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DIY Pimple Treatment Recipe

Blast Blemishes With an Easy Oatmeal Mask

When you're plagued with a persistent pimple and need to clear it up fast, never fear. Here's an easy, two-ingredient spot treatment that comes together in no time. All you need is a small bowl of crushed mint leaves and oats.

How To:

  • Step 1: Take a handful of fresh mint leaves, and pulverize them with a pestle in a bowl.
  • Step 2: Add moistened oats to the mixture, and mix until it forms a paste.
  • Step 3: Apply evenly to your face or just to your affected areas, and wait 20 minutes.

Relax and take deep breaths during your waiting time; allow time for the oats and the oils to absorb. Apply twice a day as needed, storing the remaining mixture in a sealed container in the fridge.

Remember: Just like with any new product you're applying to your skin, it's advisable to do a patch test to make sure you're not allergic or overly sensitive to it.

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cheersxoxo cheersxoxo 8 years
This is working for me, but I made my own variation. I added some egg white, lemon juice and a pinch of nutmeg. Definitely got the kale effect going on, but it really is drying out my pimples!
TeatimeAtChanel TeatimeAtChanel 8 years
I'm trying it out... my face looks like a plate of kale. Maybe I didn't mash it up enough.
potterlove potterlove 8 years
OOOO! I like! I'm so trying this one out!
Noura Noura 9 years
wow I think I will give it a try
SU3 SU3 9 years
Love it! Thanks for sharing bellasugar! I'm going to try this one out
JKe895 JKe895 9 years
This is great and I am going to try this and see how it goes.
amandasunly amandasunly 9 years
Awesome ideas - my skin's horrible. I hate puberty. Lol.
creamytofu creamytofu 9 years
you should also try egg whites..just let the raw egg white dry on your face for like 15-20minutes..it will mositure your skin.and gives it a healthy glow..great source of protein.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
I love the DIY beauty treatments! I have a couple of books at home on the subject with all kinds of recipes. Love them!
Chaoticfury Chaoticfury 9 years
I'm definitely trying this. Thanks.
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