It’s important to perform regular scrubbing or exfoliating. This will remove build up in the pores and dead skin cells. This is essentially important to people with naturally oily skin. People with oily skin are more prone to breakouts and pimples when they don’t remove their dead skin cells. The accumulation of oil and dead skin will block out the pores causing blackheads, pimples and breakouts.
There are different facial scrub products out in the market, though these products can be a bit pricey and packed with chemicals. If you want something more pocket friendly and all natural, here are some homemade scrubs for oily skin.
With ingredients you can find in your kitchen pantry, you can create some effective face and body scrubs. These recipes contain no artificial ingredient that works for people with sensitive skin. Using your own made scrubs can save you money and prevent you from putting any chemical on your face or body. Try out these simple and easy homemade scrubs for oily skin.
Cleansing Face Scrub
One of the most important part of your skin care routine when you suffer from oily skin is deep cleansing. People that have oily skin type are more prone to germs, grime, oil, dirt and pollution clogging the pores. Create a deep cleansing facial scrub can help remove clogs and prevent breakouts, blackheads and other blemishes. You can create a simple recipe using three ingredients: Oatmeal, yogurt and honey. These three ingredients are known to fight off acne and hydrate the skin. This recipe won’t give you that exfoliating benefit, but this is an important recipe to start off your cleansing treatment. Start by mixing equal part oatmeal and yogurt (tablespoon or cup). Mix one or two teaspoons of honey to the mixture and massage onto the body or face. Massage this for a few minutes and leave it on for 2 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water and use an ice cube to rub on the skin afterwards. Pat your skin dry and apply moisturizer.
Moisturizing Face Scrub
This moisturizing facial scrub recipe is great for oily skin. Create this recipe with three ingredients: baking soda, lemon juice and honey. Baking soda works as a natural cleanser that can remove excess sebum deep in the pores, remove dirt and grime and unclog the pores. Honey contains anti-bacterial properties that can prevent blemishes. Lemon juice can help control the production of oil. Start this recipe by mixing half a teaspoon of lemon juice and baking soda. Add in a tablespoon of honey and create a paste. Use this paste and rub it on the skin using a circular motion. Continue this for 2 minutes and rinse with warm water and use an ice cube to close the pores. Perform this remedy once or twice a week. If your skin starts to dry, pack on the moisturizer.
Exfoliating Face Scrub
A great exfoliating ingredients for oily skin are honey, olive oil and brown sugar. These three ingredients can help remove grime, excess oil, dead skin cells, and dirt. These ingredients can also help moisturize the skin and give it that healthy glow. This recipe can help remove dead skin cells without giving you that peeling or scaly look, this is a great facial scrub for preventing acne. Brown sugar contains natural humectants that can help remove excess oil from the pores and lubricate the skin. Honey contains anti-bacterial properties that can prevent breakout and blemishes from developing on the skin. Olive oil can help unclog pores, remove blemish causing oil and replace it with good oil. If you don’t have brown sugar, you can always use white. When you create the recipe make sure that the sugar is not in chunks so it won’t cause major abrasion on your skin. Create this recipe by mixing a tablespoon or brown sugar, a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of olive oil. Mix everything together and use clean fingertips to massage the mixture from your jaw line upward towards your jaw line and downward from your hairline to the bridge of your nose, this will help with circulation. Rinse your skin with warm water and splash it afterwards with cold water. This recipe can dry out your skin so make sure to use moisturizer afterwards.
These are some of the most effective scrubs for oily skin. Scrubs are important to keep your skin cleanse and healthy. Though, it’s important to moisturize your skin after you exfoliate or scrub since this can cause abrasion to your skin and cause dryness. After every scrub pack on a good amount of moisturizer.