Homemade face masks for acne

Homemade Face Masks for Acne

Hi everyone! Acne is not just a problem of teenagers, many ladies get them in PMS or because of impure skin. Why not try these natural homemade face masks for acne?

There are many recipes, and various herbs, as well as ingredients that we use every day in the kitchen, can help us make our face clean and beautiful again. A more detailed story about this follows!


Sage homemade face mask

The effectiveness of sage is numerous, and one of them is solving the problem of pimples and acne.

What you need to do is take one filter bag of sage tea or one flat tablespoon of finely chopped dried sage, along with 3 tablespoons of boiling water and a tissue. Pour boiling water over the sage and let it stand for 10 minutes. Drain the contents well and soak the tissue in the liquid. Put it on your face and leave it until it dries. Do not rinse the face with water afterward. Repeat this every night before bed, and keep your face well cleansed beforehand.



You need one larger carrot, which you will first cut into pieces, and then mix in a blender. Add a little flour if you estimate that the mixture is not thick enough. Apply to face, especially infected areas, and leave for at least 10 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and gently dry the skin.

Nature has given us its plants and fruits to solve almost every one of our health or cosmetic problems. Strawberries, lemon, honey and propolis, various oils, and teas can help you get rid of pimples and acne.

Sea salt

Sea salt face mask for acne

Sea salt is good and healthy because it is obtained naturally from the sea and does not go through any type of treatment that changes its natural composition. It contains calcium, magnesium, iodine, iron… You can introduce it into the diet, and you can use it externally. Among other things, it helps with dry skin, but also with serious disorders such as pimples, acne, eczema, psoriasis…

You can use it as a facial scrub, but also as a mask. Mix 2 tablespoons of sea salt and 4 tablespoons of honey. Apply on a clean face and avoid the area around the eyes, and after 15 minutes, rinse with warm water.

Also, you can simply mix half a teaspoon of sea salt with 2 dl of water and clean your face with cotton wool several times a day. Sea salt closes pores, cleanses oily facial skin, dries pimples, and at the same time prevents the formation of new ones.



The main active ingredient in lemon juice is L-ascorbic acid, which cleanses the skin and also helps heal scars. Before use, keep your face clean.

Wash it with lukewarm water and soap, and then put a towel soaked in lukewarm water on your face to open your pores. Squeeze 1-2 lemons and apply the juice on the affected areas, using cotton wool or swabs. Leave it on for a few minutes, then rinse with cold water, which will close the pores and prevent them from clogging.

Some believe that this method can dry out the skin, so it is recommended to apply it 2-3 times a week. Also, lemon can cause stinging when applied directly to acne. You can reduce this by diluting the juice with a few drops of water.

The advantages of using lemon as a mask for acne and pimples is that it reduces the oiliness of the skin, kills bacteria, and reduces facial redness.

The disadvantages are that your skin can become dry and can cause pain due to acid, so use it in moderation, following the instructions.

Activated charcoal

Activated charcoal

It is a form of charcoal that can extract toxins and chemicals from the body; The benefits of activated charcoal are numerous, and it is also suitable for use on the skin. It can often be found in the form of capsules, tablets, and powders. It is also used to fight acne and pimples.

For the mask, you need 2 capsules of activated charcoal, 2 teaspoons of Aloe vera gel, 1 jet of rose water, and 1-2 drops of tea tree oil essence. Open the capsules and pour them into a bowl; add the gel, spray the rose water, then add the oil. Stir well. Apply a thin layer on the face and leave for 10-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat the skin with a dry towel. If excess charcoal remains on the face, remove it gently with soap.

Before use, check on any part of the skin if you are allergic to the ingredients.

Green clay mask

Green clay

Green clay is a natural face mask against pimples and acne.

Mix a tablespoon of green clay with a tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of yogurt, then add a little mineral water to get a fine paste. Apply on cleansed face and leave for about 20 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm and then cold water. Apply it 2 times a week.

You can also make a mask from green clay with a little water, with the addition of healing essential oils. Hold on to the face for a few minutes. Then rinse. Prepare the mask in a glass or ceramic bowl, and mix with a wooden spoon, so that the clay does not lose its healing properties. It also cleanses the face of blackheads.

Apple cider vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

It can restore the PH value of our skin; acts antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and soothing. It contains fruit acids that have a positive effect on the skin. When it comes to the face, it is used against acne and pimples, in the form of tonics or lotions.

If you want to use it as a tonic, mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 2 cups of water. Moisten the cotton wool with this solution and pass it over clean and dry skin – this will tighten it. Do not rinse.

If you want to use it as a lotion, this option is good for cleansing oily and problematic skin: it removes excess sebum and works well against acne and pimples. First, do a test on a small part of the skin to see if you are hypersensitive because it can sometimes cause irritation, rash, and itching, due to acetic acid. Put a little vinegar on the neck and leave for 15 minutes. If there is no reaction, you can use it on your face.

That would be all, I hope you enjoyed it.

Have you tried these homemade face masks for acne?

Besides this, have you already tried the egg face mask?

Which one helped you the most?

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