Oily Skin Care
How to Get Rid of Excess Oil
Keeping oily skin under control is not always an easy task, especially when you don't know what to do to reduce excess oil. Fortunately, there are several things you can try at home, which will give you a head start over the big cosmetic companies who have all the money to advertise their products. Here are a few simple tips for keeping oily skin under control.
The first thing you need to do for oily skin, and one of the most important things you can do, is to maintain your skin clean with a mild soap and warm water. If you are prone to breakouts, cleanse your face frequently with astringent or other pads. If you have dry skin, use only oil or water-based cosmetics. These products for oily skin and large pores can be purchased for less at any drugstore or discount store. Just make sure you wash them off before bed.
After cleansing, apply a facial moisturizer.
Avoid any harsh cleansers or lotions, as they could cause more damage than good. In addition to moisturizing the skin, these products also help your skin retain moisture, which will help keep it soft, supple and youthful.
Oily skin can be particularly troublesome in the winter, which is why it's a good idea to protect it by using a good sunscreen on the face. A sunscreen that has an SPF of 30 or more should do the trick. Also, look for a good sunscreen for the entire body that can cover your upper arms, shoulders and hands. This way, it's a good idea to apply an even layer to all parts of your body, and not just the face, as too much sun exposure can cause problems. When you shower, make sure to follow up with a good moisturizer, and a good toner if you are using a toner on your skin. This will keep the skin soft and smooth while you take care of the rest of your skin care needs.
It's important to avoid touching your face during the shower, because doing this can cause irritation and you don't want to make any of the oils from the skin on your hands on your face. The last thing you want to do is wash your hands and get greasy hands. Make sure you take a deep breath and keep yourself from being so relaxed, that you don't make a lot of noise when you are trying to get rid of excess oil from the skin.
Don't scrub too hard. Too hard of a scrubbing can cause redness and irritation. If you do find that your skin is particularly oily, you can always ask a dermatologist or facial expert for a prescription product for your oily skin, which has been formulated especially for this type of problem. These products can be found at a local store that offers beauty treatments.
If the oil that collects on your skin doesn't seem to be going away after you've tried many things, there are some products that can be used as part of your skin care regimen. There are some over-the-counter products that can be used daily, and you can also use a good toner or gel once a week to remove excess oil and give your skin a boost in its overall health.
These products can also help prevent future breakouts. Always make sure that you use a gentle cleanser, one that won't dry out your skin. Using a facial cleanser that contains oil-free or non-oily ingredients can be the best option for those with oily skin, because you don't have to worry about any negative side effects. Once your skin has begun to clear up, you may be wondering if you need to use any sort of toning. on your skin to make sure that you get the maximum benefit out of whatever product you are using. But there are many other options out there that will help you without causing damage to your skin.
For example, you can opt for natural toning products that contain cucumber and/or banana peel. They are gentle enough to cleanse but have the same benefits as regular toners. You can use them after using a cleanser that is also designed for oily skin, so that the peel and/or peel will make your pores unclog, preventing further clogging of the pores.