About oily pores
About Oily Pores
Oily skin appears as shiny, dull colored, and quite prone to blackheads. Generally for this skin type, the sebaceous glands are overactive and produce more oil than required. The excessive oil gives the surface a greasy outlook, expands the pores to contain more oil and make the pores look larger than usual. A more severe oily skin surface has coarse pores, unsightly pimples and possibly blemishes. Just to name a few of the common causes of oily skin:
4. Hormonal changes
5. Overuse of skin care products
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From outside. absolute matte helps combat excess sebum and control surface shine while purifying and refreshing your complexion.
From inside. Retinyl Palmitate, a form of vitamin A which is commonly used as an active ingredient in skin care product, helps to regulate sebum secretion and stimulate skin regeneration.
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Healthy eating is beneficial to the body; this is especially true for the skin’s complexion. A diet that is rich in antioxidant and Omega-3 fatty acids improves your skin’s appearance. Try not to consume too much food that is high in fat and sugar. Keep skin hydrated by drinking plenty of H2O.
1. Does oily skin need moisturizer?
Yes, moisturizer is important even for oily skin. Oily skin means overactive oil glands. After cleansing and toning, your skin will be dry and deprived of oil. Without moisturizer, your oil gland will automatically produce more oil to keep skin hydrated. Use oil-free moisturizer to avoid the oil gland from over compensating the fictitious condition.
2. Does traditional sunscreen increase oil production?
Yes, it does. All skin types need sun protection. Those with oily skin should opt for the oil-free variety.
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• Oily skin ages at a slower rate and is less likely to develop wrinkles compared to other skin types. This is due to its ability to capture and retain moisture.
• Face sheet masks are used to boost hydration. They are now an airplane staple as many passengers are using sheet masks on long-haul flights to rehydrate and relax their skin.
• Avoid soap-based facial wash. Soap strips off the natural oil and dehydrates the skin. The sebaceous gland will automatically produce more oil to regain the moisture balance.