Oily Skin Type and Recipes - Essential Oils for Skin

Oily Skin Type and Recipes

Oily Skin Type and Recipes
Oily Skin Type and Recipes

The natural skin oils have an important role to play in what is healthy, soft and smooth skin. However, when there is excess oil on the skin, it can cause a lot of problems and inconveniences. Many people may assume that something must be physically wrong to cause such an overproduction of oil but generally the causes lie somewhere else. Often oily skin is caused by genetic factors or improper food habits.

If you are experiencing a problem with oily facial skin you may be well aware that it can be a difficult and challenging task.  An oily skin type can be easily identified, as it presents a bright or shiny face, it may be oily to the touch and have blackheads or pimples from large open pores. Oily skin has a tendency to produce more sebum than other skin, and the appearance of acne or blackheads are because the orifice or pores becomes clogged due to this excess sebum.

What you should avoid if you have oily skin!


  • Use facial products with low or no petroleum or oily based ingredients, as they can clog the pores and cause the appearance of blackhead.
  • Use appropriate sunscreen.  Acceleration of the production of sebum may be enhanced with over exposure to the sun, so you should not tan the skin without adequate protection.
  • Avoid touching your face with your hands or try to remove excess oil before you do to avoid passing oil from the hands to the face or use a disposable wipe.

People with oily skin should carry out a daily ritual of care for your skin to look healthy and fresh. Like any other regime of facial skin care, an oily face also needs regular cleansing, toning and moisturizing. Of the daily care, morning and evening, are the most crucial. The first thing to do when you wake up is to remove all impurities that have accumulated in the face during sleep. At the end of the day, you should before bed you should repeat.

These homemade facial mask recipes are excellent for the regular prevention of oily skin.  Before applying any facial mask ensure that you have cleansed and dried the facial area.

Oily Skin Facial Mask Recipes



  • Strawberry Mask: Mix half a cup of crushed strawberries with half a cup of yogurt (unsweetened) or cream forms a paste, if you notice that the mixture is too soft, refrigerate for half an hour before use, apply on face and neck for 20 minutes, then remove with warm water.
  • Oatmeal Mask: Mix 2 tablespoons of oatmeal with milk (if the skin is dry) or water (if the skin is oily) to form a smooth paste, spread on the skin, leave it 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
  • Egg white mask and lemon: Beat an egg white and add a few drops of lemon juice. Spread the mixture over the face, avoiding the eye area. After 20 minutes remove with warm water

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