One of the most common skin issues faced by many people is oily skin. Oily skin can be very problematic. It can be prone to acne, pigmentation, tanning, blackheads, whiteheads and numerous other problems. Moreover, the excess secretion of oil from the pores leaves an excess shiny look on your face which makes you look unattractive and dull. Hence, it is very necessary to get rid of excess oil in order to maintain a healthy and attractive skin.
Although a large number of cosmetics and creams promise to take away the excess oil from your skin, we all know that they never truly live up to their promises. These creams are expensive and hard to avail for everyone. And not only this, they rarely do what they say. So why waste your money on something that doesn’t give fruitful results? Instead, let us see what nature has to offer us. The advantage of using natural remedies? They are inexpensive, easy to avail for everyone and have very little or no side effects at all. People all over the world prefer natural remedies these days to cosmetic creams because of their effectiveness and availability.
Today we give you some remedies right out of your kitchen shelf or your home. By using these remedies properly, you can get rid of excess oil from your skin and have a healthy and glowing skin.
Here are 5 home remedies to get rid of oily skin.
Cucumber Face Mask
Cucumber is soothing, cool and refreshing and makes your troubled skin feel pampered. It has ample amount of water that keeps your skin hydrated. It contains refreshing, cooling, soothing and astringent properties that takes good care of oily skin. It also visibly reduces the stubborn dark spots and reduces wrinkles by tightening the skin. What you have to do is peel the skin of one cucumber and cut into pieces. Crush it and blend it into a smooth paste. To this paste, add a few drops of freshly extracted lemon juice and mix well. Apply this formulation on your face and wash it off with ice cold water after 15 minutes.
Yogurt Face Mask
Yogurt is pretty well known for its skin remedial properties. It contains some important and beneficial nutrients like vitamin B2, B5, and B12, zinc, lactic acid, calcium etc. This turns it to a really effective home remedy for treating oily skin. It helps you to exercise control over excess oil secretion which in turn triggers removing of acne and pimples on the oily skin.
Take half a cup of yogurt and apply it evenly all over your face. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes. After this, wash off your face with lukewarm water. Using this remedy once or twice every week will help you control excess oil secretion from the skin pores.
Fuller’s Earth Mask
Fuller’s Earth is one of the most popular home remedies when it comes to oily skin. A mask made out of Fuller’s earth removes the excess oil from the oily skin. Add 3-4 tsp of rosewater to 1 tablespoon fuller’s earth powder and mix it well to make a paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck also. Leave it for 12-18 minutes and let it dry before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. It removes the excess oil and provides you with oil-free, healthy and refreshing skin. This remedy can be done twice a week.
Almond And Honey Scrub
Almonds are rich in vitamin E and have many healthy nutrients. It is also very beneficial and works well for oily skin. Grind 3-4 almonds. Do not grind them fully but leave small grains and mix 2-3 tablespoons of honey with the paste to develop a mild scrub. Apply this scrub all over your face and neck area. After about 10 minutes, gently massage your skin with this scrub applied on the face. Then wash it off with water. It will remove excess oil from your skin and provide it with a refreshing look.
Orange Peel And Raw Milk Face Mask
Being extremely rich in of vitamin C, orange is very useful in eliminating the greasy oiliness from the skin. It also prevents early aging as well as improves the quality of the skin. Take some powdered orange peel and some drops of raw milk to make a fine paste. Apply this formulation your face and neck area. Allow it to dry. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Apart from these remedies, we also suggest that you use Jovees Tea Tree Oil Control Face Wash. Tea Tree Oil Control face wash contains precious herbs and botanical extracts developed exclusively for oily and sensitive skin. It deep cleanses skin, removes excessive oil and also helps to control acne and pimples.
Method of Use:
Moisten your face. Squeeze out a small amount of the face wash on your palm. Massage gently on the face and neck. Rinse well and pat dry. Preferably follow it up with Jovees Aloe Vera Moisturising Lotion.