5 Best face masks for oily skin!

If you are reading this, then you have an oily skin and want to get rid of it definitely.
Oily skin is the result of excess oil secretion and it’s accumulation on the outer layer of the skin which leads to whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and many other skin woes.It surely is a pain to deal. People with oily skin have large pores and have shiny skin. Oily skin is difficult to manage with the outbreak of acne along with the blackheads causing stress.

And guess what? You do not need to buy expensive products which promise you of so many things but have little to comfort your skin woes. You could use these simple home remedies which are easily available and are very effective.

Here are top 5 home remedies for oily skin.

  1.  Fuller’s Earth(multani mitti)
    This probably is the best face mask for oily skin.It acts as a natural cleanser and is very effective in curing acne breakout. It basically soaks the excess oil present in the skin.
    In a bowl mix 2tbsp fuller’s  earth,1tbsp rosewater and a few drops of lemon. Mix these well and apply it on your face for 15minutes and then wash it off. Apply a good oil-free moisturiser to prevent over dryness.
    2. Tomato juice:
    Simply cut a piece of tomato and rub it on your face and let it sit for 15minutes and then wash it off. Do this thrice a week to make your skin healthy, even toned and flawless. Tomato juice is known to diminish the blemishes.Tomato juice has natural astringent that is best for oily skin.


    3. Lemon:
    Lemon does irritate the skin, but at the same time it is very suitable to prevent oily skin problems. Like tomato and papaya, lemon is also rich in vitamin C. The best part of using lemon on your face is its bleaching effect.
    Lemon can be added to face masks prepared at home to deal with all the troubles of greasy and shiny skin, including acne, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads. Your skin will feel clearer, fresh and clean of all the dirt and impurities after using it.
    You can apply fresh lemon juice diluted in water on your skin to clean and reduce oiliness. If your body is oily like your face, then you should add half a lemon to the bathtub to get rid of excessive oil.

    4. Orange peel face mask:
    For this face mask take some orange peels and let it dry in shade. When they have dried grind them into powder form. You can store this for a long time. Now take 1tbsp of this powder and mix it with rosewater or yogurt.Apply this on your face to get a radiant skin. This mask helps to clean the clogged pores which is the main problem of people with oily skin. This too like tomato has natural astringent which removes extra oil from the skin.
    5. Random Tips
    1. If you have sensitive skin dilute the lemon juice and orange juice
    with water.
    2. Wash your face at least 3 times a day.
    3. Cleanse your face thoroughly  with facial cleansers and use a toner after that. If you are out of toner you could simply apply rosewater.
    4. Always pat your face dry do not rub it.
    5. Rub an ice cube all over the face for an instant glow.


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