November 20, 2007

Face packs for oily skin

woman with face packPamper your oily skin with an at home facial once in a week. Exfoliate your skin with these facial scrubs. Cleanse, tone and moisturize and treat yourself with some of these do-it-yourself face packs.

# Lemon (lime) juice and egg white face pack


½ cup cooked oatmeal
1 egg white
1 tbsp lemon juice
½ cup mashed apple


Blend all these into a smooth paste. Apply to face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

# Cabbage mask


1 cup shredded cabbage
1 tsp of brewer’s yeast
1 tsp honey


Make a fine paste of shredded cabbage in a blender, add brewer’s yeast and honey and mix well. Apply it on your face and neck and at the same time dip 2 cotton wads in rose water and place it over your eyes. Wash off after 15 minutes. This pack especially helps skin which is prone to blackheads.

For extremely oily skins, a multani mitti (fuller’s earth) or this sandalwood face pack work wonders. Here are some more recipes for face packs meant for a greasy skin. You might also try this fruit juices face pack on your oily skin.

See also: Face packs for different skin types

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  1. Sangeeta5:22 PM

    Egg whites are effective and cheap for face masks.

  2. Mix one tablespoon yogurt with fuller's earth and apply. Yogurt itself can be applied o the face. It helps to soften the skin and restores the natural acid mantle.

  3. Kavita8:49 AM

    Potato face pack: Ingredients: &183; One teaspoon of potato juice. &183; One teaspoon of multani mitti. Blend both the ingredients together and apply the skin oils.A clay mask would be good for sensitive skin types. Choosing the right face packs is also of importance, else, the skin may get excessively dry or oily

  4. Make tomato puree and apply a thin layer of it to your face and after it dry out wash your face.

  5. Sumitra10:54 AM

    You can also apply the mixture of apple and honey to your face; this is very effective in reducing the oiliness of your skin.

  6. Don't wear liquid foundation---if you must, make sure it's noncomedogenic. Or better yet, just wear a light liquid concealer in problem areas.

  7. Nikita3:03 PM

    Really super advice Middle class people can take benefit all tips are very good......


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