OILY SKIN CARE
Face is one of the most sensitive parts of human being, and face is the center of attraction of every one. Thus, people have to pay special attention to their face and skin. When it comes to skin, oily skin is one of the major issue in most youth.
Oily skin is more likely to bring blackheads, skin shine, pimples, zits, rough pores, and other embarrassing blemishes.
On the other hand, If you have oily skin, you’re really lucky. The signs of aging will not show on your face as soon as they will on dry and normal skin. This is because the oil works to keep precious moisture locked in the outermost layer of skin regions. However, the care of oily skin can be a frustrating problem.
Remember, there is no way to completely prevent oily skin from occurring, but hopefully these tips will help keep the oil and acne under control:
Tips for Oily Skin:
Wash your face as many times as you can in a day.
Wash your face with hot water. It dissolves oil more effectively than cool or lukewarm water.
Choose the right cleanser: Whether you prefer bar soap or liquid cleansers, avoid products that have added moisturizers. Instead, you can use cleansers formulated specifically for oily skin.
Avoid eating fried and cheesy food.
Rub your face with ice-cubes and you can also try ice water mixed with lime juice and wash the face with this mixture.
Watch your diet. Eat less chocolate or sweets and reduce the use of fish and iodized salt.
Use clay masks or mud masks, it reduces greasiness and help tone your skin and draw out impurities.
Apply a mixture of rosewater, lemon juice and multani mitti on your face and after it gets dry remove or wash it off.
Grape seed oil is an excellent base oil, which is great for oily skin.
Apply on your face a mixture of cucumber juice and lemon juice mixed in the same proportion.
Take a piece of tomato and rub it on your face for removing blackheads.
Egg-white masks are said to firm the skin and soak up oil. Mix one teaspoon of honey with an egg white and stir well. Then add just enough flour to make a paste. Apply the mask to your face, avoiding the eye area. Let it dry for about ten minutes, then wash it off with warm water.
Use water-based, non-comedogenic cosmetics.
Use more glycerin-based soaps.
Use Deep Cleanser or Almond Cleansing Milk.
Throughout the day, powder your face with loose face powder, which will blot up excess oil. Don’t use pressed powder, it contains oil and it may foster blemishes or make existing acne worse.
Always remove your makeup before going to bed, but avoid cold creams and lotions, which may leave a greasy film on your skin.