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Best Ayurvedic Tips To Treat Oily Skin

By Rima Chowdhury

When it comes to oily skin, it can be a bliss as well as a curse at the same time when dealing with it. Oily skin keeps your skin hydrated all the time, but on the same hand, it adds to unwanted shine and gloss on the face. There are certain Ayurvedic tips, with the help of which you could reduce the oiliness on face.

People with oily skin often find it difficult to apply makeup on the skin, as it gets washed away soon. People who have dry or normal skin may also experience excess oil on the face, as it may be due to excessive heat around.

Using Ayurvedic remedies helps to pamper your skin and also keep it healthy. These Ayurvedic tips have been used in India for more than 100 of years and hence you don't need to worry about the side effects.

Well, because summer is here, we've brought some of the best Ayurvedic tips to treat oily skin. Make sure you use them on a regular basis to prevent oil buildup on the face.

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1. Yogurt And Turmeric Face Mask

Yogurt is a natural skin-whitening ingredient which helps to bleach the skin and also prevent accumulation of oil on the face.

Regular application of yogurt and turmeric mask can help to treat the oily T-zone area and also keep your skin hydrated.

Take half cup of unsweetened yogurt.

Now add one spoon of lemon, one spoon of honey and one spoon of turmeric to it. Mix all the ingredients together and apply this on your face. Wash off with water.

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2. Papaya Juice

Applying papaya juice is an all-time remedy that can help to treat excessive oil on the skin. It helps to clear the pores and also cleanses your skin deeply.

According to Ayurveda, using papaya not only cleanses the oil from the face but also exfoliates your skin deeply. Take some papaya and extract its juice.

Apply this on your face and wash off with water. Another remedy is to massage your face with papaya and clean the face thoroughly with water.

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3. Tulsi Face Mask

Tulsi is not only good for oily skin, but it helps to treat all kinds of acne and blemishes on the skin.

Due to antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties found in tulsi, it can help to keep your skin safe and healthy. Take some tulsi leaves and wash them in water.

Now blend them to make a paste. Add a pinch of turmeric and 1 spoon of lemon juice to it. Mix all the ingredients together and apply this face mask and wash off after a while.

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4. Neem

Neem proves to be extremely beneficial when it comes to treating oily skin. You can make your own neem face mask at home to treat oily skin.

Take some neem leaves and grind them to make a paste. Add one spoon of turmeric, one spoon of lemon and mix together.

Apply this Ayurvedic face mask evenly and wait for 30 minutes. Wash off with water. This neem face pack is not only good for oily skin but it also treats acne on the face effectively.

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5. Multani Mitti

Using Multani mitti is one among the easy ways as per Ayurveda that can help to soak the excessive oil from the face.

It works best on oily skin and also keeps your skin hydrated for a long period of time. Take some Multani mitti and add some lemon juice to it.

Apply this face mask and wash off with water. Using this Multani mitti face mask helps to give you glowing and healthy skin. Of course, it treats oiliness on skin effectively.

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6. Orange

Due to Vitamin C and minerals found in orange, it can help to treat the excessive oil on the skin and also control the sebum production.

All you need to do is to take one orange and cut it in half. Now squeeze out the juice and massage your face with this. Wait for some time and wash off with water.

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7. Sandalwood Powder

Using sandalwood powder is another effective Ayurvedic remedy that helps to treat blemishes on the skin and also treats the excess oil accumulated on the face.

Take two spoons of sandalwood powder and add some cold raw milk. Mix both the ingredients together and make a thick paste. Spread this paste on your face, leave it for 20 minutes and wash off with water.

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8. Milk

Milk is one among the easy and effective remedies that can help to treat excessive oiliness on skin.

Due to soothing properties found in milk, it can help to get rid of the excessive oil on the skin and also keep your skin hydrated for a long period of time.

All you need to do is to take one cotton ball and soak it in milk. Massage your skin with this for some time and allow it to dry naturally. Wash off with water.

Story first published: Monday, April 10, 2017, 16:00 [IST]
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