- Lemon Juice
Mix 1 tbsp lemon juice with 2 tbsp of distilled water and apply it over your face. Leave it on your face for 10 minutes and then wash off with warm water.
- Alternatively, mix 1 tbsp of lemon juice, ½ tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp of milk. Apply this paste over your face for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. Repeat this procedure for 1 week to witness positive results.
The lactic acid content in yogurt helps exfoliate the skin, and thus, removes excess oil from the face. Apply one tbsp of yogurt over your face and leave it for some time until it dries out completely, then rinse off with cold water. This must be done once daily for flawless skin.
Cut a tomato in half and rub it over your facial skin in circular motion. Rinse off with cold water after 15 minutes. Do it once daily for a few days until results become apparent.
Mix juice of half cucumber and ½ lemon and apply it over your face for few days. This is a very effective remedy to treat oily skin. This even aids in diminishing freckles and dark tone of skin.
Mix 2-3 drops of lavender or sandalwood oil in ½ cup of milk and apply the mixture over your face. Massage this mixture for 2-3 minutes and then go sleep. Wash this off with warm water in the morning. This must be practiced daily to get rid of oily skin.
Apply some honey on your face and keep it there for 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water. The exfoliating nature of honey reduces excess oil off the face. Besides, it opens up the pores and prevents wrinkles.
- Alternatively, mix some ground almonds with honey and gently massage this paste over your oily skin. Leave it for 5-10 minutes and then wash off your face with warm water. This is a very useful home remedy for oily skin and must be practiced at least once a week for best results.
- Healthy Diet
Lightly cooked vegetables that contain less oil and spices go a long way in maintaining healthy skin.
Include physical activities in your daily routine as this helps to increase the blood circulation; thus, makes you sweat which opens up the clogged pores. Clean up the excess sweat that comes up. Besides, the sweat will wash away the dirt.
- Alternatively, do 30 minutes of vigorous exercise daily to improve blood circulation.
- Sea Salt
Mix one teaspoon of sea salt with water to form a smooth paste and apply it over your face and neck. Wash off with warm water after 5-10 minutes.
Note: This remedy must be done once a week only as this causes excessive drying of skin.
- Ice Cube
Wrap an ice cube in a thin cotton cloth and rub it over your face to get rid of oily skin. Use this remedy before makeup so that it stays for longer.