Summers make the skin oily, sweaty and sticky. People with oily skin texture always dislike the summer season. But it’s a gentle reminder to not skip your daily C-T-M routine.
One of the biggest concerns of people is managing oily skin in the scorching summer months. Heat makes the skin sweaty, which in turn makes it sticky and oily. Especially women think twice before stepping out of the house in summer. But, not to worry! There is a solution; in fact, there are many natural solutions. If you are looking to say goodbye to your oily skin, then keep these simple tips in mind.
The best way to deal with oily skin is to follow skincare that works and follow it religiously.
- Deep cleansing your skin should be your first and foremost step in the routine. A product with natural ingredients is helpful to keep your skin healthy. We recommend you to start your day with a face wash with natural ingredients like cucumber, and aloe which do not strip out the natural oils of the skin. moha: herbal face wash is the ideal choice to clean your skin since it has got herbal ingredients and gives you a fresh feel immediately. So you’re left with squeaky clean skin and a luminous glow.
- Never forget moisturiser! whether your skin is Oily or non-oily, application of a moisturiser is most essential part of your skincare routine. It’s a common myth that oily skin doesn't need moisturising, but the truth is that oily skin also needs hydration and nourishment. For oily skin, heavy and thick moisturisers may make conditions worse but a water-based moisturizer or gel-based works like a miracle. A moisturiser with SPF 30-50 is the best option to pamper your skin. Home remedy for keeping skin nourished is application of raw milk, which helps keep skin hydrated. Other option is aloe gel which not only hydrates but also nourishes and keeps oil at bay. In fact aloe is super for moisturizing oily skin as it imparts glow and reduces oily shine.
- A Rose mist to your rescue- To pamper your skin, Rose is an ideal herb from the outside as well as inside. Rosewater soothes skin irritation, reduces skin redness, and also calms down prickly heat related icth. Likewise, Gulkand, a sweet delicacy made with from rose petals and sugar is advised to be consumed in summers as per Ayurveda to beat the summer heat. It is rich in antioxidants and is an energy booster. The best part of Gulkand is, cools the stomach, regulates bowels and also provides relaxation from menstrual problems.
- Mask up!Using a sheet mask is another way to give your oily skin some extra love. While sheet masks provide a lot of benefits to your skin, they also help with some relaxation. For those facing acne,skin eruptions, they should use sheet masks or herbal masks during summers. Aloe vera gel on the skin also works absolutely calming on the skin.
Ayurveda herbs which reduce oiliness of the skin can be used for face packs. Neem is a great option as it not only reduces oiliness but also fights acne causing bacteria. Turmeric mixed with a little milk also can be used as a facepack to reduce oil and also improve complexion by lightening pigmentation. Avoid harsh soaps and remember to scrub weekly. Keep your nourishment to optimum with regular intake of fruits, nut and dairy. Sleep well and stay hydrated.
And that’s all it takes to say goodbye to oily skin and stay radiant and glowing even in summers.