People with oily skin have to encounter acne, zits, dark and dull skin apart from greasiness on skin on a regular basis. These recurrent problems not only cost them a fortune for treatment but also snatch them off their self confidence. Thankfully, nature has abundant solutions to varied oily skin problems and fruits are one among them. Fruits are excellent ways to remove extra oil, grease and dust particles from your skin without troubling its natural moisture level.
Here Are Some Amazing Fruit Face Packs And Scrubs For Oily Skin
Strawberry Face Pack
Mash five strawberries and add lime juice to it, mix till the ingredients turn into smooth paste. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it on for half an hour. Wash off with regular water. Strawberries contain salicylic acid that exfoliates dead skin cells and naturally cleanses the skin. It shrinks the skin pores thereby preventing further acne breakouts. It also has antioxidant properties that fight aging signs. On the other hand, lime juice would prevent skin inflammation and kill the bacteria responsible for acne breakouts.
Banana And Oats Scrub
Bananas are rich in zinc and lectin that fight microorganisms that cause acne. Bananas also remove excess sebum from skin. Besides, potassium and vitamin A fade out acne blemishes and spots and vitamins E and C with antioxidants give you clear and smooth skin. Also, oats absorb extra oil from skin. Mash a ripe banana, add 2 tablespoon of oatmeal and one tablespoon milk, mix together the ingredients and turn into thick paste. Apply the paste on face, massage your face with it in circular motions and then wash off.
Lemon And Milk Face Pack
Lemon juice has excellent exfoliating and astringent properties that eliminate excess oil as well as dead cells. It also shrinks pores to prevent acne and thus make the skin look younger. Milk also removes excess sebum, oil particles and dust particles from skin as it is a great natural cleanser. Mix milk and lemon juice in a bowl in 3:1 ratio. Add to it a little turmeric powder and turn it into a smooth paste. Let it remain on your face for half an hour and then wash off with regular water.
Kiwi has excellent astringent properties that keep excess oil secretion and other impurities away from the skin. Kiwi also has vitamin C and B for fighting wrinkles and stimulating collagen production. Peel off the skin from fresh kiwifruit and mash the pulp, add some sugar and sunflower oil to the mix and massage your face with this scrub in circular motions. This would get rid of excess oil from the skin.
Orange Peel And Yogurt Face Pack
Rich in vitamin C, orange peels make for great acne remedies. It reduces excess oil secretion from sebaceous glands and fades out blemishes caused by acne. It also fights dead cells, shrinks skin pores and sun tans apart from enhancing overall skin texture. Yogurt contains lactic acid, vitamin B and zinc that kill bacteria, cleanse the skin and restore skin’s pH level. Peel a fresh orange, powder the peel, take two tablespoons of it and add to it equal amount of yogurt. Mix the ingredients into a smooth paste and apply on the face. Wash off with lukewarm water.
Watermelon, Cucumber And Yogurt Pack
Watermelon reduces acne blemishes, promotes clear skin and yogurt tightens the skin pores (thanks to vitamin A in it) so that sebaceous glands cannot produce excessive oil. Extract the juice of a fresh watermelon slice, take two tablespoons of it and add to it equal amount of cucumber juice. Add to the mix one teaspoonful of yogurt. Apply the mixture on your face and let it stay for 15 minutes. Wash off with water and see incredible results.
Cucumber And Lime Face Pack
Cucumber naturally lightens the skin tone, cures sunburns and soothes the skin. Lime juice removes excess oil from the skin and prevents all problems of oily skin. Extract juice from a fresh cucumber, take a tablespoon of it and add to it one teaspoon of fresh lime juice. You can also add pinch of powdered turmeric to the mix. Apply this face pack on face as well as neck. Let it stay for 15 minutes and then wash off with regular water.