Skin care for oily skin – part II

Hope you guys found the first part on this topic helpful. Do you still lose sleep over the excess oil on your face which makes your skin look greasy with enlarged pores?  Well read on to find easy advice which can be incorporated in even in your hectic lifestyle. There would be no extra trips to the beautician if you follow this simple advice.

Keep a tab on your diet:
•    Incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. Do not take an easy way out with frozen vegetables.
•    Green leafy vegetables and raw portions would be more beneficial and nutritious.
•    Get your blood tests to check the quantities of iron, vitamin B2 and others constituents. Iron deficiency makes the skin scaly. Vitamin deficiency can cause oily skin.
•    Consume lots of water to keep the skin hydrated.
•    Do not consume soda, junk food and alcoholic beverages.
•    All you smokers have one more reason to stay away from the nicotine stick. Smoking makes your skin oily.

skin care for oily skin Natural skin care:
You could easily make your own face mask at home. Make a paste of sandalwood, basic fuller’s earth clay and honey. Apply it on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and also make sure that it does not get excessively dry. You could even dab it with some water to make it moist. To remove the pack, moisten the entire face. Gently massage with your finger tips in clockwise and anticlockwise direction for 2 to 3 minutes and then wash it off.
•    Application of astringent at night before you go to bed would go a long way in keeping of the excess oil and associated pimples.
•    Take equal portions of fresh squeezed lemon juice and water. Apply it regularly and let it stay for 2 to 3 hours before washing it off. You could carry on with your daily activities with the application.
•    Aloe Vera is a boon to people who desire a beautiful skin. There are numerous creams and lotions available which contain this ingredient. You could actually plant it in your garden as it requires minimal maintenance. The gel can be easily extracted from the fleshy leaves. Be cautious not to touch the yellow liquid which oozes out from the bottom of the leaf.  Apply the translucent gel directly on the face for maximum benefit.

These are extremely beneficial tips for maintaining a radiant and beautiful skin without burning a hole in your pocket.

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