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Do-It-Yourself Facial – Oatmeal Facial

To greater extent women these days are into taking care of their skin. And, one good way to do that is to get a facial. You can get a facial in two ways, you can go to the salon or you can do it yourself at home. Each of these has its own pros and cons. A facial salon will cost you more money than a facial at home. But the facial mask and lotions which are used in a salon might not be available in stores. Also, some women do not prefer to have another facial again once they have a facial at a salon.

At home do-it-yourself facial treatments are as good, but without the face massage. If you have money and can afford the salon lifestyle as some women do, salon facial is a good choice as it includes face massage in a package. But if you cannot afford salon facial, than you can get a perfect good facial at home. In order to have a home facial you need a facial masks, these mask can be purchased from drugstore and cosmetic places. Many drugstores and cosmetic stores carry a wide variety of face masks. The 3 most popular facial masks are Apricot, Avocado and Mudd. You can buy all or any of them.

One of the secret ingredients for facials that many people ignore is Oatmeal. You can either buy a facial mask that contains oatmeal, or you can make up a homemade oatmeal facial mask with rolled oats and honey. Once you have facial mask apply. Leave oatmeal mask on for 15 to 20 minutes and wipe dry. You can use warm water to remove the residue.

Oatmeal mask will leave your skin feeling silky smooth. Instead of Oatmeal you can use Cornmeal, it will also work the same way. There are many other home remedies such as Mayonnaise, Peach and Banana Mash and even lemon juice to hydrate you skin.

Make Your Own Facemask from Yogurt and Oatmeal

home-made-facemaskWhy pay for a facemask when you can use basic ingredients found around the house to make your own simple, hydrating masks and scrubs? If you have oily or acne-prone skin, mud or clay-based masks are great for balancing out your skin. Dry skin will benefit from hydrating masks made from glycerin, honey and oils. Ginseng or green tea masks are great for soothing sensitive skin. Scrubs are great for getting rid of the dead skin. Try one prior to applying a facemask.

A simple facemask you can make from home is an oatmeal and yogurt facemask.

This facemask is suitable for all skin types and is super simple to prepare. It will cleanse and rejuvenate your skin.

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

  • 1 tbsp oatmeal, finely ground
  • 1 tbsp live, organic yogurt (skip the flavored stuff)
  • A few drops of honey



  • Add the yogurt to the oatmeal in a small bowl and mix together.
  • Warm a few drop of honey. To do this, warm a spoon under hot water for a minute, then add a few drops of honey to the spoon.
  • Stir the honey into the yogurt and oatmeal mixture.
  • Apply the mask to the face. Leave it on for 10 minutes, and then rinse off with several splashes of warm water. Follow with a warm washcloth.
  • Apply moisturizer.