Hey friend’s!! How are you all and tour skin doing? I am happy for the response i am getting everyday by you all lovely people in the form of messeges for the current going series ‘NATURAL SKINCARE ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR SPECIFIC SKIN TYPE’. I am dedicated to bring many more such series that are 100% natural and especially designed for specific Skin Types.
So, let’s take a step forward in the journey to make you ‘GET NATURALLY BEAUTIFUL’ and know the products of daily usage and of ocassional use for Oily Skin Type.
- This type of skin is sticky and thick so has tendency to develop open pores, pimples, blackheads is more.
- Skin becomes shiny due to excessive production of sebum(natural oil of skin) which prevents the pores from closing.
- Blemishes occur mainly around nose and chin.
- Use natural cleanser or if can’t then use medicated cleanser without oil base on neck, forehead, & nose.
- Clean your face atleast twice a day.
- Drinking lots of water is must.
- Exfoliate once or twice week.
- Keep the face clean by washing face atleast twice a day.
- Always apply skin lotion on T-Zone(nose, chin, forehead) before makeup.
- (TIP: Daily drink warm water with lemon juice first thing in the morning.)
- Use light-weight moisturiser.
WHAT TO AVOID
- Avoid spicy and junk-food.
- Also avoid tea, cofee and sweets.
- Avoid using harsh cleansers.
- Try staying away from thick & heavy cosmetics that clogs the pores.
- Avoid alcohol based products.
CTM(Cleansing, Toning and Moisturising)
Skin is the largest organ of your body, its cleanliness is the first step to achieve glowing skin. Cleansing helps to clean durt, oil or any type of impurties from your skin. Below are some homemade cleansers that are affordable and work wonder on oily skin:
(i) Raw Milk
–Dip a cotton ball into it and dab it gently onto the face and neck area leave for few minutes for milk to work it’s wonders.
–You can either wash the face with normal water or follow as such with a toner. Choice is yours, as both way milk will work.
–The cold raw milk reduces the oil formation by clogging the pores. It will cleanse all the impurities by removing the oily bacteria thus reducing acne, pimples. The lactic acid in milk turns the skin soft and oil free.
(ii) Homemade Neem Cleanser
- Ingredients: Neem water, aloe vera gel, rose water, almond oil.
–Add 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 1 tablespoon neem water, 2 tablespoons of almond oil, 2 tablespoons of rose water in a spray bottle & mix well.
(TIP: Consistency should be like that of serum & can be stored for 60 days at room temperature)
— Add cleaser to a cotton ball & rub gently onto the face and neck area. It cleans the skin. Can be used as makeup remover also.
-Neem has anti-bacterial,anti -ageing properties, has Vitamin C that prevents blackheads, pigmentation. Skin becomes clear.
Toning is the second step to get beautiful skin. It cleans middle layer of skin effectively by removing dirt. It removes the excess oil and tightens the pores by shrinking them. You simply have to apply it on skin, leave it for a few minutes and rinse it off.
(i) Apple Cider Vinegar
- Ingredients: Apple Cider Vinegar, Water.
–Add 1 part Apple Cider Vinegar to 1 part water. Store in a spray bottle.
–Apply with a cotton ball.
–It is a natural astringent, balances pH balance of skin, clears pimples, acne scars.
(ii) Camphor with Rose Water
— After 5 minutes of cleanser, tone the skin with rose water mixed with camphor.
–Camohor has anti-inflammatory properties it soothens the skin, makes it less suspectable to acne and pimples. Rose water with antibacterial properties helps controls excess oil, cools skin and turns it baby soft.
It hydrates and restores our skin without leaving any greasy leftover. Some natural homemade moisturisers are:
(i) Aloe Vera Gel
— Wait for 5 minutes for toner to set.
–Apply either fresh Aloe Vera Gel cut from aloe leaf or chemical free Aloe Vera Gel as per availability.
–In few days, you will start feeling your skin turning soft and healthy.
(ii) Olive Oil with Milk Moisturiser
— Add olive oil mixed with milk and apply on face at night.
–Olive oil with milk forms a great moisturiser, thus has anti-ageing properties, reduces acne formation and makes the skin healthy.
Sunscreen is the most important product to use everyday. It forms a protective layer to protect our body from the harmful UV radiations of sun which even can leave to cancer. We spend many dollar’s on them every year, but what if i help you to make it with few 100% naturally that too at home. I will soon share the natural homemade sunscreen for oily skin type in upcoming blogs.
3. Vitamin C Serum
- Ingredients: Aloe vera gel, coconut oil.
— Mix a cup of aloe vera gel to 1 cup coconut oil in a container and boil it on gas.
–When the mixture get nice and brown(not burnt), let it cool down.
–Filter the solution and pour in an ample bottle. It oxidates fast so, make for 5-6 days.
–Every morning take few drops and rub it on face.
— This serum is multipurpose. It can be used to repair dark spots, dark knees, dark neck, acne scars, stretch marks, and hydrates the skin.
4. Makeup Remover
Removing makeup is the most essential part of our skin care routine. It gives the way for our skin to breathe after a makeup filled day. There are many chemical based makeup removers in the market. But, we will make it at home naturally. For that we need:
–Take small amount of coconut oil on your palm and rub it on hands to melt it.
–Masage onto your face for few seconds remove it with tissue paper or cotton ball & wash your face.
(TIP: Repeat if any makeup still remains).
–Coconut oil is best makeup removers for oily skin. It remove the makeup, dirt & any debris that clogs the skin pores & will not let skin to dry out by moisturising the skin underneath.
Exfoliating cleans the skin by removing dead cells and improves the tone. It must be done once or twice a week. For Senstive skin it must be done only once a week. There are many natural exfoliaters which can be made at home. We will learn more about them in upcoming posts.
2. Face Masks
Face mask helps to hydrate the skin, provides the required dose of nutrients, removes tanning and any spots on skin.
(i) Turmeric Face Pack
- Ingredients: Gram flour/chickpea powder, turmeric powder(make sure to get 100% natural turmeric powder), honey, milk, lemon.
— Add 1 tablespoon of chickpea powder, 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder, 1 tablespoon of milk, 1 tablespoon of honey in a bowl and squeeze quarter piece of lemon & mix ingredients well.
— Apply this mask on face & neck with a brush and let it dry out.
— After 20-30 minutes wash with lukewarm water. Always gently exfoliate the mask by wetting the area to get the best results.
So, now when we have the quick, all natural, easy-to-follow guide for our oily skin type with all skin care products we need. Start following them according to our skin’s needs. And never forget to patch test them before use.
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