Bye-Bye oily skin
Are you the kind who has to keep wiping your face and it feels sticky all the time? Well, you’ll be glad to know that you’re not the only one. There are several of us who are in the same boat as you and you’ll be glad to know that we might just have come up with some great ideas for your problem.
What is oily skin?
Let us first make sure that you really are the oily skin type. Typically, oily skin is just what it sounds. Too much of a greasy or shiny appearance means you have excess oily skin. It naturally gives you an uncomfortable feel; it makes your makeup run and well, just feels icky! And the worst part is that if you do not take care of it, your skin pores could get clogged up or get enlarged. Dead skin can get accumulated and all this could lead to pimples, acne, blackheads and so on.
Basis behind oily skin
If you want to have a look at the science behind it – it’s pretty simple and self-explanatory. Sebaceous glands which are within/beneath the skin secrete oil called sebum. This is supposed to lubricate the skin and keep it supple, smooth and remove dead cells. But in some these glands can be over active and when they start secreting too much sebum; this is when your skin looks all shiny and leads to several skin problems.
Oily skin can be due to your genes or can also vary due to hormone levels like during puberty, pregnancy, menopause or some parts of menstrual cycles in women. Certainly seems like we women continue to get the harsh treatment all through life isn’t it? This being said, it doesn’t necessarily have to be like this. You can try and control the oily feel or even prevent oily skin. Intrigued? Keep reading!
How to prevent oily skin
Now, that you know the basic science behind it, shall we see how we can avoid this problem of oily skin? The basic idea is to follow a simple regimen which will keep your skin hydrated and clean.
Now that we have shared some of the secrets of great skin care products which can help you; it is our duty to let you into a small secret too. Having oily skin is not all bad news. There is a silver lining to it too. Since oily skin has more moisture, you would not be as prone to premature wrinkles as others. The main idea is to keep the oil under control using the tips that we gave above. Hope we’ve just made your day! Keep smiling ladies!