Sometimes the best advice we give actually comes from you! Mashion Insider Maryam Hidayatallah sent in this DIY hormonal acne mask that’s guaranteed to calm your skin and treat acne. Read on to discover.
- 1 tbsp honey
- 2 tbsp cinnamon
- Mix the honey and cinnamon to form a smooth paste.
- Apply to your face and neck and leave on for 15 minutes.
- Rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
- Use the mask twice a week or as a spot treatment on pimples for optimal results.
Disclaimer: Some skin types are sensitive to certain ingredients. Please patch test on another area – such as the inside of your elbow or hand – before applying anything on your face.
About the mask: Both honey and cinnamon contain many healing properties and have been used for medicinal purposes for a long time. The combination effectively kills bacteria that causes inflamed pores. Cinnamon also has antimicrobial and astringent properties that help shrink pores.