From toners and cleansers to moisturisers and body lotions, all our skincare products circle around 2 things mainly - our skin type, and our skin concerns. When it comes to oily skin, all of these products take a back seat when the OG oily skin BFF comes to play - face packs. Face packs for oily skin have always been the ultimate skincare rescue. Even in 2021, the skincare industry has not been able to find an apt replacement for oil-absorbing face packs for oily skin. While some oily skin besties like to splurge on luxe formulas, we personally like to whip up your own homemade face pack for oily skin. If you’re anything like us, you’re gonna love what we have in store for you!
Here are some of the best face packs for oily skin that you can easily formulate with kitchen ingredients.
Multani mitti is an amazing skincare ingredient for oily skin. It can help absorb excess oil and cleanses the skin from deep within the pores. Rose water helps in replenishing the hydration levels of the skin and acts as a soothing factor. Mix 1 tablespoon of multani mitti with a small quantity of rose water to create a thick paste-like consistency. This diy face pack for oily skin is popular for its skin clarifying effects as well. Keep the mask on for no longer than 10-12 minutes, then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Clay masks are high in demand for oily skin types for their oil absorbing capabilities. Similarly, this natural face pack for oily skin requires you to use ½ a tablespoon of bentonite clay with a small amount of rose water. Add 2-3 drops of tea tree oil which helps promote oil balance on the skin as well. Apply this concoction on your face and keep it for less than 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
Aloe vera is one of the most versatile skincare ingredients out there. Get hold of 2 spoons of aloe vera and a pinch of turmeric powder for this DIY recipe. You can easily create this face pack for oily skin at home with just these two ingredients. Mix them both well and let it sit on your face for 5-7 minutes. This face pack can help replenish your skin’s moisture and hydration levels while turmeric’s antibacterial property can help in keeping oily skin clean and clear.
Oily skin is usually a victim of sudden breakouts due to clogged pores and excess oil on the skin’s surface. An oatmeal and honey face pack for oily skin is the perfect rescue for this situation. Oatmeal is popularly known to provide a calming and soothing sensation to irritated skin, while honey is known to keep the skin soft and moisturised. This mixture can help in giving acne ridden oily skin a refreshing relief.
The pores on oily skin often get clogged due to excess production of oil and sebum. However, sandalwood is that one natural ingredient that can help you deeply clarify and unclog pores. Mix ½ a tablespoon of sandalwood powder with a small quantity of rose water. Mix until you obtain a medium thick consistency. This mixture is one of the best face packs for oily skin that can help in keeping your skin clear, healthy and glowing.
While everybody loves a good DIY hack, if you’re someone who likes to leave skincare formulation in the hands of experts, fret not! We have brought you an expert designed face pack for oily skin as well!
This is a gel-based natural face pack for oily skin that is made with pure concentrated aloe vera extracts. It is also enriched with natural ingredients like kesar and ginger. Its lightweight formula This clarifying formula detoxifies the skin and helps stimulate blood circulation for even toned skin.
Price: Rs 945
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Which homemade face pack for oily skin will you be trying out this weekend?
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