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10 Types Of DIY Face Masks To Cure Oily Skin

Different Types Of DIY Face Masks To Cure Oily Skin
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It’s summertime and oily skin is a common problem during these heated days. The oil that our skin releases is useful in many ways. It safeguards you from the harmful sun rays, makes our skin wrinkle-resistant, and smooth. But it becomes an issue when the secretion is more than the required amount. Excess oil can result in clogged pores leading to major skin problems and oily skin. So here are some home-made DIY face masks that will help you get rid of the excess oil without having to use any harsh chemicals.

Lemon And Yogurt Mask

Lemon And Yogurt Mask
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Both of these ingredients are magical for oily skin. Lemon comprises of citric acid that equalizes and limits the discharge of oil on our skin. Our other ingredient, yogurt has lactic acid in it which is an organic cleanser. It helps to eliminate the dead cells as well as the excess oil.

How to make it –

  • Combine two tablespoons of yogurt with two tablespoons lemon juice.
  • Apply the paste on your face and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with warm water. Make sure to apply this mask weekly to acquire oil-free skin.

Strawberry Mask

Strawberry Mask
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Tasty strawberries are rich in vitamin c and is helpful when it comes to curing oily skin. Moreover, strawberries are acidic which makes it the best choice when it comes to removing excess sebum.

How to make it –

  • Take few strawberries in a bowl and mash it well.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey, and few drops of lemon to it and blend it well.
  • Let it dry for about 10-15 minutes and wash it off with water. Use this mask weekly to avoid oil on your skin.

Orange Peel Mask

Orange Peel Mask
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The orange skin works wonders on our skin. It makes our skin unwrinkled, soft, and glossy. 

How to make it –

  • Collect orange skin. Wash it properly then dry it under the sun rays. Later powder the orange skin in a grinder.
  • Make a paste by mixing the peel powder with either water or curd.
  • Let it rest for 15 minutes and rinse it off. The mask helps to keep our pores dirt-free and oil-free.

Tomato Pulp Mask

Tomato Pulp Mask
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Tomatoes are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. They are a wise choice when it comes to battling oily skin. Besides, it also helps in tightening the pores and avoiding acne.

How to make it –

  • Mash tomato into a pulp and add few drops and honey and its ready.
  • To mash the tomato, you can also give it a nice mix in a mixture grinder.
  • Take it off after 15 minutes to get bright, non-oily skin.

Banana Mask

Banana Mask
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Banana is very healthy and nutritious. They are stuffed with goodness. Its effects on our body are too many to be listed, but surprisingly, it is also good for our skin. Banana acts as a good exfoliator and clear off excess sebum from our face and also helps it glow. 

How to make it –

  • Take a ripe banana and mash it well. Make sure there are no lumps left.
  • Add 2 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to it. You can also replace lemon juice with orange juice.
  • Mix it well to form a smooth paste and use it on your face.
  • Take it off after 15 minutes using either warm or cold water and enjoy shiny oil-free skin.

Brown Sugar And Honey Mask

Brown Sugar And Honey Mask
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Honey is in-demand for its medicinal properties and is used in various skincare products due to its antibacterial properties. Honey benefits oil-prone skin and at the same time keeps the moisture in the skin locked. Particles of brown sugar have a great ability to exfoliate our skin and throw away dead skin cells, oil and dirt from it.

How to make it –

  • Take equal quantities of brown sugar and honey.
  • Apply it for about 10 minutes, before rinsing it off with luke-warm water scrub it gently in circular motions.
  • Please be careful while scrubbing it since harsh motions can harm your skin.  And don’t worry if the mask drips down your lips since it tastes as good as it works.

Multani Mitti And Cucumber Face Mask

Multani Mitti And Cucumber Face Mask
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Multani Mitti, also known as Fuller’s earth is a clay material that has an exceptional ability to absorb oil and waste material from our skin. And cucumber is filled with constricting agents and vitamin C. Its advantages include tightening our skin pores and pulling out all the dead skin and waste from our skin.

How to make it –

  • Soak Multani Mitti in water for 30 minutes. Then add 2 tablespoons of Multani mitti and 2 tablespoons of cucumber juice in a bowl.
  • Add a few drops of lemon juice mix it well and then spread it on your face.
  • Let it rest for 15-20 minutes, wash it off with clean water.
  • Use it twice a week for excellent results.

Egg-white Face Mask

Egg-white Face Mask
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An egg is a gem for our body. Eating egg helps us gain good protein and applying it on our hair makes them silky and shiny. It works great for our skin too. Using egg-white on our skin soothes our skin, making it oil-free and tones it. 

How to make it –

  • Collect egg-white from a single egg in a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of yogurt to it.
  • Whisk it well and make sure to avoid any lumps.
  • Remove it with lukewarm water.
  • Use this mask only once a week and achieve skin that is clean and safe from oil.

Oats And Avocado Mask

Oats And Avocado Mask
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Oats works as an outstanding absorbent. It absorbs the excess oil and dirt present on our skin. Avocados are without a doubt an exceptional fruit with extra-ordinary properties. They are used in many products since they do magic on our skin. They are good at hydrating our skin without leaving any oil behind. So what are you waiting for?

How to make it –

  • Grab your bowl and start mashing half portion of an avocado.
  • Add half cups of oats, don’t forget to soak it into the water before using it.
  • Add honey. Combine them into a smooth mixture and apply on your face.
  • Wait for 10-15 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water. Use once a week for the best outcomes.

Cinnamon Mask

Cinnamon Mask
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Cinnamon is a blessing to the human race from mother nature. Cinnamon has everything you need to fight oil. It is antibacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, and also ensures smooth blood flow.

How to make it –

  • Prepare a cinnamon powder by crushing one cinnamon stick.
  • Add a few drops of honey to it, rinse it well after 15  minutes.
  • All that’s all you need for fresh and glowing skin.

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Written by Kirti Parmar

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