Oily skin needs a bit of extra care and throughout the year. It needs regular cleansing, moisturizing and toning so that the skin doesnt look dull and tired. There are many homemade facial packs for oily skin, which can be tried throughout the year. Made from natural materials and mainly fruits, home facials are the best way to nourish and pamper your skin. They are easy to prepare, are effective and affordable. Try any or all of these facial packs and feel the differemce.
How To Prepare Oily Skin Facial Packs At Home
Tomato Yogurt Facial
To prepare this pack you need three tablespoons of yogurt and one whole tomato juice, mixed well into a smooth thick consistency. You need to apply this on your face and leave for more than 20 minutes. Wash your face later. Tomato juice will lighten all scars while curd will reduce excess oil secretion which leads to dullness and acne.
Oily skin often leaves marks from scars and acne. To remove all such marks and to add a special glow to your face, you need to grate a potato and extract its juice. Add a teaspoon of honey to this juice and mix well. You can apply this juice on your face. Allow it to dry and then rinse it well. Potato juice will lighten and tighten your skin and help in fading acne marks. It will also help in reducing oil secretion.
Honey Lime Face Pack
This is one of the best facial packs for oily skin, for summer. It brings in glow, a bright look and controls excess oil skin. With regular application, you can get back to normal skin, if tanned due to sun exposure. To prepare this pack, you need to mix lemon juice and honey in equal quantity. Let it mix well and apply it on your face.
Fresh Banana Facial
Banana soothes oily skin, reduces extra oil secretion and adds a natural glow. You will need on ripe banana, a teaspoon of lemon and lemon juice. For this pack, you need to mash up the banana so that there are no additional lumps. Add some honey and mix well, till the honey is well incorporated. You can also blend banana and honey with lemon in a blender. You will get a thick consistency. Apply this mask, spread out evenly on your skin and let it remain for at least 10 minutes. You can then remove the mask using a wet washcloth. You will love the clean and glowing look.
Aloe Vera Gel Mask
Extract fresh aloe vera gel from the leaves. To this gel add a spoon of gram flour. Mix the two thoroughly so that you get a nice mixture with uneven consistency. You can apply this pack all over your face and wait for at least 30 minutes before you can wash it away. Aloe vera gel will help in soothing the skin and removing all blemishes and acne marks. It will also reduce the extra shiny effect from your skin.
Cool Cucumber Face Pack
To prepare this nutritious oily skin pack, you need one tablespoon cucumber juice mixed with a teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this on your skin and allow it to dry or alternatively, you can rinse it off with cold water. Cucumber juice will help in skin toning, will remove oil while lemon juice with its skin lightening properties will add a special glow to your skin.
Orange Peel Mask
Oily skin is characterized by a shiny look. Orange peel helps in managing such kind of oily and greasy skin, which often looks dull and exhausted. You will need peels from two oranges. Dry the peels in shade. Grind the peels into powder and set aside. Now, add a few drops of rose water or sour yogurt to this powder. You need to prepare a thick mask. Apply this orange peel mask all over your face in circular motion, so that its juice gets absorbed well into the skin. This mask will help in opening up and cleansing pores which will prevent oil and dirt clogging. The astringent properties of orange will help in removing excess oil from skin.
Papaya mask is most suitable for oily skin. It removes excess oil, exfoliates the skin and helps in giving a natural glow to your skin. It reduces skin discoloration, reduces wrinkles and returns your youthful skin. You need to puree a ripe papaya and apply it directly all over your face. You can also add a few drops of lemon juice which will remove additional oil from the face.