Hope everyone is enjoying the monsoon days. Today, we would be talking about how to take care of oily skin in monsoon days. Rainy days are already here and taking care of your skin is extremely important because most of the disease outbreaks happen during this season. Those who have oily skin suffer the most during rainy days as they may observe breakouts, pimple, acne or rashes on the skin. Acne is almost unavoidable during these days but taking care of your skin can help to prevent the problem for a few days.
So, here’s how you should be taking care of your skin during rainy days.
1. Use a toner:
The most important skin care ritual to be followed during monsoon days is including a toner in your daily skin care routine. Using a toner can help to balance the pH level on the skin and it also prevents bacterial action. Application of toner can help to keep your skin healthy and also keep it bacteria free. You can also make your own toner at home. Mix 2 drops of lavender essential oil, 1 spoon of tea tree oil with 10 spoons of water. Mix together and apply on the face. Use Pond’s White Beauty Pore Conditioning Toner, Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner, The Face Shop Blemish Zero Clarifying Toner for best results.
Cleansing your skin is equally important as using toner on the skin. Cleansing helps to get rid of the debris accumulated on the upper layer of the skin and also helps to control oil production on the face. You should be cleansing your face every day before going to bed in order to wake up with healthy, gorgeous and clear skin. Use mild cleansers to remove harmful ingredients settled on the upper layer of the skin. Use Olay Gentle Cleansers Conditioning Milk and Nip+Fab Glycolic Cleansing Fix Facial Cleanser for best results.
3. Use neem based facewash:
Generally, your skin suffers from the bacterial reaction which may lead to acne, boils, and pimples on the skin. According to the experts, it is said that you should be using more of neem based facewash to prevent acne or a pimple on the face. Due to anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties found in neem, it can help to prevent acne on the skin. It is important for the skin to breathe freely. Use VLCC Neem Face Wash, Margo Original Neem Face Wash and Banjara’s Neem Face Wash for best results.
4. Use more of rose water:
Although monsoon days are humid days, it is important to moisturize your skin in order to keep it supple and hydrated. It is always good to pamper your skin with rose water as it is both hydrating and soothing on the skin. Rose water contains skin soothing properties which cleanses your skin and prevents itching on the skin. Spray some rose water on the face and leave it to dry on its own.
5. Use hot water:
Wash your face with hot water instead of lukewarm or cold water. Washing your face with hot water can help to dissolve the oil accumulated on the skin, thus, promoting healthy, supple and gorgeous skin. Also using hot water can help to kill the bacteria on the skin and close the pores effectively.
6. Use more of scrubs:
You should be using more of scrubs during monsoon days as they help to slough off the dead skin cells easily. Using scrubs on the face can help to remove the dead layer of the skin, close the pores and also prevents the risk of acne on the skin. Use Fabindia Almond Face Scrub, Dr Organic Skin Clear Organic Tea Tree Exfoliating Scrub and Biotique Bio Nut De-Toxifying Body Scrub for best results.
7. Use more of besan:
Gram flour or besan face masks are generally healthy for your skin throughout the year but it is certainly good to be used on oily skin. Make a homemade besan mask in order to pamper your skin and promote healthy looking skin. Take two spoons of besan and add some milk and turmeric to it. Mix together and apply on the face. Besan contains soothing properties which soothe your skin and also promote healthy skin. Use this mask regularly to get the soft, glowing and smooth skin.
8. Use mud packs:
Using mud pack is extremely useful on oily skin during monsoon days, as it keeps your skin hydrated and prevents excessive dryness. Mud pack helps to improve the elasticity of the skin and also close the pores on the skin easily. Mud pack aids in providing a cooling effect on the skin, thus, keeping it soft and supple. Use Queen Helene Mud Pack Masque, Himalaya Clarifying Mud Pack, Fabindia Haldi Chandan Mud Pack for best results.
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