DIY Honey Face Mask for Any Skin Problem – 10 Best Recipes

Whatever your skin type is, there’s a DIY honey face mask perfect for it. These masks can help you get clear skin, even complexion, youthful glow and dewy appearance. You can find down below 10 best DIY honey face mask recipes, plus a bonus recipe for all-natural Anti-Wrinkle Honey Face Cream!

If you’re wondering whether a DIY honey face mask would be a good choice for your skin, the short answer would be – yes! This golden, thick, sticky superfood has many benefits for your health, but also for your skin when applied topically.

Honey is one of the most often used ingredients for DIY face masks, scrubs and moisturizers. Even skincare experts, who frown upon most homemade beauty products, agree that honey is one of the best skincare ingredients that can give you flawless, beautiful, healthy skin you dream of.

Benefits of Honey for Your Skin:

  • Honey is a natural humectant. It attracts water molecules to your skin and that way keeps it well-hydrated.
  • It moisturizes the skin without making it oily.
  • Its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties make it perfect for treating acne.
  • Honey has a soothing effect on the skin. DIY honey face masks calm irritations and enhance the skin’s healing process.
  • Its healing properties help in fading acne scars.
  • Honey purifies the skin and cleanses the pores. It noticeably reduces their appearance and fights other skin imperfections as well.
  • Honey is full of antioxidants. It protects your skin against free radicals, slows down the aging process and prevents wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Honey is suitable for all skin types.
  • Regularly applying a DIY honey face mask can give you bright, dewy, spotless skin, plump and supple and perfectly balanced.

Ready to try out this amazing natural skin booster? Here are the 10 best DIY honey face mask recipes. Choose the one you think will suit you the most and pamper your skin with it 2 – 3 times a week.

10 Best DIY Honey Face Mask Recipes:

A glass filled with honey and a sliced lemon

1. DIY Honey Face Mask for Dry Skin


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  • 1 ½ teaspoon mashed avocado
  • ½ teaspoon yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Mix mashed avocado and yogurt. Add honey and mix everything well. Apply the mask to a clean face and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse off well and apply a moisturizer suitable for dry skin.

2. DIY Honey Face Mask for Oily Skin


  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 ½ teaspoon kaolin clay
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Mix all the ingredients in a small ceramic or glass bowl. Apply to a clean face, preferably after a gentle scrub. Leave the mask on for 10 – 15 minutes. Wash off using a gentle cleanser and apply a lightweight moisturizer.

3. DIY Honey Face Mask for Acne Prone Skin


Mix the honey and tea tree oil until the honey softens a bit. Add the rice flour and matcha powder and mix everything well. Apply the mask 1 – 2 times a week. Leave it on your face for 15 – 20 minutes, then rinse off.

4. DIY Honey Face Mask for Acne Scars


Mix both the ingredients well together. Apply the mask to a clean face. Rinse it off after 15 – 20 minutes. Use this mask at least once a week.

5. DIY Honey Face Mask for Combination Skin


  • 2 teaspoons mashed banana
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • a couple of drops lavender essential oil

All these ingredients are amazing for combination skin. They moisturize the skin without making it oily. All you have to do is mix them up and apply the mask 2 – 3 times a week. Follow with your favorite moisturizer.

6. DIY Honey Face Mask for Sensitive Skin


Stir the aloe vera gel and honey together until you get a completely smooth paste. Apply to your face as thick layer of the mask as you can. Leave it on for 15 – 20 minutes, then rinse off with lukewarm water. Apply a moisturizer suitable for sensitive skin.

7. Anti-Aging DIY Honey Face Mask


  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon sweet almond oil
  • 5 drops of rosehip seed oil

This super nourishing mask can erase fine lines from your face and make your skin soft, smooth and glowing. Just mix all the ingredients and apply the mask at least twice a week for the best results. Once you remove it, apply an anti-aging face cream.

8. DIY Honey Face Mask for Eczema


  • 2 teaspoons manuka honey
  • 1 teaspoon shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg powder
  • ½ teaspoon vitamin E oil

Warm up the shea butter a little bit; don’t melt it, it just needs to soften a little so that you can easily mix it with the other ingredients. Add the manuka honey and mix well. Then add the nutmeg powder and vitamin E oil and mix everything well together. Apply a thick layer of the mask to a clean face. Leave it on for about 30 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.

9. DIY Honey Face Mask for Irritated Skin


  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 ½ teaspoon finely ground oats

Oats are a great option for soothing irritated skin. All you have to do is mix the ground oats and honey until you get a thick, smooth paste. Apply to a clean face, especially to the affected areas. Leave the mask on for around 20 minutes, then rinse off, pat dry your skin and apply your favorite moisturizer.

10. Instant Glow DIY Honey Face Mask


This is an exfoliating and super hydrating mask that instantly refreshes your face and makes your skin supple and glowing. Blend a piece of pineapple. Take around a teaspoon for the mask; the rest you can freeze in an ice cube tray. Mix the pineapple and honey. Add just enough powdered milk to get a thick, smooth paste. Apply the mask and leave it on for 5 – 10 minutes. Rinse off well.

Two small jars of honey

Bonus Recipe – All-Natural Anti-Wrinkle Honey Face Cream

What a better way to follow a DIY honey face mask than with a completely organic homemade face cream! This amazing natural moisturizer will especially suit women who have to start thinking about aging signs prevention, but you can use it no matter your skin type or age to get soft, smooth, supple and well-moisturized skin.


  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons beeswax
  • 2 tablespoons rose water
  • 2 tablespoons shea butter
  • 4 teaspoons wheat germ oil
  • 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil
  • 4 – 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 4 – 5 drops vitamin E oil

How to make Anti-Wrinkle Honey Face Cream:

Melt the beeswax in a double boiler. Add the shea butter and stir occasionally until it melts down. When the shea butter and beeswax are fully melted and well combined, add the wheat germ oil and sweet almond oil and mix them in. Add the rose water and the honey, stir well and remove from the heat.

When the mixture cools down a bit and starts to thicken, add the essential oils and whip the mixture with a whisk until you get the consistency that you like. Transfer your anti-aging honey face cream to a clean, dry glass container and use it every night, about 2 hours before going to sleep.

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