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Face Packs To Get Rid Of Oily Skin

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Oily skin is one of the toughest skins to maintain because it can be prone to many skin problems such as acne, pimples, zits, dark spots, white and black heads, etc. Some of the reasons for oily skin include genetics, stress, hormonal imbalance, medications, weather, use of certain cosmetics and improper skin care regimen. All these factors pave a way to the secretion of more sebum that can result in an oily skin.

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Oily skin looks dull and unattractive. Therefore, it requires special nourishment and proper care. It is necessary to pick the right kind of skin care routine to maintain oily skin. Oily and greasy skin easily catches dirt from the surroundings, hence this makes the skin look dull and lifeless.

Hence, a great way to treat oily skin is by using home-made face masks. Fruits are the best to treat our body and skin. In this article, we at Boldsky are sharing with you some of the best home-made fruit face packs that can effectively treat oily skin. Read on to know more about it.



Ripe bananas are effective in treating oily skin. Mash a ripe banana, add a tablespoon of honey and a few drops of lemon to it. Apply this fruit mask on to your face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. Follow this procedure once a week to get rid of oily skin and acne.



Strawberries are great in dealing with an oily skin. Mash few strawberries and add a few drops of lemon juice. Apply this face mask on to your skin and rinse after sometime with cold water. This fruit face pack not only helps you in getting rid of an oily skin, but also prevents wrinkles and other signs of ageing.



Oranges are rich in vitamin C. It eliminates the oiliness of the skin, fights ageing, improves the texture of the skin and gives a fair younger-looking skin. You can just apply orange juice on to your skin or can even mix it with other ingredients.



Since lemon is also known as a natural bleaching agent, almost all face packs contain it as a prime ingredient. The citrus property of lemon deeply cleanses skin and reduces oil secretion. It even eliminates dead skin cells.



Cucumber is one of the best face masks to treat oily skin. It prevents blemishes, reduces dark spots and provides a radiant-looking skin. Extract cucumber juice, add a few drops of lemon juice and a pinch of turmeric to it. Apply this mixture on to your skin. Rinse after sometime.


Multani Mitti

Multani mitti (Fuller's earth) is best suited for oily and acne-prone skin. Make a thin paste of multani mitti by adding rosewater and a pinch of turmeric. Apply this solution on to the skin. Leave it to dry and rinse.


Apple And Honey

This face pack treats oily skin naturally, in a short period of time. Add a tablespoon of honey to the pulp of an apple. Apply this solution on to the skin and rinse after sometime. Use this face pack once a week to get the desired results.

Story first published: Friday, November 20, 2015, 12:21 [IST]
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