Fixing Your Oily Skin

Skin care is essential to look nice and feel healthy. Looking after oily skin is important to keep your skin looking radiant and beautiful. It is better to use herbal and gentle skin products that do not rob your skin of the essential moisturizer nor disturbs the pH balance of the skin. Harsh chemicals irritate the skin and can sometimes lead to Reactive Seborrhea, when the oil glands below the skin surface start over producing oil, to counter the loss of natural skin moisture. Sensitive skins need light colored clay masks. You and millions of other people with oily skin are in the same boat. Mind you, oily skin does not get lines and wrinkles as quickly or as deeply as people with dry skin Often, oily skin is associated with acne, however, here we will focus on the classic oily skin type and look at the causes and solutions for oily skin.


Oily skin may be the result of several causes including:


Cosmetics and/or skin care products youre currently using, oily skin may well be in your genes. Diet can be both the cause as well as the solution for oily skin. Eating greasy, oily foods will eventually produce oily skin. Fix your diet and youll fix your oily skin.


Hormonal changes especially during the teenage and change of life years can cause oily skin, often associated with acne. Similarly, pregnancy, during which your hormones change dramatically, may cause oily skin. The reason soap is a no-no when it comes to oily skin is that the soap you use to wash your face will initially remove the oil, but it will also dry out your skin causing your skin to over-react and over produce oil which is then secreted onto the skins surface and oops, you have oily skin again. A humid, hot climate may cause your skin to become oily.


How to fix your oily skin:


You can influence the oiliness of your skin and you can take steps to normalize your skins oil secretions.


Basic steps applicable to all causes of oily skin type:


Hot water is best to dissolve oil. The next step is to choose the right type of skin care products.  Only purchase natural and organic skin and personal care products. You will need to look for ingredients that will benefit your oily skin type.