If you wake up in the morning and find that the T-zone of your face is very oily then you get the indication that you are owner of oily skin. When the sebaceous glands produce more oil than needed, the skin becomes oily and the pores get enlarged. People with oily skin suffers from acne and blackhead problems. In fact, oily skin requires more cleansing than any other type of skin. Oil tends to pick up dirt and grime which clogs the pores and produce blackheads.
Wash your face several times in a day with water. If you neglect, you may be victimized by skin problems like pimples, blackheads and open pores. Here are some remedies which may tackle the problem of excess oil .
Oily Skin Care
Strawberry Face Mask
An excellent nourishment for oily skin. It absorbs excess oil and still supple your skin. Take a handful of strawberries.Chop and put them in a blender. Blend them properly and add juice of one lime and 2 tablespoon yogurt. Mix well. Refrigerate this mixture for about 30 minutes. Apply it all over the face, forehead and neck(avoiding eyes). When it begins to cake, apply some more. Let it stand for 15 minutes. Rinse with water.
Potato and Fuller’s earth(multani mitti) Mask
This mask is especially good for oily skin. Grate a potato and extract one tablespoon juice. Mix one tablespoon fuller’s earth to it. Apply it all over the face and let it dry. Then, wash off. Potato makes the skin blemish free and fuller’s earth absorbs all the dirt and grease from the skin.
Chickpea powder and Milk Facial mask
Take two tablespoon of gram four(also known as chickpea powder) and add one teaspoon of turmeric powder. Add enough milk to make a smooth paste. Apply it on the face, forehead and neck. Let it remain for 15 minutes and wash with cold water. THis is a very popular remedy to get rid of excess oil. Gram flour absorbs excess oil and milk nourishes the skin.
Lemon Jelly Mask
Take a packet of lemon jelly and add to it a cup of boiling water. Stir and mix well. Add to this the juice of one lemon. Mix well . Pour in a container and set in the refrigerator. Just before using steam your face to open the pores. Apply chilled jelly all over the face. Let it stand for 15 minutes. Wash off. This is an excellent cure for oily skin as lemon absorbs the excess oil from the skin.
Strawberries and rosewater Mask
Mash up some strawberries and apply them all over the face. Let it stand for 10 minutes and then wash off with rose water. Vitamin C present in strawberries cleans the skin and leaves it sparkling.