Face Mask For Oily Skin Homemade

Oily skin is a problem for adults and mainly for women. It makes your face look tired and cause for unwanted skin conditions like acne, clogged pores and so on. In this article, we provide you with the best face mask for oily skin homemade.

What is oily skin?

Oily skin is caused by the excess sebum on our skin. An oily and waxy type substance is the sebum produced from the sebaceous glands of our body.  It covers and moisturizes the skin In order to protect skin.

How the sebum spreads over the skin - excess sebum causes oily skin
How the sebum spreads over the skin – excess sebum causes oily skin

Actually, sebum is made of waxes, sugars, fatty acids, and many other natural chemicals.  It is a complex mixture that coats the skin and helps water from evaporation (1).  Sebum also keeps our skin healthy.

The oily skin is the result of over a production of sebum from the sebaceous glands. Overproduction of sebum leads to clogged skin pores and acne. For your acne problems refer to acne face mask DIY.

Therefore regular skin care is important for those are affected by the oily skin with the right treatment.

Oily skin symptoms

The most affected area of our body by the excess sebum is the face.   The symptoms of oily skin are mainly: –

  • large and visible skin pores all over the face
  • the greasy and shiny appearance of the skin
  • Thick and rough looking skin
  • Blackheads and clogged skin pores
  • Pimples

Basic precautions and prevention of oily skin

  • Keep the skin clean all the time
  • Avoid using strong perfumes and color added skin cleaner
  • Soap is too alkaline to skin so avoid using frequently
  • clean your face three times a day
  • Use warm water to clean the face to clear the dirt. Then wash your face with cold water to close the open skin pores.

Here we will be discussing many homemade natural face masks to get rid of oily skin.  The natural ingredients are very effective on oily skin such as honey, yogurt, and aloe vera.  Because honey, yogurt and aloe vera has the ability to cure and close the skin pores and in stabilizing production sebum.

Face Mask For Oily Skin Homemade
Face Mask For Oily Skin Homemade

1. Oatmeal lemon juice and honey face mask homemade

Oatmeal is a good absorbent of water.  Once applied the oatmeal face mask absorbs oil, water dirt, bacteria, dead skin and all around it on your face as it dries up. This process is actually called skin exfoliation.  

Adding honey to the oatmeal face mask provides an antibiotic effect.  As you know honey is a natural antibiotic.

Make a mixture of lemon juice, honey, and oatmeal.  Apply the mixture over your face. Do take extra care not to touch on and around your eyes.

Let the face mask to dry on your face for about 15 minutes.   After that rinse your face with lukewarm water. Then bab your face with a clean dry cloth or face towel

This oily skin face mask is to make your skin clean, healthy and oil free.   Apply this homemade face mask once or twice a day.

2. Apples and honey face mask for oily skin homemade

Ingredients for the face mask are: –

  • 1 Apple
  • 3 tablespoons of honey

Peel the skin, cut the apple into slices and place it in a blender.  Now add honey and mix it well in the blender. Apply the mixture on your face and let it dry for about 15 minutes.  Rinse your face with lukewarm water and dry it with a dry and clean face towel.

3. A natural homemade face mask made of cucumber

A cucumber face mask is particularly good for pimples.  Cucumber is a great astringent and great for oily skin.  As well as cucumber face mask works well with acne skin.

Ingredients for the face mask are: –

  • Half cucumber
  • One egg white
  • One teaspoon of lemon juice
  • One teaspoon of mint

Put all the above ingredients in a blender and make a puree.  Put the puree in a refrigerator for about 10 minutes. Then apply the puree on your face and let it dry for 15 minutes.  Ensure that eyes and area around the eyes are kept out of the puree.

Rinse your face with lukewarm water and then with cold water. After that dab your face to dry with a clean and dry face towel.

4. Smoothing facial with banana for oily skin homemade

The richness of potassium, beta carotene, and Vitamin B substances make banana great for oily skin.  Potassium is useful for water retention and reducing dark circles.

Meanwhile, beta carotene helps in combating free radicals. It also keeps the skin healthy, soft and smooth.

Ingredients for the face mask are: –

  • One ripe banana
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • One tablespoon of lemon and orange juice

Peeled the ripe banana and crush it with a fork in a bowl. Now add honey and lemon orange juice to it.   Mix well to make a paste.

Apply the paste on your face.  Avoid areas around the eyes. Because lemon juice is sensitive on eyes. After application of mixture let the banana face mask to dry for 15 minutes.

Using lukewarm water wash the face to remove the face mask.  Finally, wash your face with cold water and dry with a clean and a dry face towel.

5. Strawberries and Yogurt homemade face mask for oily skin

Ingredients for the face mask are: –

  • About four ripe strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt

Yogurt and strawberries do exfoliate oily skin naturally. Put strawberries in a bowl and mash with a fork.  Then add the yogurt and mix well to make a smooth paste.

Apply the paste on your face avoiding the area around your eyes.  Let it dry for 15 minutes. Dab your face with lukewarm water to remove face mask off your face.  After that rinse your face with cold water and dry with a clean face towel.

6. Aloe Vera for oily skin homemade

Aloe Vera is a powerful and effective skin repairing herb.  It is rich with several minerals, enzymes, amino acids, and vitamins.

Application of Aloe Vera Gel on the face is very simple.   Just extract the Aloe Vera Gel and then apply with your fingers by massaging gently on your face.  Do it twice a day.

Summary

The suggested face masks work well with oily skin.  Try and choose the right homemade face mask for your oily skin that works for you better.  Apply the face masks only on clean skin.

Always do remember rinsing your face with cold water after the application of face mask. This makes sure to close the open skin pores on your face.

Also note the simple prevention methods mentioned above to avoid acne, clogged pores, pimples, etc, as a result of not taking care of your oily skin.

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