Sometimes your best beauty treatments are coming straight from your kitchen.

Oatmeal is one of our foods that can be used as an excellent base for Beauty Masks. With a few changes it can be used for dry skin as well as oily and blemished skins.

10 Oatmeal Facial Mask Recipes

Oatmeal contains avenanthramides, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds that soothe itchy, dry and irritated skin. Oatmeal is also great for acne-prone skin because it absorbs oil from the skin’s surface. All of which makes oatmeal a perfect ingredient for facial masks.

Oatmeal Masks for Dry Skin

Simple Oatmeal Honey Facial Mask


Cook one serving of oatmeal.

Add two tablespoons of honey to hot oatmeal.

Allow the oatmeal to cool and then apply to the face.

Leave on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with tepid water.


Oatmeal Mask for Dry/Mature Skin

½ cup cooked oatmeal
1 egg
1 tablespoon almond oil
½-mashed banana
1-tablespoon honey

Combine ingredients and apply to face. Leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

About the Ingredients

Almond oil is good for aging and dry skin.

Bananas have anti-aging skin benefits, but are also good for sensitive and acne-prone skin. Because of anti-bacterial properties, bananas help blemishes heal.

Honey is a great humectant, to hydrate the skin and lock in moisture, and also has anti-bacterial properties.

Egg Egg whites draw out excess oils and the yolk moisturizes. Some people like to use just the egg whites in masks for skin toning.