Sometimes our skin produces more than the required amount of natural oil that makes our skin oily than the normal. For the same reason, oily skin is also more prone to acne because all the impurities can get accumulated in the pores and lead to breakouts.
Moreover, oily skin washes away make-up in no time making it look messy. Well, products like primers can obviously help, but it just adds to the list of chemical products you use on your face. Therefore, it is important to control the oil production with some natural remedies rather than using any other ready-made products.
So we have put together some face packs using aloe vera to help with oily skin. Aloe vera has been widely used in many skin care products because of its soothing properties. Aloe vera has astringent properties that help in absorbing excess oil from the skin thus making your skin look less oily. The anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera help in treating any kind of breakouts on the skin. Now let us see how.
Aloe Vera And Honey Face Pack
Honey has humectant properties that will help in absorbing the extra oil produced on the skin.
First, take 1 tbsp of aloe vera gel and 1 tbsp of raw honey. Mix both the ingredients well. Apply this pack on cleansed face and leave it on for about 20-30 minutes. After 30 minutes you can wash it off in lukewarm water and pat dry. You can follow this 2-3 times a week.
Aloe Vera And Lemon Face Pack
The astringent properties of lemon help in closing the pores and thus controlling the oil production on the skin.
All you need to do is mix together equal amount of aloe vera gel and lemon juice. Apply this on your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Remove it by using normal water. Also, do this every alternate day for faster results.
Aloe Vera And Cucumber Face Mask
Cucumber has cooling properties that help in soothing the skin and moisturising it naturally. Peel off a cucumber and grate it. Squeeze the grated cucumber to take the juice out of it. Add 2 tbsp of cucumber juice to 3-4 tbsp of aloe vera gel. Mix both the ingredients well and apply it on your face. Wash it off thoroughly using plain water after 15 minutes.
Aloe Vera And Oatmeal Scrub
Oatmeal helps in removing the excess oil from the skin by deeply cleansing the pores. This can be used in the form of a scrub. First, you need to soak the 2 tbsp of oatmeal in water for some time. After it turns soft add a tbsp of aloe vera gel and blend both the ingredients well. Apply a small amount of this on your face and gently scrub it. Wash it off using plain water.
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