Do It Yourself - DIY Masks for Acne Prevention

Having problem with acne?

Today I am discussing a Do It Yourself - DIY masks for acne -  Acne-Fighting Mask that you can apply a few week to assist clean and cleanse your skin.

This is a recipe ingredients that can be used for occasional acne breakouts. It could be applied one or two times a week to assist extract dirt and impurities from the skin, leaving you with lower blackheads and more glowing, clear skin. You would LOVE how soft and smooth your skin feels soon after doing this mask.

This mask consists of the following ingredients:

  • Essential Oil- Melaleuca (Alternifolia )
  • Activated Charcoal
  • Bentonite Clay
  • Honey

Essential Oil- Melaleuca (Alternifolia )

  • Melalueca (Alternifolia) is usually referred to as Tea Tree. It is excellent for acne-prone skin due to it's antibacterial characteristics. Applying a some drops good quality Melaleuca essential oils to such mask will assist detoxify and cleanse the skin of hazardous acne-causing bacteria.

Activated Charcoal

  • Activated Charcoal is known to remain extremely purifying not only for the inside of our bodies, it's also excellent for removing dirt from the skin. You may have know about it being applied in emergency conditions when individuals have consumed toxins. You can also use it on your skin to extract toxins and dirt from blocked pores and to help tighten pores and smoothness the skin. It also decreases inflammation.

Bentonite Clay

  • Bentonite clay is made up aged volcanic ash and has been applied by cultures throughout history for it's capacity to help clear the body of toxins. Bentonite is a swelling clay. When it gets combined with water it quickly swells open just like a very porous sponge and starts to extract toxins, heavy metals, dirt and chemical substance. Once used to the skin, it sucks in toxins, drags out dirt and debris that triggers blackheads, and eliminates the bacteria that results in acne.


  • Raw honey is naturally antibacterial, so it's excellent for acne treatment and elimination. It is remarkably moisturizing and relaxing, making it a wonderful compliment to this mask due to the fact that the clay could be relatively drying. Honey is also filled with anti-oxidants, making it helpful for decreasing aging. Honey is the main recipe in most DIY masks for acne.

How to prepare DIY Masks for Acne Control


  • Bentonite clay- 1tsp
  • Activated charcoal- 2 capsules
  • Raw honey- 1tbs
  • Melaleuca/Tea Tree Essential Oil- 2 drops
  • Afew drops of water to create a paste, if necessary


  1.  Combine all active ingredients together in a smaller plastic or glass bowl. Add a some drops of water if needed create a soft paste.
  2. Clean face as usual and use uniformly to a clean, dry face, avoiding the easily harmed skin around your eyes.
  3. Let mixture to remain on the skin for 15 minutes.
  4. Carefully wash using warm water. Apply 1-2 times a week to help maintain your skin clear.

Remark: Activated charcoal and Bentonite clay will both react with metal, therefore make sure to use only glass or plastic dish and wooden or plastic utensil for mixing.

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