Do not think that oily skin is always “moist” so it does not need moisturizing. You still need moisturizing cream to help reduce oil! This is an extremely important step and at least you should have one kind of moisturizing product which is essential for oily skin. We will guide you how to properly moisturize oily skin!
What is oily skin?
Oily skin is quite common. The symptoms of this skin type is that the skin continuously secrete the sebum, make the skin oily. People with oily skin also have large pores, often leads to acne due to skin prone to dust and make it difficult to make up.
The shine on the skin is most noticeable in the T zone, forehead, nose and chin. Causes leading to oily skin can be due to physiology, genetics, climate or diet, using of unsuitable cosmetics …
Some people still think the skin is more oily and then no need moisturizing. This is completely wrong! When the skin is more sebum, it is alarming that the skin is dehydrated. If you do not add enough water and moisture to your skin, the skin will produce more sebum and excess oil. So moisturizing is an indispensable step in oily skin care.
Moisturizing products for oily skin
1. Cream moisturizer
Cream moisturizer is the most common, the composition is a thick, and heavy with 50% of water and 50% of essential nutrients for the skin.
Because it contains more nutrients and a thick form, we often feel sticky after applying cream moisturizer. Cream moisturizer is suitable for less oily and normal oily skin, use it at night to humec and moisturize effectively. If the skin is too oily, the cream may clog pores.
2. Gel moisturizer
Gel is an emulsion with very high water content and very little oil. Gel moisturizer is usually white or opaque with the main ingredient including water, alcohol and liquid fats. It is divided into two types: alcohol base gel and water base gel.
When applied gel moisturizer you will feel cool, not sticky. Gel moisturizer is the optimal choice for those with oily and oily combination skin, because of its rapid penetration, not clog pores. However, the gel is volatile and can not moisture for a long time, and its shelf life is shorter than cream.
3. Lotion moisturizer
Lotion with good moisture and fast absorption (Source: Internet)
Lotion is also a moisturizing product for the skin, with a liquid texture such as water or a little more dough, milky white. The main ingredients are powdered substances that are soluble in water.
Lotion is better moisturizer than gel and absorb faster than cream, so you feel dry, light when used. Skin care lotion will be the appropriate choice for hot days or sweaty skin.
4. Emulsion moisturizer
Emulsion is a deep moisturizer with a lighter texture than cream. Emulsion moisturizer is better than lotion but worse than cream. When use Emulsion, you’ll feel very comfortable.
Emulsion is especially suitable for oily skin and oily combination skin because it is less likely to cause clog pores. Therefore, the Beauty Bloggers often use emulsion before the cream to increase skin moisturizing effect.