Oatmeal face masks are a godsend for people with severely dry, oily, normal and even acne invaded skin. Just by adding an extra ingredient or two that you can find in your fridge you can make one of the most effective and least expensive skincare products you’ve ever tried. You can start making any of type of oatmeal face masks by boiling ¾ cup of plain oatmeal with ½ cup of water until it becomes slightly soft. Once it’s done allow the oatmeal to cool and then ground it. Now, here are a few types of oatmeal masks that have been tried and loved by people with different skin types.
Oatmeal Masks For Acne
Getting rid of acne or even reducing its appearance can be a time consuming hassle. Using plain oatmeal or even a honey and oatmeal mask can help to reduce pimples in a soothing, quick manner. If you want to use the plain oatmeal you can go ahead and follow the instructions in the introduction to make the mask and apply it to your face using circular motions. If you want to try the honey and oatmeal mask you can mix ¼ cup of honey to the paste. While you may think that the honey will make the solution sticky and difficult to remove, you will actually be surprised by how good it will feel on your skin and how easily it will come off.
Oatmeal Mask For Dry Skin
If you need a boost of moisture, an oatmeal and milk face mask may be just what you’re looking for. All you have to do is mix in 3 tablespoons of whole milk to the basic mixture. The nutrients in the milk will work their way into your skin to provide a heavy dose of nourishment that your skin will soak up.
Oatmeal Mask For Oily Skin
The great thing about using oatmeal face masks on oily skin is that it reduces the oil that’s sitting on top of your skin without drying it up. You can create a oatmeal and egg face mask by adding 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1.5 teaspoons of lemon juice to the oatmeal mixture.
Oatmeal Face Masks For All Skin Types
Regardless of your skin type the yogurt honey oatmeal mask is a good one to try to get beautiful glowing skin. All you have to do is add 1 cup of plain organic yogurt and 3 tablespoons of honey to the oatmeal paste and mix it well.
No matter which one of these oatmeal face masks you use, you should leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes and use lukewarm water to wash it off.
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