Oily skin is one of the most frustrating and problematic skin types. You wash your face in the morning and in the afternoon your skin appears glossy again. Excessive oil production leads to clogged pores and the skin might be suffering of breakouts, blackheads and acne. I have found a DIY face mask that is helpful for pulling oil out of the skin and making my face look and feel cleaner without breaking the bank account. The most important is also, you’re only putting safe ingredients on your face.

oily skinMy recipe features ingredients that are excellent for oily skin, such as lemon juice, egg white, yogurt and honey. Egg white works wonders for greasy skin by shrinking large pores on the skin surface. Lemon juice fights off acne-causing bacteria and reduces discoloration. Honey has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Yogurt contains live cultures, which eliminates acne-causing bacteria. Turmeric is is an amazing spice that has been used for medicinal and beauty purposes over many centuries. It heals and beautifies your skin and adds a brilliant glow.

Egg White, Lemon Juice, Yogurt, Turmeric and Honey Mask

1. Mix the egg white and lemon juice together. Stir in the honey.
2. Slowly mix in the yogurt until a creamy paste is formed. Use more or less yogurt to your liking. Add the turmeric.
3. Apply the mask to your face.
4. Leave the mask on for 15 to 20 minutes.
5. Wash away with warm water.

The result:

I’m applying the mask once a week and I have to say it’s the perfect remedy for oily skin. It absorbs excess oil and tightens my pores, my skin feels so soft and radiant.

Have you ever tried a DIY mask? Thanks for leaving your thoughts.

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