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What to do about Oily Skin?

  • lukas9695
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  • 7 years ago

My skin gets really oily a lot. I've tried different cleansers, but all they do is make my face feel really dry and cause it to get oilier. Any tips?

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Your face is going to produce oils no matter what. Can't stop it but you can slow it down. I've tried the Aztec indian clay with apple cider vinegar and that seems to help. Very drying though. You just mix the clay with vinegar and apply it to your face. If you're not into the vinegar thing, try the lavo mud mask. It's less drying and smells good and my skin feels really soft. My daughter loves it. If you have a big event coming up like a wedding hold off until after. These clay masks are made to deep clean your pores so your skin can be susceptible to breakouts the first few times you use it. My 2 cents.
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Your face is going to produce oils no matter what. Can't stop it but you can slow it down. I've tried the Aztec indian clay with apple cider vinegar and that seems to help. Very drying though. You just mix the clay with vinegar and apply it to your face. If you're not into the vinegar thing, try the lavo mud mask. It's less drying and smells good and my skin feels really soft. My daughter loves it. If you have a big event coming up like a wedding hold off until after. These clay masks are made to deep clean your pores so your skin can be susceptible to breakouts the first few times you use it. My 2 cents.
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Natural honey is a very wonderful, product offered by the nature to us, honey can be used in several way, One is applying they on your face which reduces oil and dirt from the skin, the other is it burns fat, resolves gas problem, and is very healthy for growing child.
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Every people problems oily skin. use remove oily face wash and don't eat oil food drink juice.
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To get oil free skin proper skin care is most essential. TO remove excess oil from face buy products that made for oily skin. There are also many home remedies like lemon, baking soda, gram flour are very effective for oily skin. Exfoliate your skin once a week. You can also steam your face before exfoliate. It is effective way to unclog pores that are full of impurities. DOn't take stress because it also makes our skin oily. Avoid junk food as much as you can and maintain well balanced diet. Aloe vera is a wonder plant for all skin problems. Massage you face with aloe vera gel for 15 minutes daily. It will not only make your skin glowing but also prevent aging.
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One cannot generalize the fact that this much number water is sufficient for someone. The quantity of water intake is determined by the Body mass, the geo and climatic condition of the location and eating habits of the person.
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The best and most preferred solution for oily skin is face wash with cold water. The more you will wash the more is will be clean and the infection caused due to oil secretion and dirt will be much less. There are many face wash available in the market, but use of chemical rich face wash is not a clever thinking. Better one should use natural face wash like Alovera rich face wash. Aloe vera gel is used for moisturizing the skin. This gel is made from aloe vera plant. The gel works by helping in the healing of the skin. The patient should not use aloe vera gel if they are allergic to it or any ingredient of this gel.The user should tell to the doctor if they are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, before using aloe vera gel.The patient should tell to the doctor if they are taking any prescription, non-prescription or herbal products. In case, the patient have allergy with any medicine, food or any other substance, then they should tell to the doctor before using aloe vera gel. Aloe vera gel should be stored at room temperature. It should be protected from light, moisture and heat. The gel should be kept away from the reach of child and pet.
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You can use facial wash that is especially made for oily skin. You can reduce oily skin by using blotting papers. Always bring your blotting paper with you and wipe your face if it is oily or exfoliate your skin by using almond honey scrub. Mix a small amount of honey with ground almonds. Gently massage the mixture into clean skin with a hot washcloth. Careful not to scrub too hard, as the almonds are quite abrasive. Rinse with cool water.
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Salicylic Acid, Tea Tree Oil, Glycolic Acid, Benzoyl Peroxide, Hyaluronic Acid are the ingredients to look for when choosing your face wash or moisturizer for oily skin but make sure you're not over drying your skin which comes with other problems. Avoid oily, greasy foods and heated fats which aggravate oily skin conditions. Replace unhealthy fats in your diet with healthy fats found in foods like nuts, seeds, avocados, and lean poultry and other meats. Cut back on or eliminate fish and iodized salt.
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actually cleansers can clean every time you use it which is good for healthy clean skin along with toner & moisturizer suitable for oily skins, but it can't actually permanently stop your skin from being oily as your skin is naturally that way. However, for work or long time outing you can try clean & clear oil control films for instantly getting rid of oily shine of your skin.
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for instant oil free skin when you're out, you can try Clean & Clear oil control film (check here). Generally a skin regime of "wash-tone-moisture" works for any kind of skin. Every time you wash your face with any kind of cleanser (which suites you best) try some oil control toner following any face moisturizer (for oily skin). This doesn't cause dryness and also controls the oil, works for me as I have oily skin too. I hope it helps you
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I use clean and clear oil absorbent sheets.Its really great especially if your not in your own bathroom to wash your face.Its really convenient I carry it with me everywhere,and you can actually see the oil on the sheet from your face.
 

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What does this even mean and how is it a response??? Acne diseases?
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After much research I fine the best treatment is the natural one. Rub lemon on your face, rinse with water or a mild soap. Be sure to be properly hydrated by drinking plenty of water and green tea.Have a high fiber diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and leave off the fatty fried foods. This is not the fastest,but the safest and most effective.

Gene Coleman
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Hi Lukas9695, Has anyone given you any advice that has made a difference for oily skin? I'm not getting anywhere.
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My forehead is very oily, while the rest of my face is very dry and sensitive. (My skin is so sensitive that I get ezcema on my hands if I use standard soap.) I've found that most acne cleansers don't work for my face -- they just over-dry the sensitive areas and encourage additional oil production on my oily forehead. I don't get inflamed acne often, yet I ALWAYS have whiteheads on my forehead. After a lot of trial and error, I've found that applying salicyclic acid (2%) to my forehead with a cotton swab was the only thing that reduced or prevented whiteheads, without over-drying the rest of my face. Apparently the salicyclic acid dissolves the dead skin cells (keratin) that block pores, causing whiteheads. Try using 2% salicylic acid on the oily parts of your face twice per day.
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If you have oily skin that's giving you zits, you should try OXY products. They just did a test on the TODAY show and they performed as well as Proactiv! And they're MUCH cheaper. I definitely recommend trying them out...my face looks great.
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Here's my blog post about the Today show proactiv review and other acne treatment reviews.
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Hi, Try this recipe: (Home Made Mask for Oily Skin) Ingredients: 6 oz plain yogurt 2 drops of thyme oil 2 drops of mint oil Juice from 1 lemon ½ packet of yeast 2 Tbsp of starch from potatoes (let potatoes sit in water for several hours; use 2 Tbsp of the milky water) Method of Preparation: Combine ingredients in food processor. Apply to entire face paying particular attention to pimples and blackheads. Leave the mask on for ten to twenty minutes. Rinse. Good Day!! - Nick Mutt
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i have combi skin and am in search of a moisturiser to control my oily tzone...and have come up with oils! yes, i was sceptical as to how can oils help oily skin, but with more search into how it has helped ppl with oily skin, there are about 70% which say that some oils are great. as for cleansers, use a gentle one that wont aggravate the skin, im using paulas choice cleanser and it is VERY gentle yet makes my skin feel clean and soft-ish
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