Sebum is an important oily substance under your skin. It helps in keeping your skin moisturized and hence improves the overall health of your skin. However, too much sebum is not good for your skin and it can cause oily skin and acne. When I first reached out to the best skin specialists in Karachi I came to know another reason behind oily skin. Do you know oily skin is not just because of the sebum? It can be caused by genetics and hormones. Therefore, it is important to consult with the dermatologist first, to know the reason behind your oily skin.
List of 5 Remedies for Oily Skin
On my way back home I also got the list of 5 best remedies from these best doctors that anyone can use to get rid of oily skin. However, it is also advised to all the readers that before using these 5 remedies make sure you are not allergic to any one of them. Let’s get into the details of those 5 remedies below.
Honey contains antibacterial and antiseptic features and therefore it is considered as the best skincare remedy. Its importance on skincare is also studied by some researchers. It keeps your skin moist and removes excessive oils.
To use it for your oily skin. Simply apply the thin layer of raw honey on your face and let it dry. After 10 minutes, rinse your face with warm water.
- Cosmetic Clay
Besides honey, you can also use cosmetic clay which is also the best remedy for your oily skin. The most commonly used clay for this purpose is French green clay.
To use, simply take one teaspoon of clay and add water in it to make a pudding. After that apply the mixture on your face and let it dry. You will feel the firmness in your skin. Afterward, wash your face with warm water.
Oatmeal is not only good for cholesterol and blood sugar but it is also helpful for your skin. Like French clay and honey, it also absorbs the excessive oil from your skin.
To use it for your skin grind the ½ cup of oatmeal and add hot water in it. Mix it until you get the paste-like substance. Then add a little bit of honey and mix it as well. After that, apply the mixture on your face and rinse your face with warm water after 10 – 15 minutes.
- Egg Whites And Lemons
Another remedy that you can use to cure your oily skin is the mixture of egg whites and lemons. Lemon is used as it absorbs the excessive oil from your skin and egg whites tighten the pores. However, if you are allergic to eggs don’t use this remedy.
Apply the mixture of 1 egg white and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice on your face. When it dries up, rinse your face with warm water.
Almonds have multiple benefits no matter how you use them. Its oil keeps your hair soft and shiny. Almond is also beneficial for protecting your teeth from cavities and bacteria. They are rich in vitamin e and are good for your skin.
To use, grind the almonds to make 3 teaspoons and add 2 tablespoons of honey in it. After that apply the mixture on your face and massage your face. When it dries up, rinse your face with warm water.
Besides the above remedies, wash your face regularly twice a day and also use blotting papers. If your oily skin is because of genetics and hormones then also limit the consumption of oily and sugary food. In case you are allergic to any one of the above-mentioned remedies do not try it without consulting with your skin specialist.