Daily Skin Care Routine for Oily Skin
When treating or taking care of the human skin, whether you are a female or a male, all you need to know are; your skin type, and the right skin care routine you need to treat it.
Today we are going to be dealing with a popular skin type, Oily Skin.
Oily skin is that skin type where some part or all parts of the skin has larger oil glands or simply larger skin pores that secret oil due to imbalanced skin hormones. Due to this fact, oily skin needs a little extra care than dry skin. The good part of it is that oily skin does not age prematurely, so if you have an oily skin, do know that wrinkles and aging symptoms may come later than expected.
More so, before using any skin care routine and products, it is very important to understand the kind of skin you have so as to know how to take good care of it without worsening your situation.
SKIN CARE ROUTINE INFO-GRAPHIC
Step 1: Cleanse
To cleanse an oily skin, you have to be careful so you don’t overdo it that it becomes dry and flaky.
To start, wet your face with warm water to open up your pores and allow for deeper and easy penetration of the products.
Then, use a face wash product that is oil free and sulfate-free. Rinse with plenty of warm water.
You may want to use a toner or astringent after, but be careful because it might irritate your skin. These products can remove extra oil, which makes your face less shiny, and help keep skin clean.
Step 2: Tone
To achieve an even better result, look out for alcohol-free toners that contain glycolic acid, witch hazel
These astringent ingredients help clean your skin and refine your pores without damaging or dehydrating your skin.
Step 3: Moisturize
Get an oil-free moisturisers. Using this can help your skin stay hydrated and healthy, to get a matte finish -use non-comedogenic lotions rather than creams for fast absorbing effect. Invest in a good and trusted brand to avoid irritations.
Step 4: SPF
Every knows that SPF products are perfect for not just keeping the skin glowing but shading the skin from dehydration. Sunscreens with zinc oxide can make a whole lot of difference to your skin care regimen.
Step 1: Cleanse
Make use of the same face wash product that you used in the morning.
Step 2: Tone
Repeat this process with the same toner as used in the morning.
Step 3: Serum
Using serum based product as part of your routine helps your skin appears clearer, softer, and more hydrated. Look for ingredients with antioxidant ingredients — the kicker for oily and acne-prone skin — tea tree oil or salicylic acid to prevent breakouts and blemishes.
Step 4: Retinol Cream
With regular use, retinol creams can also help refine your pores and completely transform your skin.
- Clay Mask: Are perfect for absorbing excess oil and ex foliating the skin. The trick with clay mask is that before they dry off completely, it’s best to wash them off with warm water.
- Face Oil: Although this might seem off track but massaging your face with oil can help unclog pore and soothe oily glands. The ultimate trick behind this routine is to ensure that you wash off the oil just a couple of minutes after massaging -10 to 15 minutes tops. I recommend coconut oil; it’s good for taking off makeup and dealing with oily acne-prone skin.
According to www.healthline.com “Coconut oil is high in lauric acid, which helps kill the bacteria that cause acne. Applying coconut oil to the skin can kill acne-causing bacteria and increase moisture, which may also reduce acne scarring. However, coconut oil may be problematic for people with very oily skin”