Published On: Fri, Oct 23rd, 2015

3 ways for combating oily skin



Skin problem is also a disease proven by doctors, but many people take it lighter. There can be many reasons of this disease which can have dangerous effects later on. One of the reasons which can possibly affect your skin is the oil which discharges from the glands. Most of the times, it causes for acne on the skin. It is considered that most of the people have the problem of oily skin in summer which is partially true, but it is also observed that many people still bears this problem even in winter.  Mostly women with oily skin are plagued by different skin problems.

You find using a moisturizer difficult and having makeup for a long time is very tricky with oily skin. Here are three simple, homemade face masks that help women with oily skin, and anyone else in the mood for some extra special pampering.

  1. Banana delight

The method of using it: squash a middle ripe banana and apply it on your face and neck for 10 to 20 minutes; wash it with cold water. Add half a cup of yogurt for an ordinary lighting effect and almost two tablespoons of honey which is used for natural effects and naturally maintains the moisture of your skin.

Benefits of using this method: it is helpful for moisturizing and makes your skin softer and attractive. It also brightens your skin. It can also be used as a mask which gives a smoothie texture.

  1. Coconut enthusiasm

The method of using it: you can use coconut oil for your hair and skin. It can be applied before the makeup which is used to get amazing results. Add half a cup of coconut oil in two cups of raw brown sugar then mix up one cup of olive oil and one tablespoon of honey in it. Transfer the mixture into a wide-mouthed pot and keep it in the shower. Apply it all over your face and body and then wash. You can use this mixture up to three times a week.

Benefits of using this method: It’s a perfect combination which is most helpful to remove the dead skin cells from your body and for natural moisturizing.

Related: 5 ways to prevent from dry skin

  1. Eggalicious

The method of using it: to get rid of oily skin, detach the yolk from the white, and add lemon and honey to the white. Apply to the skin for 30 minutes and then wash it.

Benefits of using this method: Eggs are a fantastic food which is used for more than one use. Although many people use eggs to provide moisturizer to the dry hair, they also have the equal effect on the skin.

A word of caution: These are wonderful mixtures which provide you natural effects but if you have severe acne problem on your skin then please consult your dermatologist before using these remedies.

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.