Skin is one of the largest organs of human beings. It is the most wonderful organ of human body. It is the soft outer covering. Every person has their own skin type .Skin type may include dry, normal, oily or sensitive. The main differentiation of skin types is mainly due to
- Sensitivity factor
- Hydrating factor
- Oily factor which may mainly effects the softness of the skin
People who have oily skin may enjoy younger and youthful skin for a longer period as compared to other skin types. The oil secretion by skin is mainly due to change in season . Hot and humid weather conditions increase the level of oil secretion. Hormonal fluctuations during puberty and pregnancy may also lead to excessive secretions of oil. Sometimes use of medicines is also cause of oil secretion oil. Stress may be cause of oil secretions in the skin.
The best skin care tips for oily skin in summer
Choose the natural facemask
To remove excess oil in the skin always use natural face pack. Use a soothing face mask made up of fuller earth (multani mitti) once a week to soak excessive oil and it may cool the skin.
Exfoliate your skin 2-3 times a week is enough for removing oil and dead skin.
Excessive use of Skin care products
As summer has approached apply low make up. Avoid heavy foundations. Use moisturizing cream containing silicone that does not dissolve in to pores.
Use a toner to wipe excessive oil as astringent properties of toner soothe the cool skin and also shrinks open pores thus controlling less oil secretions.
Since ancient times Aloe Vera is used for its medicinal qualities , as it has salicylic acid that has powerful anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which is used for skin infections and suntan.
Facepack with banana
Banana is a rich source of vitamin A,B and E that help in hydrating the skin to avoid excess oil secretions. Mix one banana with one tablespoon of milk and two tablespoons of oats . Mix well and apply on your face and let it dry for 20 minutes. After that rinse your face with water to get oil free skin.
Apple facepack to treat oily skin
Crush one apple with three tablespoons of honey. Make a paste and apply on face for 20 minutes and wash with water. Repeat this for 2-3 times every week for fair and oil free skin.
Tomatoes are good for oily skin as it helps in cooling and cleaning properties. It has a natural oil absorbing acids which help in get rid of excess oil. Rub a cut tomato piece on the skin till juice soaks. Rinse after 15 minutes with cold water.
Clean your face at least twice a day with a good face wash to remove dirt and oil.
Also don’t take chocolate, deep-fried food and alcohol based beverages.
The summer season is hot and humid and sunny days make skin more greasy and oily. Now you can take care of your oily skin with very simple ways provided with you.
As we know that there is only a fine line between greasy and glowing skin. The excess oil accumulated on outer layer of skin leads to development of pimples , blackheads ,acne and skin irritations. To get glowing skin free of oil use these homemade remedies.