Tips for Controlling Oily Skin

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Tip for Controlling Oily Skin
1. Keep blotting sheets on hand to touch up excess oil throughout the day.
2. A matte moisturizer or foundation can also help soak up extra oil.
3. Use lightweight moisturizers and gel-based cleansers.
4. Blot areas of your face with enlarged pores throughout the day.
5. Exfoliate regularly to remove dead skin cells, keep pores clean and reduce breakouts.

**One benefit of oily skin is that you may not show signs of aging as quickly as those with dry skin.


Frequent washing and/or exfoliating diminishes natural oil from the skin. This can cause an autoimmune response by the sebaceous glands, reacting by overproducing oils to compensate for the loss. A good rule of thumb is to wash only twice a day.


Neglecting to apply sunscreen in the day can cause your skin to dry out. This also leads to an increased in sebum production. Sunscreen is recommended every single day.

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References:

  1. EveryDayHealth
  2. Healthline

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