DIY Facial Mask (best for treating acne scars)

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Hello, guys! Happy Friday and Happy Valentines Day :) Today I decided to post a skincare DIY and I am sure that most of the ingredients in this recipe can be found in your kitchen cupboards or fridge. If you don't have them in your cupboards, don’t worry, they are inexpensive. Some of you might be suffering form acne/pimple scars and this DIY is a great help in treating them.
 
 

The ingredients are:



½ Slice of Lemon

½ tsp. olive oil

2 tsps. honey

2 tbsps. Oats

1 teabag

 
This DIY is very easy and affordable to make. The ingredients used are very beneficial to skin. The ingredients are very well known in every skincare DIY and I’m sure you’re sick of hearing about it. I tell you to listen and try these again because they do work!
Anyways, I’m going to tell you the benefits of each ingredient for your skin.
Lemon
Lemon contains 5%-6& of citric acid and we all know that it is rich in Vitamin C. Vitamin C is effective for healthy glowing skin. Lemon juice also contains astringents which can lighten the skin and this is good for acne scars. Sure you’ve also heard to put the lemon juice on your acne and leave it overnight to cure the acne. This works too, but, if you have dark skin, don’t use lemon juice alone as it can leave dark marks! I have dark skin myself and I’ve tried it before and I’m not going to lie, it left dark scar on my skin. Anyways, Lemon juice is also beneficial for the skin because it can also kill bacteria that can cause to acne.
 
Olive Oil
Olive oil can hydrate dry skin. This is a good alternative to relieve the dryness of your skin during winter time. When picking olive oil, make sure it is unrefined and natural as this contains anti-oxidants which can help repair skin damage and as we all know, anti-oxidants can help prevent wrinkles. Olive oil also soothes and relieves chapped, itchy and cracked skin.
 
 Honey
Like olive oil, honey can also act as anti-aging agent and moisturizer.  Honey can also help protect the skin Additionally the natural properties it has can protect the skin from sun rays and facilitates the skin’s ability to rejuvenate. This can also soften the skin by refreshing your tired skin which leaves it hydrated. Ancient women use this to keep a youthful, radiant, a smooth skin.

Green Tea
I’m pretty sure you know that green tea is good for your metabolism which can help you withyour weight. Green tea is also good for your skin and I’ve heard beauty gurus talking about this.

Oats
Did you know that in 2000 BC Egyptians and Arabians use oats for the beauty of their skin?Like all the other ingredients it can be used for treatment of acne and it can also help with the dryness of your skin. Putting oats on your skin will help fight the dullness and the flaky dryness of your skin.  The reason for this is that they contain polisaccharides, which become gelatinous in water, thus forming a fine protective film when applied on skin.

The information above aren't made up. I have researched them and hopefully it will help you! :) 

Step 1
Take a soaked teabag, squeeze it until the extra water is gone. Then open the teabag and put the tea in a bowl and add the 1/2 sliced lemon. Mix.
 
 

Step 2
Add two teaspoons of honey. Mix.
 

 
Step 3
Add 1/4 teaspoon of olive oil. Mix. 
 
 
Step 4
Add 2 teaspoon of sugar. Mix.
 

 
Step 5
Add  2 tablespoon oats. You can add a little extra if you want and keep mixing until you get a pasty texture.
 
 
 
After you get this done, you can now then put this mixture in your clean face. Leave this for a good 15 minutes and rinse it off. That's it! :)
 
Take care.
xoxo, Xyza

 
 

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24 comments

  1. Hey there! I absolutely love this post. I use the same facial mask, I only use oats,lemon and honey, but. I will definitely give this one a try.
    I am one of your newest followers on bloglovin, hope you can check out my blog and follow back ;)

    www.weshareinterest.net

    Pam xx

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    1. Aww. I'm glad to hear that. Thanks you, Pam :)
      Sure, I will :D

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  2. This sounds like a wonderful face mask. I love that all the ingredients are ones you can easily find at home! Thanks for sharing. I'm excited to follow your blog Xyza!

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    1. You're welcome :) & please do. I will follow you back:) xo

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  3. Great post! I use lemon,both brown and white sugar,honey,and sometimes olive oil.I just started making facial mask and they're amazing! :D

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    1. Thank you :) I would love to try using brown sugar :)

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  4. Lovely mask, I need to try it <3
    And don't know why that mix made me hungry XD

    Ines Loves
    Have a lovely day! <3
    XOXO
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    1. Maybe because of the oats and honey. Hehe! :)
      Thank you, Ines :D you too
      XOXO

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  5. Great post! Will defo give this a try!
    Also thank you so so much for following my blog - really appreciate it!
    Keep up the good work and if you have any free time I would love it if you could give me some feedback on comment on:


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    Thanks xx

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    1. You're welcome :)
      & thanks, Lauren. I will! :D

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  6. hey! your blog is so cute i love it! id love it if you would follow me back on bloglovin xxx

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  7. Nice post!
    I love using raw organic honey, super healing for the skin!x

    www.mademoisellenature.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Audrey :) Yes, raw organic honey works best! That's what I used for this one :)

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  8. I sufffer quite badly from acne scars, so I'm definitely going to try this out! It sounds like it would smell amazing too!x

    Lauren Evie

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  9. Gonna have to give this a try. My skin scars easily and I would love for those scars to fade. Are you adding only the juice of the lemon?

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    1. Yes, Tameka :) Sorry for the late reply :(

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  10. That looks good! i should try this soon.
    Thank you dear for the nice post~^_^

    http://www.beautylish-life.com/

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  12. Wow! Your skin care regimen sure looks delicious, and I'm most certain that it is effective too! Nothing beats the natural, but when the problem is just too much, it's good to have options on how to rid away one's self of those acne scars. Anyway, I love the combination of ingredients that you have there. Thank you so much for sharing that wonderful DIY feat. Stay beautiful, Xyza!

    Cordell Legaspi @ Jeffrey Schreiber, MD.

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    1. Aww. Your comment just made my day. Thank you, Cordell :) <3 xo

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