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A Homemade Mattifying Mask Is What Your Oily Skin Needs!

A Homemade Mattifying Mask Is What Your Oily Skin Needs!

DIY masks are my favourite things to whip up in the kitchen. I feel like I’m back in school doing experiments over the weekend. Here though I am just doing it for my skin, which is always enough motivation. While my skin is relatively normal, it gets extremely oily when there is a lot of humidity. Primers are my saviours but sometimes they don’t do enough and because I like whipping up masks, I decided to look for a DIY variant

This homemade mask for matte skin is made with JUST two ingredients – Oatmeal and Lemon. 

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DIY Oatmeal Lemon Face Mask

Just blend 2 scoops of rolled oats with one lemon in a mixer.

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This will give you a paste-like consistency which would be easy to apply and leave on your face. 

Use a brush or a spatula to apply the mask on your face. I do my whole face but you could even do this just to the oily areas and/or your T-zone. Use a brush so the application is even which may or may not be achieved with your fingertips. 

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Leave on until dry and then wipe off with a hot towel.

Follow with an oil-free moisturiser.

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Also Read Uses Of Lemon For Skin & Weight Loss In Marathi

How It Works

Raw rolled oats contain elements that add moisture and restore hydration to the face and they are also a natural exfoliator. It also removed dirt from clogged pores and dead skin cells which also work beautifully for blemished and dark spots.

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Lemon juice, on the other hand, is an astringent and has anti-bacterial properties which remove unwanted oil from the skin. It also gives a natural glow to your skin while destroying acne-causing bacteria.

Basically, the oatmeal retains moisture while lemon strips the unnecessary oils and add a glow too.

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02 Sep 2018
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