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

Directions:

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.

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Oatmeal Mask for Dry/Mature Skin
Ingredients

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

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.

 

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