Homemade Acne Mask for Oily Skin
Oily skin can predispose one from having acne or pimples. Sebaceous glands excrete sebum to the skin to moisturize and keep it healthy but too much sebum excreted can result to oily skin. Acne is formed when sebaceous glands are blocked by overproduced cells resulting to bacteria growth and inflammation. When treating acne, it is important to treat oily skin as well. By keeping the face clean, smooth and oil free, one can reduce the possibility of acne from occurring. This is done by facial scrubs, facial creams and facial masks put onto face. There are either commercial products or natural products that one can use in order to fight oily and acne filled skin.
Today, there are many expensive commercial products with the promise of beautiful skin. But why buy expensive creams and products when one can have a beautiful and oil free skin through natural homemade acne mask for oily skin. One can save a lot through homemade acne mask for oily skin since ingredients used for these masks can be found at home. Making these masks requires no hard effort since they are very easy to make, and at the same time, fun.
Good thing about using natural ingredients is that they are known to be safe and has known nutrients and vitamins that would nourish the skin. Best masks that would soothe and treat acne and oily skin are mud masks with anti-bacterial capabilities. Natural ingredients that have antibacterial capabilities are honey; citrus fruits such as lemon and calamansi; apple, tomatoes, cucumber, papaya, orange, grapes, banana, avocado, dried basil and almond oil. Naturally, acid from fruits and other ingredients clean and remove dead skin cells that cause bacteria build up resulting to acne. Other ingredients are best in removing oil and will keep the skin smooth and healthy like oatmeal, yogurt, walnuts, tea tree oil, corn flour, yeast, egg yolk or egg white, baking soda, turmeric powder and many others. These particular ingredients absorb oil and dirt and will leave the skin smooth and soft.
Examples of combinations of homemade acne mask for oily skin are honey and apple acne mask, oatmeal and honey mask, yogurt and lemon mask, walnut with cucumber mask, whipped egg white mask, egg yolk mask, basil tonic mask, pureed tomato mask, crushed papaya mask, banana mask, baking soda mask and many others. One can also experiment combinations as long as there is an ingredient capable of absorption and one ingredient capable of cleaning and fighting bacteria and dirt.
In making the mask, one just needs to combine all ingredients and mix them evenly. After mixing all of the ingredients, just apply to face and leave it for 15-20 minutes time. After 15-20 minutes, rinse face thoroughly. Make sure that the mask will be rinsed off not leaving anything on the face. After rinsing, observe the clean and smooth feel on the skin. Apply mask anytime and it is highly advisable that you do it before bedtime. Once religiously applied, you will see the change in your skin after days or weeks.