Effective Homemade Moisturizers That Won’t Feel Greasy or Heavy 

Don’t want to put heavy moisturizer on your skin? Here you are on the right platform to learn 5 effective lightweights, not greasy, natural moisturizers that hydrate as well as prevent acne breakout. You can easily prepare at home with only natural kitchen ingredients and aloe vera gel. These homemade moisturizers for oily skin are an excellent choice for treating oiliness, greasiness, and frequent acne on face. These not only give moisture to your face but prevent acne breakouts, helps to lighten dark spots, remove pimples and clogged/blocked pores and leave the skin healthy and glowing. 

Homemade moisturizers for oily skin are very easy to prepare according to your skin condition and budget. Why spend money on store-bought products that often clogged/blocked pores of the skin, lead to bumpy skin, and acne breakouts. 

Step by step skin care routine for oily skin

Benefits Of Homemade Moisturizer For Oily Skin:

  • Deep hydrate skin. 
  • Prevent acne breakout. 
  • Lighten dark spots. 
  • Helps to fade blemishes and pigmentation. 
  • Remove pimples. 
  • Prevent wrinkles to form. 
  • Avoid clogged/blocked pores. 
  • Add natural glow to the skin. 
  • Slows down ageing. 
  • Makes the skin tight and younger. 

Why Is It Necessary To Moisturize Oily Skin?

Oily skin is considered a difficult skin type to handle. It always needs extra care to avoid breakouts and maintaining its moisture balance is the biggest challenge. People often neglect moisturizing and they ended up having the worst acne and bumps. Many women believe is that moisturizing oily skin makes the skin oilier and that leads to acne breakout. Well, it is a myth. By moisturizing oily skin, reduces acne formation and gives you healthy glowing skin in return.

Commercial moisturizers often cause breakouts, pimples under the skin, clogged pores as they contain many toxins, chemicals, or heavy ingredients. In this case, homemade is an excellent choice to moisturize your face along with avoid breakout.

When Should You Moisturize? 

  • Right after washing your face with a cleanser, apply moisturizer. 
  • After shower, apply thin layer of moisturizer. 
  • Moisturize your face right before you go to bed.

Make sure your face is clean and dry. 

Before applying any kind of moisturizer for oily skin whether it’s homemade or even with a prescription you need to wash your skin with a cleanser to avoid breakouts. 

Homemade Moisturize For Oily, Acne Prone Skin

Read below for 5 easy DIY moisturizers for oily skin. The main ingredient of all the 5 moisturizers is oily skin. 

How to make aloe vera gel?

  • Cut the leaf with the help of a knife. 
  • Remove the dirt from the leaf. 
  • Make sure to remove yellow part form the gel, as it would irritate the skin. 
  • To remove the latex (yellow part) from the Aloe vera leaf, place the leaf upright at an angle to allow the inedible dark yellow bitter latex to drain out. 
  • Keep the leaf in the same position for 10-15 minutes. 
  • The angled cut at the base of the leaf helps all the yellow part drain out easily and quickly. 
  •  After the latex (yellow part) has drained out, wash the cut end of the leaf to remove any remaining latex. 
  • Cut the side edges and slice the leaf into cubes to extract the gel more easily. 
  • Now, scoop out the gel with the help of a spoon. 
  • Now blend all the scooped gel. 
  • Blend for several minutes until it becomes liquefied. 
  • Aloe vera gel is ready. 
  • To make moisturizer, take small amount of aloe vera gel to prepare and rest of the aloe vera gel in freezer. 
  • You can store aloe vera gel in the freezer in an air tight container. 
  • This can last well for long time.

1. Homemade Moisturizer For Oily Skin:

Cucumber and aloe vera gel for oily skin

  • Aloe vera gel (3 tablespoons)
  • Cucumber juice (2 tablespoons)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients well. 
  • Homemade moisturizer is prepared. 

How To Apply?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser. 
  • Apply moisturizer on your face. 
  • Massage few minutes on your face. 
  • Apply on you under eyes too to lighten dark circles. 
  • Leave it on as long as you can. 
  • Avoid going outside when this moisturizer is applied. 

How Often To Apply?

  • Twice a day or every time after washing your face with the cleanser. 

How To Store?

This moisturizer can last well for 10 days in the fridge. 

Store in the clean dry container. 

How To Make Cucumber Juice At Home?

  • Peel cucumber. 
  • Wash it properly. 
  • Cut into small pieces. 
  • Blend it. 
  • Strain to get the juice. 
  • Mix in the moisturizer. 
  • You can store rest of the juice in the freezer. 
  • Freeze cucumber juice can keep well for 1-2 months. 

