5 Amazing DIY Natural Face Masks For Acne Scars and Blemishes

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 Acne Scars are a constant reminder of our dorky teenage phase when we struggled with a lot more than just a change in our physical self. But the bounties of nature are endless, and with a few easy DIY face masks you can banish those scars forever.

Oatmeal Mask

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Oats are not just a healthy breakfast option, but also an extremely effective skin treatment as well. With a bunch of anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, they help in improving skin tone and smoothing out any scars or blemishes.A natural exfoliator which can be used for any skin type, oats will be your next best friend.

You will need:

  • ½ cup oatmeal

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 drops lemon juice

  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder

Method:

  • Boil the water till it is lukewarm

  • Add the oatmeal to it and stir well

  • After it cools down add lemon juice and cinnamon powder

  • Apply to affected areas.Let it dry and gently scrub off with warm water.

Clay Mask

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Since ancient times, clay is said to have healing properties. Being a natural antibiotic, when applied topically, it binds to the bacteria and toxins living on the skin surface and extracts these from the pores. Clay helps to calm skin infections and speed up healing time of acne scars.

You will need:

  • 1 Tablespoon clay (Multani Mitti / Fuller’s Earth/ Bentonite Clay)

  • 1 Egg White

  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

  • 2-3 Drops Teatree essential oil

Method:

  • Mix all ingredients properly until they form a smooth paste

  • Apply to affected areas.Let it dry and gently wash off with warm water.

Cucumber Mask

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Cucumber has natural anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to cool the skin while getting rid of the excessive redness. It also acts as an astringent and lightens the appearance of acne scars.Yogurt contains many powerful nutrients such as Zinc, Lactic Acid and Vitamins, which are extremely beneficial in regulating oil production and facilitating skin renewal.

You will need:

  • 1/2  Cucumber

  • 1 Tablespoon yogurt

  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

Method:

  • Grate the cucumber or puree it.

  • Add the yogurt and lemon juice.Mix well.

  • Apply to clean skin and wash off after 15-20 minutes.

Avocado Mask

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Who can resist a bowl of freshly made guacamole?Apart from being a darling of all mexican food lovers, avocados are also being increasingly used in a number of beauty and health products these days. They have moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties, which reduces the appearance of scars and hydrates parched skin.

You will need:

  • 1 avocado

  • 1 tablespoon raw honey

  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Method:

  • Mash avocado well to remove any lumps.

  • Add honey, sugar and mix well to combine

  • Apply the mask to your face and gently scrub off in circular motions after 15 minutes

Matcha Mask

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Matcha, the traditional Chinese and Japanese tea blend, is said to have 10 times the antioxidant properties compared to regular green tea.According to Dr Weil‘s website, “In addition to providing trace minerals and vitamins (A, B-complex, C, E, and K), matcha tea is rich in catechin polyphenols – compounds with high antioxidant activity.” Thus making it an important component of masks to heal acne scars.

You will need:

  • 1 Big Tablespoon Matcha Powder

  • 1 Tablespoon Rose Water

  • 2-3 Drops Lemongrass Essential Oil

Method:

  • Combine matcha powder and rose water to form a smooth paste

  • Add lemongrass essential oil and apply allover face.

  • Wash off with warm water when dry.

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