How to get rid of oily skin at home?
Living with oily skin can be difficult.
There is no point in using face wash continuously.
Makeup only makes things worse.
Also, who can use the changing powder every hour? Frequent acne and other annoyances affects the skin.
Needless to say, oily skin needs special care.
Improper skin care and habits can make things worse.
The goal is to control excess oil, not to stop it completely.
Drying the skin only stimulates the glands to produce more oil.
So what is needed is a balancing act in between …
Here are some suggestions that may be helpful …
- Cleanse the face with cleansing oil.
No wonder you change the oiliness with the oil itself.
Cleansing oil completely removes oily, dirty and makeup from the face and gives the skin a smooth complexion.
It is of great importance in Korean style skin care.
It is also gaining popularity in the US.
In order to reduce any type of oily skin
the best bet is berry and fruit oil. Jojoba oil can also be used.
It acts like a natural oil and controls the facial glands from producing oil.
At the same time, it should be noted that this is not a finding based on scientific studies.
Therefore, it is advisable to use it after examining how your skin reacts to the cleansing oil.
- Wash your face only twice a day
The presence of oily skin may prompt you to wash your face several times a day.
However, you should cleanse your face only twice a day after sweating.
Excessive washing of the face will cause the loss of natural oiliness.
Healthy skin needs natural oils.
Just use cleansing oil to remove excess oil and dirt from the face.
Products containing salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide should be avoided.
These will control acne but also dry out the skin. They can only be used for spot treatment.
- Face mask 2-3 times a week
Applying a face mask two or three times a week can remove the oiliness and dirt on the skin and reduce the risk of acne.
Use a face mask containing oily absorbent ingredients.
If it contains hyaluronic acid or alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), the excess oil will be absorbed.
If you are planning to make your own, here are the most popular face masks-
This will give it a natural glow.
According to a 2014 study published in the Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, papaya fights both oiliness and bacteria.
It also reduces the amount of melanin.
At the same time it does not dry out the skin.
You can easily make a face mask using fresh papaya.
Clay has a special ability to absorb excess oil.
It is present in many commercial products. But they are expensive.
You can buy cosmetic clay powder to save money.
It can be mixed with papaya to make a face mask.
Wash off after 15 minutes of use. Do not wait for it to dry completely.
Egg whites and lemons:
It can be prepared by mixing one egg white and one teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Vitamin C can be secured by adding liquid strawberries.
Do not try this product if you have sensitive or allergic skin to lemons.
When using any new face mask, it is best to use one after checking.
Take a small amount and apply it on the neck, behind the ears or on the inside of the wrists.
Use only after observing for a while whether it feels uncomfortable.
- Make sure to moisturize
For oily skin, however, viscosity is essential.
Otherwise dry skin will cause your glands to produce more oil.
Water based moisturizer can be used. This will prevent the production of excess oil.
- Get in the habit of honey
Honey can be described as a single remedy for skin problems.
It reduces oiliness, moisturizes the skin and kills bacteria such as Propionibacterum acens and Staphylococcus Epidermidis that cause acne. Use it on face masks. Can also be used for spot treatment.
- Green tea toner
Toners are good for strengthening skin pores and removing oily.
There are many different brands of toners available but green tea toner or green tea based products are better.
This is because the polyphenols (antioxidants) it contains prevent oiliness and bacteria.
Dip green tea leaves in hot water, pour into a syrup bottle and apply on face.
- Blotting paper
Blotting papers are an inexpensive and easy way to control the oiliness that makes sweat seem to flow. Especially in summer weather.
This thin, small piece of paper not only stop oily skin and for a longer duration.
- Removal of dead cells with almonds and oats
Removing dead cells, oils and dirt at regular intervals is very important in skin care.
Natural ingredients such as almonds and oatmeal have the ability to remove dead skin cells without drying out the skin.
Mix these two with honey and apply it gently on the face and wash off.
Do not do more than twice a week.
- Clean diet
Research has been done to fully understand the relationship between clean diet and skin.
However, there is no doubt that oily fast food can make the skin worse.
A diet rich in leafy vegetables, fruits, nuts and whole grains is essential for healthy skin.