2. Homemade Moisturizer For Oily Skin:

Mint and aloe vera gel for oily skin

  • Aloe vera gel (3 tablespoons)
  • Mint leaves (6-7)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Blend aloe vera gel with mint leaves and lemon juice. 
  • Homemade moisturizer is prepared. 

How To Apply?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser. 
  • Apply moisturizer on your face. 
  • Massage few minutes on your face. 
  • Apply on you under eyes too to lighten dark circles. 
  • Leave it on as long as you can. 
  • Avoid going outside when this moisturizer is applied. 

How Often To Apply?

  • Twice a day or every time after washing your face with the cleanser. 

How To Store?

This moisturizer can last well for 10 days in the fridge. 

Store in a clean dry container. 

3. Homemade Moisturizer For Oily Skin:

Tomato and aloe vera gel for oily skin

  • Aloe vera gel (3 tablespoons)
  • Tomato juice (2 tablespoons)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients well. 
  • Homemade moisturizer is prepared. 

How To Apply?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser. 
  • Apply moisturizer on your face. 
  • Massage few minutes on your face. 
  • Apply on you under eyes too to lighten dark circles. 
  • Leave it on as long as you can. 
  • Avoid going outside when this moisturizer is applied. 

How Often To Apply?

  • Twice a day or every time after washing your face with the cleanser. 

How To Store?

This moisturizer can last well for 10 days in the fridge. 

Store in a clean dry container. 

How To Make Tomato Juice At Home?

  • Wash it properly. 
  • Cut into small pieces. 
  • Blend it. 
  • Strain to get the juice. 
  • Mix in the moisturizer. 
  • You can store rest of the juice in the freezer. 
  • Freeze tomato juice can keep well for 1-2 months. 

4. Homemade Moisturizer For Oily Skin:

Green Tea and aloe vera gel for oily skin

  • Aloe vera gel (3 tablespoons)
  • Green tea (2 tablespoons)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients well. 
  • Homemade moisturizer is prepared. 

How To Apply?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser. 
  • Apply moisturizer on your face. 
  • Massage few minutes on your face. 
  • Apply on you under eyes too to lighten dark circles. 
  • Leave it on as long as you can. 
  • Avoid going outside when this moisturizer is applied. 

How Often To Apply?

  • Twice a day or every time after washing your face with the cleanser. 

How To Store?

This moisturizer can last well for 10 days in the fridge. 

Store in a clean dry container. 

How To Make Green Tea Juice At Home?

  • Boil half cup of water. 
  • Add green tea bag of 1 teaspoon of green tea. 
  • Leave it for 10 minutes. 
  • Strain green tea. 
  • Mix in your moisturizer.

5. Homemade Moisturizer For Oily Skin:

Neem and aloe vera gel for oily skin

  • Aloe vera gel (3 tablespoons)
  • Neem leaves (6-8)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Blend aloe vera gel, lemon juice and neem leaves
  • Homemade moisturizer is prepared. 

How To Apply?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser. 
  • Apply moisturizer on your face. 
  • Massage few minutes on your face. 
  • Apply on you under eyes too to lighten dark circles. 
  • Leave it on as long as you can. 
  • Avoid going outside when this moisturizer is applied. 

How Often To Apply?

  • Twice a day or every time after washing your face with the cleanser. 

How To Store?

This moisturizer can last well for 10 days in the fridge. 

Store in a clean dry container. 

Make your homemade moisturizer more effective than removing pimples, dark spots and preventing new ones to form. 

Tips For Homemade Moisturizer

 

You can add the following ingredients to your moisturizer to make it more effective. 

  • Turmeric powder (quarter teaspoon)
  • Clove powder (quarter teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon powder (quarter teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon water (boil water half cup, add cinnamon stick, let it boil until it remain half in quantity. Strain and mix in your moisturizer. 
  • Tea tree oil (few drops)
  • Apple cider vinegar is excellent for oily skin. 
  • Fennel seeds powder.  
  • Black seeds powder. 
  • If your skin combination, you can add almond oil/glycerin few drops. 

Tips To Get Rid Of Oily, Acne Prone Skin:

  • Use a cleanser that deep clean the skin. 
  • Exfoliate twice a week. 
  • Take steam once a week, it will help the pores to open that further lead to acne breakout. 
  • Face mask is necessary thrice a week. Kaolin clay/ bentonite clay/ fuller’s earth and charcoal effectively absorb excessive oil form the face. 
  • Moisturizer twice a day. 
  • Rub ice on your face daily, it absorbs excessive oil and tighten pores of the skin. 
  • Drink plenty of water. 

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