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How to get rid of Oily Skin

People who have oily skin have to struggle with many problems. Usually little oil remains on their face and face looks sticky. Oily skin develops nail ache which spoils the beauty of the face. Of course, there are various types of cream present in the market to deal with oily skin, but using them for long term is not beneficial. Therefore, in this article today we are sharing some home remedies to deal with oily skin, which will make you look beautiful, attractive and tender and of course oil free.

Oily Skin care tips

First of all you should know what are the causes of Oily skin

If we talk about women, they have to struggle with oily skin problem because the make-up on oily skin does not last long. Even sunscreens and foundations starts melting as soon as they come in contact with the sun, which makes their face look bad. Now the question arises that why oily skin happens? Here we are going to tell you about some of the major reasons of Oily skin.

1. Changes in hormones

There are many types of hormonal changes in the body of women at different levels of life. Whether it is in adolescence or going through pregnancy. Even before and after menopause, hormonal changes occur in women. During this, the oil glands present in the body become activated and the oil present in the body start appearing on your face, due to which the skin becomes oily

2. Stress

Everyone knows that stress is harmful to health. This may cause problems in many ways. In stress, our body’s hormonal equilibrium gets disturbed. Cortisol is also a kind of hormone when we are in stress, it starts leaking in the body and can make your skin oily

3. Excess use of skincare products

Our face’s skin is most sensitive. Despite this, we use a variety of skincare products to refine it. We do scrubbing of our face more then it is required. As a result, it starts getting dull. so skin can become oily by doing this.

4. Genetic

Genetics plays a big role in oily skin, like many other things oily skin is a familial trait. If one of your parents has oily skin, it is possible that the skin of their children may be oily too.

5. Wearing too much makeup

One main cause of oily skin is excessive makeup. Our face pores can be closed by applying excess makeup. Besides, excessive use of makeup brushes and cosmetic cream also can cause oily skin.

smudgy oily makeup, oily skin

6. Oily or wrong food

If you are a food lover such as fried food, chili-spice, and high-fat foods, could be a reason for your oily skin.

So far we have known what are the reasons for the oily skin. Now we will talk about some home remedies to deal with it.

Home Remedies for Oily Skin

1. Fuller's Earth (Multani Mitti)

Fuller earth face mask for oily skin at home

Fuller’s earth(Multani mitti)  is not less than a boon for oily skin. There are plenty of minerals found in it, which works miraculously on oily skin. Face pack of Multani mitti gives skin a natural beauty by absorbing oil from the skin. Apart from this, it eliminates the nail-acne and lightens the scars.

Materials to use-

  • Two tablespoons Fuller’s earth powder (Multani mitti)
  • One spoon fresh curd
  • Two-three drop lemon juice

How to make-

  • Mix all these ingredients in a bowl and mix until the paste is made.
  • Now wash the face well with water and clean it with towels.
  • After this, apply the paste on your whole face except the upper part of your eye socket.
  • When face pack dries completely, then wash your face with cold water.
  • After that, make sure you have any good moisturizer creams.

2. RoseWater

Apply Rose water for oily skin

Rosewater is considered naturally good for health. It provides moisture by controlling oil in the skin. According to a study, rose water contains abundant antimicrobial, antioxidant, mineral and vitamins. All these properties are sufficient to take care of oily skin.


  • Rosewater
  • cotton

How to apply-

Soak a cotton ball in rose water and clean your face by this, Doing this you will feel refreshed and you will be filled with the fragrance of rose water.
Note: You can do this twice in day and night before sleeping
rose water bottle

Spray rosewater

Other than this you can also purchase a rosewater spray bottle, it is easily available in the market, which I believe is the easiest way to carry with you and can be used anywhere, any time.
Note- While purchasing make sure you are buying of truth worthy brand rose water, because it may contain chemicals.

