Updated May, 2020
Most people wish for a lot of things like win the lottery, have a smaller waistline, or have eyebrows on fleek. But for a girl with combination or oily skin, it could simply just to last a day without looking like an oily mess.
Oil is not exactly bad. Our skin produces sebum to keep it healthy, nourished and moisturized. What makes it bad is if it is produced in excess. Sebum plugs may form, bacteria may get trapped and lead to acne.
It is especially frustrating that after a few hours of applying makeup, you experience that oh so familiar greasy, slippy-slidey sensation that alerts you “It is time!” (For a retouch, of course).
Your skin feels like it is summer forever no matter what season it is. We understand the struggle to last a day without looking like you ran a marathon!
The upside? People with oily skin tend to have lesser wrinkles than those with normal to dry skin. That’s the positive way of looking at things but then, there are tons of negative points with having oily skin too.
Let’s shine a light, no pun intended, on these top 5 complaints from gals with oily skin and how we can avoid or manage them.