DIY 2-Ingredient Probiotic Face Mask

by | Updated: September 14th, 2018 | Read time: 1 minute

Adding probiotics to your diet – by eating probiotic-rich foods such as yogurt, kefir, kimchi and sauerkraut or taking a probiotics supplement – is a great way to maintain healthy bacteria balance in your body. But have you ever considered applying probiotics topically? This homemade face mask, made with just two simple ingredients (including probiotics!), helps nourish your skin with friendly flora while soothing with coconut cream.

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2 probiotic capsules, 15 billion CFU (or 1 probiotic capsule with 30 billion CFU)
1/2 cup coconut cream
(Optional, for acne or oiliness: 1/4 cup lemon juice)


  1. In bowl, place coconut cream.
  2. Twist open capsule and sprinkle in contents. Stir to combine.
  3. Cover mixture and let sit for at least 15 minutes at room temperature.
  4. Apply mask onto a clean, freshly washed face and let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing off. Repeat for two or three days before bedtime.