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Oily skin & Summer can be friends ! Read here, how ?

You see a bright sunny day and are excited to go out and have fun. But then you realize that you have oily skin and going out could make your skin even more oily and further cause pimples and acne.

But don’t you worry! we got you covered as in this blog we will understand the cause of oily skin and 10 awesome tips that will keep your skin glowing and fresh all through summer.

What Causes Oily Skin In The Summer?

Let us first understand what causes oily skin. Under each pore, you have a sebaceous gland that produces natural which generally keeps the skin healthy and hydrated. But in some people, this same sebaceous gland produces more oil than what the skin requires which makes the skin look shiny and oily.

There are different reasons why your skin might have too much oil on the skin. Below mentioned are some of the main causes of oily skin.

  • Genetics

  • Age

  • Huge pores

  • Incorrect skincare products

  • Too much skincare routine

Why You Need To Care Oily Skin In Summer?

Anything in excess causes further complications on your skin. The same is true for oily skin as well. If you do not care for oily skin in summer then it could result in ugly pimples and acne which then will result in permanent marks on your skin.

So it is better to take care of the skin regularly in order to avoid any irreversible damage to the skin

Summer Skin Care Tips For Oily Skin (10 Tips)

Verified guidance is always necessary as there are too many skincare methods floating on the internet, social media and Whatsapp which many times have proved to be fake.

So we have compiled below top 10 tips approved by leading dermatologists which you can follow and have a great summer.

  • Use lukewarm water

The first and the important change you need to make in summers if you have oily skin is to use lukewarm water rather than cold water. Lukewarm water works better in dissolving oil compares to cold water and removes dirt and impurities efficiently.

  • Cleanse regularly

If you are a person with oily skin, you must cleanse regularly. So in a day, you should cleanse twice to keep the skin oil-free. Do not overdo it as that can be counter-productive and the skin might secrete more oil.

  • Gel-based cleanser

You must use a gel-based cleanser that contains salicylic acid, citric acid and glycolic acid which help in removing dead skin cells which generally tend to clog pores which then could lead to pimples

  • Face mask

A face mask is something that will help you soak the oil and hence needs to be inculcated in your skincare routine. The face mask also removes bacteria that are harmful from the skin. A face mask made of natural earth ingredients like Multani mitti or sandalwood once a week to get the best result.

  • Minimal makeup

Heavy makeup will become a hindrance for you especially if you have oily skin. This makes will choke all the pores making the skin burst with pimples and acne. Hence during summer, go easy on the makeup. Apply something minimal and not intrusive to your skin so that your skin can breathe.

  • Don’t touch the face

The more you touch your face during summer, the more it tends to secrete oil. Hence try not to touch your face every minute.

  • Use blotting paper

A blotting paper is known for its absorption, hence it is one the best things you can use during summers. Apply the blotting paper gently and it will soak all the excess oil on your face.

  • Exfoliate

Exfoliation is again important as in summer the oily skin will attract a lot of dirt and particle which will cling to the skin and eventually block the pores. Regular exfoliation will clear all the dirt and other particles along with the dead skin cells and make your skin look refreshing.

  • Sunscreen

It is summer and the application of sunscreen is super important. Try to use sunscreen that is not too heavy in its texture. Also, it should be SPF 30 or above.

  • Avoid oily food

That oily food that you relish during summers will reflect directly on your skin especially during summers. Hence be mindful of what you eat and the general advice is to eat light in summer.

So to summarize if you regularly cleanse your face, apply sunscreen and necessary moisturizer and avoid any oily and unhealthy food, you will have gorgeous skin to flaunt all summer.

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