3. Neem

Neem leaves face pack for oily skin
Neem is considered to be very important in Ayurveda medicine. Ayurveda medicines made from neem leaves and its juice are beneficial for health. Neem is also beneficial for enhancing the beauty of the body. Due to its quality, its usage has also been described in the Greek method. Here we are going to explain how a neem prepared face pack can prove to be useful for oily skin.


  • Neem’s 9-10 Leaves
  • 3-4 pinch turmeric powder

How to apply-

  • Soak the neem leaves in water, grind it well, and make a paste.
  • Now add turmeric powder in the paste.
  • If the paste has become thick, you can add some drops of water.
  • Now clean your face with water and apply the paste.
  • About 20 minutes after the paste is dry, wash your face with water.
  •  Note: This pack absorbs oil from the face and cleanses nail-acne.

4. Cucumber

Cucumber face pack for Oily skin natural remedy

Cucumber is not only good for health but also beneficial for oily skin. Cucumber contains nutritional properties such as Vitamin-K, C, Potassium and Folic Acid. In addition, there is a special element called silicon, which helps to clean the skin. Cucumber juice is considered to be the best tonic for the skin, which is used to feel freshness by applying on the face.



  • A cucumber
  • 6-8 drops of lemon juice
  • One teaspoon honey

How to make-

  • Take out the cucumber peel and grind it without adding water and make a paste.
  • Add lemon juice and honey in the paste.
  • Now Clean your face and apply the paste with the help of cotton wool.
  • Massage your face with light-hands and then let it dry for 15-20.
  • After this wash your face with lukewarm water.

5. Lemon

Lemon juice face pack for oily skin treatment at home

We all know lemon is rich in vitamin C. Lemon helps in cleansing facial pores and shrink them. ​Applying it on your face may reduce the problem of oily skin to a certain extent. As well as controlling sebum (a type of oily substance connected to the surface of the skin), lemon reduces its production.


  • Half lemon
  • 7-8 drops of rose water

How to apply-

  • Cut the lemon and lightly apply it on your face. If you feel irritation, then all some rose water.
  • apply on your face and wash it after 20 minutes
  • Doing this every day can control oil in your skin 

6. Indian Brown lentils

Indian brown lantils face scrub and pack for oily skin treatment

It is believed that brown pulses contain plenty of minerals and vitamins. It is not only beneficial for eating but also for the skin. Its face pack is effective on oily skin.


  • Half cup lentils
  • One-third cup of raw milk

How to apply-

  • Soak lentils in water overnight and grind it well the next morning.
  • Add milk to it and make a thick paste.
  • Now Put this face pack on your face and let it dry for about 20 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water

7. Apple Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar

This brown vinegar made of apple juice has anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties present. In this sense, it is effective for oily skin


  • One teaspoon apple vinegar
  • three spoons water
  • cotton ball

How to apply-

  • wash the face with water
  • Mix water in vinegar.
  • Apply this mixture on your face with the help of cotton.
  • After 15-20 minutes wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply any good moisturizer cream after drying the face.
  • Note- You can use this method once or twice a week.

8. Almond and Honey

Almond and Honey for oily skin treatment, Home remedy
Honey is considered to be beneficial for oily skin. It contains elements such as vitamins, antioxidants, antimicrobials, and minerals, which kicks out the oil from the skin, and makes it glowing and beautiful.


  • 10 Almonds
  • 1 spoon honey

How to apply-

  • Soak almonds in water throughout the night and grind them well the next morning.
  • Now add one spoon of honey in it and mix it well.
  • Apply it on your face and leave this pack for about 15 minutes
  • Wash after drying.
Following the above steps will definitely help you to deal with Oily skin.
 Feel free to share your experiences and thoughts if any with us.

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  1. HI, Your homemade beauty tips are so helpful for oily skin. My sister has these oily skin problems for years and tried almost every product but nothing worked. your homemade tips are not only cheaper but also very helpful. I would also like to read about dehydrating skin problems and it’s solutions.

    1. admin says:

      Thank you Vivek, Sure we will share tips for dehydrating skin problems.

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