If you have an oily skin, then you might be knowing how difficult it is to manage it, isn't it? Also, you might be under the notion that applying moisturiser makes the skin even more oily and greasy. But applying moisturiser is necessary for the skin as it makes the skin hydrated even if it is prone to acne and pimples.
However, you cannot use any moisturiser available if you have an oily skin. For a greasy skin it is suitable to use gel-based moisturisers. And here we'll tell you how to make a homemade moisturiser for oily skin which is based on a key ingredient, that is, aloe vera. Aloe vera is known for its natural healing and hydrating properties.
Now let us see how to make homemade aloe vera moisturiser for oily skin.
1/3 cup aloe vera gel
½ tbsp argan oil
5-6 drops tea tree essential oil
5-6 drops rose essential oil
How to do
Take a fresh aloe vera leaf and cut it in order to scoop out the gel from it. Transfer this in a clean bowl. You can also use the ready-made aloe vera gel available in the market if you don't have fresh aloe vera leaf.
Add argan oil, rose essential oil and tea tree essential oil into the bowl and blend all the ingredients well. Mix it in such a way that you get a creamy gel finally. You can store this in a glass jar away from the sunlight and use it for 3-4 weeks.
Take some of this moisturiser and apply it on your skin at least twice a day in the morning and at night before going to bed for a smooth and supple skin.
Benefits Of Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera contains the essential vitamins and nutrients required for soothing the skin and maintaining a healthy skin. Rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E aloe vera helps in deeply conditioning and nourishing the skin.
If you have any acne or pimple on your skin aloe vera helps in healing those with its anti-inflammatory properties. Aloe vera helps in removing excess oil from the skin with its astringent properties and thus removes impurities.
Benefits Of Argan Oil
Argan oil helps in promoting healthy skin and thus retains the moisture of the skin. Argan oil has vitamin E in it that has antioxidants that remove the dead skin cells and rejuvenate the skin. Also, regular use of argan oil helps in reducing acne scars and dark spots.
Benefits Of Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree oil possesses anti-microbial properties that will help in controlling the excess oil production on the skin, that is, sebum. It helps in exfoliating the skin and removes the dead skin cells, thus giving a flawless and bright skin.
Benefits Of Rose Essential Oil
Regular use of rose essential oil can help you to treat acne scars, dark spots, wrinkles, fine lines, etc. Also, it helps in hydrating the skin by maintaining the pH balance of the skin. When combined with the above ingredients, it works effectively on oily skin.
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