10 DIY Skin Care Masks for Oily Skin
Oily skin can take a lot of work, that’s why it’s important to have a lot of different methods for keeping the oil in check. Face washes, exfoliators, and moisturizers can help, but what about face masks? Adding specially made face masks can add to the overall cost of skin care and might not be as natural as you might want. To resolve this problem, we’re going to take a look at ten different skin care masks for oily skin that you can make yourself from all natural ingredients. Enjoy!
Milk and Lemon
When you have oily skin, you typically don’t want a lot of products that will add even more oil to your skin. Because of this, it’s a good idea to find different ways to add moisture. Milk can be a great method for replenishing moisture in your skin without contributing to the problem of oil. When you combine that with a small amount of lemon juice, you get a mask that can cleanse out pores, tighten them up and help hydrate your skin.
Strawberry, Lemon, and Clay
For this recipe, you’ll need about a tablespoon of clay, around 8 strawberries and just a few drops of lemon juice. This mask can offer a great way to clean out some of the oil already in your skin while offering you the benefit of vitamins offered by the strawberries. It will also have a great, fresh smell for you to enjoy. All you have to do is leave the mask on for 15 or 20 minutes depending on how you feel, and then rinse it off with cold water. You can use this once or twice a week to keep your skin feeling fresh.
One ripe banana, a tablespoon of honey and a lemon or orange is all you’ll need to make this mask. The banana can offer nutrients to your skin, while the honey and lemon can help to clean out and tighten your pores. Just leave it on for about 15 minutes and then rinse it off with a cool, damp washcloth. It can also help to use a good moisturizer after this mask in order to keep your skin well hydrated.
Honey and Brown sugar
Honey is a great way to clean your skin naturally. It also offers humectant properties that can moisturize your skin without adding oil. In combination with the brown sugar, which can work to exfoliate your skin in a gentle way, so you’ll have a simple mask that can work wonders on your skin. Just use enough of each product to be able to create a thin layer on your face and let it sit for 10 to 20 minutes before rinsing it off.
Cucumber, Egg white, Lemon, and Clay
When you’re making this mask, you’ll need half of a teaspoon of clay, the white from one egg, a tablespoon of cucumber juice and just a few drops of lemon juice. If you mix these ingredients together and apply it to your face for about 20 minutes, you’ll be able to make a mask that can help to hydrate and clean your skin. Cucumber is known for being a great source of hydration that will add moisture without oil to your skin, so you really can’t go wrong with this mask.
Clay with Witch hazel
Many people are aware that witch hazel works very well as a natural astringent for your skin. It can help clean and tighten your pores and is part of the daily skin care routine for many people. Combining this with clay will allow for added cleansing by pulling the impurities from your skin as well as any dirt and oil. All you’ll need to make this mask is a teaspoon of Bentonite clay and a tablespoon of witch hazel.
While you might typically just toss your orange peels after eating the delicious fruit inside, it might be nice to know that you can actually get some benefit out of them. By allowing the peel to dry for a few days, grinding it up and mixing the powder with yogurt or water, you can create a mask that can open and clean out your pores as well as offer some natural astringent benefits that can help with removing oil from your skin.
Egg whites can do a lot for your skin because they have a protein in them that works very well as an ingredient for cleaning out oil. Cucumber can only add to this benefit by providing moisture and anti-oxidants. On top of that, mint can also help to maintain smooth, healthy skin. In order to make this mask, you’ll just need five mint leaves, one egg white, half of a cucumber and just a teaspoon of lemon juice. This can be a great mask for dealing with excess oil and adding healthy moisture back into to your skin. It also smells great!
You may not have known that tomato is also something that can be highly beneficial to your skin. It can help with getting rid of excess oil, tighten up your pores and even clean them out a little bit to keep your skin feeling fresh and clean. In order to make it, all you need is a tomato. Just mash the tomato into a fine pulp and spread it on your face. Leave it for about 15 minutes before rinsing it off. You’ll be able to use this mask two or three times per week if you choose, and it’s very simple and inexpensive to keep up the habit.
These masks for oily skin can all help in a number of different ways, and having a multitude of them at your disposal means you’ll be able to switch it up whenever you want to focus on certain aspects, or even if you’ve just gotten bored of making and using one kind of mask. All you need to do is choose your favorites, gather together the natural ingredients and have fun!
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