Throughout history, people have used masks. Of course, we’d all love to know what Cleopatra or Helen of Troy did to preserve their storied beauty. And chances are they used some kind of face mask... at least that's the story we're telling ourselves.
Let’s talk why you should make a homemade face mask, especially if you have sensitive skin. Face masks do 7 things for your face at once (which is a lot of things and really amazing).
The best part is that a homemade coconut honey face mask is quite easy and inexpensive to make on your own. All you need is coconut oil, raw honey, and a dash of pixie dust (kidding). You only need two ingredients.
Here’s everything you need to know about making a homemade face mask for sensitive skin:
Face Mask 101
What: Face mask ingredients typically contain ingredients like clays, essential oils, herbs, and vitamins.
How: You typically leave a face mask on your skin for 10-15 minutes.
Where: Your face, neck, and chest
Why: Face mask treatments do a little bit of everything for your skin. Plus, the task gives you an excuse to put your feet up and relax for a bit.
When: The magic happens after cleansing and exfoliating your skin.
Coconut Honey Face Mask Recipe
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp raw honey
- Mixing bowl
- Lidded glass jar
- Measuring spoons
- Mix coconut oil and honey until combined
- Apply to freshly cleansed skin in an even layer
- Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes
- Rinse with warm water and pat dry
- Store leftovers in lidded glass jar
Love this recipe? Get more in our Natural Skin Care Guide.