Saturday, June 28, 2008

Home Remedies for Oily Skin

To maintain Oily Skin is very hard, if you don’t know how to keep it clean as oily skin attracts more dirt and pollution. It has more pores and thus more acne’s leading to pimples. Oily skin always has a sheen of oil due to which the dirt get attracted.

You should never wash your face frequently as even the natural moisture of the face will get washed off instead use a clean and wet napkin to pat the face to soak excess oil and dirt. Face should be washed only twice or thrice in a course of the day. If you know a few simple tips it becomes very easy to take care of the skin more effectively, here are a few tips which will help to minimize the glittering effect of the face due to excess oil.

Food for oily skin

Which foods to Avoid Food

Oily skin people should avoid foods with excess fats and fried foods in it as the skin will get more oily with the consumption of fats.

Which foods to Consume

Should have skimmed milk, skimmed curd, fruits and vegetables for that healthy glow. Nuts with high fats should be avoided.

Skincare for Oily Skin

To control the oil in the face : Honey-1tbsp, Orange Juice-1tbsp, Rose Water-1tbsp and Fuller’s Earth-1tbsp all these should be mixed together and applied to the face and neck for 20 minutes.

To fade the pimple marks : Cucumber juice-1tbsp, Honey-1tbsp and Lemon Juice-1tbsp all these should be mixed together and applied to the face and neck for 20 minutes.

For smooth and soft skin : Ripe Papaya pulp when applied to face and neck not only fades pimple marks but also makes the skin smooth with a healthy glow. 

Ripe Banana and lemon juice should be applied to face and neck for 20 minutes.

For Pores : Tomato juice and lemon juice in equal quantities should be applied to the face and neck for 20 minutes this helps to close the pores

Rubbing Ice Cubes also helps to close the pores

For tightening the Skin : 1 Egg White, lemon juice-1tbsp, and honey-1/2 tbsp can be applied to the face and neck for 15 minutes, don’t exceed beyond 15 minutes.


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  2. There are many products out there but most of them are not so helpful, I think in today's scenario we can only rely on home remedies. For oily skin I would say Aloe Vera gel works wondrously in reducing oily spots on the skin, it cleanses the skin from inside and controls the oil secreting glands. To use aloe very take a leaf and slice it to get the gel. Apply this aloe Vera gel 2-3 times daily. It will give you a smooth as well as rejuvenating effect.


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