Skin care for Oily Skin
The oil on your skin helps protect and fights signs of aging. The overproduction of sebum leads to an oily skin. Due to genetics, overuse of skincare products, seasonal changes, hormonal changes or stress, excessive oil is produced on the skin which is a problem for people of all ages. Sebum is an oily substance made of fats, located under the skin’s surface. There are a variety of home remedies to get rid of the problems of oily skin. The market is full of expensive skin care products, doctor’s consultation, the drugs etc which might work, but they do come with a price tag. And they don’t give a clear solution either, they might cause skin allergies too.
The problems of oily skin can be diminished with healthy food habits, lifestyle, and skincare routine.
Things to avoid for a healthy skin:
- Dairy products
- Sugar and salt
- Harsh Soap
- Washing your face with hot water
- Oil-based Makeup
Skin Care Routine for an oily skin:
A big No-No is going to bed without removing your makeup. Cleanse your face twice a day.
Follow this basic skin care routine for an oily skin.
Cleanse: Splash your face with lukewarm water. Then, use an oil-free foaming cleanser free of sulfates and other harsh ingredients to wash and massage your face and neck in circular motion. Rinse with plenty of cold water.
Tone: Toner helps clean and give the skin a balanced appearance and maintains the pH balance of the skin. Gently pat over your entire face and neck, avoiding contact with your eyes. Use a toner and pat over your entire face and neck, avoiding round eyes.
Moisturize: Moisturize, day and night. During the day, choose a moisturizing cream with SPF or add a sunscreen that gives broad-spectrum protection from the sun’s aging rays. Reapply every 2 hours.