7 Best Natural Homemade Scrubs For Oily Skin

Oily Skin is more prone to pimples and blackheads so proper cleansing and exfoliation is essential for removal of dead skin cells but avoid too much scrubbing on oily skin because over scrubbing activate the sebaceous glands which may result in more acne. Some of Best Scrubs for oily skin are given below:

7 Best Natural Scrubs For Oily Skin

1. Rice Flour, Ripe Papaya and Lime

Take 1/2 cup of rice flour, and 1/2 a cup of mashed ripe papaya. Add the juice of 1/2 a lime. Wash the face with water and gently apply this paste on face and neck then gently massage in circular motion. After 15 minutes rinse off with warm water.

2. Oatmeal Powder and Rose Water

Mix either oatmeal or almond powder with rose water to make a soft paste that spreads easily on the skin. Rub it on skin with fingertips especially on face and neck. Leave to dry for about 15 minutes and then rinse off with cold water.

3. Chickpea Powder, Turmeric, Rose Water and Milk

Take about 4 tablespoon of chickpea powder, half teaspoon of turmeric powder, few drops of rose water and few drops of milk. Make a thick paste using these ingredients.Apply this on your face and neck. You can use this scrub all over your body to get the clean, clear and glowing skin.

4. Dried Orange Peel and Yogurt

A simple face scrub can be made by taking a couple of oranges and peeling them. Keep the peels in the sun till they are dried and then powder the dried peels to a grainy consistency. Now mix some fresh yogurt to this dried and granulated orange peel.Then Apply on your face and Neck. After 15 minutes rinse off with warm water.

5. Dried Peels and Milk

You can also make a good scrub by adding equal amounts of dried lemon peel and dried orange peel. Then add some milk to this mixture and use as a face scrub. For much better results you can also add some rose water.

6. Orange Juice, Sugar and Honey

Take juice of about half orange and mix with the 4 tablespoons of white or brown Sugar and add 1 tablespoon of honey to make a smooth paste.Then gently apply on your face and neck and scrub for 2-3 minutes.Then rinse off with cold then warm water.

7. Cucumber, Oatmeal and Yogurt

Make a paste by mixing one small cucumber and one cup of oatmeal. Mix one tablespoon of this paste with one table spoon of yogurt and leave for 30 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.

Some Precautions and Useful Tips

  • (i) Never scrub on acne, burned, damaged, wounded or irritating skin.
  • (ii) Before applying any kind of scrub, first of all clean your face and neck with warm water and soap to remove all kinds of cosmetics, creams, lotions, dirt and dust.
  • (iii) Now try a small Patch Test on little area of your skin and wait for 10- 15 minutes. If it creates itching or allergic effect then immediately remove it and rinse off with cold water.
  • (iv) Place a small amount of the scrub on your fingers then gently massage your face in circular motion.You can also put the face scrub on a cosmetic pad then gently rub the pad across the face but avoid harsh strokes.You do not have to be too hard on your face because your face simply needs a gentle massage and regular circulation motion. After using the scrub gently rinse off with lukewarm water then wash your face with cold water to close skin pores and gently pat dry your skin with soft towel.