Do you notice an excess of oil being accumulated on your face every morning when you wake up? It is because of the sebaceous glands that produce excess sebum that results in excess oil being accumulated on the skin. Oily skin can result in different problems like black heads, white heads, pimples and other skin irritation. It is very difficult to manage an oily skin and it becomes very painful to see pimples on your face just for no good reason.
Oily skin can be caused because of a large number of factors that include diet, genetic problem, hormonal change and stress. It becomes quite tedious to keep cleaning the oil from your skin every day.
Here Are 5 Home Remedies For An Oily Skin:
Lemon juice is a rich source of citric acid that helps in removing the excess oil from your skin. Moreover the antiseptic properties of lemon helps in restoring down the skin’s PH to lighten down the skin decolouration. Mix one tea spoon of fresh lemon juice with two tea spoons of water. Mix well and apply the mixture on your skin using a cotton plug. Leave the mixture for 10 minutes then rinse off using cold water.
The malic acid content of apple does the job of removing the oil along and imparts a soothing effect to your skin. It is a very effective home remedy for the oily skin. All you need is a half apple, grate it and place the shreds on your skin. Keep it there for about 10-15 minutes and then wash off using a cold splash of water, you will notice a considerable reduction in the accumulated oil.
Yogurt is a rich source of lactic acid that is known to exfoliate the skin by absorbing the excess oil from the skin. Apply some yogurt on your face directly using the circular motion, leave the yogurt on your face for about 10 minutes and wash it off using cold water.
Egg white is a rich source of vitamin A that dries out the excess oil from the skin and at the same time helps in toning and tightening of the skin. Whip one egg and add about 1 tea spoon of lemon juice to it. Spread the mixture on you face and leave it there for 15 minutes. Rinse off using warm water.
The alpha hydroxy acid of milk exfoliates the oily skin making it soft and supple. Milk also helps in maintaining a proper skim PH. You can make a mixture of milk by adding 2-3 drops of lavender oil to it. Apply the mixture gently on your skin using a cotton plug. Leave the mixture on your skin for the whole night and wash off in the morning using cold water.