5 DIY Face Masks for Oily Skin

5 DIY Face Masks for Oily SkinCommon problems associated with oily skin include a greasy or shiny complexion, enlarged pores, clogged pores, blackheads, occasional or persistent pimples, and more. DIY face masks for oily skin with anti-inflammatory and absorbent ingredients, such as tea tree oil or cosmetic clay, may help you control these problems and keep your skin clear and healthy-looking. Check out these face mask recipes that you can try at home.

Honey & Baking Soda Face Mask

This easy-to-make mask is a life-saver when you need to cleanse your skin, remove excess oil and dead cells from its surface, soothe inflammation, eliminate blackheads and pimples, tighten pores, improve complexion, and stimulate skin cell regeneration and renewal.

To make this mask, you need to mix 1 tsp baking soda with some warm honey to get a thick paste. Apply the mixture to clean skin, avoiding the area around the eyes, and let it sit for 20 minutes. Gently massage your face with fingertips and wash the mask off with warm water. If you want to reduce pigmentation and lighten your skin, you can add a couple of drops of lemon juice to the mixture.

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Egg White Face Mask

This mask consists of only one ingredient that you surely have in your fridge. Its effect is similar to that of peel-off masks. Egg white face mask for oily skin prevents shiny complexion, reduces the appearance of pores, helps get rid of comedones, produces an anti-inflammatory effect, and makes the skin velvety smooth.

Break an egg and separate the white from the yolk. Apply the white to your skin and leave for 15-20 minutes. It will make your skin feel a little tight as it dries; this is a normal reaction. Rinse the white off with cool water, pat your face dry and apply moisturizer.

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Clay Face Mask

Clay is a popular ingredient in DIY face masks for oily skin because it has excellent absorbent properties. It helps to remove excess sebum and dead cells from the skin surface, makes the skin softer and smoother, and produces a detoxifying effect. There are different types of cosmetic clay that you can use, including, but not limited to, kaolin, bentonite clay and fuller’s earth (multani mitti).

Mix 2 tbsp cosmetic clay with some cold water to form a thick paste. Add an egg yolk, ½ tsp honey and 3–4 drops of lemon juice. Stir well until you get a lump-free, creamy mass. If the mixture is too thick, you can add more water. Apply the mask to your skin and let it dry. Rinse it off as soon as it dries completely.

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Oatmeal Face Mask

Oatmeal is a great ingredient for oily and at the same time sensitive skin. It produces a very delicate exfoliating effect, soothes irritated skin, relieves inflammation, and eliminates pimples. In addition, this mask contains tea tree oil that is valued for its strong anti-inflammatory and wound healing effect.

Mix 2 tbsp oat flour with some boiling water and let it sit for about 10 minutes. When the mask cools down, add 2 drops of tea tree oil and some more water (optionally, if the consistency is too thick). Stir well, apply to your face and leave until completely dry. Wash your face with warm water.

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Nourishing Face Mask

Oily skin needs nourishment and hydration, just like any other skin type. This amazing face mask provides oily skin with the moisture and nutrients it needs, balances the skin, and gives a healthy and radiant complexion. In addition, honey exfoliates the skin, yogurt has a soothing effect, and rose water makes the skin soft and supple.

Mix 1 tbsp organic honey, 1 tbsp mineral water, 1 tbsp plain organic yogurt, and 1 tsp rose water. Apply the mixture to your face with a cotton pad and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse the mask off with cool water.

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