Coconut Face Mask (for Dry Skin)
Posted By: Lindsay Schroeder Posted In: Homemade Facials Date Posted: April 27th, 2013 Comments: 2
FaceMask

Ingredients:

2 Tablespoons Pure Virgin Coconut Oil

1/3 Ripe Banana

3 Drops of Frankincense Essential Oil

Prep:

Mash the banana in a mixing bowl until there are no chunks left and it is a smooth consistency. Add in the coconut oil and Frankincense and whip together with a fork until blended well. Apply to your freshly cleansed skin and leave it on for 20 minutes then rinse it off with warm water. Dry your face gently with a soft hand towel, then apply an oil-free moisturizer to retain need moisture in the skin and to balance the pH levels.

Benefits:

Pure Virgin Coconut Oil is amazing for your skin in so many ways. It is important to note that you should only apply coconut oil that is pure and virgin to your skin. Otherwise, it is not beneficial for your skin and can clog pores. Coconut oil, in its pure and virgin state, will not clog your pores and will not cause you to breakout. In fact, it is antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral, so it will kill all impurities that can cause you acne, including acne-causing bacteria. It is high in Vitamins C and E and zinc as well. It works as a beautiful moisturizer and anti-aging treatment and will hydrate dry skin and minimize fine lines and wrinkles so it is safe to use daily after cleansing. It also heals open cuts and pimples quickly and efficiently so unless you are allergic to coconut oil, it is beneficial to use every day.

Bananas are proven to be beneficial not only for eating, but for using on your skin as well. They effectively kill pimples due to the high levels of potassium within. The potassium literally suffocates the acne-causing bacteria in skin cells, healing pimples quickly. Bananas are safe to use on the most sensitive of skin types and have no known side effects. Bananas will also soothe dry, irritated, and inflamed skin so this face mask is ideal for anyone needing soothing and calming properties for the skin.

Frankincense Essential Oil is amazing for the skin. It works beautifully to regenerate skin cells so your skin will be rejuvenated and refreshed. It is effective for healing infections from acne, as well as open cuts and wounds on the skin. It works beautifully to even out one’s skin tone as well so if you suffer from uneven or blotchy skin, this face mask is ideal for you.

About the Author

Lindsay Schroeder

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Lindsay Schroeder, professional makeup artist and skincare guru, is the writer of all the content on Acne Skin Site. She has personally dealt with acne all throughout her 20’s and knows firsthand what anyone suffering with acne is going through. She has worked with thousands of clients that suffer with acne and has been able to encourage and educate them on how to get their skin on the road to recovery.

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  • SharonAnne - April 29, 2013 at 7:39 pm - Reply

    I LOVE this post! I think because I love coconut oil! I use a product called CapriClear for my dry skin. It’s made from coconut oil and it’s great for all skin types.

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