Oatmeal and Lemon Face Mask
Posted By: Lindsay Schroeder Posted In: Homemade Facials Date Posted: January 12th, 2013 Comments: 3
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½ Cup Organic Raw Rolled Oats

3-4 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Organic Lemon Juice



Combine the two ingredients together in a mixing bowl until you have a paste-like consistency. Apply the face mask to your freshly cleansed face and neck and leave it on for about 25 minutes or until dry. Rinse it off with warm water and a wash cloth and gently pat dry with a soft hand towel. Follow with an oil-free moisturizer to retain needed moisture in the skin.


Raw rolled oats contain healthy fats that add moisture and hydration to the skin. Oats are a great exfoliator for the skin, removing cellular build-up (dead skin cells) and allowing new, fresh, rejuvenated skin to surface.  They contain Saponins that gently remove dirt, oil, and bacteria from your pores without clogging your pores and will leave your skin glowing long after you remove the mask! Exfoliating dead skin cells away unclogs pores, removing impurities like residue, excess oil, and acne-causing bacteria that would normally cause pimples to develop.  It will also help minimize scarring from acne over time. Exfoliating the skin is essential to a proper skincare routine and should be done at least 3 times a week, after cleansing the skin and before moisturizing.

Lemon juice is a natural astringent that is anti-bacterial and acts as a cleanser in a face mask while helping remove unwanted oil from the skin. If you have oily skin, this face mask is perfect for you to use.  Lemon juice will not only destroy acne-causing bacteria but will also even out your skin tone and leaving your skin glowing, refreshed, and radiant! If you have acne scars or loss of pigment due to acne or scarring from other skin conditions, this face mask is wonderful for you because it will help to restore the evenness of your skin.

About the Author

Lindsay Schroeder


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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Let the discussion begin!

  • Vera - January 30, 2013 at 9:41 pm - Reply

    is the oatmeal supposed to be cooked? or just the rolled oats?

  • Lisell - April 13, 2013 at 9:05 pm - Reply

    Currently have the mask on and iy feels great. I can feel my skin tightening

  • Kym - August 5, 2013 at 4:24 am - Reply

    Just took my mask off and my skin feels GREAT!!! I could feel my skin tightening up as I waited to take it off. This is my first time doing this, but I will do it two more times this week. I can already tell I’m gonna love the outcome 🙂

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