Top 3 DIY Homemade Acne Face Masks

Homemade acne face masks are excellent natural remedies for getting rid of acne breakouts and eliminating acne scars. These recipes include a variety of ingredients that help nourish your skin and eliminate acne-related problems.

Honey, which is used in all the three masks we are preparing today, hydrates your skin, keeps it soft by preserving moisture, and promotes skin cell renewal.

It is highly beneficial for acne-prone skin because of its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Its anti-inflammatory nature also helps reduce redness and inflammation caused by acne and pimples. It is best to use raw, organic honey rather than processed honey as the latter may irritate your skin.

Ingredients such as cinnamon, apple cider vinegar, green tea, turmeric, and milk are also useful in reducing acne and acne scars.

  • Like honey, cinnamon has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • The alpha hydroxyl acids in apple cider vinegar help unclog skin pores and dissolve dead skin cells. Moreover, apple cider vinegar treats blemishes, restores the natural pH of your skin, and minimizes the appearance of pores.
  • Green tea is packed with antioxidants that fight harmful free radicals and help you maintain bright, flawless, and younger-looking skin. It too has anti-inflammatory benefits.
  • Turmeric is good for treating skin problems, owing to its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It also helps fade blemishes and acne scars.
  • Raw milk contains lactic acid that works as a gentle exfoliant and delivers anti-aging benefits.

Here are recipes for the top three face masks for acne. Make sure you remove all makeup and wash your face thoroughly before applying these natural face packs. Cleansing your face helps unclog pores and allows the masks to penetrate deep into your skin.

1- Apple Cider Vinegar Acne Face Mask/Scrub

Things you will need:

• Apple cider vinegar
• Green tea
• Honey
• Sugar
• A teaspoon
• A bowl

Steps

  1. Put one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a bowl.

  2. Add two teaspoons of cooled green tea.

  3. Go, add five teaspoons of sugar.

  4. Finally, put one teaspoon of honey in it.

  5. Stir the mixture well. For a thicker consistency, add more sugar.

Spread the mask on your face using a cotton pad and massage it for a few minutes to remove dead skin cells and improve circulation.

The sugar in this recipe works as a natural exfoliant helpful in breaking up scar tissue and unclogging skin pores. Leave the mask on for about 10 minutes and then rinse it off with water. Use this beauty mask about once or twice a week.

2- Acne Face Mask with Cinnamon and Honey

Things you will need:

• Cinnamon powder
• Honey
• A teaspoon
• A bowl

Steps

  1. Put one teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a bowl.

  2. Add two teaspoons of honey.

  3. Mix the ingredients until they are blended well. If the mixture is thick, add more honey.

Using your fingers, slather it on your face (preferably when your face is damp) and leave it on for at least 10 to 15 minutes.

Rinse it off with lukewarm water, and apply a toner. If you do not have a toner, just use lemon juice or a mixture of one part apple cider vinegar and two parts distilled water. You can use this acne face mask almost daily.

3- Turmeric, Milk, and Honey Face Mask for Acne

Things you will need:

• Turmeric powder
• Honey
• Raw milk
• A teaspoon
• A bowl

Steps

  1. Put one teaspoon of turmeric powder in a bowl.

  2. Mix in one teaspoon of honey.

  3. Add one to two teaspoons of milk.

  4. Mix the ingredients to form a thin paste.

Apply the mask to your face and neck using a makeup brush (you don’t want to stain your nails and fingers yellow!).

If it leaves a yellowish tinge on your skin, soak a cotton ball in milk and rub it on the stained areas. Use this mask two to three days a week.

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  • My sister will be trying the first mask, and I will be trying the second. I will post our results every week for the next six weeks.

    My sister just rinsed off her Apple Cider Vinegar Mask. There are no immediate results, but that is to be expected for the first time. It has, however, left her face super-soft.

    I applied the Cinnamon mask on my forehead, nose, and all around my mouth; my most prominent locations for acne. Being sensitive, I avoided applying it under my eyes and on my cheeks. I also avoided my eyebrows. My chin stung for a bit, but I was able to leave it on for 20 minutes. After rinsing, my face was ever so slightly red and irritated. They only immediate positive result was that, like my sister, my skin felt soft and smooth.

    • My sister noticed that the redness from her acne has gone down somewhat since last night. Yay!

      I forgot to mention that, after rinsing off my mask last night, I applied lemon juice as a toner and it really stung! After a few minutes the stinging subsided, but I wonder if that is normal? My acne still looks the same today; no better, but definitely no worse.

  • Try each remedy given above everyday...n look forward which remedy suits ur skin....... Well: it really works

  • I'm using baking soda, lemon juice and coconut oil everyday. The baking soda acts as a face scrub and cleanses the face. Helps with acne and makes the skin feeling soft and smooth. Coconut oil moisturizes the skin. You can also use olive oil instead of the coconut oil

  • DO NOT DO THE CINNAMON AND HONEY ONE!!!!! I DID IT AND MY FACE TURNED BRIGHT RED! my friend also did it once and she got the same result so it wasnt an alergic reaction!

  • honey and cinnamon is a good mask.
    My sister, my boyfriend and I use it frequently and it leaves our skin super soft.
    It also got rid of some acne scars.

  • all of these recipes left me with extremely red skin and really painful skin and it burned very bad I would not recommend this to people who have very sensitive skin. it completely ruined my skin

  • The cinnamon and honey one is something I would NOT reccomend. It left my skin very itchy, and it turned parches of my face bright red. Thumbs down :(

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