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Fruit Face Packs To Treat Oily Skin

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Having an oily skin can bring many skin related problems like acne, pimples and a greasy skin. Fruits are considered to be healthy and thus it is important to include them in our daily diet. However, fruits also have skin benefits. There are many fruits that offer many skin benefits. Depending on your skin type, you can pick up fruits that can fight different skin problems. For example, oily skin can be triggered with fruits like bananas, lemon, orange, strawberries and kiwi.

These fruit face packs are easy to prepare and effective for treating oily skin. Want to try some natural and homemade fruit face packs to treat oily skin? Here are 4 fruit face packs that can help you overcome the greasy oily skin naturally.

Fruit Face Packs To Treat Oily Skin

Fruit face packs for oily skin:

Bananas: Bananas, preferably ripe ones are effective for oily skin. Mash a ripe banana, add few drops of honey and lemon juice. Apply this fruit face mask on your face and neck. Let it dry. Rinse with warm water to get fresh, acne-free skin. You can also add few drops of orange or any other citrus fruit juice. Citrus fruits has acids that cut-down oil from the sebaceous glands.

Strawberries: Berries like blueberries and strawberries are great fruits for treating oily skin. Mash some strawberries and mix them with lime juice. Apply this homemade fruit face pack on oily skin. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water. Apart from fighting oily skin, strawberries have anti-ageing properties that tighten the skin and prevents wrinkles.

Oranges: You can either use orange pulp, juice or the peels. Dry the peels and make a fine powder. You can store the orange peels powder and use as an ingredient for preparing face packs. Orange is rich in vitamin C. This vitamin fights ageing, improves texture of the skin, fights tanning and gives you a fairer skin. Oranges also reduce oil from the skin, reduces blemishes and dead skin cells. You can either massage your face with orange juice or add it for making face packs. If you are using dried peels, mix with lemon juice and honey to prepare a homemade fruit face pack and fight oily skin.

Lemon: Most of the face packs are prepared using lemon as the core ingredient. Lemon has citrus juices that cleanses the skin, removes dead skin cells, whitens the skin and reduces oil secretion. Mix lemon juice and honey together. Apply this homemade fruit face pack to get rid of oily skin.

These are few homemade face packs that are prepared with fruits. Try them to get rid of oily skin naturally.

Read more about: face packs, skin care, ageing
Story first published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 11:58 [IST]
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