Do you want radiant skin, but your face is shiny? You possibly have enlarged pores, and you are struggling with acne? It means that you may have oily skin.
What is Oily Skin?
Oily skin refers to a skin type that is shiny and greasy especially on the T-zone. This is the result of the overproduction of sebum from sebaceous glands. Sebum helps to protect and moisturize your skin. It also keeps your hair shiny and healthy, but too much of it may lead to oily skin.
What Causes Oily Skin?
Genetics, hormone changes, bad lifestyle habits and stress may increase sebum production. You can’t help the genetics, but you are able to change your lifestyle. You might avoid stress and you can use topical treatments. Try to see its positive side: the great advantage of oily skin is that it ages at a slower rate than other skin types.
How to Take Care of Oily Skin?
The following advice provides information on skincare. Taking them you can get fresh and healthy look. Note, that you don’t need to pay tons of money, just pick the products carefully that will be most beneficial to you. Avoid using products that contain alcohol and fragrance. You don’t need any extra dehydration.
The first and most important step is:
Cleanse your skin twice a day. Every morning and every night to get rid of all visible and invisible impurities. Use a gentle cleanser, that doesn’t dry your skin or doesn’t let it oily. Dry your skin with a separate towel to avoid transferring bacteria onto your face again.
What is the purpose of toning? It is so simple: toners restore the optimal PH balance of skin. You have many options in the market to choose. Rose water for youthful and rejuvenated feel, refreshing cucumber for normal skin. Not to mention the several herbal skin tonics for oily skin. Moisten a cotton pad with toning lotion and put it on your face, neck and decolletage.
Use exfoliator once a week to get rid of dead skin cells. This way the active substances can absorb easier into the pores. Make sure, you find a scrub that is suitable for your skin type.
There are several factors that cause acne (we will talk about it later). However it is a well known fact, that lifestyle, diet and skincare routine play a key role in successful acne treatment. Consult your dermatologist and use the product that is advised.
If you have acne scars or brown spots because of sun damage you may need skin lightening. Apply the serum on the scars and spots and let it dry. Use it every day till you achieve the desired result.
Moisturizing, Sun Protection, Anti-Aging
You are never too young to use moisturizer, all skin needs it! Nourish your skin with suitable day cream, and if it is necessary with night cream. It makes your face softer and healthier.
Using proper sunscreen is advised to avoid sun damage and premature ageing. You better use moisturizer day cream with proper Sun Protection Factor.
Eye-area skin is different from the skin on your face since it is much more sensitive. It means, you need to pay more attention to it, especially if you are over 30. Use rich, nourishing eye-cream to prevent wrinkles and preserve skin elasticity.
Adding these tips into your daily routine you will see the result soon. Youthful and rejuvenated feel, confident and healthy appearance.
Always use unrefined, organic, fair trade products. Take care of your health and our environment. Always take allergy test – if you have reaction avoid these ingredients.