Top 5 Best Mud Masks For Acne

People having oily and acne-prone skin often use homemade mud masks because they work at oil-control effectively.  They also contain the oil-soaking property that helps minimize acne and blemishes very efficiently. They also reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and own good anti-ageing agents. Moreover, they cleanse and detoxify the skin pores, and let them breathe. We, VKool.com, have sorted 5 best mud masks for acne that you can prepare at home easily. Let’s start!

5 Best Mud Masks For Acne You Should Not Skip

1. Tea Tree Oil And Fuller’s Earth – Mud Masks For Acne

tea tree oil and fuller’s earth

People have been used fuller’s earth for treating acne scars for centuries. Fuller’s earth is well known for its agents of deep cleansing the skin as well as removing the dirt particles and impurities that clog the skin pores.  Tea tree oil, on the other hand, has been demonstrated in medical studies to help acne, psoriasis, eczema, warts, fungus, as well as skin cancer.  In addition, it owns anti-septic and anti bacterial qualities which work together to decrease inflammation. It also balances skin by curbing oil production. Rose water has antimicrobial properties and is antiseptic. It not only helps treat acne but also helps fade acne scars. Thus, this is one of the best mud masks for acne.

You need to prepare:

  • 2 teaspoons of fuller’s earth
  • 1 tablespoon of rose water
  • 1 teaspoon of pure honey
  • 2 to 3 drops of tea tree essential oil

Step by step directions:

  • Take the fuller’s earth at first and add it in a mixing bowl. To it, add pure raw honey and pour tea tree essential oil and rose water into the bowl.
  • Then, blend all the ingredients well until you reach a uniform mixture.
  • Evenly apply it onto your facial skin and let it dry on its own. After about twenty minutes, use lukewarm water to rinse it off and pat dry.
  • Follow this daily.

2. Honey And Bentonite Clay Mask For Acne

Honey and bentonite clay mask will not only reduce acne and unclog pores, but also make the skin glow naturally. Honey is a good miraculous natural ingredient and treats acne and pimples well. It comes with excellent antiseptic, antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-allergic qualities that make it effective for treating acne. Bentonite clay has the acne-fighting property that is useful for acne removal.

You need to prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon of bentonite clay
  • 1 tablespoon of pure raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon of distilled water

Step by step directions:

  • Firstly, take bentonite clay in a high-grade plastic or glass mixing bowl.
  • To it, add pure raw honey and mix the distilled water with it to make 1 paste of medium consistency.
  • After that, apply all over your neck and face using the paste and wait for around 15 to 20 minutes. Finally, rinse off using lukewarm water.

Read more: 17 Useful Methods To Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes With Honey

3. Fuller’s Earth With Neem Powder Mud Mask For Acne

mud masks for acne - fuller’s earth with neem powder mud mask for acne

To make this mask even stronger, we have added to it neem powder. Neem is antibacterial and anti-fungal, and it promotes the immunity, so it safeguards against the bacteria causing acne. Plus, it consists of quercetin, a bio-flavinoid that clears scars and keeps the skin smooth and taught. It also reduces swelling, inflammation, tenderness, and redness caused by breakouts. In addition, neem contains the carotenoids, ascorbic acid, fatty acids, and vitamin E, all of which help heal acne, trigger scarring, and adds a glow to the skin. Last but not least, it’s a non – abrasive exfoliate, which takes toxins out of the skin and tightens the skin pores to inhibit bacterial infections causing acne. Therefore, this is considered among the best mud masks for acne.

You need to prepare:

  • 1 teaspoon of fuller’s earth
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh cucumber juice
  • 1 teaspoon of neem powder
  • 2 teaspoons of rose water

Step by step directions:

  • Take a small mixing bowl and put 1 tsp of fuller’s earth in it. Next, add neem powder to this and pour fresh cucumber juice (1 teaspoon) into it. Finally, add the rose water.
  • Mix all these ingredients well. Once this mask is ready, you evenly spread it all over the face and neck as well. Wait until it completely dries and lastly, wash off using tepid water.
  • It is advised to use this mask for about 3 to 4 days a week for excellent results.

4. Bentonite Clay, Tea Tree Oil, And Oats Mask For Acne

Generally, bentonite clay is a great ingredient to use in homemade mud masks for acne. It helps cleanse the skin cells, gives oxygen to them and makes an alkalizing effect to counteract the oily skin. Tea tree oil is known for its antiseptic ingredient, so it is also an ideal ingredient to use in homemade mud masks for acne. Oatmeal present in the mask exfoliates the skin’ top layers and helps to clear fade stubborn acne scars. In addition, it lowers inflammation and redness as well. It reduces production of inflammatory chemicals, thus calming the skin. Moreover, oatmeal contains the healthy fats and polysaccharides that help to soften, rejuvenate and repair the skin.

You need to prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon of bentonite clay
  • 4 drops of tea tree essential oil
  • 1 tablespoon of finely ground oats
  • 2 tablespoons of distilled water

Step by step directions:

  • Take a high-grade plastic or glass bowl and next put bentonite clay (1 tablespoon) in it.
  • To it, add finely ground oats, pour distilled water (2 tbsp) into it and then blend well to create a spreadable paste without any lump.
  • To this paste, add the tea tree essential oil and then stir well to mix. Presently, apply it thoroughly over the face and neck and keep it on for sixteen minutes.
  • Finally, wash it off using lukewarm water.

5. Bentonite Clay, Essential Oil, And Honey Mask For Acne

mud masks for acne - bentonite clay, essential oil, and honey mask for acne

This is also regarded as one of the best mud masks for acne. Bentonite clay pulls toxins out of your skin and unclogs the pores properly as well. Honey in this mask increases the antibacterial agent of the mask significantly. Plus, the essential oil and herbs add to the detoxifying agents of the clay.

You need to prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon of bentonite clay
  • 1 teaspoon of pure raw honey
  • 2 drops of lavender essential oil
  •  ½ teaspoon of powdered calendula flowers
  • 1/2 teaspoon of powdered chamomile flowers
  • 1 tablespoon of distilled water

Step by step directions:

  • Take a medium-sized high-grade plastic or glass mixing bowl and put bentonite clay (1 tbsp) in it.
  • Next, add the powdered herbs including chamomile flowers and powdered calendula to it. Then, pour pure raw honey (1 tsp) into it and stir well to make a thick paste.
  • To this paste, add the distilled water and mix them well so that it turns a bit thinner. Lastly, to it, add lavender essential oil and stir for a couple of minutes.
  • Afterwards, spread this mask all over your face & neck. All it on for next fifteen minutes and let this mask dry up. At last, wash off using tepid water.

To read more our informative articles, you can go to our Skin Care page. Have you ever tried using any homemade mud mask to remove acne? Share your thoughts by commenting below.

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