A Quick Guide to Preventing Oily Skin

Previously we discussed oily skin and it’s problems, here we’ve assembled a quick guide to help those dealing with this troublesome issue!

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid heavy makeup and cream
  • Stay away from products with parabens
  • Use gentle cleansers without harsh skin irritants
  • Do not wash your face too often
  • Use light moisturizers
  • Exercise regularly
  • Avoid Dairy, and sugar
  • Eat lots of fruits and veg
  • Consume omega-3 rich foods such as fish
  • Use clay, and mask to draw out oils
  • Use oil free sunscreen
  • Try dry oils such as Argan and Jojoba oil
  • Try Essential oils such as Tea Tree, Lavender, Lemon, Fennel, and Rosemary. Remember to always patch test essential oils before applying them to skin.
  • Use carrier oils such as Jojoba oil, Grapeseed oil, Neem (very pungent). We get a lot of questions about adding more oil to already oily skin however adding certain oils to skin can actually help balance your skins sebum production.

 

 

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