Herbal Remedies for Oily Skin
If you suffer from oily skin, herbal beauty treatments can come in very handy for reducing shine, while still caring properly for your delicate facial skin.
Oily skin needs attention and care so that you are less prone to spots and breakouts. The bonus of oily skin is that it ages more slowly than dry skin, so altogether it can be a nuisance having a shiny nose when you want to look your best, you can comforted by the thought that you’ll be less susceptible to wrinkles.
A change to your routine – The secret of caring for oily skin is scrupulous attention to cleanliness. Avoid soap if possible, as this initially dries your skin, but will then stimulate it to produce more oil, exacerbating the problem. Mix some fine oatmeal with warm water to make a paste and use this instead of soap; it will cleanse your skin throughly, get rid of any blackheads and leave your skin soft. It is worth remembering that even oily skin still needs a gentle moisturiser. Add some herbal beauty products to your dressing table to combat oily skin.
The Causes of Oily Skin
There are several factors that tend to cause oily skin. It can be hereditary, this is an easy cause to pin down as you need only look at other female members of your family to see whether they suffer from the same problem. Hormonal changes, such as puberty and pregnancy, can also adversely affect your skin, as can birth control pills. A mild adverse reaction to certain cosmetics or skin care products is another common cause.
Oily skin can be radically worsened by eating an inadequate diet, so plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables is essential in resolving the problem and keeping the balance. Your skin is an organ of respiration, so try not to eat too much junk food that leaves you feeling sluggish. By reducing the amount of toxins in your body, your skin won’t need to work as hard to remove them, resulting in skin that looks healthy and feels soft and supple. You should also drink plenty of water each day to flush your system through to keep it working well.
Taking good care of your skin doesn’t just mean applying lotions and potions, you must take care from the inside too.