Acne occurs when the skin is flooded with excessive sebum, the skin’s natural oil produced by sebaceous gland. Overactive sebaceous gland produce excess amounts of sebum that clog the skin pores that ultimately trap dead skin cells, microorganisms (mainly bacteria) and dirt. This irritates the skin and develops acne or breakout of blackhead and whitehead.
Acne facial mask helps in reducing and controlling the breakouts of acne as they typically absorb excess oil from the skin. Clearing the excess oil clears the passage of the pores and it further helps healing and preventing the acne. There are plenty of facial acne masks available on the market, you can make homemade acne mask easily to save money.
Instructions to make homemade mask for acne treatment
Homemade Acne Facial Mask using Bay Leaf and French Clay
Step 1: Take cupful of distilled water and put it into the vessel. Boil it and then remove. Add 5 bay leaves (dried) and let the water cool itself. You can stir the water for better mix.
Step 2: Discard the leaves and collect the bay leaf liquid from the vessel.
Step 3: Put 4 tablespoon of French clay in the bowl and then put extracted bay leaf liquid to mix it. Stir the whole solution continuously unless it turns into thick substance. At this point, make it sure that the solution is mixed well.
Step 4: You can now use this medicated solution as homemade facial natural mask to get rid of acne. Take this using cotton ball and spread it across the face. Allow the homemade acne face mask to dry naturally. Rinse it when you find cracks. The French clay has properties to cleanse the skin and remove toxic substances.
Step 5: Take a wet warm cloth and wipe the dried natural homemade facial pack for acne. Rinse your face with fresh water. The facial pack helps removing excess oils and leaves you with glorious skin and attractive look.
Homemade acne tomato-oatmeal facial mask
Step 1: Take one fresh medium sized fresh tomato and chop it thoroughly. Place it in food processor of this. Tomatoes contain natural substances that help tightening the pores after cleansing them.
Step 2: Add 1 tablespoon of oatmeal (instant) and lemon juice while grinding the tomato in food processor. The tomato puree should get mixed well with oatmeal to form a paste. Oatmeal is known to soothe the skin and improve texture. Also, it helps in removing the excess oil from the skin and thus eliminating acne blemishes and breakouts.
Step 3: Application of tomato-oatmeal homemade acne facial mask is now ready to use. Spread it on the face and keep it for 10 minutes for better results.
Step 4: Rinse the natural homemade acne tomato-oatmeal facial mask with fresh water, preferably lukewarm and then pat dry.