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Home Remedies for Oily Skin during Summer Season


Oat Meal and Aloe Vera Scrub


Aloe Vera has been used for its medicinal qualities since ancient times. Aloe vera contains an aspirin-like compound known as salicylic acid that has powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and analgesic properties that help in controlling oily skin and problems with acne and pimples. The anti-inflammatory properties of aloe also help in treating suntan and skin infections. This is one of the best home remedies for oily skin that is also the solution to the question of how to get rid of dead skin cells naturally.

Banana, Milk and Oats Face Scrub




This cheap fruit is loaded with nutrients like vitamin A, B, and E along with potassium that helps in moisturizing and hydrating the skin cells without making them oily and greasy. Milk is the best natural moisturizer that nourishes the skin in a gentle way. This is a great natural scrub that exfoliates the skin and clears dead cells, blackheads and whiteheads. Do not use the scrub on pimple and acne affected areas, as it may aggravate the irritation.

Mash 1 ripe banana and add a tablespoon of milk and 2 tablespoons of oats to it. Mix well and apply on clean face. Massage the face using soft circular motion for 5 to 6 minutes, leave it on for another 20 minutes and wash off with water. Repeat it 2 to 3 times a week for best results.


Apple and Honey Face Pack


This is undoubtedly the most effective natural face mask for oily skin that removes excess oil from the skin without stripping off all the moisture. Honey being a natural humectant helps in adding a soft and smooth texture to the skin where as apple supplies the necessary nutrients to maintain healthy and naturally glowing skin. Apples are a rich source of vitamins such as Vitamins A, B and C. These vitamins act as natural toners, cleansers and moisturizer for skin and helps in preventing greasiness of the skin. Crush a seeded apple and mix 3 tablespoon honey with it. Apply on clean face. Leave for 20 minutes and rinse off with water. Repeat this remedy 2 to 3 times every week for fair and oil-free skin.