Characteristics of Oily Skin

Oily skin has oil glands that are too active. It most often occurs on people ages 12-22, but is becoming more common in women of all ages. This change is happening because of the added stress women are facing including motherhood and having a career. Here are some characteristics.

-shiny appearance

-thicker, firmer, and less sensitive

-often has clogged pores, blackheads, and blemishes

-visible pores

You need to keep your skin clean. You should use cleansers and moisturizers that are oil free. Using products with oil will only clog your pores and make the problem worse. No matter what your skin type is, it is important to take proper care of you skin. You only get one face!

You should wash your face two times a day. This includes cleansing, exfoliating, freshening (toning), and moisturizing. Get in the habit and it only takes a few minutes each time. You will notice the difference. You will feel great and look great! Click here to return from oily skin to skin types.

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