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12 Tips for Vital Skin Care for Oily Skin

12 Tips for Vital Skin Care for Oily Skin

Iqra Hayat
Sep 13, 2019

12 Tips for Vital Skin Care for Oily Skin

All human skin generates oil, it is no secret. Some skin yields more oil than others. It can make you highly frustrated by having excessive oiliness. You might wonder if you're permanently stuck with shininess.

But that's so bad? Let's figure it out.

Having oily skin has one advantage... Yes, you read properly... Most skincare specialists have agreed that oily skin ages slowly compared to dry skin. The reason for this is that the oil generated by our oil glands keeps the skin nourished, moisturized and lubricated while helping to avoid good lines and wrinkles.

Most people with oily skin problems were observed to be simply dehydrated. This dehydration is caused by internal factors such as lack of sufficient water, lack of sleep, consumption of too much alcohol or sugar, and even external factors such as skincare products that you use.

Most individuals with oily skin issues have been noted to be simply dehydrated. This dehydration is triggered by inner variables such as the absence of sufficient water, absence of exercise, consumption of too much alcohol or sugar, and even external variables such as the skincare goods you are using.

Use a gentle cleanser and moisturizer to determine whether your skin is oily or dehydrated before using a full-strength oily skin retention scheme. If you are dehydrated and use oily skin products, you will wind up harming your skin more. Choose skincare products that mix and soothe the oils of your skin once you are aware of oily skin rather than dehydrated complexion. Never use harsh cleansers or toners on your oily skin. Instead of using astringent cleansers and toners.

The main goal of this practice is to guarantee that surplus oil on the skin is cleaned, but with products designed to combine oils instead of skin oils being stripped. This direction you'll see a dramatic shift in your skin's decrease in oil manufacturing.


Now that you are conscious of some oily skin causing variables, it's the moment to jump into vital skincare advice to decrease the sticky smell of your oily skin.


Tip # 1 – Look for a gentle skin-balancing cleanser


The first point on the skin to reduce surplus oil is to clean it properly, daily and evening. Cleansers with mild foaming intervention can assist extract surplus oil from the skin if you have oily skin that is prone to acne. If you carry lipstick, double cleaning is also very helpful.

We recommend cleansing products like Bioderma Sebium H2O, Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser and L'oreal Paris Pure Clay Red Algae Exfoliating Face Wash-Red to reduce the look of oily skin as it offers a gentle, natural, foaming action.


Tip # 2 – Make sure you exfoliate 2-3 times a week

Exfoliating the skin helps in cell turnover which is a great way to make moisturizer and oils more effective and prevent further breakouts. A good exfoliant should have natural, gentle ingredients and no microbeads.

We recommend exfoliating products like

  1. Acure Brightening Facial Scrub
  2. St. Ives Fresh Skin Apricot Scrub
  3. No7 Radiant Results Revitalising Daily Face Polish
  4. The Body Shop Seaweed Pore-Cleansing Facial Exfoliator
  5. Origins Ginzing Refreshing Scrub Cleanser
  6. ZO Skin Health Exfoliating Polish


Tip # 3 – Look for antioxidants in your skincare for positive long-lasting results

Especially if you have oily skin with a rough feel, it is essential to search for skincare products that consist of antioxidants. While it is essential to use sunscreen while working out during summer, regular use of antioxidants can assist safeguard your oily skin from infrared radiation and cultural stressors. Look for antioxidant products like vitamins C & E, coenzyme Q10, purple fruit paste, raspberry, sea buckthorn, and, to mention a few, turmeric.


Tip # 4 – Avoid alcohol and spicy foods.

You may like to indulge in alcohol and spicy food on nights, but if you want to decrease oily skin, it's a large "no-no." That's why they dilate your blood vessels and create you swell. Enjoy these all week long sparingly.

Instead, boost your melon, carrots and spinach consumption as they are strong in vitamin A and break down the skin's oil output.


Tip # 5 – Let skin breathe overnight

Do not obstruct pores indefinitely with dense creams. Instead, use Certified Organic Rosehip Oil on moist skin, cleanse, and that's it. There's nothing else. Nothing else. Let skin breathe overnight whilst you are sleeping. Rosehip Oil is going to assist fix the skin daily and not block the skin.


Tip # 6 – Apply a face mask on troubled skin


A face mask is like a mini facial at home. The face mask can help to hydrate skin, draw out impurities in the skin, and balance skin oils.

We recommend products like

LANEIGE Water Sleeping Mask

TATCHA Luminous Dewy Skin Sheet Mask

CLINIQUE Moisture Surge Overnight Mask

CLINIQUE Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask






Tip # 7 – Exercise daily to get rid of toxins and increase your blood flow


Working out regularly helps increase your blood flow and helps feed your skin cells. It even opens the clogged cells that help remove your skin's toxins. To remove dirt, pollution and sweat from the skin, all of which can result in oily or acne-prone skin, it is also best to wash your face before and after the workout.


Tip # 8 – Apply honey on your acne-prone skin to soothe inflammation

Honey is a humectant that helps to moisturize your skin. It is also a natural antiseptic that can be of great benefit to skin that is prone to acne and helps soothe inflammation. Let us look at some different ways of applying honey to skin that is susceptible to acne:

1st Method


Step 1 – Mix honey and milk in equal proportions.

Step 2 – Apply on the acne-prone skin and let the mixture dry.

Step 3 – Wash it off with water. This can be applied once a day.


2nd Method


Step 1 – Mash half a banana and mix it with a tablespoon of honey.

Step 2 – Smear on your face and wash it off with warm water after 15-20 minutes.

Step 3 – Repeat this process 2-3 times a week.


3rd Method


Step 1 – Mix honey and brown sugar to make a scrub.

Step 2 – Massage onto the face smoothly and wash it off with warm water.

Step 3 – Repeat this process weekly to combat acne.



Tip # 9 – Don’t wear too much makeup

Don't overdo your application for makeup. Too much makeup can obstruct the skin and not allow it to breathe. This can lead to more oil and possibly acne being produced in the skin. Try using natural or mineral makeups that allow breathing of the skin and are not too thick.



Tip # 10 – Remove Makeup Before Bed

Before going to bed, removing your makeup is very important. Make-up sleeping can cause breakouts the next day as make-up clogs skin pores. Select a gentle makeup remover and make sure all the makeup is removed from your face.

  • Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover.
  • Clinique Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes, And Lips.
  • Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover.
  • Maybelline Expert Eyes Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover.
  • Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Makeup Remover and Cleanser.
  • The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover.




Tip # 11 – Apply toothpaste if you get a pimple on your oily skin to get rid of it overnight

If you have a pimple on your oily skin recently, don't worry. We've got a solution. There is a home remedy that generations have passed down to help get rid of it overnight.

Just apply a small portion of toothpaste to the spot you've got a pimple. Before you go to sleep at night, this must be done.

Follow these steps to apply toothpaste on your pimple:

Step 1 – Use a soft piece of paper and get it wet.

Step 2 – Press the toothpaste over the top.

Step 3 – Peel off the excess of paper around the finger.

Step 4 – Let it dry.

Step 5 – It will become like a paper-mache.

Step 6 – Once it holds in the moisture and the toothpaste simply put a wet towel on it.

Step 7 – The pimple will come off.


Tip # 12 – Drink lots of water

Drinking five to six glasses of water daily can also assist in flushing out harmful toxins from your body and reduces the greasy look of oily skin.




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