Say Goodbye To Oily Skin With These Simple Remedies

New Delhi: If you have oily skin, you know the struggles that come with trying to manage your skin. But don’t worry! there’s no need to go to the dermatologist to combat oily skin. The solution is available in your kitchen. We find some easy DIY treatments to treat oily skin.

1.Lemon Juice

Lemon juice instantly brightens up your complexion; its citric acid also works as an astringent, helping to tone and control oily skin.

How to:

  • Apply a mixture of 1 teaspoon lemon juice and ½ teaspoon distilled water to your skin with a cotton ball
  • Leave on for 10 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

2. Yogurt

Dairy products such as yogurt and milk contain lactic acid that helps gently exfoliate the skin and absorb excess oil.

How to:

  • Apply 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt to your face
  • Let sit 15 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water

3. Cucumbers

Cucumbers contain a high vitamin and mineral content (including vitamins A and C, magnesium, and potassium), which is ideal for keeping oily skin under control.

How to:

  • Before bed, cut a fresh cucumber into think slices
  • Gently rub over your face
  • Leave overnight
  • Rinse in the morning with warm water

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

One of the many benefits of apple cider vinegar is its ability to tone and moisturize oily skin. It also has antibacterial properties that will help you avoid breakouts due to excess oil build-up.

How to:

  • For an easy toner, dilute ¼ cup apple cider vinegar with ¾ cups distilled water. Apply to your skin with a cotton ball
  • Leave for 10 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water

5. Bananas

Bananas are packed full of nutrients, like vitamins A, B, E, and potassium, which help moisturize skin cells without adding excess oil or grease.

How To:

  • For a simple facial scrub, mash one ripe banana and mix in 1 tablespoon of milk and 2 tablespoons oats.
  • Apply to your clean skin
  • Massage for 5 minutes
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

6. Honey

Honey is a powerhouse when it comes to all things skin; it helps reduce excess oil, clears pores, moisturizes (without making skin oily), and has natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties that may benefit acne-prone skin.

How to:

  • Apply a thin layer of honey over your face. (raw honey is preferred)
  • Let it sit and dry for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water.

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