Having oily skin is very frustrating. It is almost like a daily struggle that you have to deal with, right from the time you wake up until you fall asleep. We bet you have come across plenty of people who had different suggestions or comments to pass about your shiny, oily skin like your friends often mock about your tendency to carry blotting sheets and wet wipes everywhere you go. We totally understand your urge to wash your face almost every hour, especially during the summers. But there’s only so much you can do to treat the oily skin. However, if you can’t change your skin type and are going to have to live with it forever, why not embrace it and instead use some natural remedies that combat the oiliness.
Tomato salad is great for your body, but not many are aware of its benefits for the skin. They should be your best friend especially if you have oily skin. All you need to do is apply half a tomato on your face, leave it on for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off with cold water. Tomatoes contain a good amount of antioxidants that help keep the skin remain fresh and glowing.
Oatmeal helps calm inflamed skin and absorbs excess oil. It is also a great exfoliator.
Lemons are a blessing for everyone with oily skin. Along with tightening pores, the acid in lemon and other citrus fruits also helps in the absorption of oil. Everyuth’s Lemon Face Wash is a great natural way to combat oily or combination skin in just 5 minutes. The lemon extracts deep cleanse your face to remove dirt and oil without leaving your face dry and stretchy. Make the oil clear lemon face wash a regular part of your skincare routine for a naturally glowing skin.
Ground almonds not only work wonders to exfoliate your skin but also helps sop up excess oil. You can make an almond face mask by combining ground almonds with honey and water to make a thick paste. Apply this mask on your face for 10-15 minutes, and get ready for oil-free skin.
5) Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is known for soothing many skin conditions. Evidence also shows that the medicinal plant helps treat flaky skin caused by oily patches. Apply a thin layer before bedtime and leave it on till the next day. You can also make a concoction of aloe vera and cucumber for reducing the oiliness on the skin. Grate the cucumber and extract its juice. Add two tablespoons of aloe vera gel, mix them well, and apply on your face. Apply this mask daily.
Most importantly, remember to stay happy and avoid stressing too much as it eventually reflects on your face. And don’t forget to pamper your skin every day.