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It’s great to have glowing and radiant hydrated skin but having skin that over secrete oil can be irritating and uncomfortable, giving one an appearance of untidiness and unattractiveness. However, this can be reduced by the use of two natural face mask which are very convenient, cheap and effective:



turmeric face mask Turmeric Face Mask

This face mask helps to  reduce the secretion of oil by the skin. It is also  a natural toner which corrects discoloration of the skin giving a radiant bonus of glow (not oily glow) and youthfulness to skin. Turmeric face mask also reduces fine lines/ wrinkles.



Saffron powder, liquid milk and honey.


Preparation and Direction of Application

turmeric paste

Add a spoon full of saffron powder to an empty jar/ bowl followed by 1 spoon of liquid milk. Add 1 tsp of honey to the jar of saffron  and milk and mix into a paste. If the paste is too stiff you may add more milk till it’s the right consistency. Use hand or spoon to apply the paste  on your skin. Leave it to set in for at least 10-15 minutes before washing it off with water. When rinsing, use warm water as better result is obtained.





Oats Face Mask


As you may know oats  are one of the healthiest grains as it contains profuse of essential nutrients for the body. Oats are also healthy for the skin as for the mask of it, clears the skin of impurities and minimizes acne scars and pimples. It as well reduces the appearance of large opened pores in the skin and of course helps in the prevention of over secretion of oil by the skin. Oats face mask has also shown to combat itchy skin and with the  addition of milk, makes it effective against all these skin problems.



Quicker oats; rolled oats and ordinary liquid milk.


Preparation and Direction of Application

oats maskAdd 3-4 tablespoons of oats to a jar followed by 1/4 cup of milk. Mix both together using spoon till you get the right consistency, pour more milk if needed. When done, use hands to apply on skin, take care because it can be a bit messy. Leave mask to set in for at least 10-12 minutes before rinsing it off with water.


Best Time for Applying Masks

Applying mask before bed time and applying mask early in the morning are the best time for application of these mask as for at night, during sleep, the skin has the tendency to over produce oil, causing one to awake with full face of oil. On the other hand, Applying  these masks in the mornings  prevents one’s skin from springing oil during the day and at out.

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