What is Oily Skin?

Oily skin can be identified by oil excess on the face, called sebum. Its typical characteristics are:

  • Acne-prone skin
  • Open pores
  • A shiny complexion
  • Blackheads
  • Pimples

What causes Oily Skin?

Sebum production is usually driven by hormones. Subsequently, what affects your hormone level could affect your skin. Stress is another believed reason to trigger acne outbreaks


 Tips for People with Oily Skin

1) Wash your face 2-3 times a day with plain soap and water. Our dermatologists recommend Dove soap with no flavor.

2) Never pop or squeeze or irritate your pimples as this can result in inflammation, make the acne worse, or even result in scars

3) Use cosmetics products that are noncomedogenic, which means they don’t clog pores.

The 4 Seasons Protective Powder and The Bare Skin Foundation are perfect for this purpose.

4) Keep your hair off your face, wash your hair regularly to reduce oil, and most importantly, make sure your shampoo doesn’t have oil as an ingredient to it.

For People with Mixed, Oily and Acne Prone Skin, we recommend a routine consisting of:

For more information on the matter, you can contact us through the Consultation form, or by sending us an enquiry on contact@pocosmetiques.com