Oily skin has many challenges to take care of like acne or shinny skin complex. Oily skin has large visible pores and pimples. Skin becomes shinier at the mid of the day. Our body naturally produces oil called sebum. The more sebum our skin produces, the bigger the oil gland gets, increasing the size of our pores.
Oily skin can be hereditary, but no doubt, it can be the result of hormones changes in your body like periods, pregnancy, fatty eating, UV-rays, environmental pollution, and other lifestyle choices. Here we will discuss the best skin care routine for oily skin. You can use these steps morning and evening for clean, healthy, pore-free, and shine-free complexion.
Cleansing of skin:
Having oily skin will tolerate more cleansing. Cleansing day and night is essential for oily skin. People have oily skin; they know that their skin is busy shedding and producing oils day and night. That is why start and end your day with cleansing. Start the morning with a gel or foam cleanser (cleanser that does not have larger particles). A gel cleanser is best for oily skin, and it helps to remove excess oil without stripping and dehydrating the skin. Use a cleaner and facewash which has the salicylic acid in it. It helps to clean oil and dead skin from the pores of the skin.
Once your skin is clean from all dirt and oil, then apply toner. Toner helps to maintain the PH of the skin, which controls oil production. Toner will tighten your pores and remove the impurities from the skin. Try to ease your skin by using a toner that comforts the oily skin like aloe Vera, ginseng, or hyaluronic acid—rebalancing your skin naturally by herbal extracts, leaving skin feeling toned and clean.
Moisturizer is essential for all skin types. People with oily skin do not apply moisturizer because they think it will make their skin greasy. Oily skin needs to use a moisturizer like a gel moisturizer with water-like texture and lightweight because it contains a lower amount of oil and emulsifier. Every oily skin is different, so a little testing is recommended. Try different moisturizers, which makes your skin more comfortable then choose that moisturizer.
When you are going outdoor, it is essential for your skin protection needs to wear sunscreen at least SPF30. Try to wear a daily moisturizer with your sunscreen so your skin will protect with UV-rays, and oil production will be less. Use sunblock that contains titanium dioxide or zinc oxide. Keep in mind the sunscreen is the final step in your skin care routine even in summers before applying makeup or primer. 😉
Start managing your oily skin routine for healthy and clear skin. Make a habit of washing face after exercise, and in A.M and P.M., these are daily easy routine for cleansing, toning, moisturizing the skin both in morning and night. Washing your face after exercising reduces your skin oiliness and helps keep your skin clear and healthy. Stay healthy, stay happy 😊