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5 Natural, Homemade Facial Mask Recipes for Oily Skin

Skin experts agree natural ingredients are excellent for the body and skin. Thus, creating your own natural homemade facial recipes can be great for all skin types, including oily skin. Fruits, honey, lemon and oatmeal are all foods often used to help make natural face masks. They wonít irritate the skin, can help acne or skin blemishes, can help reduce the size of pores and can even be used to exfoliate the skin. In addition, natural homemade facial masks can help you save money on beauty products. Women commonly spend up to $50 or more on a high quality facial mask. However, a homemade mask can be made for less than $1 and be just as effective. To learn how to make your own gentle or organic homemade facial oily skin recipe, check out these easy masks.

Strawberry Yogurt Homemade Face Mask


6 fresh strawberries (mashed)
1 tablespoon of plain yogurt

Start with six freshly washed strawberries. Use a fork to mash them up into a bowl. After they are thoroughly mashed, add one tablespoon of yogurt to the bowl and mix it well. After the strawberry yogurt mixture turns into a pasty substance, apply it to your face. Leave the mask on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse with cool water.

Egg Avocado Facial Mask


1 egg white
Ĺ an avocado
1 tablespoon of lime juice

If you want your face to feel smooth, yet not dry, create this non harsh face mask to help you get rid of shine and add softness. Start with an egg white in a bowl. Beat it thoroughly. Then, mash half of an avocado until itís very soft. Pour the egg, the avocado and one tablespoon of lime juice in a blender. Blend the mixture until itís a paste and apply it to your face. Allow it to sit for five minutes and then wash the skin with cool water.

Oatmeal Cucumber Facial Mask


1 small cucumber
2 tablespoons of plain yogurt
Ĺ cup of oatmeal

If you donít like the chemicals in your exfoliating scrub but want to prevent blackheads and whiteheads from popping up, use this relaxing facial mask. Create this scrub by taking a small cucumber, chopping it into small pieces and putting it in a blender. Add in two tablespoons of yogurt and a half cup of oatmeal. When the mixture looks like a paste, apply it to you face. Leave it on your face for ten minutes and then rinse with cool water. To get the best results, follow up with a sensitive skin toner.

Baking Soda Facial Mask

Those who do suffer with blackheads should opt for the baking soda facial mask. This simple mask can be created with baking soda and water. Simply use the two ingredients to make a thick paste and apply it to the facial area. Gently massage the paste into the face and leave it on for ten minutes. Then rinse with cool water.

Honey Apple Facial Mask

For those who want to tighten skin pores, the honey apple mask is the best choice. You can easily create it by cutting a freshly peeled apple into thin slices. Then blend the slices and three tablespoons of honey in a blender or small food processor until it turns into a paste. Rub the paste all over the facial area and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse the mixture off with water and enjoy tighter facial skin.

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