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Oily t-zone is one of the most common skin problems. While the market is packed with cosmetic products that promise to get rid of this issue, we though to give you a hand and compile our best tips on how to calm an oily t-zone.
The T-zone is famous for excess oil, blackheads and pimples. And since shiny faces are not really a beauty trend, we gathered some tips on how to combat oily areas. First you need to know that, if you have an oily T-zone, is recommended to use oil-free products, avoid smoking, reduce your alcohol intake and stay away from foods with excessive oil.
Now, here are our best tips on how to calm an oilskin.
Cleans, cleans, cleans
One of the best ways to help your oily t-zone is by using the right cleanser. Opt for a gentle cleanser for oily skin and use it twice a day (avoid alcohol based cleansers).
Even if you have oilskin you can’t skip the moisturizing part. Apart from keeping the early aging signs away, moisturizing can actually help reducing oil production. Just choose a oil-free water-based moisturizer.
Try on some masks
Masks can really help with most of the skin problems. A clarifying masks (clay or tea tree oil masks) can help deep clean pores and absorb excess oil.
Apart from keeping the early aging signs away, moisturizing can actually help reducing oil production.
Blot it out
Try the makeup sensation: blotting paper or powder. When having oilskin, making your makeup last can be a long hard battle. To avoid the shiny-caked makeup, try the blotting papers/powders that can soak up excess oil and get rid of shine.
Say hello to matte makeup
Another good way to fight oilskin and have a long-lasting makeup is by opting for oil-free matte foundations and powders.
Another makeup sensations for oilskin are the base or mattifying gel. Simply apply the base or mattifying gel before any foundation or makeup. This will keep your makeup in place for much longer.
These tips may seem a little basic but they can make a huge difference when fighting oilskin. What are your tips in calming an oily T-zone?