DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

DIY face masks are all the rage these days. Finding items from your pantry and turning them into a beauty treatment is peak millennial, and I have to admit I’m pretty into it. I love this easy DIY orange ginger face mask, as it leaves my face feeling all tingly and clean, as well as soft and moisturized.

It’s especially nice if you have dull, dry skin, as I usually get in the autumn and winter months. Oatmeal is well known as a soothing skin treatment, and the orange and ginger have a great antiseptic effect that helps to clean and exfoliate your skin.

A word of warning, though – keep it away from your eyes. Orange juice and ginger both will sting if you get them too close!

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

Ingredients:

¾ C. Quick Oats
4 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. fresh, peeled ginger
Zest of ½ orange
3 tbsp. fresh orange juice
1-2 tbsp. water

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

Directions:

Using a coffee grinder, add oats in batches (whole amount probably won’t fit all at once) and grind about 10 seconds until it turns into a powder. Add to a bowl as it gets done. If you don’t have a coffee grinder, you can use a food processor, but it won’t be as powder-like as if you use a coffee grinder.

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

Transfer oat “powder” to a food processor and add the ginger. Pulse until ginger starts to break down into smaller pieces. Add orange zest, juice and honey. Pulse until combined. If it is too thick, add water 1 tbsp. at a time until a smooth, creamy consistency is reached. It shouldn’t be too thin. It should be on the thick-side, so it stays on your face.

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

Using a fan brush or your fingers put mask on your face and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes.

If you want to store leftovers, put in an airtight container and keep in the refrigerator. Discard after a day or two.

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

DIY Orange Ginger Face Mask

I wish you could smell the amazing scent this thing gives off. It’s definitely a must-try beauty treatment at home! Give it a go and let me know what you think!

Check out some of my other amazing DIY Beauty Treatments:

DIY Orange Body Scrub

Brown Sugar and Vanilla Moisturizing Body Scrub

Coffee & Lime Exfoliating Mini Soap Bars

DIY Grapefruit Citrus Body Scrub

Gingerbread Latte Body Polish

Patriotic USA Body Scrub

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Katie Reed

Katie Reed

Katie Reed is a 38 year old mom blogger from Salt Lake City, UT. She is married to the man of her dreams and together they have four beautiful boys. Dexter is 9, Daniel is 7, Chester is 5 and Wilder is 2. She writes about living with mental health issues while navigating motherhood. Her blog focuses on tips and tricks for moms, information and parenting news, kid-friendly recipes and crafts. She loves to reflect on the humorous side of parenthood and shares the reality of her life, with a "warts and all" attitude.

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