How to Moisturize Oily Face

How to Moisturize Oily Face?

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Having oily skin could be a nightmare. It makes us feel conscious about ourselves and prevents us from having a fun time at beaches, parties etc. Oily skin can be because of three main reasons.

  • Genetic is the major reason for oily skin.
  • Dirty and clogged pores in the skin
  • Loss of essential oil from skin due to overuse of cleaners and toners.

Oily skinned people require more intense care when compared to their dry skin counterpart. Oily skin can lead to acne, pimples, blackheads and premature wrinkles. The oily skin leaves the person with a dull and waxy complexion and appearance.

Finding a suitable moisturizer for your oily skin can also be a hectic task. But without the use of moisturizer, the skin quickly loses its water and dehydrates.

The body, in response, produces more oil through the skin to combat the dryness. But with some help and some simple tricks, it is possible to moisturize your skin without any problems.

Find a good moisturizer in the market

There are many brands and varieties of moisturizing available in the market. There are moisturizing creams for dry skin, oily skin, and ordinary skin. There is lemon scented, fruit scented etc. But finding a suitable moisturizer for your skin is not an easy task.

It takes a lot of trial and error and research before you can find a moisturizer cream suitable for you. In general, it is advisable to stay away from oil based creams and substitute them with the water-based variety. Always remember to check whether the moisturizer you are using is compatible with your skin type.

Wash your face regularly

It’s important to have a clean face. Sprinkle cold water thrice a day on your face to clean and refresh it. Oily skin can lead to pores of the skin being blocked and can lead to pimples.

Use a wet tissue

Too much face wash can cause the skin to lose all the oil and thus cause the skin to go dry. Therefore it is better to use a wet tissue to wipe your face. Simply wet the tissue or use wet wipes to clean your face at regular intervals.

Apply used green tea bags

Used green tea bags are especially good when it comes to moisturizing an oily face. Apply the used green tea bag on your face and later use it as a scrub on the face to combat oil in your skin. Moreover, used green tea bags can also be used to remove the dark rings around the eyes.

Sometimes using less is more

Some people tend to over wash or over scrub their skin. It is important to know that too much product can have a bad effect on your skin.

Use a mixture of milk and olive oil

There are many homemade moisturizers that can be used for oily skin, that are free from any chemicals and harmful side effects. One such example for a natural homemade moisturizer is a mix of olive oil and honey.

Add a little bit of lime in the mixture. Not only does this mixture moisturize your skin, the lime removes any dead cells and cleans the skin.

Use Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a wonder plant from nature. Aloe Vera has been used for pimples and oily skin traditionally for a long time. Aloe Vera based creams available in the market can be helpful.

Otherwise mix aloe Vera, essential oils, jojoba oil and one teaspoon of carnauba wax in one tablespoon of water create a homemade cream that can be used to moisturize oily skin.

Use hydrating gel regularly

One of the quickest and most effective ways to moisturize your skin is to wear a hydrating gel pack. This can be done even at home in 2 simple steps.

Use a scrub to remove dead skin and then place and a hydrating gel mask for 10 minutes. These masks are supposed to deliver moisture deep into the skin, giving it a more shiny and glowing look.

Even though your skin may not look dry, it is very important to moisturize your skin, particularly if it is oily. With these simple steps, you can easily moisturize your oily skin and radiate confidence wherever you go. Our face is meant to radiate our confidence and our energy. Don’t let your oily skin prevent you from shining.