Tag: oily skin

Products To Avoid In Your Beauty Routine

Products To Avoid In Your Beauty Routine

Many people try and replicate the beauty routines of their friends, families and loved ones. However, the complicated facts of skin types, beauty products and non-specific advice everywhere we look makes this trial-and-error process far from optimal; if you just…

GUEST BLOG: Oily Skin? How To Make Your Makeup Last Longer!

GUEST BLOG: Oily Skin? How To Make Your Makeup Last Longer!

Greasy, shiny skin can make you frustrated and self-conscious. You might think that you should avoid all makeup or wear lots of layers of it to try to keep that oil slick under control. But you shouldn’t do either of…

Understanding Your Skin: Determining Your Skin Type

Understanding Your Skin: Determining Your Skin Type

Everyone’s skin is unique like a fingerprint and differes by various factors such as oiliness, sensitivity, elasticity and so on, but generally all varieties can be categorized into four main skin types: normal, oily, dry and combination. Determining your skin…

Is your Shampoo Making you Break out?

Is your Shampoo Making you Break out?

hen your skin breaks out, it is easy to blame stress, hormones, diet and even your skin care products. And while those are all possible culprits, the actual cause may be the products that you are using to keep your hair looking its best.

Toners – Necessary or a Waste of Money?

Toners – Necessary or a Waste of Money?

Toners are like juice cleanses in the diet world. Not everyone agrees if they are necessary or beneficial. With so much noise out there, how do you decide whether adding a toner to your regimen is necessary?

Do I really need to use a serum?

Do I really need to use a serum?

We get a lot of questions on serums. People are confused about what they are, how to use them and how to incorporate them into their daily regimen. If this sounds like you, read on to see the answers to…

Skincare on the go – pt. 1

Skincare on the go – pt. 1

Traveling constantly sounds really glamorous, but logging all of those airline miles can take a toll on your skin. Whether you’re an occasional traveler or constantly on a plane, traveling for business, or going on vacation, we have some tips…

Picking the right moisturizer!

Picking the right moisturizer!

Maintaining skin moisture is critical to skin health and to looking more youthful. Drinking water helps you maintain overall body and skin health, however, it is not a replacement for using a moisturizer. Everybody, regardless of their skin type, needs…

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Why Your Skin Type Should Dictate Your Moisturizer

There’s a reason why there are so many options when you check out the moisturizer aisle at the grocery store. A moisturizer is not a one-size-fits-all type of product. In fact, what works for you may not work for your best friend, sister, or mother – they all have unique skin types that require a more tailored product. By understanding what type of moisturizer works best for your skin, you can get rid of some of your skin issues-it’s dryness, oiliness, or something in between.

Oily Skin: The Precursor to Acne That You Can Stop in 6 Simple Ways

it should be noted that we all have—and need—skin oil (also called sebum). Sebum is necessary for healthy skin. Too little of it and our skin because dry, too much of it and our skin gets too oily. Unfortunately, each of these scenarios can lead to acne. Dry, flaky skin can mix with oil, dirt and bacteria and clog our pores, creating inflammation in the form of acne. Too much oil can lead to clogged pores, in which dead skin, bacteria and more oil can accumulate and, you guessed it, cause acne. The best way to prevent acne is to get oily skin under control.