The TOP 10 Tips for Oily Skin

Do you have big pores, thick skin texture, greasy, and shiny face? This means that you have an ‘oily’ type of skin. Based on studies, almost 55% of the population in America are having ‘oily skin’ and 54% of the percentage are women with ate least 25 years of age and up.

The skin condition wherein the skin produces and excretes excessive oil is called ‘Seborrhea’. ‘Sebum’ or skin oil is produced by the tiny glands underneath the skin surface is called ‘sebaceous glands’. Oily skin is common to women from the age of puberty which extends until adulthood.

Oily skin condition provokes acne breakouts leading to marks and blemishes. These imperfections may be temporal or permanent. Normally, this type of skin is associated with blackheads and whiteheads. Some of the causes of having ‘oily skin’ are heredity, seasonal change, hormonal imbalance, cosmetics, stress and poor skin care.

Top 10 Tips for Oily Skin

1. Wash your face at least 5 times a day using cold water with a pinch of salt that will help remove excess oil.

2. Use a facial cleanser which is suitable for your skin type. Choose skin products which are organic and have natural ingredients.

3. Pat dry after washing. Be gentle in doing it and avoid the rush or harsh wiping as this will damage your skin especially if you have pimples.

4. Apply facial toner appropriate for oily skin. Facial toners will help minimize the pores and thoroughly cleanses the face. Do a regular skin care routine which is cleansing, toning, and moisturizing. Use a moisturizer which is matte-finish and usually they are lotion type.

5. Try some home remedies to improve the texture and the condition of the skin. You may juice a cucumber mixed with honey and apply it on your face. This will provide fairness of your face.

6. Use egg white as your facial mask at least twice a week to lift up deep-seated dirt, excess oil and unclog pores.

7. You may use a walnut scrub twice a week to remove dead skin cells and helps your skin regenerate new cells for a glowing and younger complexion.

8. To make your skin fairer, you may apply fresh milk and let it dry on face for a couple of minutes before washing it with cold water.

9. Before taking a bath, apply lemon juice on face and leave for 3 minutes. This will help eliminate excess oil and regulates greasiness of the face during the day. It will also whiten your skin.

10. Avoid sweet and fatty foods or any greasy fast food when you have oily skin. Do not consume junk foods and high-glycemic foods like white bread, white rice, potato chips, cookies, and cakes. Instead, choose to eat vegetables, fresh fruits, whole grains and sweet potato. This will ignite hormonal fluctuations and inflammation.

Now you know how to take care of your oily skin. Proper skin care routine and skin care products suitable for your skin type are your tools for a better complexion. A healthy diet is also very important since the inner conditions will manifest physically.

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