- Two-step skin cleansing
The first thing you need to do is to make sure each pore is clean and free of excess oil or dirt. So starting today, upgrade your cleansing step to a “double cleansing” process – a 2-step cleansing with cleansing oil and cleanser every night. Cleansing oils have the ability to remove oil-based impurities such as excess oil or cosmetics, while cleansers will remove water-based impurities such as dirt. Do not forget to focus on massaging the T-zone every time you use makeup remover oil to take advantage of softening the blackheads on the nose so that the acne will come off more easily.
Sauna and mineral mud mask
- Sauna and mineral mud mask
Maximum cleansed skin with open pores is the ideal condition for masking. Mineral mud masks are so familiar to oily skin girls thanks to their ability to absorb excess oil, sebum, remove blackheads without causing “damage” to pores like a peel-off mask. At the same time, it also works to exfoliate the skin. These 2 steps will bring quick results to the skin after only a few times of applications.
At the weekend (or twice a week) you can boil a pot of lemongrass juice to steam detoxify the skin. The heat from the water helps open the pores, making it easier for the next cleansing steps to quickly remove excess oil and sebum.
- Use hydrating and pore care products
Summer is here, which means it’s time to change your thick, dense, moisture-rich skincare products to one with a light, water-based texture that can care for pores and control sebum. Some toners and essences intended to treat pores often contain ingredients such as witch hazel (witch hazel), tea tree (tea tree), BHA (salicylic acid), retinol. The familiar water-supplying ingredients are hyaluronic acid, sodium hyaluronate, which will balance the oil and water levels of the skin, avoiding the lack of water, excess oil, rough, clogged pores, and acne.
- Use an oil-free primer
Oil-control and pore-tightening primer is definitely an indispensable product for oily skin girls
An appropriate amount of silicones will help the primer fill and cover pores, creating a smooth skin surface before applying makeup. Choosing a primer specifically for oily skin is very important, it helps control sebum, limiting your foundation from becoming an “oil pan”, or dull over time.
- Use mineral powder
When you see signs of excessive oiliness, you can use oil blotting paper to remove the oil on the skin and cover it with mineral powder to create dryness, keeping the makeup lasting until the end of the day. The micro-powder particles will create a feeling of lightness, without weighing the face or causing skin congestion. Besides, a mineral powder often contains minerals such as zinc, magnesium, potassium … will strengthen the skin’s resistance, helping the skin to withstand the impact of the environment.
- Lower the temperature of the skin
Hot weather and heat can cause your skin to open pores for hours and free radicals to thrive, causing rapid aging (especially if you are active outdoors continuously). ). Prepare a clean towel, wet it, and apply it to your face gently for a few minutes to cool down the skin. Or use mineral spray as a way to “cool” your skin if you have to move constantly.