oily skin

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    What Are The Best Moisturisers For Oily Skin?

    Does oily skin even need a moisturiser? Not necessarily. Those who tell you to stick to the traditional cleanse, tone and moisturise routine usually sell skincare products… Just saying… Here’s the deal: the job of a moisturiser is to prevent dryness in the skin. Dryness usually happens when your skin’s protective barrier is damaged and […]

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    What Are The Best Oil Blotting Sheets?

    My skin isn’t particularly oily. Yes, I have an oily t-zone, but over the years I developed a skincare routine that keeps the extra sebum and shine under control. Until summer comes around. Then, my sebaceous glands go into overdrive, turning my face into a slick mess. When that happened in winter, I just dusted […]

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    What Are The Best Facial Oils For Oily Skin?

    So, you have oily skin and want to go down the natural skincare route? Tough luck. The ugly truth is that the vast majority of natural skincare products are loaded with synthetic chemicals or irritating natural extracts. Yes, natural extracts can be irritating. I’ve made a list of the worst culprits here. If you’re serious […]

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    Why I Don’t Use Pore Strips (And You Shouldn’t Either)

    When I was a teen, I inflicted all kinds of damage to my skin. I didn’t always bother to remove makeup before going to bed. Sunscreen was something I used only at the beach (and I rarely went there, so I almost never wore it). I used cheap products with comedogenic ingredients that would leave me […]

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    What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean?

    What does non-comedogenic mean? Does it mean that if you see it on a label, you know that moisturizer WON’T clog your pores and give you pimples? That’s what brands want you to think. The truth is a little more complicated…. What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean? A comedone is a pimple. Comedone is their scientific name. Pimple […]

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    3 Science-Backed Ways To Reduce Large Pores (That Really Work)

    How the heck do you reduce large pores?! You’ve splashed your face with cold water to tighten them, used pores strips that promised to eradicate them, and exfoliated the heck out of your skin to make them smaller… but nothing is working. It’s like they have a life of their own. No matter what you […]

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