Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Some Tips For Oily Skin Care

Oily skin can cause a multitude of facial skin problems including: blackheads, whiteheads, acne, acne scars, pimples and even skin dryness. If oily skin comes natural to your skin, then don't fret!  There are plenty of things to do to lessen and even prevent oily skin from ever forming.

Cleanse your face nightly with the right facial cleaner.  Yes, sleeping with dirt and grim on the facial skin overnight is a big mistake and will lead to more oily problem skin.  Cleansing your face at night with the right pH balanced formula will help dissolve dirt and balance out the moisture on the face.  When sleeping at night, the body is still at work and will still produce more oil.  When you cleanse your face with the right cleanser, it will balance out the natural oils in the skin as well as prevent more oil from forming.

Avoid more oil by using less oil. Pretty simple? Right, well many women believe the opposite.  There is a myth that if oily skin has more moisture treatments that the skin will somehow magically improve over night.  This is not true.  While one should never use products with alcohol or other chemicals that will dry the skin out, it's not good to pour more oil into the skin.  Look for products with a water-based formula instead of oil-based.

Relax and eat healthy.  Stress can cause more oil to produce in the skin.  By relaxing and taking it easy, women are ultimately helping their skin.  It's also important to drink the proper amount of water to keep skin hydrated.  When skin gets dehydrated, it produces oil to make up for the lack of water the body is receiving.  Also, avoid sugary greasy foods that will produce more oil in the skin.  A healthy balanced diet of the right vitamins and nutrients will ultimately keep skin radiant and glowing but not oily.

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