Causes of Oily Skin
Sebum secretion from the skin is very natural; overproduction of sebum from sebaceous gland can block the pores and lead to acne. There are countless factors which lead to excess sebum production some of them include
- Genetic factors
- Ultraviolet radiation effect
- Hormonal changes
- Seasonal changes
- Overexposure to heat
- Hormonal pills
- Birth control pills
Natural Home Remedies for Oily Skin
Though oily skin is healthy, in some cases, oily skin can cause many skin problems such as acne, pimples, clogged pores, etc. Hence, to avoid these problems it is must to follow few ayurvedic home remedies for oily skin.
1. Egg White
Egg white works great for oily skin; it makes your skin clear and pore free. Take an egg, separate the egg white, apply on your face and do not disturb for 10-15 minutes. Later wash off with lukewarm water.
- Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C, which will repair the skin and protects you from aging. Dilute the juice by mixing a little water and apply all over the face. Leave for 10 minutes ad n rinse it with water.
Yogurt makes your skin smooth and oil free, apply a thick layer of yogurt along with one teaspoon of honey, grounded oatmeal. Leave this on your face for 10 minutes and wash off with water.
Take a half tomato and gently rub all over your face in circular motion, and leave the residue for 15 minutes and wash off with cold water.
Apply a grated apple all over your face and leave the mask for about 10-15 minutes and wash it away with lukewarm water.
Cucumber is a natural cooler and very effective home remedy for oily skin. Rub the cucumber slices on your face and place it on your face. Later wash it off with water.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup of water and drink it every day in the morning to get rid of oily skin. Apple cider vinegar also has many health benefits.
Take raw milk and apply on your face, rub it gently and then rinse if off after drying. Raw milk on your face works like a charm.
Honey is a natural and excellent ingredient that can do wonders on your face. Apply a thick layer of honey on your face and leave it for 15 minutes and later rinse it off with water.
- Mango Pulp Mask
Take a fresh mango and extract the pulp. Take it on your fingertips and give a good massage on your skin. Do this for 10-15 minutes in circular motions on your face and neck. Leave it undisturbed for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with water.
All these above 10 home remedies will not only help to treat oily skin but also makes you improve the skin condition, makes it glow, smooth and attractive. So, treat your oily skin with these ayurvedic ingredients and look fresh.