3 Masks to control oily skin

September 26, 2022 3 min read

3 Masks to control oily skin

Oily skin is the result of excessive oil production by the sebaceous glands, which can lead to breakouts. Diet may not have anything to do with your oily skin. But genes and hormones can influence you to have oily skin.

Currently, there are some natural formulas that can help combat shine on the face. If your skin is oily and prone to breakouts, there is nothing to worry about. Although many people with oily skin use products that make their situation worse. Here we will present the most important masks to combat oily skin on the face and dim the luminosity.

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Mask based on potato, milk, bread and lemon juice

Potatoes, as they contain a lot of water, hydrate the skin a lot. The milk together with the breadcrumbs produce softness in the dermis. On the other hand, lemon is an antiseptic, which helps reduce any infection caused by acne.


  • At least 1 or 2 potatoes.
  • 20 ml of concentrated milk.
  • 20 gr of breadcrumbs.
  • 5 ml of concentrated lemon juice.
  • Preparation
  • Cook the peeled potato and then puree it.
  • Mix the ingredients little by little the mashed potato with the milk, then the lemon juice and finally the breadcrumbs, until you get a creamy product.
  • Apply the mask on the face and let it act for about 20 minutes.
  • At the end, rinse with plenty of cold water.

Oatmeal and basil mask

Oatmeal in a powerful natural exfoliant. And mixed with fresh basil leaves you can eliminate fat from the face, obtaining a clean, bright and non-greasy complexion.


  • You need 30 gr of basil leaves, preferably fresh.
  • 20 grams of oatmeal flakes.
  • 125 ml of water at room temperature.

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  • You must take the fresh basil leaves and wash them very well.
  • Blend the basil leaves, oat flakes and fresh water.
  • If after everything is mixed, you think you need to add more oatmeal, you can do it.
  • Clean your face previously and then apply the mask with circular movements.
  • After 20 minutes on your face, remove the mask with plenty of water.
  • Lastly, spread some non-greasy moisturizing cream on your skin.

Cornstarch mask

Cornstarch soothes rashes especially in babies. But it is also highly recommended to combat the burning caused by prolonged exposure to the sun. In turn, it eliminates all excess fat, controls sebum production and oil levels. Cornstarch also has cleansing properties for the skin.


  • 10 or 20 gr cornstarch powder
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons of natural and concentrated honey.
  • 10 ml of water.


  • Use a preferably glass container and add the cornstarch powder and concentrated honey.
  • Heat the 10 ml of water over low heat or in the microwave.
  • Try to stir everything very well, until you create a homogeneous mixture.
  • Apply the mask on your previously clean face. Try to apply better on the nose, around the eyes and around the lips. These areas usually produce a lot of fat. Let it act for about 15 minutes.
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • It is recommended to use this mask at least 2 times a week. And thus eliminate impurities and that pimples or blackheads are not created on the skin.

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