Homemade Honey & Oatmeal Facial

Try this quick and easy recipe for a facial mask using oatmeal and ingredients found in the kitchen.

Oatmeal is used for soothing irritated skin; the glycolic acid and fine grains of sugar are used for exfoliating, and the olive oil is a greaseless emollient that soothes skin. Lemon juice has antiseptic properties and removes discoloration, and the honey contains antibiotic properties for wound healing and skin repair.


  • 3 tbsp of Oatmeal (Rolled Oats)
  • 1┬átsp of Sugar
  • 1 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Juice of half a Lemon
  • 1 tbsp of Honey


  1. Pulverize the oatmeal using a mortar and pestle.
  2. Mix the oatmeal and sugar together in small bowl.
  3. Add the olvie oil in a thin stream while stirring constantly.
  4. Place a whole lemon in the microwave for 15 seconds to release juices.
  5. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the mixture. Stir.
  6. Add the honey, and stir again until smooth.
  7. Apply the mixture to your face. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Rinse with lukewarm water, then pat your face dry.

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