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January 29, 2019.Floortje.0 Likes.0 Comments

Acne, or rather common acne, is something most of us are cursed with. There isn’t much you can do to prevent it, and contrary to populair believes, living healthy and hygienically isn’t going to reduce there chance. So, once you’ve got it, you’ll have to deal with it. Luckily, the heroes of MetDaan know exactly which homemade face masks battle acne.

It’s not uncommon to get acne after puberty. About twenty precent of all cases are during adulthood, so there’s a chance you might still get it or even have it now. Not to worry, having acne shouldn’t be a big ordeal, however some people can experience very aggressive outbreaks. To them we’d say, go and see your dermatologist asap! You’ll be in heaps of trouble if it turns into a skin infection.

But, if the complaints aren’t that severe, try one of these homemade face masks. Why pay loads of money for a mask that’s not even that good for your skin, if you can make your own instead. These kinds are guaranteed for succes and most of the ingredients are found in the confounds of your own kitchen.

Cinnamon and honey face mask

Let’s start off simple. Just mix honey with cinnamon until it’s completely blended. Honey and cinnamon are antioxidant, so they keep your pores and skin clean, which reduces acne. They are also antibacterial. Apply and leave it on for about 10 minutes. Then thoroughly wash it of with warm water.

You’ll need:

  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon

Coconut oil and Oatmeal face mask

Mix the water and oatmeal until it a nice and even paste. Oatmeal works soothing for the skin and neutralizes the skin’s pH-levels. Then add the coconut oil to the mixture, which will clean the skin and has antibacterial and antifungal proporties that’ll fight off acne. Gently apply in on your face and rinse it after 10 to 15 minutes with warm water.

What you need:

  • 3 tablespoons of oatmeal
  • 60ml of warm water
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Honey, oats and milk face mask

You’re going to need a blender for this one. As you put in the dried oats you mix it with the tablespoon of milk and honey. Turn on the blender and wait this the mixture becomes a paste. The honey, as mentioned before, is cleaning and fortifying the skin and skin’s pH-levels. The oats absorb the excess sebum, which is the main cause for black heads and pimples. The milk’s lactic acids tighten the skin. Gently apply in on your face and rinse it after 15 minutes with warm water.

What you need:

  • 3 tablespoons of dried oats
  • 1 tablespoon of milk (whole)
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Acne, homemade face masks to battle it

Strawberry and lemon mask

Once again, a crazy simple face mask recipe. Muddle the strawberries into a mushy paste and squeeze in the lemon juices. The best way to mash the berries is to use a fork. The vitamine C found in these fruits help to reduce the inflammation around the pimples. It takes some of the pain away. And just as the acids in the milk will the citric acid absorb and rinse the sebum from the skin. Gently apply in on your face and rinse it after 15 minutes with warm water.

What you need:

  • 2 large strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Baking soda and honey mask

Mix everything together until it becomes a bit gooey and you can apply it on your face. The anti bacterial properties in the honey and coconut oil will clean the skin, as mentioned afore. Although baking soda might not be something you’d apply to your face immediately, it’s properties cleares the pores from excess sebum and works antibacterial, while the coconut oil keeps the skin moisterized. Gently apply in on your face and rinse it after 15 minutes with warm water.

What you need:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Oatmeal, lemon, honey & egg white mask

First, seperate the egg whites form the yolks. We’ll only use the egg white. Whisk it together with the lemonjuice until it gets frothy. Then add the cooked oatmeal and mix it together until it gets soft enough so you can put the mixture on your face. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and rinse with a clothe and warm water. We’ve mentioned several times what oatmeal and lemon does for your skin, so don’t leave this out of your mixture. The egg whites are great for closing off the pores,

What you need:

  • 60ml of cooked oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 eggwhite
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