oily skin

  • difference purging breakouts

    Purging VS Breaking Out: How Can You Tell The Difference?

    Have you ever tried a new skincare product only to see a whole gang of pimples spring up on your face? Sometimes, that’s a good thing. Yes, really. It means the product is working its magic. Soon, you won’t have to deal with pimples again. Sometimes, that’s not a good thing. It means the product […]

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    What Are The Best Cleansers For Oily Skin?

    Remember when we were all cleansing our skin raw to get rid of every last trace of excess oil? Now we know that just triggers skin to make more of that damn oil. Ugh. Going in the opposite direction doesn’t work either. If your cleanser’s too gentle, it won’t remove all that grease on your […]

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  • vitamin c cause acne

    Does Vitamin C Cause Acne?

    Does Vitamin C cause acne? You’ve heard this powerful antioxidant brightens skin and keeps wrinkles at bay and you’re dying to add it to your skincare routine ASAP. But you’re worried your oily, acne-prone skin won’t be able to take it. Anything breaks you out. Will this be any different? Here’s what the science says […]

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  • benton aloe bha skin toner

    What Are The Best Toners For Oily Skin?

    Would you be relieved if I told you you don’t need a toner? You really, really don’t. But maybe you like to use it anyway. And finding one that doesn’t strip your oily skin bare and turn it dry as sand paper has turned into a mission impossible. Thing is, most toners out there are […]

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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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  • best oil blotting paper

    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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