Manage Oily Skin and Acne with this 3 step Homemade Regimen

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Oils produced by our body helps in keeping  the skin healthy, but there can be too much of a good thing. Excess oil can lead to blemishes and acne flare-ups.

Oily, problem skin requires a careful combination of natural cleansers (rich in antioxidants and antiseptics), Fresh Aloe Vera and a nourishing night-time oil. This regimen will help calm, control oil, disinfect and clear clogged pores without causing irritation or drying out the skin. The result will be clear, more even-toned, healthy skin with fewer blemishes.

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The regimen includes the following treatments:

  • Persian cleanser: Fuller’s earth (Multani mitti), Borax (Suhaga), Rose Water
  • Fresh Aloe Vera
  • Jojoba Oil

Morning

Cleansing your skin in the morning and applying a skin clarifying lotion is essential to getting clear skin.

Step One: Cleanse with the Persian cleanser. This simple recipe uses Fuller’s earth (Multani mitti), Borax (Suhaga), and Rose Water: Here’s how you make it:

Grind Fuller's earth to obtain a fine powder

Mix Borax with the powder

Add Rose water to the mixture until you get an acceptable consistency

On dry skin, apply a liberal amount of  the paste so as to coat the entire face (include the neck, if you experience breakouts on your neck), keep for 10 minutes  and rinse well. Pat skin dry and immediately follow with an Organic moisturizer suited for Oil, Acne Prone Skin.

Night

It’s vital to wash your face and apply a skin clarifying lotion at night to remove a day’s worth of oil, dirt and makeup. This will prepare your skin for optimal repair while you sleep.

Step One: Cleanse with the Persian cleanser. On dry skin, apply a liberal amount of  the paste so as to coat the entire face (include the neck, if you experience breakouts on your neck), keep for 5-10 minutes  and rinse well.

Step Two: Thrice a week (Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday) apply Fresh Aloe Vera Gel all over your face, keep for 20 minutes and then rinse thoroughly.

Step Three: Apply Jojoba Oil on a dry face thrice a week (Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday). Wait for 10-15 minutes before jumping into bed. Leave it on for the night.

We will love to know how you found this regimen, please use the comments below.

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