If you have an oily skin here is an article just for you. Homemade facials for oily skin will be an ideal component in your oily skin care.

Facial For Oily Skin

If you have an oily skin then the abundant sebaceous glands on your face must be driving you nuts! But the excess sebaceous glands are not really that bad. They are also a blessing in disguise because the oils they produce prevent your skin from drying and keep the skin aglow and young. Common problems with oily skin are pimples, blemishes, open pores, blackheads and whiteheads. At an early stage the problem is easier to control but at an advanced stage consulting a dermatologist is a better idea. What helps the most in this condition is a well-defined cleansing regimen. Washing your face regularly and drinking eight glasses of water daily prevents oil from building up and rids your nightmarish skin ailments. And pampering your skin on weekends with homemade facials works wonders in taming the sebum flow. Homemade facials are easy to make, are cheap and, the best part, are completely natural. Browse through the article to get a few recipes for facials intended for an oily skin.
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Oily Skin Facial

Facial 1

  • 1 tsp Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 Crushed Strawberry
  • 1 tsp Yoghurt
  • Mix the Aloe Vera gel and strawberry with the yoghurt.
  • Apply generously on your face.
  • Keep it for 15-30 minutes on your face.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water. 

Facial 2

  • 1 Egg White
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Crushed Mint Leaves
  • ½ Crushed Cucumber
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl to make a puree.
  • Apply on the face and neck.
  • Leave on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash off the mask with lukewarm water.

Facial 3

  • 5 tsp Crushed Pineapple
  • 5 tsp Crushed Papaya
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • Mix the crushed fruits in a bowl with honey.
  • Apply on your face and neck gently.
  • Leave on for half an hour.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.
Facial 4 


  • 2 tsp Gram Flour
  • Few Drops of Eau de Cologne
  • Mix the gram flour with the Cologne.
  • Apply on your face and neck.
  • After 15 minutes, wash off the pack with warm water.
  • Make this facial a morning routine.

Facial 5

  • 1 Tomato (mashed)
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Oats
  • Mix the tomato and oats.
  • Add the lemon juice to the mixture.
  • Apply on the face generously.
  • Leave it on for 15 minutes
  • Scrub the mask off gently with warm water.

Facial 6

  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 2 tsp Almond Powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Mix the ingredients to make a uniform paste.
  • Rub the mixture on your face and neck in circular movements.
  • Leave the pack on your face for 15 minutes.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.

Facial 7

  • 2 tsp Sandalwood Powder.
  • 2 tsp Calamine Powder
  • 1 tsp Tea Tree Oil/ Lavender oil/ Lemon Grass Oil
  • 1 tsp Rose Water
  • Instead of sandalwood powder, you can use Fuller’s earth also.
  • Mix the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply the paste on your face and neck.
  • Wait for the pack to dry up. It might take half an hour.
  • Wash off the pack with warm water.

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