August 2, 2007

Homemade moisturizer for oily skin

The use of moisturizers is highly recommended if you want to protect your skin against possible loss of moisture and preserve its elasticity and youthfulness for many years to come. Ideally moisturizers are applied after a thorough cleansing and toning of your skin. It is the first thing that you should apply before makeup to serve as a protective base for your skin. Those with dry skins should apply moisturizers even under a face pack as their skin has less lubrication compared to other types. Here’s how you can make a light moisturizing cream which is gentle blend of waxes and oils. This economical, easy to make cream is specially suited for oily skin.
Moisturizing cream for oily skin
Ingredients:
1 ½ tsp almond oil
1 tsp lanolin
½ tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tbsp emulsifying wax
2 tsp glycerin
6 tbsp rose water
Method:
Melt waxes using double boiling method and add almond and olive oil. Stir in glycerine and rose water slowly. Continue to stir until the mixture is thick. Apply moisturizer lavishly all over your face, forehead, not forgetting the centre of your brows and neck.
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15 comments:

  1. Nayana2:31 PM

    For oily or greasy skin, one should use clay mask. It gives good results such as make skin soft, smooth and clean.

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  2. Shrikant9:11 AM

    Silk is a light and non-greasy moisturizing and skin conditioning agent that leaves the skin smooth and soft. Formulated to calm, soothe and moisturize extremely dry or damaged skin and skin recovering from laser, chemical peels and dermabrasion.

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  3. Niraja3:39 PM

    For oily skin,take one teaspoon of green clay and blend it well with one teaspoon of honey for a highly efficient and simple way of eliminating excess oil and acne.Apply this paste to your face covering every corner of your face, except eyes. Allow it to dry for 15 minutes and then rinse it well. Repeat this treatment for at least thrice in a week or more if necessary.

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  4. Surendra8:41 AM

    Squeeze lemon juice in a bowl of iced water. Splash this over the face, massage for five minutes and then wash off with water.

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  5. Ganga5:26 PM

    Oily skin needs to be exfoliated to keep the pores clear and unclogged. Instead of covering spots with a concealer that can further clog your pores, dab on an anti-acne formula and face powder to absorb excess oil.

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  6. Apply egg white and honey mixture for 10 minutes. It removes the tan from your face.

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  7. Satyaprabha4:56 PM

    I have an oily skin now i want to know the best soap name for daily use

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  8. I use Mary Kay products. You can use the "Oil Control Lotion" by Mary Kay in either Formula 1, 2 or 3 (depending on the level of sensitivity your skin has.) Use it very sparingly and apply it to your oily skin areas.

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  9. I have horribly bad oily skin, I use the Murad Oil Control Mattifier from Sephora. It helps somewhat for my skin, I recommend it.

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  10. Vibha8:45 AM

    My skin is very sensitive and acne prone and I've tried many moisturizers in my search for one that won't make me break out and that will go with my topical acne gel. For awhile I even just gave up on moisturizing - but I tan frequently so that isn't a solution. My best choice is Alba Botanica - Green Tea & Aloe Oil-Free Moisturizer. My skin is actually in better condition with an even tone after I use it, and it feels so soft

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  11. Kaikamba8:40 AM

    a gel moisturizer is best for oily skin.
    that's what I use.my forehead gets oily.ewwwww lol

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  12. Ketan9:59 AM

    Usually my skin is oily, but during the winter it's combination with some irritating dry patches. So, every morning I use a mattifying face lotion with spf, I find these to be very drying at first so I mix a little bit of The Body Shop's Vitamin E moisture night cream

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  13. geetanjali9:54 AM

    Oily skins can be treated or prevented by proper hygiene. You can do it by regular washing of your face and also a hot and cold shower after a strenuous activity where delicate parts of your body were affected. Sweating is normal for everybody. If you don't sweat, you need to take your exercise to keep you better in shape and of course sustain a glowing skin.

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  14. Applying tomato pulp removes blemishes left after the pimples, controls the excess oil production on the face. It also helps to remove natural tan.

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  15. Anonymous8:49 AM

    Don't use lanolin if your skin is sensitive. You will break out

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