prone skin or acne, you need to exfoliate your skin. This is necessary to remove all the dead skin cells. These dead skin cells are your enemies. They must be gone to fight against acne. And oatmeal will do that job for you.
Second, you need to moisturise your exfoliated skin. Or your skin will get too dry. Yes, even oily skins can get dry. So, we use honey to solve this problem. Also, honey has strong anti-bacterial properties. Honey will clean all the dirt and bacteria on your skin as well. When we combine these two amazing ingredients, we have the ultimate face mask to fight against acne.
Oatmeal and Honey Face Mask Recipe
As everyone else, I have experienced acne. Since my 20s, acne has been my companion. Although I rarely have acne now, before this oatmeal and honey face mask, life was not that good. And I have acne scar from those old days. But now, with this amazing DIY mask, my acne and acne scars are no longer a problem. This recipe here is super easy to prepare. Like may other DIY recipes, you can always play with ingredients. This is important to customise the recipe to fit your skin needs.
2 tablespoons of oatmeal
½ tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tablespoons of organic honey
4-5 drops of essential tea tree oil*
* essential oil is an optional ingredient. You might not want to use it. Also, if you are allergic to essential oils, you must not use it. Otherwise, essential oil might cause allergic reaction.
First, you need to grind oatmeal.
Then, add grounded oatmeal, freshly squeezed lemon juice, organic honey and essential tea tree oil in a small bowl.
Mix all these ingredients.
Your oatmeal and honey mask is ready.
How to Use Oatmeal and Honey Face Mask?
When you oatmeal and honey mask is ready, directly apply the mask on your face. Gently massage your face when you are applying. This way, you can exfoliate your dead skin cells. Keep the mask on your face for 10-15 minutes. Wash your face with cold water. You can use this mask twice a week. If you have dry skin, once a week will be enough.
You need to apply a suitable moisturiser to your skin. Even though you have oily skin, your skin needs moisturiser. Find a suitable one for your skin or do it yourself. In either case, you will need it. This will be your complete skincare routine to fight against acne.