Beauty

Your Cheat Sheet To Great Skin: Oily

Say goodbye to that shine and say hello to a natural, healthy glow.
ART Clare Magno

It's no secret that managing oily skin can be a huge challenge. Because of the excessive oil produced by your face, one is more vulnerable to blemishes, zits, whiteheads, and blackheads. Yikes!

But before you start panicking, Candy Girls having oily skin isn't all that bad. In fact, girls with oily skin tend to have fewer wrinkles! And with the right skin care, you can get a natural, healthy glow minus the strobe. To help you manage that uncontrollable shine, we're listing down tips girls with oily skin should do to achieve great skin!

Use a gentle cleanser.

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Having oily skin doesn't automatically mean zits galore, but you're definitely more vulnerable to acne. To avoid waking up to a huge pimple, use a mild cleanser that will deeply cleanse your face without stripping off all the oils on your face, which you need to keep it hydrated. Don't forget to wash your face twice a day, too.

Opt for a gel moisturizer.

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Some girls with oily skin tend to skip the moisturizer. While you're right at skipping the heavy cream version, it doesn't mean that you can skip this beauty goodie already. Opt for a gel moisturizer that isn't as hydrating as its cream counterparts are, but will still do the trick of keeping your face moisturized.

Wash your hair regularly.

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Achieving great skin is not limited to just taking care of your face. While it's recommended not to wash your hair daily, girls with oily skin tend to have an oilier scalp, too, and the more your hair touches your face, the oilier your face will be. Plus, the hair is exposed to the different bacteria of your surroundings, which can cause modern acne, too!

Use an oil-free sunscreen.

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While it is tempting to skip the sunscreen—especially ones with sticker formulas, you still need to protect your skin from the harsh UV rays of the sun! Oil-free sunscreens will do the trick of protecting your skin minus the uncomfortable sticky feeling most sunscreens have.

Use toner oily on the oily parts of the face.

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You can always count on a swipe of a toner to keep your refresh your face, but alcohol based toners can be harsh, and can dry out your skin too much, which in turn will further increase oil production! So, instead of overdoing the toner application, pat the toner soaked cotton ball only in areas where your skin generates too much oil like the T-zone.

How do you take care of your oily skin?

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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