The All Natural Homemade Facial Masks for Oily Skin

February’s most awaited day is just a fortnight away. Unless you’re celebrating a birthday or anniversary this month, Valentine’s Day is going to enjoy the spotlight. To all those out there who are either hooked, booked, cooked, or yet to make up your minds on which, you want the day to be special. So here I am with a post that is going to help you enhance your looks.

Facial Masks

First things first. Since we have a few days in hand, why not work on your grooming, specifically your skin. You must look great if that’s the image you want to send across to your partner. It gives you that added oomphf, right? Unlike the hours you may end up spending at an expensive salon or spa, these at home facial masks go easy on your time and your purse/wallet. 

The homemade facial masks use ingredients from your pantry and work apt for both men and women. Who said “Men don’t need any grooming”? If that was the case, men’s fairness lotions would not be so popular.

So, get started, learn up and most importantly, act on what you’ve learned.

Easy at home Facial Masks for Oily Skin

Mask 1:

What you need:

  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • Water

Preparation:

  • Mix both the ingredients to form a thick paste.
  • Massage it gently with strokes in the upward direction.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes or until completely dry and then wash off with cold water for fresh glowing skin.

Mask 2:

What you need:

  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 5 almonds
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 tsp Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti)

Preparation:

  • Grind the almonds to a coarse powder.
  • Add the oats and grind again to form a fine powder.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to form a thick paste.
  • Apply gently on face and neck and let it dry completely.
  • Wet your face slightly and scrub the paste in circular motion. This step helps in exfoliation too.
  • You can store the almond and oats powder for a week and add the lime juice while applying the pack.
  • The lime juice in the pack will give your face a bleaching effect too. So that’s a bonus.
  • Apply this homemade facial mask everyday and discover a new you after a fortnight.

Mask 3:

What you need:

  • 4-5 cubes of ripe papaya cubes
  • 2 tbsp Fuller’s Earth or Sandalwood powder
  • 3 tbsp lime juice

Preparation:

  • Mash the papaya with a fork.
  • Now mix in the sandalwood powder and lime juice to form your at home facial mask.
  • Apply it gently and leave  it for 20 minutes and then wash with cold water.
  • You will experience a remarkable glow with this pack.

Mask 4:

What you need:

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 2 tbsp yogurt

Preparation:

  • Grind the two together to form a smooth paste or facial mask.
  • Massage it gently on the face
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and get a vibrant, non-greasy look.
  • If applied thrice a week, this pack can work wonders.
  • You can also add 3tbsp oatmeal to this mixture.

Mask 5

What you need:

  • 1 apple
  • 3tbsp honey

Preparation:

  • Blend the two together to form a smooth paste or facial mask.
  • Massage it gently on the face.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and and wash off with cold water.
  • Since apple helps in tightening skin pores, this mask will also help you get rid of acne.

P.S.

  • Before applying any facial, wash your face with cold water.
  • You must always pat dry the skin to avoid any damage.
  • You can get best results only with regular use. So apply one of these or a combination of the homemade facial masks at least 3-4 times a week and watch the spark in your partners’ eyes.

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Comments

  1. Great recipe – arrowroot is excellent for oily sin as well. If you have pimples add a few drops of tea tree oil ad lavender oil OR crushed basil leaves!

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