We always encourage you to use homemade beauty products using natural ingredients. Many of our readers now are moving toward completely natural face care routine, and they are happier to see a huge difference in the way their facial skin has cleared up, so they are loving it!

Oily Skin Homemade Best Natural Moisturizers

You Need Moisturizer Daily Even For Oily Skin, But It Should Be Such That It Does Not Leave Your Skin Looking Greasy And Shiny

Today we will share with you 4 effective homemade moisturizer recipes for oily skin. It will really be a fun to experiment with all these natural ingredients and see the amazing results. You will love these recipes!

How You Will Know That Your Skin Is Oily?

Different skin types need to be treated differently. That’s why before using oily skin homemade moisturizer, the first step is to know whether your skin is in fact a oily type. The most common symptoms of oily skin are:

(i) Shiny, oily complexion, especially on the T-zone (forehead, bridge of the nose, and chin)

(ii) Large skin pores

(iii) Blackheads, acne breakouts, or blemishes

(iv) Press a napkin over your forehead. If prominent oil marks appear on it, you probably have oily skin.

Does Oily Skin Need Moisturizer?

Are you wondering: “I have oily skin, so why would I need a face moisturizer?” Beauty experts claim that even if you have oily skin, you still need moisturizer daily. But the moisturizer should not leave your skin feeling greasy and looking shiny.

Moisturizers work to improve your skin’s hydration (think water-content of the skin, not oil-content). Moisturizing products aren’t just for, well, hydrating only.  They also form a protective barrier on the skin’s surface and give the skin a soft, smooth feel.

You should use a moisturizer which can exterminate acne-causing bacteria, removes excess oil from your skin surface and maintains the right moisture balance.

Homemade Oily Skin Moisturizer Recipes

1. Honey, Glycerin, Lemon Juice And Green Tea Moisturizer: Whereas on one hand it balances the pH level of the skin tone, on the other hand glycerin and honey keep yours skin hydrated and moisturized. And lemon lightens skin complexion while providing an even skin tone.

You will need:

(i) Honey: 1 teaspoon; pure organic

(ii) Glycerin: 2 teaspoon, food grade

(iii) Green Tea Water: 2 teaspoon of warm brewed green tea water

(iv) Lemon Juice: 1 teaspoon, freshly squeezed

Method: Mix well all the ingredients. Massage this moisturizer gently over your skin. Leave it on overnight.

2. Milk and Olive Oil Moisturizer: Milk contains lactic acid that can soften your skin. Olive oil nourishes your skin. Lime or lemon juice gets rid of dead skin cells and any acne or blemishes, consequently clears the skin. This is probably best natural moisturizer for oily skin!

You will need:

(i) Raw milk: 1/4th cup, lesser fat or without fat

(ii) Lime or lemon juice: 2 – 3 tablespoon, freshly squeezed

(iii) Olive oil: 2 – 3 tablespoon, extra virgin

Method: Mix well extra virgin olive oil with the milk in a cup. Next add in the lime or lemon juice and stir it well. Voila, your moisturizer is ready!

3. Almond, Aloe, And Coconut Moisturizer For Oily Skin: Aloe vera has properties to moisturize skin without making it look or feel greasy, which is exactly what we look for in a natural homemade moisturizer. It also has anti-inflammatory property and contains antioxidants, vitamin E, and vitamin c, all these together work to boost skin health and help to delay the skin aging.

Almond oil contains fatty acids, which act as a natural emollient on the skin, helping to lock in moisture.

Coconut oil is good for oily skin. It has fatty acids and vitamin E contents, plus it’s anti-inflammatory properties make it a useful natural ingredient for oily skin moisturizer.

You will need:

(i) Aloe vera gel: 4 tablespoon, organic or extracted from a plant

(ii) Almond oil: 2 tablespoon, pure and sweet

(iii) Coconut oil: 2 tablespoon, organic without any additives

Method: Just mix the ingredients well. If the coconut oil is in solid form, warm it to melt it before mixing.

Tip: You may adjust the quantities proportionately downward to make just enough for one time use, or if you make more then store the remaining moisturizer in a cool, dark place.

4. Rose Petals Moisturizer: Rose water helps to remove dirt and makes your skin look fresh. Aloe Vera is an effective natural moisturizer for oily skin and helps in controlling acne.

You will need:

(i) Rose petals: 1/4 cup, fresh

(ii) Rose water: few drops

(iii) Aloe vera juice: 2 tablespoons

Method: Boil the rose petals in clean water in a container. Add in a few drops of rose water. Strain the mixture because we need the liquid only. Mix in the aloe juice after the rosewater mixture cools down to room temperature. Keep it in your fridge for a while and apply it on your face.

Try the above oily skin natural moisturizers having no side effects, you will love them!


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