Natural Remedy for Oily Skin
While it may be simple to find beauty products that suit oily skin, it is just as difficult to catch hold of a product that can treat it. With the help of Ayurveda, you can reach to the bottom of the problem and curb hyper-active glands from pumping out too much oil.
According to Ayurveda, oily skin is common in people with a dominant Kapha factor. An active Kapha is characterized by thick and oily skin. This skin type is highly prone to problems like pimples and blackheads. Often, large oily pores get blocked by dust, dirt and pollution leading to aggravated skin. Therefore, oily skin requires an intensive skincare regimen that includes cleansing, exfoliation and scrubbing. Described below is a simple three-step recipe to rid your skin of excessive oil and lending is a natural healthy glow.
Cleanse with turmeric
Make a paste of turmeric powder and honey using equal proportions. Apply this paste to your face and massage it gently. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes before washing it off. The turmeric will deep cleanse the skin pores and the honey will nourish them.
Exfoliate with strawberries
You can make a great exfoliating scrub at home in no time. Crush a couple of strawberries with your fingers. You can also add in crushed almonds or walnuts to this paste. Apply it to your face and rub thoroughly while focusing on the problems areas such as the nose.
Moisturize with rose water
Rose water is a key hydrating agent in Ayurveda. It is rich in nutrients and has a deep moisturizing effect without any stickiness that is hard to avoid with other moisturizers. Dab a few drops onto a cotton swab and wipe your face with it. Doing this twice everyday will keep your skin well hydrated and give it a soft glow.