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Homemade face masks for oily skin

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Refresh your skin

If your skin is oily or tends to breakout easily, try one of these homemade face masks. These masks will leave your skin looking and feeling beautiful.

Refresh your skin

Banana honey face mask


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 10 drops of lemon juice


  1. Smash banana with honey in a small bowl.
  2. Add lemon juice and combine well.
  3. Apply mask to entire face and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse with a warm washcloth.
Refresh your skin

Gentle oatmeal mask


  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 egg yolk
  • oatmeal


  1. Mix honey and egg yolk in a small bowl.
  2. Slowly add enough oatmeal to create a thick paste.
  3. Smooth mask over face and neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Refresh your skin

Vegan chocolate face mask


  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp kaolin clay
  • Few drops of well-stirred full-fat coconut milk


  1. Mix clay, cocoa, and coconut milk in a small bowl. The mixture should be like a paste so adjust the drops of coconut milk to make a spreadable consistency.
  2. Cleanse you face with a gentle moisturizer and remove all make up.
  3. Fill your sink with hot steaming water and place towel over your head and sink to steam your pores.
  4. Spread mask over face and neck.Leave mask on for 20 minutes then rinse off with warm water.

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