Oily skin types tend to look and feel oily shortly after face washing, simply because the skin is genetically predisposed to overproduce sebum. The constant flow of sebum clogs and streches the pores, making them clearly visible. Overproduction of sebum is also a major contributing cause of acne.
In people with oily skin, shedding of dead skin cells doesn’t work as effectively as in non-oily skin. This means that dead skin cells accumulate on the skin, clogging and stretching the pores. This contributes to enlarged pores and blemishes. In addition, air pollutants also stick more easily to oily skin, which can irritate the skin and lead to redness and blemishes.
Cleancing of oily skin. A gentle and deep cleansing of the face, especially before bed, is important to remove exess sebum, dirt and bacteria. However, it is equally important not to overdo the washing or to wash the face with hars and high foaming cleansers. Even if it feels good to wash away all that sticky oil, that feeling is usually short-lived and rather results in the skin flaking, becoming red and even more oily.
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Although chronically oily skin is usually due to genes, there are other factors that can affect sebum production:
Humidity High humidity stimulates the skin to produce more sebum.
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Using harsh toners, cleancers and exfoliators to removes exess oil strips your skin of moisture. To compencate for this imbalance and to repair itself, your skin produces even more sebum.
Even oily skin can become dehydrated due to low humidity outdoors or indoors. The skin repairs itself by producing more sebum.
It can be tempting to slather on thick and heavy cream to relieve flaky and tight skin.
Hovever, since the skin already produces sebum, there is no need to apply even more oil. This will make the skin to look even more shiny and cause clogged pores and blemishes. Instead, the skin needs extra hydration.