This face mask soothes the skin whilst thorougly cleansing it, it also has anti-bacterial qualities.


  • One handful of rolled oats
    (helps soothes sensitive and irritated skin whilst moisturizing with amino acids)

  • Five to eight drops of Bergamot oil
    (known for its antidepressant, antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic, calmative, deodorant, therapeutic properties)

  • Boiled warm water
    (boiling water helps get rid of any unwanted bacteria and makes it easier to combine the ingredients)

  1. Grind the rolled oats in a mortar and pestle or a coffee grinder to achieve a finer powder.

  2. Slowly add warm boiled water (the warm water helps open your pores to cleanse your skin) and mix until you have a thick paste (the sort you can form peaks in when you take out your mixing utensil).

  3. Add 5-8 drops of Bergamot oil to the paste and mix in.

  4. Apply to face and wait 15 minutes. You should feel a soft cooling sensation as it sets.

  5. Wash with warm water.

Try it out and tell me what you think :)

Recipe by Drusilla Crowley ©