Find Out 10 Natural Face Masks For Acne

When we are dealing with skin problems, we try different beauty products, over the counter medications and even prescribed medications. Sometimes, some of us get lucky & get the solution to our skin problem easily but for some of us, it takes longer than we imagine & it becomes very frustrating.

It is very easy to make mistakes while trying to fix acne problems and sometimes in some cases, your treatment can make the condition even worse. So today, I am going to share with you 10 natural face masks which are totally safe and you can try them before trying any chemical-based products unless you have severe conditions that need immediate attention.

1. Turmeric: Turmeric has antibacterial, antifungal & antiseptic properties which help cure any skin condition. Use turmeric mask twice a week for acne problem. Turmeric also has skin lightening agent that can help minimize scars & marks.

Recipe For The Mask:
1 tsp. gram flour
1/2 tsp. yoghurt
1/4 tsp. honey
1/4 tsp. turmeric
mix these all well, apply on your face. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash your face with warm water.

2. Aloe Vera Gel: Aloe vera gel has soothing effects, it can reduce skin inflammation, redness & itchiness.

Recipe For The Mask:
1 tsp. aloe vera gel
1/2 tsp. lemon
Mix it well. Apply to the affected area & leave it for 15-20 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water.

3. Green Tea: Green tea has antioxidant & antimicrobial properties that fight acne & any skin problems. The antioxidant properties of green tea also prevent wrinkles & give you glowy skin.

Recipe For The Mask:
Green tea
1 tsp. honey
1/2 tsp. lemon
Brew green tea, once it's cool, take 2 tsp of green tea & add 1 tsp honey, & 1/2 tsp lemon. Mix it well. Apply it to your face, let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash your face with warm water.
You can also use only cold brewed green tea and dab it on your face with a cotton ball. Leave it on for 10 minutes & wash your face with warm water.
4. Tea Tree Oil: Tea tree oil is excellent for treating acne and pimples. It is antibacterial that fights with skin infection & sooth skin's redness and inflammation.

Recipe For The Mask:
Tea tree oil
1 tsp. aloe vera gel
Mix few drops of tea tree oil & aloe vera gel. Apply it to the affected area, leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash your face with warm water.
You can also apply tea tree oil directly, add few drops of tea tree oil on a cotton ball, apply it on your face and wash your face after 10-15 minutes with warm water.

5. Baking Soda: Baking soda is a natural antibacterial which helps cure acne and any blemishes on the skin. Baking soda also has antiseptic & anti-inflammatory properties that help with any skin inflammation and skin damage.

Recipe For The Mask:
1 tsp. baking soda
Lemon juice
Mix 1 tsp of baking soda with few drops of water or lemon juice, make a thick paste. Apply it on your face, leave it on for 10 minutes & wash your face with warm water.

6. Honey & Cinnamon Mask: Honey is a natural antibacterial and full of antioxidants. It clears any skin problem & also prevents wrinkles. Cinnamon helps get rid of acne and acne scars thus help you give clear and beautiful skin.

Recipe For The Mask:
1-2 tsp. Honey
Cinnamon powder
Mix 1-2 tsp honey with a dash of cinnamon powder, mix it well. Apply it on your clean face, leave it on for 15 minutes & wash your face with warm water.
7. Apple Cider Vinegar: ACV has some amount of malic acid and lactic acid in it that exfoliates the skin, reduce marks and treat acne. ACV maintains the acidity of the skin and thus kills bacteria & remove excess dirt. It is also a natural astringent that protects the skin from any damage.

Recipe For The Mask:
Apple cider vinegar
Water
Mix equal amount of ACV & water, apply on your face with a cotton ball, let it dry & wash your face with warm water.

8. Mint Mask: Mint Juice is an excellent skin cleanser. It soothes the skin & helps cure infection and itchiness. Mint's astringent properties help in curing acne and pimples.

Recipe For The Mask:
Mint leaves
Lemon juice
Make a smooth paste of mint leaves with lemon juice, apply it on your face. leave it on for few minutes and wash your face with warm water.

neem leaves9. Neem Mask: Neem has the aspirin-like compound that helps dry pimples, reduce inflammation. Neem has antibacterial, antiseptic, & antiviral properties that help with any skin infections.

Recipe For The Mask:
Neem leaves
Water
Boil few neem leaves in water on low heat for 10 minutes, once boiled turn off the heat & let it cool, make a thick paste of these leaves with little water, apply it on your face. Leave it for few minutes and wash your face with warm water. Use this pack every day for the quick results.

10. Indian Gooseberry/Amla Mask: Amla is a natural cleanser, a rich source of vitamin C which makes it a great exfoliator. The antibacterial and astringent properties of amla help in soothing skin & cure acne.

Recipe For The Mask:
1 tsp. amla powder
Lemon juice
Make a smooth paste of 1 tsp amla powder and lemon juice, apply it on your face, leave it on for few minutes. Wash your face with warm water & pat dry.

Extra Tips:

These all masks are natural, all the ingredients are edible & safe but still, it's always good to make sure that you are not allergic to any ingredients. Before trying these mask on your face, always apply a patch of the mask on your inner arm & test it to make sure.

Always clean your face nicely before applying the face mask with clean hands.

Always wash your face with warm water.

Never be harsh while drying your face. Always pat dry your face.

You can also check my other related article "Follow these 25 beauty Rules To get Clear skin".

Comments

  1. Wow, this article has really opened up so many natural options for me to use. I have used so many over the counter products which have either aggravated my skin or made no real difference. Thanks Ranjana for these little gems of insight x

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  2. You're welcome and thank you for the feedback.

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