Homemade Face Packs for Oily Skin

Posted by Deepti Ohdar on


Oily skin is one of the biggest major issues after health. As the appearance of oily skin is visible hence people with an oily skin texture are always worried about their skin. it makes the appearance of the face dull and camouflages the natural shine of the skin. Hence people try to cover it up with the help of various cosmetic products available in the market. But these products are not a permanent solution for it. Oily skin texture is an enormous invitation for various other skin problems like acne and pimples.

Oily skin can happen due to various reasons. Sometimes it might be genetic, or it can also happen due to hormonal changes in the body, hence our skin texture keeps changing as we grow up. Our skin can also be oily due to over scrubbing. Excessive scrubbing or washing of face leads to loss of natural and required moisture of the skin. Hence to cover up for the lost moisture our body produces more oil and hence it may appear much oily at times. Let us have a look at some of the easy and homemade natural remedies to gently remove the excess oil from the face and make it appear naturally glowing.

  1. Gram Flour and Curd Face Pack

Gram flour also is known as Besan in Hindi is one of the best and highly used ingredients in the preparation of face masks or face scrubs. Besan helps to exfoliate our skin naturally without being too harsh for the skin hence it is a highly used and beneficial one. Curd is full of lactic acid which naturally cleanses the oil from the skin.


In a bowl add few spoons of gram flour along with the curd. Prepare the mixture according to the consistency to apply on the face. Let the pack dry and then later wash it off with water. One can apply this natural pack twice or thrice a month for better results.

  1. Multani Mitti and Lemon Face Pack

Multani Mitti also is known as Fullers Earth is the best ingredient for our skin. It is the best and highly recommended component for people with oily skin. The citrusy fruit lemon has always been used in face masks or face products to keep it skinning and glowing naturally. Lemon naturally brightens up the skin and makes it more radiant and glowing.


In a bowl add Multani Mitti and lemon juice. Make a thick paste that can be applied on the face. If the pack feels a bit dry one can also add rosewater to it. When the pack dries off wash it gently to remove it.

  1. Mint and Honey Face Pack

Along with being fresh and, fragrant mint is healthy for our skin as well. This antiseptic herb cleanses the oil from our skin and gives it the shine hidden behind the layer of excess oil. it helps to remove the excess oil by unclogging the clogged pores.


Prepare a paste of mint and add it in a bowl. In this paste add honey. Apply this paste on the face and wash it off when it dries. One can experience its results within 15 to 20 days.

  1. Lemon and Honey Face Pack

Honey is the liquid gold for our skin. It makes the skin soft and supple. Lemon consists of vitamin C which not just nourishes our skin but also brightens it up. It is a natural exfoliator for our skin. It peels off the oil naturally without being too harsh.


In a bowl add lemon juice along with honey. Apply this mixture on the face carefully as honey might make it feel sticky. After 10 to 15 minutes wash off the face pack to experience and shiny and soft skin naturally.

  1. Banana and Honey Face Pack

Banana is another healthy ingredient for people with oily skin. It helps to elevate the excess oil from our skin. It also helps in managing an uneven skin tone.


Mash a ripe banana in a bowl and add honey to it. Apply this mixture carefully on the face as it can be a bit messy. Leave the mixture to dry and then wash it off. One can experience positive results within a month. 


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