Remedies for oily skin control

Oily skin sounds boring and nobody loves to have oily skin as it will spoil your beauty. There are many people having oily skin and also oily skin occurs mostly during warm summer. So I have brought some amazing and effective natural remedies for oily skin people.

People with oily skin can get normal skin using these effective home remedies and even more clear healthy skin. Usually in warmer days, due to more heat, our skin starts sweating and even our skin looks sticky due to sweat and excess oil. So to get rid of this situation, you can try this effective home remedies for cleansing excess oil, sweat, and dirt from your skin.

Oily skin is not good as it can lead to various skin problems such as acne, blockage in skin pores, pimples, blackheads, and more. Excess oil will be generated in some areas of your skin such as near your nose and lots more. There are lots of reasons due to which you suffer from extremely oily skin problem and they are as follows:


  • Hormonal changes.
  • Oily and Junk food.
  • Weather such as in summers.
  • Huge skin pores.
  • Oily makeup products.
  • Tension and more.

Hence, these were some of the reasons due to which excess oil occurs on your skin. Let’s see some effective home remedies for oily skin and they are as below:


  • Lemon and Gram flour:-

Remedies for oily skin control - Lemon and Gram flour 

Lemon is a common ingredient found in everyone home and used in a variety of dishes to add a tangy flavor. It contains tangy (citrus) acid so it will help in removing dirt and extra oil from your skin. It contains sour taste and the smell is good so it will also help to refresh your tired skin. Lemon even works great for treating tanning skin due to suntan along with dandruff from your scalp.

Gram flour is specially used for the famous dish in Gujarat that is “Bhajiya” and sounds so great. It is also found in almost every Indian kitchen and works well with various dishes. Gram flour is also known as “Besan” in Hindi and helps in absorbing oil from your skin to give you a clean look.

–> Quick Steps:

Take some amount of fresh lemon juice (one tablespoon) and gram flour as per requirement and mix it well. Now add a little amount of water to make a fine paste and apply it on your oily skin. After some time (approx. 20 minutes) you need to wash your skin with cool water.

(ADDITIONAL NOTE 1:- You can also use fresh rose water instead of normal water if you have sensitive skin.)

(ADDITIONAL NOTE 2:- Take some rice powder and add to this paste for more benefits if you wish.)

  • Tomato:-

Tomato contains a high amount of Vitamin C so it helps in removing dirt, dead skin cells and excess oil from your skin to get glowing skin instantly. Organic tomatoes are best for using it on your skin as it will not harm your skin in any way. You can even add a pinch of turmeric powder to this so to give extra punch to this remedy.

–> Quick Steps:

Take one small tomato and cut into half and simply rub it on your affected skin areas. Now wash your skin with normal water and you are done with it.


You need to take some fresh tomato juice and add a little amount of turmeric powder to it if you wish. With the help of cotton ball apply this mixture on your skin areas and leave it for some time and then wash it.

  • Egg yolk:-

As we all know that eggs are good for your skin and hair too (best stuff for dry hairs) as it contains various benefits. Even eating a daily egg is a good habit for a healthy body and even it improves skin and hair texture. It helps in removing the upper skin layer (dead skin cells) so that new cells can appear. It also helps in cleansing your oily skin so that pimples or acne can be reduced.

–> Quick Steps:

First, take egg yolk in any bowl of your choice and whisk it for a few seconds for a nice texture. Apply this on your skin, leaving it for twenty minutes or more until it dries completely. Wash your skin area with cool water and you will get glowing skin.

  • Cucumber:-

Remedies for oily skin control - Cucumber

Cucumber itself is a refreshing and amazing vegetable so it will also refresh your skin too. It helps in giving a cooling sensation to your dull and tired skin so that it feels refreshed after using it. It even removes all the excess dirt, dead cells, bacteria and, excess oil.

–> Quick Steps:

Just take one fresh cucumber and extract juice from it in any bowl and apply it on your oily skin areas. Leave it as it is for some time as per your choice as there is no harm in keeping it for a longer duration. Wash your face to remove excess oil for a glowing and clear look.

(ADDITIONAL NOTE:- You can also add some fresh mint leaves (juice) to this mixture for more cooling effect as this remedy is excellent to use during hot summer days.)

Thus, these were some of the effective home remedies that you can try out for curing oily skin problem. You can use all of the above home remedies on a regular basis to resolve your issue. It will remove excess oil and along with that, it will also give you clear and glowing skin.

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  1. Ashton Klinck

    Having read this I thought it was really enlightening. I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this short article together. I once again find myself personally spending a significant amount of time both reading and posting comments. But so what, it was still worthwhile.

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