Oily Skin Care in Homemade Facial Masks

If you want to get some homemade solutions for oily skin care, this is your place!

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Oily skin is caused by an excessive production of sebum, which clogs the skin pores.

This problem can cause acne, which is the result of clogged pores with the bacteria inside.

So we want to clear up the pores and keep the sebum away, but there are some things we should take into account: Read these acne facts before starting any treatment, so you will understand what is it all about.

For the homemade oily skin care, if you want to clear up your clogged pores you should use masks with strong acidic pore clearing ingredients such as lemon and garlic.

Because the intensity of such ingredients you should mix them with other fruits and vegetables that are more subtle but still can make the difference: Apple, tomato, kiwi and pear.

You can also add to the organic skincare mask the ingredients that are good for all types of skin such as orange, cucumber and sweet pepper.

More information on fruits and their benefits are at this website.

The best for you is to use organic fruits for maximum effect.

For using juices as facial mask, it is the best to soak them into a clean piece of cloth at first, then apply it on your face for 15 minutes, while you relaxing after a very long day.

Important: Use the facial mask up to once a week, to keep your pH skin level at its optimum state.

If you have a problematic skin condition, such as allergies, it is better to consult your dermatologist before using these facial recipes. At any case you should test any mask on a hidden surface of your skin to detect any problems.

Apple & Pear Facial Mask Recipe


1 green apple, grated
1 mashed pear
1 tablespoon of organic and low fat yogurt

How to apply

Apply the facial mask on your face for about 15 minutes. Afterwards wash the face with warm water and then with cold one.

The mask benefits

The yogurt adds your skin cells essential proteins, the pear gives your skin smoothness and the apple clears up the pores and makes the smaller, because of their alpha hydroxy acids content. The apple also includes ursolic acid, which makes him an excellent oily skincare ingredient.

Kiwi Organic Mask


1 Squeezed kiwi fruit
1 spoon of a fresh lemon juice


Mix the ingredients. Apply the oily skin care mask on a clear skin surface for 15 minutes, then wash with a warm water.
The ingredients will clean out the pores, reduce their size and nourish the skin with vitamins.

Both the kiwi and the lemon have vitamin C antioxidant, and contain citric acid that clears up the pores (the lemon is more acidic). Plus, the lemon has skin cleaning and skin whitening abilities.

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