Home Remedies For Oily and Dry Skin

One should have to be very considerate towards his/her skin problems as we know that the most common ones among all the skin issues are oil and dry skin problems. Therefore, it is very important to tell you about the home remedies for such skin types because often over the counter treatments are not very effective in dealing with the problem at hand as compared to the home remedies.

Moreover, winters are approaching near therefore this gives us another reason to find easy solutions in order to fight skin dryness, roughness and the excessive shine or oil on the skin. Bear in mind that regardless of the skin type you can still get the desired smoothness on your skin by opting out for the suggested remedies.

Home Remedies For oily and dry Skin

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As we know that oil and dry skin are two opposite conditions; therefore, we have classified the home remedies according to their respective condition category in the below-mentioned section. Let’s now have a look at each one of them briefly:

Home Remedies for Oily Skin

  • Frequently Wash Face: As we know that the oilier the skin the more it would look rough and dirtier, therefore, you should wash your face frequently in a day to get rid of the oil from your skin. You can use detergent soap after consulting your doctor or you can also try glycerin soap cleansing. Do this tip twice a day for good results
  • Aloe Vera: It is another very effective treatment to get rid of oil from your skin. All you need to do is get aloe vera gel and then put it on your face, dab it for a while and then let it dry itself. Afterwards, rinse it with water. Aloe Vera is incredibly awesome in absorbing oil; hence, you should give this tip a must shot
  • Keep Tissues: people with oily skin should develop a tendency of carrying tissues along and whenever they feel that their skin has begun to look oilier then they should clean the oil from the face with the help of tissues instantly. You can use regular tissues or can also purchase oil absorbing tissues from nearest store
  • Cold water Rinse: Another very simple and effective tip to cope with oily skin is, washing the face with cold water twice a day and then drying it out with a towel. Repeat this practice for some time in order to have promising results
  • Avoid Moisturizers: People with oily skin should bear in mind that moisturizers are not meant for them because their skin is already doing awesome in warding off the dryness. What they need to do is, go and use sun screen lotions before going out, check out for labels to pick those which are meant for oily skin
  • Scrub or Mask: you can also give yourself a light scrub or apply a mask on your face in order to get rid of the oil on your skin. Clay masks are commonly available in the market you can use them as well

Home Remedies for Dry Skin

  • Papaya and Avocado Mask: To treat oily skin make a paste by taking one slice of papaya, banana and avocado then apply it on your face for 15 minutes for effective results. Papaya is very effective in getting rid of dry skin naturally. It does not only help in reducing skin dryness but also in healing scars
  • Egg Yolk Face Pack: take one egg along with one teaspoon of milk powder and honey to prepare a paste out of it then apply it on your skin for 20 minutes then wash off your face. It is another very beneficial treatment to fight dry skin
  • Aloe Vera: you can also apply aloe vera gel on your face for 30 minutes to fight dryness. It is simple yet very effective and easy to do treatment. All you need to do is, extract aloe vera gel from a slice of aloe vera and then use it instead of going out to buy the ready-made gel
  • Oil Massage: You can also give yourself oil massage with almond and honey oil just before taking a bath. This will help you in keeping your skin moist and smooth. If you could take hot oil massage instead; then it would be better
  • Fresh Cream Pack: you can also make another face pack by mixing one teaspoon fresh cream into quarter tea spoon of turmeric and few drops of lemon. Once the paste is prepared, you can now apply it on your face for 15 minutes. Afterwards, give yourself a massage for 5 minutes before rinsing it with water. Keep repeating this tip for a while until or unless positive results start showing
  • Banana Paste: You can also mash one banana and then apply it on your face for 30 minutes as a face pack. Afterwards, wash it off, you will see better results