Homemade Face Mask Recipes for Acne and Oily Skin

Homemade Face Mask Recipes for Acne and Oily Skin
Skin Care

Homemade Face Mask Recipes for Acne and Oily Skin

Have you ever hated that feeling when a simple zit on your face develops into an ugly pimple?

Do you ever dislike looking at your face in the mirror because of the pimple marks you have?

On the other hand, have you ever felt betrayed buying expensive skin care products that have little or no effect at all?

If you answered yes to any of these questions above, then you came to the right place. You can use homemade face mask recipes for acne to help clear up your skin.

Acne or also known as “bumps” is a common skin problem among girls and boys who are in puberty.

Bumps occur when too much sebum or oil, dead skin cells and even bacteria clog your pores. No need to worry, do you know that facial masks help prevent acne?

Yes, that is right. Why pay for facemasks when you can make one at home?

These three (03) simple and easy to make facemasks below is perfect for oily or acne-prone skin. Want to know more? Well, read on.

Banana Face Mask for Acne and Oily Skin

This soothing facemask is perfect for oily and acne-prone skin. Banana contains vitamins and minerals known to hydrate and moisturize skin.

To make this mask, you will need the following:

  • one ripe banana
  • one-tablespoon honey
  • one lemon (you can also use orange as an alternative)

Mix the ingredients together in a small mixing bowl until it becomes pasty. Apply it on your face and let it stay for 15 minutes, then rinse. This will leave your skin feeling smooth, soft and silky.

Strawberry Face Mask for Oily and Acne-Prone Skin

You do not need to buy expensive anti-acne creams because your kitchen has all the ingredients needed to prevent it.

Strawberries contain salicylic acid known to treat and cure acne. This is what most over the counter acne creams contain.

To make this mask, you will need the following:

  • ¼-cup fresh strawberries
  • ¼-cup sour cream (as an alternative, you can also use non-flavored yogurt)

Mash the ingredients together until it forms into a rich, thick paste. Apply onto skin and leave for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.  This will leave a soothing and refreshing effect on your skin.

Lemon Juice and Strawberry Mask for Acne and Oily Skin

Lemon juice and strawberries have natural astringents, which is ideal for oily to acne-prone skin. This will leave a soothing and cooling effect on your skin after application.

To make this mask, you will need the following:

  • one-teaspoon lemon juice
  • two egg whites
  • three-teaspoon of honey
  • 4 cups of fresh strawberries

Mix up the ingredients in a mixing bowl until it becomes thick and pasty.  Apply onto skin and leave for 10-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

Pampering your skin does not have to be pricey at all. All these ingredients are all in your kitchen.

You just need to make use of them and discover their natural effects on your skin. Using these natural ingredients are beneficial to you and to your pockets too.

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