Summer season is already on it’s peak, which is an alarming call for people with oily skin. Oily skin tone requires maximum care as greasy layer on skin attracts dirt very easily. Oily skin releases extra natural oil on face,forehead, nose and chin. Oily skin can cause many skin problems like acne,acne breakouts causing more spots and blackheads.
We often book an appointment with some branded saloons for an oil free facial or face cleansing to narrow the skin pores. While you get your face treatment done generally you choose to close your eyes as you relax yourself in an aroma scented room and you hardly even get to know what brand products they are using and are they really of the same quality as discussed with you prior your booking or not, finally you end up paying them good amount of money also.
Moreover even if you have the courage to bear the expenses, would you really be comfortable in paying them the same amount every 15 days till the summer lasts as oil on face doesn’t stops after single sitting you need to be their regular customer to stabilize the production of natural oil, called sebum to keep your skin healthy and oil free. Well, it will actually
not be a wise decision when you can do the same at home naturally.
Here Are Some Home-based Masks For Oil Free Skin:
Inexpensive cleanser easily available in market, best for oily skin. Ripe one banana, add 1 spoon of honey to it and squeeze some lemon or orange juice to it. You can blend them together to form a soothing paste. Apply this mask on your face for 15-20 minutes and then clean with a soft wet towel. You can also wash your face with cold water and pat it dry with a face tissue paper so that it will absorb the extra oil. Apply this remedy once a week and repeat the same for few week’s to get good results.
Also known as multani mitti, an effective cleanser for oily skin as it soaks all the extra oil and dirt from skin. A natural remedy that works wonder for acnes and pimples. Clay mask also helps to remove face impurities and dead skin cells. Mix 2 spoons of clay powder with some rose water and make a paste, apply the mask on your face and let it dry
completely. Wash your face with cold water and pat it dry with face tissue paper. You can apply this mask thrice a week for good results.
Gram Flour with Turmeric
Easily available in your kitchen, very effective in cleaning oily skin. Mix 2 spoons of gram flour with some turmeric powder and squeeze some lemon juice to form a smooth paste. Apply this mask on face for about 20 minutes and then take few drops of water in your palm and scrub it gently over your face to remove the dead cells and wash it off with cold water. Apply this mask twice a week for good results.
Orange fruit is citric in nature and it’s peel acts as a natural cleanser for greasy and oily face. Dry the peel in sunlight and grind it nicely to form an orange powder. Mix the powder with rose water which has astringent properties in it and form a paste. Apply the same over your face and let it dry. Wash it off with cold water. Apply once a week for good results, repeat the remedy for almost 5-6 weeks.
Citric Fruits Mask
Citric fruits like tomatoes,grapes,orange,lemon and papaya they all are very rich source of vitamin C that contains natural astringent oil hence are the best cure for oily skin problems. Blend these fruits nicely to form a paste and apply all over your face. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. Natural properties present in these fruits help to tighten the skin pores leaving your skin oil free. Apply once a week for good results.
Cucumber is well known for its cooling effect for eyes and face. Blend half a cucumber with 2 spoons of lemon juice and 1 spoon of mint(optional). Keep the mixture in a bowl in freezer for about 15 minutes and apply it over your face protecting the eyes as mint is a very strong ingredient. Let it sit for 20 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
Apply once a week for better results.
Apple With Honey Mask
Peel off an apple removing seeds and blend it nicely with 2 spoons of honey to form a paste. Apply the mask on face and let it settle for 15 minutes, wash it off with cold water. Apply the mask twice a week, for good results.
Try any of these inexpensive homemade masks to keep your skin healthy and oil free, however just be a little cautious that many people have oily areas only on forehead, nose and chin and they fall under mixed combination skin type such people should only apply these masks on their T-zone area which is affected as applying them on dry areas like cheeks can cause over dryness to your skin. Apply these natural masks to get a glowing and oil free skin!