Top 10 Natural Remedies for Oily Skin

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Do you feel that your face is often greasy? Are you very troubled about this? Oily skin is one of the most common conditions of our facial skin, especially during the hot summer days. Then one of the most efficient ways to do so is using homemade masks that are extremely successful in controlling the oiliness of your skin and offering a fresh, clean face.

Oily skin is one of the most common conditions of our facial skin, especially during the hot summer days. It is an aesthetic problem which is also very impractical, as makeup and other beauty products can’t last as long as they should, being an important issue within the day. Do you want to get rid of this annoying problem? Then one of the most efficient ways to do so is using homemade masks that are extremely successful in controlling the oiliness of your skin and offering a fresh, clean face. This article will guide you through ten, easy, self-made oil control masks that can be applied on your face to freshen it and let you freely enjoy the beautiful summer.

Mint & rosemary essential oil face mask

Ingredients:

  • 2 drops of mint essential oil
  • a teaspoon of soda powder
  • a glass of clean water
  • 2 drops of rosemary essential oil.

Preparation and application:

First of all, take a small bowl, pour the water in it and add the soda powder. Then add two drops of rosemary essential oil, two drops of mint essential oil and mix them thoroughly. After fully mixing these ingredients, take a piece of mask paper and put it in the bowl, until the mask paper fully absorbs the liquid. Once the liquid is absorbed, take the mask paper out and apply it on your face, letting it sit for 20 minutes and then wash your face off with warm water.

The effect of this mint and water face oil control and replenishing mask is mainly shrinking the facial pores, helping to remedy the overexcretion of oil. It is also a mask that replenishes the healthy moisture of your facial skin, acting as a great and efficient moisturizer at the same time!

Almond oil and snow pear hydrating face mask

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of almond oil,
  • 1 snow pear

Preparation and application:

First of all, you should clean the snow pear and peel it. Then, put it in a pot with water and boil until it is fully cooked. Take the snow pear out of the pot, put it in a bowl, mash it into a pulp and add in the paste two tablespoons of almond oil. After the mixture cools off, apply it on your face with a mask spoon and wait 15 minutes before rinsing it off.

The main benefit of this mask is helping oily skin to become more delicate, while it is also beneficial in the degreasing of oily skin and efficiently moisturizing for your face.

Cucumber mask

Ingredients:

  • of a cucumber

Preparation and application:

Cut the cucumber into pieces and mash it, in order to release its juices. Apply the paste on your face, wait for ten minutes and rinse it off with clean water.

Cucumber is one of the best skincare natural products that effectively replenishes moisture on your skin and is also crucial in the elimination of acne. Frequent usage of this simple cucumber mask not only helps in moisture replenishment, but it is also very helpful as an oil control remedy.

Orange and grapefruit mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 orange
  • 1 small piece of grapefruit
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Some oatmeal
  • Water

Preparation and application:

Peel the orange and the piece of grapefruit, remove their seeds and mash them, stir them with a small quantity of clean water in a medium-sized bowl and then two tablespoons of honey or mix some oatmeal. Apply this mask on your face and let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing your face with clean water.

The grapefruit and the orange have the effect of thoroughly softening, cleansing and exfoliating your facial skin. However, it must be noted that it is not advised to use a pure fruit mask, as it can be very strong and irritating for your skin. Thus, it is a need to add water, oatmeal, and honey in the preparation of the mask, in order to make it gentler and smoother for your skin.
Finally, it is important that the fruits used are clean and organic, to ensure the absolute best quality for your skin health.

Watermelon mask

Ingredients:

  • A few pieces of Watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of flour

Preparation and application:

Cut a few thin pieces of watermelon into a bowl and mash them into a pulp, adding then two teaspoons of honey or mixing milk and flour into the bowl. These two different ways both result in a more coherent paste than can easily be applied as a face mask. When the paste is ready, apply it on the oily areas of your skin, remember though to avoid the skin around the eyes. Rinse the mask with clean water after 20 minutes.

Watermelon is another fruit which can soothe the skin and provide good care for oily skin. This cream does not only regulate the balance between moisture and oil of your skin but also shrinks the pores of your face and the tanned areas can be slightly whitened after application.

Cheese mask

Ingredients:

  • 15 grams of Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of mashed strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons of milk

Preparation and application:

Prepare a medium-sized bowl where you will mix one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of cheese, adding then one tablespoon of mashed strawberries and two tablespoons of milk. Mash all the ingredients to a sticky them into a sticky, smooth paste and apply the paste evenly to the areas of the skin that need to be treated. Let the paste sit for at least 5 minutes and then rinse it thoroughly with warm water.

The lactic acid of the cheese has a good moisturizing and exfoliating effect, while it is also very efficient in the conditioning of the. Cheese can also be replaced by a fat-free yogurt, an ingredient that soothes and nourishes your skin and also helps it be shinier. It is also important to eliminate the common misunderstanding, that moisturizing and nutritious product are not suitable for oily skin. It is extremely important even for those that have oily skin to replenish their moisture and supplement the nutrients of their face.

Carrot and honey mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 – 2 Carrots
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Preparation and application:

Boil 1 or 2 carrots depending on their size, then mash them into a pulp and add two tablespoons of honey, mixing them together into a homogenous paste. Apply the mixture of the areas of the skin that need to be treated and let it sit for at least ten minutes, washing it off afterward with clean water.

Carrots are rich in vitamin A and honey is rich in vitamin C, with both vitamins being crucial for good skin health. In addition, carrots and honey can effectively replenish the amino acids of the skin cells, a great benefit for the overall health level of your skin. In addition to the high quality of conditioning offered by this remedy, it is also highly nourishing for your facial skin. Adhering to this treatment for a period of time will help in the development of shiny, rosy skin, while spots are going to become lighter.

Celery and grapefruit mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 Celery
  • 1 grapefruit

Preparation and application:

Wash the celery, peel the grapefruit and put them in a juicer, in order to extract their juice and separate it from the thicker residue. Take the residue and apply it on the face, then put into
the juice a mask paper until it absorbs it and apply it as well on your face. Wait for 15 minutes and then rinse your face thoroughly with clean, warm water.

This remedy can greatly improve the oiliness problem within a month, while also helps in the meticulous cleaning of your facial skin. Celery and grapefruit have a strong oil-controlling effect, while also celery fibers can help your skin to become tighter, fresher and more elastic.

Lemon and egg mask

Ingredients:

  • of a lemon
  • baking soda
  • 1 egg yolk

Preparation and application:

Stir the egg yolk with the baking soda, juice half a lemon and add its juice to the soda & yolk mix, mixing them until they are homogenous. Apply the mixture on your face and let it sit for 15 minutes, then rinse off with clean water. Do this mask as a daily skincare routine.

This mask is not only effective in degreasing oily skin, but it can also help in the treatment of acne on your face.

Apple mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 or 2 Apple
  • A make-up cotton

Preparation and application:

Juice the apple and put make-up cotton in the juice until it is completely soaked. Apply the with the cotton the juice on the areas where the oil secretion is highest and then clean your face with clear water after 10 minutes.

This self-made oil-control mask can help the skin become more delicate, smooth and reduce the overall oiliness of the skin.

Kana Z

Kana Z

I am a writer focussing on beauty, cosmetics, skincare, haircare and body care. I have a special interest in establishing solutions for problem skin. I have being working and studing with some of the world’s top skincare experts, hairstylists, makeup artists, perfume creators, photographers and models. I also currently write for websites of the skincare brand. My Specialties: beauty, journalism, skincare, haircare, cosmetics and problem skin.

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