Do you have oily skin and is it getting tough to get rid of that? In the first place, having oily skin is not a bad thing! A lot of people have oily skin. It merely means that your oil glands are overactive, producing excess sebum which is resulting in a shiny, greasy-looking face.
It turns bothersome since oily skin tends to be a bed for acne and blackheads to sleep in. The acne breakouts and blackheads appear because oiliness on your skin makes it easier for the dirt to stick in this results in clogged pores. Dirt and pollution can even lead to skin-bumps for those with extremely oily skin.
The sole solution here is to keep the oil production in control by following some simple beauty and skin care tips.
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Cleansing is the most effectual way to get do away with the excess oil layer on the skin. It is important to cleanse your face twice or thrice daily to rid it of all the accumulated dirt and oil build-up which leads to acne, clogged pores, etc.
Gel-based cleansers work best for oily skin. But, the one essential thing to remember here is to not resort to harsh and bad techniques to wash your face over and over again. This will only hamper the skin resulting in more oil production by the sebaceous glands.
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It is of import to cast off oily skin once or twice a week. The excess sebum produced leads to dead skin cells on the skin’s surface, resulting in acne, pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads and of course a dull-looking skin. To do away with that, mildly exfoliate your face once or twice a week. Once again, make it certain that you are not tearing up the skin with unpleasant methods.
Face masks help absorb all the excess oil from the pores. This also aids in tightening pores and hydrating the skin naturally consequently making the skin glow.
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Prior to moisturizing and following your facial cleanser, a face toner helps to get rid of traces of oil and makeup, excess dirt, correct and balance the pH of your skin and helps control acne. A facial toner also helps clean the skin thoroughly and remove built-up surface dead skin cells. Using rose water as a toner can also do wonders for your skin.
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In contrast to popular belief, oily skin needs hydration and moisturization, which helps your skin produce less oil. Stripping the skin of moisture will only further encourage the sebaceous glands to produce more oil to compensate. By applying an oil-free moisturizer (and sunscreen), you help balance your skin, preventing an increase in oil, yet still providing enough hydration to prevent your skin from drying out.
By Sowmya Sangam