“Top Homemade scrubs for Oily Skin”
People get oily skin when the sebaceous glands in the skin make too much sebum. Sebum is vital for keeping the skin healthy. However, too much sebum can lead to too much oil on the skin, clogged pores, and acne. Dealing with oily skin often requires a person to set a proper skin care routine.
Oily Skin can also be caused through genetics, environmental and lifestyle factors, skipping moisturizers, etc.
You can’t get rid of oily skin, but you can take necessary steps to make your skin less oily. Make a daily cleansing Routine, exfoliate regularly and don’t forget to put moisturizers on your skin.
Moreover, use homemade scrubs to avoid oiliness and breakouts on the skin.
Disadvantages of Oily Skin:
- Clogged Pores:
When pores are clogged, your skin is unable to breath and it can result in blackheads, whiteheads, acne and dullness to your skin’s complexion. If it is not treated, there is a possibility that bacteria will soon find way into your skin. This can also lead to inflammation on the skin. It is important that you have unclogged pores on your skin as it is a requirement for a healthy and glowing skin. And you have to use some natural skin whitening products.
- Excessive Oil on the Skin:
Unnecessary oil makes your skin overly shiny due to extreme oil which can be irritating sometimes. Makeup doesn’t last long on the skin if you have too much oil on the skin. Moreover, makeup for long on extremely oily skin can cause pimples, skin dullness and irritation.
- Can’t skip a wash:
People with dry skin are not bound to wash their face a lot but, with oily skin, it is very important to wash your face 5-6 time in a day because the oil on the skin along with all of the makeup and dirt will clog up your pores and possibly cause a breakouts and other skin issues.
Homemade scrubs for Oily Skin:
Making a routine of using scrubs will help make your skin look more vibrant and youthful. Scrubbing also benefits in the removal of dead skin cells. It also allows the moisturizers to absorb in the skin quickly, making the skin healthy, whitening and Glowing.
“Here are 3 Simply Amazing Homemade Scrubs”
- Coffee Scrub for Oily Skin:
Morning coffee is not just caffeine to wake you up properly, it can also be used for your skin. The caffeine will also wake up your skin and make it glow naturally. It is also rich in antioxidants. Exfoliating with coffee beans improve circulation, leaving you with smooth, glowing skin.
- 1 tablespoon coffee beans (preferably from freshly brewed coffee)
- 1 tablespoon yogurt
How to Make and Apply:
Take grounded coffee beans and yogurt, mix them well. Apply the coffee beans mixture on your face and massage gently.
Rinse well with water. Massage for 5-6 minutes.
Apply this scrub once or twice a week.
Replace yogurt with honey in this scrub if you are allergic to dairy products.
- Oatmeal, Honey and Yogurt Cleansing Mask:
This Homemade Scrub is really beneficial for your skin. Here are all the benefits of the ingredients used in this homemade scrub.
Yogurt removes jammed dirt and oil from the skin. Unlike some other skincare products, yogurt moisturizer can be used for either dry or oily skin.
Honey helps keep moisture in your skin, making it soft, supple and well-hydrated. It also has a mild bleaching effect. The darker the honey, the stronger its antioxidant effects. It protects your skin from sun damage. Moreover, honey has antibacterial properties which fights against acne.
Oatmeal acts as a rinse off the mask, it gently removes dead skin cells to reveal a brighter complexion. It also helps decrease breakouts from clogged pores. Oatmeal also soothes and decreases itching conditions like eczema, skin rashes, pimple-irritation and insect bites.
- 1 tablespoon oatmeal
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon yogurt
How to Make and Apply:
Add yogurt to oatmeal in a small bowl and mix them well.
Warm a few drops of honey. To do this, warm a spoon under hot water for a minute, and then add a few drops of honey to the spoon.
Stir honey into yogurt and oatmeal mixture.
Apply the mask on your face. Relax for 10-15 minutes. And then wash it off.
Repeat the scrub application one to two times a week.
Use rosewater instead of yogurt in case you are allergic to it.
- Coconut Oil Scrub for Oily Skin:
- Coconut oil absorbs all the retained impurities from your skin and also nourishes it.
- It keeps the skin moisturized, and brings the excess oil production under control.
- It also reduces inflammation, help healing wounds, possess antimicrobial properties that helps treat acne and protect the skin from harmful bacteria.
- Coconut oil contains Vitamin E and Vitamin A, which helps to slow down the aging process and may help to reduce damage from sun.
- Sugar is one of the excellent natural ingredients used to clean the dead skin cells.
- Granulated sugar (Plain white sugar, the kind you have in your pantry)
- Pure unrefined Coconut Oil
How to Use and Apply:
- Add sugar in coconut oil and give it a stir.
- Apply this in a circular motion all over the face and neck.
- Scrub for 3-4 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.
- Wash your face with cool water immediately.
- Use this twice a week.
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