Oily skin is really difficult to deal with and if you have it, then you understand the pain. People with oily skin have to deal with blackheads, whiteheads, pimples and other types of skin irritations that are caused due to accumulation of oil on the outer skin.
Oil is secreted from the sebaceous gland and when this gland secretes excess oil; all these skin problems crop us. But there is a big advantage as far as oily skin is concerned. You skin does not age early and you also get very less wrinkles. There are many natural ways of controlling the oils in your skin and below given natural products are really effective in keeping the pimples and blackheads at bay.
Lemon juice contains citric acid and this works as an astringent. It helps in the restoration of your skin’s pH balance and also has mild antiseptic properties. Mix ½ teaspoon distilled water with 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice and apply in your face with the help of a cotton ball. Let it dry for 10 minutes and then wash off with some warm water. Lemon juice eliminates the excess oil from the face. Apply moisturizer if required.
Lactic acid present in yoghurt exfoliates your skin gently and also absorbs the excess oil present in it. Take some plain yoghurt and apply it directly on your face. Let it dry and then rinse off with cold water. You can also make a mixture with yoghurt, honey and milk and apply that as face pack.
Apples can also exfoliate your skin and they are also mild antiseptics and are really effective against oily skin and also remove the dead skin. The work is done by an acid named malic acid that is present in apples. Grate an apple and spread the shreds all over your face. Keep it like that for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off. You can also make a smooth paste consisting of grated apples, lemon juice and yoghurt and apply that on your face.
Cucumbers are loaded with vitamins and are great for the skin. All you need to do is cut organic cucumbers into slices and keep those slices on your face overnight and wash your face in the morning. You can also apply cucumber juice mixed with lemon juice to get rid of the excess oils.
These products are readily available and also best considered for your natural skin care regime.