Skin Care:Herbal Home Remedies for Oily Skin

Oily skin  always needs an extra care than the normal skin types.Oily skin,generally  appears to be shiny and is prone to pimples,blemishes and blackheads.The reason for the skin to be oily  depends on many factors such as hormone level, pregnancy,diet,humidity or  due to the various cosmetics used.

The good thing with the oily skin types is that they never shows the signs of aging oand even never develop wrinkles.Here are some home remedies that can be very helpful for the oily skin:

-Take a mixture of half a teaspoon of lime juice and cucumber juice and apply it for at least 30 minutes before bath.In case your skin is very oily add few drops of eau de cologn, which acts as an astringent and prevent pimples.

-Mud mask is considered to be best for oily skin types.A mixture of a teaspoon of clay powder and a teaspoon of raw honey can be applied on  the face and left for 15 minutes. Rinse the face with lukewarm water.This can be repeated at least twice a week.

-Dilute Limejuice can be applied on face and rinse it with lukewarm water and then again with cool water is best for oily skin.Lavender is also considered good enough for oily skin, and can be used several times a day.

-A facial steam consisting of licorice root,rosebuds and lemongrass is good for the oily skin.After steaming for 15 minutes wash your  with some cool water and pat dry.After this, any herbal solution can be used as toner and massaged into the skin using ball of cotton.

Some other herbs like Horsetail,oatstraw,thyme,Witch hazel and Burdockroot are good for oily skin.

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