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Oily Skin

Oily Skin

All skin requires some oil in order to stay moisturized. Sebaceous glands produce sebum that lubricates skin to prevent it from drying out. When these glands produce excess sebum, pores get clogged and the face appears shiny, indicating oily skin. At Phyto-C Skin Care by Phytoceuticals, Inc., we research, develop, and manufacture a range of safe, natural, and effective skin care products that are well suited for oily skin.

Understanding Oily Skin

Common symptoms of oily skin include:

  • Very large or obvious pores on the skin
  • A greasy or shiny appearance
  • Occasional or persistent pimples
  • Skin that looks rough and thick
  • Blackheads and clogged pores

Oily skin is often hereditary, which means there is nothing you can do on a fundamental level to change your skin type. That said, there are plenty of measures you can take to manage oily skin.

Heightened hormone levels may also be the cause of oily skin. Pregnancy or puberty can lead to oily skin, making individuals prone to developing pimples and blackheads. Other factors that may contribute to development of oily skin include eating a diet rich in sugar and refined carbs, over-washing one’s face using harsh products, medications like oral contraceptives, and environmental factors like hot weather and humidity.

The causes behind oily skin can be difficult to understand and managing oily skin can be even more challenging. Due to production of excess sebum, people with oily skin tend to experience skin conditions like acne that can be painful and cumbersome to treat. If you have oily skin, it is best to use gentle cleansers, toners, and exfoliators to avoid stripping skin of its natural oils.

Popular Products for Oily Skin

Individuals with oily skin should use non-comedogenic, oil-free products to avoid clogged pores. Salicylic acid is a powerful ingredient for treating existing breakouts and preventing new ones, keeping your face smooth and acne-free.

Below is a short list of products we recommend for oily skin:

Step 1: Mask, Cleanse and Tone

  • Phyto-C Soothing Cleanser
  • Phyto-C Balancing Toner
  • Phyto-C Whitening Mask

Step 2: Vitamin C Antioxidant

  • Phyto-C E in C Serum

Step 4: Clinical Strength Brightening Gel

  • Phyto-C Active Serum

Step 4: Moisturize

  • Phyto-C SuperHeal O-Live Gel

Step 5: Apply Sunscreen

Common Oily Skin FAQs

  • How often should you exfoliate if you have oily skin?

We recommend exfoliating no more than two to three times per week if you have oily skin that is not sensitive. Also try using products containing salicylic acid to gently exfoliate without drying out the skin.

  • Is it okay to have dairy if I have oily skin?

Dairy products tend to clog pores and may make exacerbate oily skin, leading to acne.

  • Are toners good for oily skin?

Toners can help eliminate impurities on the skin’s surface after cleansing. A good toner for oily skin will not dry you out. For the best results, look for alcohol-free toners that have a gentle, non-drying formula.

Get Advanced Oily Skin Treatment Products from Phytoceuticals, Inc. Today

Phytoceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is recognized internationally as a leader in natural product chemistry skin and health care products. We invented topical Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) formulations, for which we awarded the following grants: NCI Grant #1 R43- CA83538-01A1 and NCI Grant #1-R43-CA94484-01. All our products are hand inspected using a six-point quality control assurance system to ensure that you can use them with complete peace of mind.

If you have any questions about our skin care products for age spots, do not hesitate to contact us today. You may also call Phytoceuticals, Inc. at 1-877-4-PHYTOC or send an email to info@phyto-c.com.