5 Effective Homemade Face Packs For Oily Skin


Frustrated with oily skin? If you have used several products to maintain your skin and none of them seem to work, then you must try these home remedies that can help in keeping oily skin healthy.

These homemade face packs hydrate, cleanse and unclog pores, absorb excess sebum and give clean, bright, matte skin after each use.

Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) Face Pack: Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) is an excellent cleansing agent which helps in getting rid of oil and impurities on the face. It is used to treat various skin problems like acne, pigmentation, skin inflammations and sunburn. Multani Mitti face packs are extremely effective in controlling excess oil and keeping oily skin in good condition.

Rose water controls sebum production by maintaining the pH levels of the skin. When used with multani mitti, it instantly refreshes oily skin.

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Multani Mitti (Fuller’s earth)

1 Tablespoon Sandalwood Powder

2 Tablespoon Rose Water

Take one tablespoon multani mitti (fuller’s earth), one tablespoon sandalwood powder and two tablespoon rose water.Mix well to form a smooth paste that should neither be too thick nor too runny.Apply on oily skin for 20 minutes and wash with cold water.

Besan (Gram Flour) and Yogurt: Besan (Gram Flour) is another agent that absorbs excess oil and removes impurities to reveal clean, soft skin and unclogged pores. It balances the pH of the skin and controls excess sebum production.

Yogurt is a natural cleanser that soothes the skin and cleans oil. It provides ample moisture to the skin so that the sebaceous glands do not become active and produce extra sebum.

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Besan (Gram Flour)

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

Mix one tablespoon yogurt with one tablespoon besan to form a smooth mixture. Apply on the face till it is dry and wash with plain water.

This face pack will slough away dead cells and will reveal brighter skin.

Orange Peel Pack: Orange is a rich source of vitamin C and is an excellent fruit for the skin. Orange peel powder can be used to make amazing face packs that help in cleaning excess oil and improve skin tone by reducing pigmentation.

Orange peel powder can be made by using sun-dried orange peels. Grind the dried orange peels into a fine powder and store in an airtight container.

This can also be used as a natural detan pack to get rid of stubborn suntan

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Orange Peel Powder

1 Tablespoon Rose Water

Mix one tablespoon orange peel powder and one tablespoon rose water. Apply this paste on your oily skin and let it dry. Wash with water and pat dry.

Cucumber Face Mask: Cucumber contains more than 90 percent water and other nutrients that are important for the body. It is a great ingredient that helps in keeping skin healthy in summers.

When used regularly, cucumber shrinks open pores, acts on suntan and revitalizes oily skin.

What you’ll need

¼ Cucumber

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

Grate ¼ cucumber and keep it in the refrigerator. Once the pulp and the juice have cooled, mix it with one tablespoon yogurt and apply on the face. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash with plain water.

This face pack will keep skin oil-free and hydrated.

Oatmeal and Honey: Oatmeal draws out impurities and oil from the skin and prevents oil build-up. Its coarse texture makes it suitable for mild exfoliation and its moisturizing properties make it ideal for use in homemade face packs.

What you’ll need

1 tablespoon Oatmeal

1 tablespoon Honey

Rose Water

Take 1 tablespoon oats and grind into a fine powder. Add one tablespoon honey to this powder and mix with rose water till you get the desired consistency. Spread this face pack evenly and let it sit for 20 minutes. Wash with water.




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