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We've Got Your Oily Skin Needs Covered

Are you constantly blotting excess oil from your face, or otherwise trying to control your skin's grease factor? Manage clogged pores--and the blackheads that come with them--with the right mix of products and expert tips.

Tips for Oily Skin



Don't Confuse Oil with Moisture

You might be tempted to skip a moisturizer because your skin is already oily, but oil isn't hydration. In fact, dehydration can prompt your skin's glands to produce more oil. The solution? Applying a non-comedogenic oil-free moisturizer that seals your skin's essential moisture without clogging your pores--just be sparing where your face tends to be oiliest.

Resist the Urge to Over-Wash Your Face

Your inclination may be to strip your skin's oils with drying cleansers or vigorous scrubbing, but this only triggers more oil production as a defense mechanism. Instead, look for a gentle cleanser or makeup remover that contains salicylic or glycolic acid which can cut through oiliness to lift dirt and build-up.  


Keep Your Face Towels & Makeup Brushes Clean

Anything you use on your face daily collects dirt and bacteria which can clog your pores and lead to irritation and breakouts. Wash makeup brushes and pads with a gentle cleanser like micellar cleansing water or an antibacterial solution, and change your face towels regularly. 

Create Your Oily Skin Routine


Cleansers and Makeup Removers

Choose mattifying solutions that purify your pores without stripping your skin of the moisture it needs. Charcoal-infused face washes, and cleansers or wipes that don't require rinsing or harsh rubbing are ideal for effectively and gently lifting excess oil. 

Day Moisturizers

Moisturize daily with an oil-free gel cream with SPF to seal in essential moisture and protect from sun damage while controlling the appearance of excess oil.   

Night Moisturizers

No matter how oily your skin, all skin loses hydration overnight. Compensate for the loss by sleeping with a lightweight moisturizer.

Eye Treatments

Puffy eyes and dark circles are signs of fatigue and dehydration. Defend against under-eye bags and darkness with an overnight eye treatment to seal moisture in.