Dark haired, dark skinned
women often have oily skin, which is the result of
overactive sebaceous glands. Oily skin is prone to
breakouts, and often has a shiny film all over,
particularly on the nose and cheeks. It is frequently
large pored and coarser looking than dry skin. Although
younger girls with oily skin often find they have
continual breakouts and acne, oily skin is less likely
to wrinkle early.
Oily skin looks shiny and has
enlarged pores, giving it a thick appearance, due to the
excess secretion of sebum. If you don't maintain a
thorough cleansing routine, these pores not only hold
grease and dirt but also stale sweat and make-up, which
can lead to other skin problems. If you have a very oily
diet this also shows itself on your face. If you use a
soap-free facial wash follow this with an oil-based
cleanser, since sebum dissolves in oil and not water.
Apply to the skin twice daily, massaging well in, and
then remove with damp cotton wool. You could also use a
toner made from rosewater to remove any final traces of
dirt. If you suffer from spots or acne try tea tree oil.
This has drying and antiseptic properties without
leaving behind a flaky surface.
Oily skin needs a moisturizer.
Choose a light moisturizer and apply it after cleansing.
Good quality moisturizers often contain ingredients such
as vitamins, sunscreen, and herbal extracts that can aid
This type of
skin reacts externally and internally to changes in
life. Can be both oily and dry, it can be easily
disturbed by skin-care products and cosmetics. It tends
to go blotchy and have broken veins at
the same time, it might show a flushed
or reddened look or might even itch.
You might need
to consult a Dermatologist in serious
cases, in other instances proper care and attention can
help you to survive with this kind of skin type.
these major skin types, there might be other exaggerated
versions of major skin types, likedehydrated skin, acne-blemished
skin, ageing and hydrated