How To Keep Your Skin Matte/Oil Free All Day

The best thing about having oily skin is that you won’t be getting pre mature wrinkles but controlling the oil and shine is definitely a problem. We all want our skin to be glowing but we don’t want to look too shiny. In summertime , when the temperature is rising and increasing humidity triggers our oil glands to produce more and more oil. The only thing most of us believe is that powder will keep oil away but caking on powder isn’t very attractive.

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Here are some easy tips on how to keep your skin oil free all day without going crazy with powder:

  • The first thing is to follow a good skin care routine. A good skin care routine for oily skin must include a mild cleanser, an alcohol free toner and an oil free moisturizer. Exfoliation should be done twice a week not everyday. The reason mild cleanser are recommended for oily skin is that it will gently cleanse your pores without drying them out. If your pores gets over dry then it will produce more oil to compensate the loss.
  • There are many oil controlling creams available which help to keep skin oil free all day.
  • Use a primer before applying makeup. A primer will help the foundation stay on for longer.
  • Carry blotting sheets in your purse. This is the easiest way to soak up the excess oil during the day. Simply pat the blotting paper on the oily areas of your face. Never rub the blotting paper on your skin.
  • Milk of magnesia is amazing to keep your skin oil free for longer. It is beneficial for short term use so save it for special days or occasions.

What are your tips and tricks to keep your skin oil free all day?

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3 comments on “How To Keep Your Skin Matte/Oil Free All Day

  1. SATISH
    September 18, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    Hi this is satish i’m a boy..
    my skin is too oily because of the oily skin there is acne on my face and it looks very bad..so i want to make my skin oil free as well as acne free…plz help me out..

  2. SATISH
    September 18, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    Hi this is satish i’m a boy..
    my skin is too oily because of the oily skin there is acne on my face and it looks very bad..so i want to make my skin oil free as well as acne free.
    i want to know that how to make my skin oil and acne free…
    plz help me out..

    • chrystal
      October 11, 2014 at 11:51 am

      Try the neostrata range, their glycolic foaming wash 20 aha is brill, it’s a little pricey but worth it and very potent so start by using it just once a day and start drinking 3 litres of water a day, that’s 5 pints you will see a big improvement within the first two weeks

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