In a person with oily skin, the sebaceous glands function more actively than in people with other skin types. This happens both due to diseases and hormonal changes. Oily facial skin requires special care and needs regular cleansing.
Oily facial skin causes a lot of problems. Dirt easily gets into the enlarged pores, resulting in the formation of foci of inflammation. In the absence of proper hygiene, oily skin will quickly become covered with acne. The main task is to timely cleanse it of excess fat. Alcohol lotions and tightening masks are used to care for oily skin. But it is much better to be able to make them yourself, from natural ingredients. The effect will not be worse, but the benefits will be greater.
Oily skin has its own benefits. It does not dry out, so it stays young longer. Fewer wrinkles form on oily skin.
Herbal lotion recipe: take herbs of coltsfoot, calendula, yarrow, eucalyptus, horsetail, chamomile. Stir in equal proportions. 2 tbsp. l. add the mixture to 0.5 liters of boiling water, boil for 15 minutes. Insist for 3 hours, then strain and pour in 1 tsp. vinegar and 30 ml of vodka per glass of infusion. For flower lotion, take petals of roses, cornflowers, chamomile, calendula, daisies. 2 tbsp. l. pour the mixture with 1 tbsp. boiling water. Let stand for half an hour, strain, pour in 1 tsp. vinegar and 4 tsp. boric alcohol.
If your skin has inflammation or a rash, use parsley lotion. Parsley is known for its calming effects. Brew 1 tbsp. l. its roots and leaves, let it brew for 1 hour and add 0.25 tbsp. white wine. Mint lotion will also help fight inflammation: take 2 tbsp. l. mint for 0.5 tbsp. boiling water, boil for 10 minutes. Strain, add 2 tsp. boric alcohol, 2 tbsp. l. tincture of calendula, 1 tsp. lemon juice. Before cleansing problem skin, you can hold your face over the steam to open up the pores better.
Oily skin needs a mask with a tightening effect. For this mask, you can cover your face with beaten egg white. When it forms a film, immediately apply a new layer. Do this until 20 minutes have passed. You can also add 1 tsp to the protein mask. lemon juice. As a softening mask, cotton wool soaked in an alcohol solution of calendula can be applied to the face.
Cleansing masks can be done using clay. It is able to effectively absorb sebum.
It is recommended to make nourishing masks for oily skin from fruits and vegetables. Tomato mask: 30 ml of tomato juice and 1 tbsp. l. oatmeal. Apple: Apply apple gruel to your face. You can also add an egg to the apple. Anti-inflammatory masks for oily skin are acidic as they inhibit the spread of bacteria. You can apply a fermented milk product to the skin. For example, mix kefir and cottage cheese, hold for 15 minutes. All masks are washed off with cool water. You cannot be hot, it activates the activity of the sebaceous glands and expands the pores even more.
For deep cleansing, scrubs are used and a peeling procedure is performed, a maximum of 1-2 times a week. Unfortunately, preparing the most effective peeling product is problematic. Most often, it contains both chemicals and fruit acids. Therefore, it is worth either purchasing a ready-made product, or contacting a beauty salon and undergoing the procedure under the guidance of a professional. Before exfoliating at home, wash and dry your face, then apply for 3 minutes.