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8 Most Effective Homemade Fruit Scrubs For Oily Skin

By: Somya Ojha

Oily skin has pretty clear giveaway signs: acne breakouts, greasiness, enlarged pores, blackheads. Dealing with all these unsightly and unpleasant skin issues can be quite challenging.

If you're someone who has tried a plethora of store-bought skin care products and still has to deal with the trials and tribulations of this skin type, then we suggest you try natural remedies that are safer and affordable.

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The natural remedies that we're going to let you know about are made of fruits. Yep, you read that right. Fruits are enriched with essential vitamins and nutrients that can prove to be highly beneficial for this skin type.

There are numerous ways in which you can incorporate fruits like banana, strawberry, papaya, etc. in your skin care routine to reap maximum benefits. However, when you use these fruits to prepare homemade scrubs, then the effects can be highly positive and long-lasting.

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When these fruits are combined with other natural ingredients to prepare scrubs, they effectively absorb excess oil from the skin and also remove the impurities and toxins that clog the pores.

Today at Boldsky, we have compiled a list of oil-fighting fruit scrubs that can be easily prepared in the comfort of your home. Give these scrubs a try to witness the change yourself.


1. Pineapple Scrub

Cut a few slices of pineapple and mix it with 2 teaspoons of each, olive oil and parsley. Mix and gently scrub your skin with it using a scrub pad. Massage for about 3-4 minutes before washing off with lukewarm water.


2. Banana Scrub

In order to make this fruit scrub, mash a banana and mix it with raw milk and oatmeal. Mix the ingredients and slather the scrub on your skin. Gently massage your skin using a scrub pad before cleaning with face wash.


3. Orange Scrub

Take a tablespoon of orange juice and mix it with 1 teaspoon of each, granulated sugar and honey. Firstly, moisten your face with water, then apply this scrub onto your skin. Gently scrub for a couple of minutes before cleaning it off.


4. Strawberry Scrub

Crush 2 strawberries and mix it with 1 tablespoon of fresh yogurt. Use a scrub pad to gently massage this mix onto your skin. Wash off after a few minutes. Repeat this natural treatment twice a month for getting oil-free skin.


5. Papaya Scrub

Cut 2-3 pieces of a papaya and mix it with 1 teaspoon of each, tomato puree and lemon juice. Then use the prepared mix to scrub off the clogged pores and treat the greasiness of your skin. Try this natural treatment at least once a week for great results.


6. Grapes Scrub

Crush a handful of grapes and mix it with 1 teaspoon of each, gram flour and milk cream. Use a scrub pad to gently scrub off the oil from your skin along with the impurities and dirt settled in the pores. Follow up by washing with a facial cleanser.


7. Watermelon Scrub

You will need to crush 2-3 pieces of a watermelon and mix it with 1 teaspoon of each, sugar and honey. In the usual manner, use a scrub pad to apply it on your skin and massage for a while.


8. Mango Scrub

Chop 2-3 pieces of a ripe mango fruit and mix it with 1 teaspoon of fuller's earth and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Use a scrub pad to gently apply it on your skin and massage for a couple of minutes before cleaning with a facial cleanser.

Read more about: homemade, scrubs, fruit, oily skin
Story first published: Friday, March 17, 2017, 11:10 [IST]
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