Top 5 Homemade Facial Packs for Oily Skin
Everyone wants to look beautiful and understandably so, as our face is one of the most highlighted features of our body. The face is also exposed to all kinds of harsh temperatures and climates. Whatever skin type we have, whether oily or dry, we can still prevent blemishes and make it beautiful and fresh all day long, providing that we take proper care of our skin on an every-day basis. This way, like any other normal skin types, you can enjoy wearing makeup without worry and can be your most attractive self!
Advantages of Homemade Facial Packs
There are innumerable facial packs available in the market, but homemade facial packs have added advantages apart from increasing blood circulation and skin tautening.
Most of them are easily available
Being made of natural products like vegetables and fruits (like tomato, cucumber, carrot, banana, avocado, etc), they are naturally free of chemicals. Dark green vegetables like spinach are rich in antioxidants and are helpful in controlling blackheads, pimples, and skin inflammation.
They are pocket friendly
Homemade facial packs do not cost too much as they are made at home.
Effective in treating oily skin blemishes
If used daily, they can control over-secretion of oil from our oil glands and thereby keep our skin fresh. They are equally effective in treating pimple and acne breakouts and removing dirt and dead skin from the oily skin pores.
Top 5 Homemade Facial Packs for Oily Skin:
The top 5 homemade facial packs for oily skin are listed below which can be prepared easily at home as they are also easily available. Here are some simple facial pack recipes to get you started.
Pack of tomato puree
Make a puree of fresh tomatoes and apply it on your skin till it dries, for a glowing and fresh skin surface. It helps cool your skin and it contains Vitamin C which is responsible for making dull skin look brighter and also for treating acne which arises more frequently due to oily skin.
Cucumber facial pack
Mix 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice with 1 tablespoon of mint juice along with half a teaspoon of peppermint extract (optional, to give you a fresh feeling). Apply the paste on your face and leave until it dries before washing it off with water. Cucumber has anti-wrinkle properties, so it is an anti-aging agent. It also hydrates and nourishes the skin and controls the oil balance.
Pack of honey, lemon, and yogurt
In a bowl, take 1 ½ teaspoons of honey, squeeze juice from ½ a lemon, and a teaspoon of plain yogurt. Mix it all thoroughly and apply it on your face. This pack reduces secretion of oil from your skin and makes your face look bright!
Pack of honey, egg yolk, and dried milk powder
Take half a teaspoon of honey, add yolk of an egg (without egg white) in it and finally add 1 tablespoon of dried powdered milk. Whip the mixture thoroughly and apply it on your face, leave it for sometime before washing it off with water. Egg yolk nourishes the skin while honey has anti-bacterial properties which can treat wounds related to oily skin.
Paste of neem leaves and calamine powder
Make a paste of neem leaves and add a spoonful of calamine powder to it. This pack is also helpful in controlling acne and pimples which arise due to oily skin.
Change in Food Habits
Along with applying homemade facial packs, the most important thing that you can do to achieve a less oily skin is to change your diets.
Cut on oily foods and fast foods
Add a lot of fresh vegetables, fruits and homemade foods to your diet instead of fast foods. Fresh fruits and vegetables are helpful in strengthening your immune system and give you much needed nutrients and antioxidants. Antioxidants remove free radicals from the body and also contain anti-aging properties.
Drink adequate water
Experts recommend that drinking at least 8 glasses of water every day. This will not only keep your skin moist and supple, but will also help your body to release toxins and other harmful chemicals.
With the help of the before mentioned homemade remedies, you can now make your face glow as it should, and face the world with your head held high!