Acne

Oily Skin Care

Natural Masks
Natural Masks

If your skin is oily, applying a natural mask or a mud pack helps to clean the pores and tighten skin to minimize oil production. Mud and clay are very good choices as they contain natural astringents.

Spot Treatmen
Spot Treatmen

Some places on the skin appear to be oily than others. Special blotting tissues or cleansing strips will be available that help in absorbing the oil from these areas when applied.

Natural Makeup
Natural Makeup

Choose water based cosmetics and makeup products as they will not add any excess oil to the skin. Only lighter makeup should be applied. Make sure to remove make up at night.

Gentle Face Wash
Gentle Face Wash

If you have oily skin, you will feel like washing your face often. Use gentle cleaning solutions specially formulated for oily skin. Never scrub or rub your skin. Certain abrasive motions can stimulate oil glands and can create more oil production.

Natural Astringents
Natural Astringents

Natural ingredients like citrus are very gentle and are best cleansers for oily skin. Cold cream or cool compress can even ease the irritation and redness caused by oily skin.

Hair Style
Hair Style

Tie hair such that it doesn’t fall over face. Oily hair can aggravate the skin condition.

Protection from Sun
Protection from Sun

It is usual to avoid sunscreen if you have oily skin. At times, this can worsen the problem and the skin peels and reddens. However, you can wear an appropriate sunscreen for oily skin to stay away from sunburns.

See a Dermatologist
See a Dermatologist

Consult a dermatologist for finding out a proper oily skin care regimen. This may help you to reveal the actual underlying skin problems and the right treatments for your oily skin.

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