Coconut oil face masks with three ingredients or less

Coconut oil is a natural antibacterial, antifungal and moisturiser so it makes the perfect product to help your night-time routine. It can help cleanse your face, hydrate, remove eye makeup, sooth and moisturise lips. These face masks include natural products and coconut oil that will leave you feeling radiant and glowing. It is best to test a patch on your skin before trying any new.

Honey and coconut oil face mask

Honey is packed with moisturising agents, antimicrobial and antioxidants that are great for improving all types of skin. Lemon juice helps tighten and shrink pores and balance skin tone. The coconut oil helps brighten and smooth skin leaving it feeling fresh and smooth.

You will need:

  •    1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  •    1 teaspoon of raw honey
  •    A few drops of fresh lemon juice
  1.    Place 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a mixing bowl.
  2.    Add 1 teaspoon of honey and mix well.
  3.    Add a few drops of fresh lemon juice and mix. The mixture should be thick and sticky.
  4.    Apply to your face. Mixture becomes thinner after applying it so be prepared for it to move around and drip off your face.
  5.    Rinse with lukewarm water.
  6.    Pat dry with a clean, soft towel.

Avocado and coconut oil face mask

This face mask will have you looking and feeling younger. The avocado works to slow the process of ageing by neutralizing oils and the coconut oil works to nourish and hydrate your skin.     

You will need:

  •    4 tablespoons of coconut oil
  •    1 avocado
  •    2 teaspoons of nutmeg
  1.    Cut avocado in half, remove seed and skin.
  2.    With a fork, mash avocado into a paste.
  3.    Add 4 tablespoons of coconut oil.
  4.    Add in 2 teaspoons of nutmeg and stir until well combined.
  5.    Apply evenly to face and leave on for 15 minutes.
  6.    To remove, rinse your face with lukewarm water.
  7.    Pat skin dry with a clean, soft towel.

Oatmeal and coconut face mask

Coconut oil can help fight acne with its antibacterial and antifungal properties making it a perfect choice for acne-prone skin types. Oatmeal is also known for its powerful anti-acne ingredient and soothing properties. This face mask will soothe inflammation and restore your skin.

You will need:

  •    3 tablespoons oatmeal
  •    1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  •    ¼ cup warm water
  1.    Add 3 tablespoons of oatmeal into a mixing bowl.
  2.    Add ¼ cup warm water to the mixing bowl and mix until it becomes a paste.
  3.    Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and mix until well combined.
  4.    Apply to your face and leave for 15 minutes.
  5.    After 15 minutes massage gently into skin over entire face in small circular motions for another 5 minutes to help cleanse clogged pores.
  6.    Rinse off with lukewarm water.
  7.    Pat skin dry with a clean, soft towel.

Coconut oil and yoghurt face mask

Yoghurt offers plenty of moisture for your skin along with lactic acid that helps dry oily skin by dissolving dead skin cells, stripping excess oil and tightening pores. Yoghurt naturally reduces fine lines and wrinkles by tightening skin and pores. The coconut oil uses its antifungal and antibacterial properties to make your skin balanced and shine-free.

You will need:

  •    2 teaspoons coconut oil
  •    1 tablespoon of plain yoghurt.
  1.    Melt 2 teaspoons of coconut oil if not already in liquid form. 5 seconds in the microwave will do.
  2.    Add 2 teaspoons of melted coconut oil into a mixing bowl.
  3.    Add 1 tablespoon of plain yoghurt.
  4.    Mix until well combined.
  5.    Apply the mixture to your face. Ensure the mask is thick. The mask doesn’t keep so you don’t have to worry about using it all.
  6.    Leave on for 15 minutes.
  7.    Rinse your face with lukewarm water.
  8.    Pat skin dry with a clean, soft towel.

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