Better ways of home remedies for oily skin

By : 18-Apr-2017
home remedies for oily skin

Skin is the vital and the largest organ of the human body. It discharges oils, toxins, and waste in the form of sweat. The sebaceous glands present in the skin is responsible for secreting oil medically known as sebum that clogs the pores while making the skin look buttery.

Though, Oily skin is not so bad because it comes with a lot of advantages. The Oily skin postpones the signs of ageing of the skin and formation of the premature wrinkles.

Oily skin condition may lead to the acne breakouts, whiteheads, blackheads, blemishes, and skin irritations.

This type of the skin attracts dust and foreign particles that get deposited on the surface of the skin. You can get rid of the oil and grit by scrubbing your skin with a homemade remedial pack that takes care of the oily skin. A series of natural homemade toners can also prevent the oil formation on the skin.

Let us categorically check the factors that trigger Oily skin

1. Heredity and Genetic problems

2. Excess secretion of sebum (natural oils)

3. Stress and Anxiety

4. Hormonal activity

5. Pregnancy and taking of oral contraceptives

Treatment of the oily skin becomes relatively easy by following the natural skin care tips that prevent Oily skin. Lemon juice extract, Apples, Tomatoes, Yogurt, Honey, and Cucumbers are highly beneficial for the oily skin. They are rich sources of vitamins A, vitamin E, mineral like Magnesium, and Potassium that act as a catalyst in treating the condition. These vegetables and fruits are often known as the exfoliating agents that are blessed with mild antiseptic, coolant, exfoliant and astringent properties. When applied on the skin, they exfoliate the dead skin tissues while absorbing the unwanted oil from the surface of the skin.

1. Vegetables and Fruit Mixed Face Mask for Oily Skin


Mashed fruit or vegetable of your choice-2 teaspoon

Yogurt-1 teaspoon

Lemon juice- half teaspoon

Method of preparation:

Combine all the natural ingredients into a soft paste.

Application and Massage

Apply the pack over the face and neck.

Allow it to stand for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Natural Herbal Toners for Oily Skin


Hazel powder- half teaspoon

Green tea, rose extracts, or apple cider vinegar- 2 teaspoon

Method of preparation

Combine the powdered hazel with green tea, rose extracts, or apple cider vinegar to make a liquidy spread.

Application and Massage

Soak a cotton compressor in the toner. Dab it on the face and neck while massaging it thoroughly into the skin. Let it work for 20 minutes and rinse the skin with warm water.

2. Face Pack for Oily Skin


Coarsely ground oats- half teaspoon

Hazelnut powder- half teaspoon

Aloe vera extract- 2 teaspoon

Method of preparation

Blend oatmeal, hazel, and Aloe vera gel to form a mush.

Application and Massage

Apply the pack over the face and neck.

Allow it to stand for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Alternative Ways for Preventing Oily Skin

Washing Your Face with Water

Water is the most convenient and the economical way of diminishing the traces of grease on the skin by almost 90%. Hence wash your face frequently in order to cut down the oil deposits on the skin.

Translucent Pressed Powder and Blotting Paper

Alternatively, use the blotting paper or even translucent face powder to minimise the oil formation on your face. 

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