10 ways you can clean your oily skin

Today’s cosmetic industry is banking on the fact that no two people have skins of similar type. Hence they put out products that suit every skin type.

But the most difficult skin to maintain probably is the oily kind. This is because oily skin can happen at any stage of life, regardless of age, sex, previous skin type or the place you live. While some people are genetically gifted in the skin department, others get oily skin as genetics. Also poor skin maintenance and habits like smoking cigarettes and tobacco can lead to oily skin.

Women are more susceptible to oily skin when they are pregnant or while they go through menopause. The effects of oily skin are that women can find it difficult to wear makeup. Others can find their skin moist and greasy even if they wash their face or take shower multiple times. It also means the skin acts like magnet and attracts dirt and things that can harm the skin.

Here are 10 ways you can easily maintain that oily skin.


1 Determine the skin type

Despite popular notion that it is easy to determine the skin type by just looking at it, it is vital for you to properly know what skin type you have. By knowing exactly what kind of skin you have, you can prepare a better skin cleansing routine.

That can be easily done by employing a blot test. Just keep tabs of how many times you blot your face. If your skin is dry, the tissue you use to blot the skin will come off as clean. Else the tissue will soak up oil whenever you wipe/blot your face.

Other signs of oily skin type is visible pores, a shiny area called the T-Zone; area that extents your forehead and nose and finally frequent breakouts of blackheads and pimples.

Determine the skin type

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